Re: Information

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    On 05/04/01 05:19, Robin Faichney said this-

    >(It's also very clear that not everyone understands, but I will modestly
    >refrain from comment on the relationship between the set of those who
    >disagree and the set of those who fail to understand. :-)

    Well, count me among those who have no interest in disagreeing, but who
    want to succeed at understanding.

    And also remember, I'm sort of the analog of the nine-year-old child that
    if you really know something you can explain it all to, here amongst ya.

    The nice thing, so far, is supplying the modifier in the terms, like

    This thermodynamic stuff is highly motivating.

    And personally I like "the shortest algorithm that can generate a
    sequence" definition, since its applicable to many situations, including
    this one, since that's a nice definition of what we might want a meme to
    be- just replace 'sequence' with 'behavior'.

    - Wade

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