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From: "Andy Robertson" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Human JPEGs
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 06:35:27 +0100

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From: "Nigel Price" 
> Having failed to learn my lesson, I have to confess that I too, like Dan,
> have been whimsically speculating to myself whether, in the Whorl, the
> copies of personalities which are transferred between windows and people
> windows and night choughs might not in fact be radically compressed in
> way, or use some sort of wonderfully super-advanced lossy algorithm

Human beings seem to understand themselves best by using the machines the
build as parables of their nature.   Strange fact, because our machines are
probably nothing at all like us: yet our imagination insists they are.



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