[extropy-chat] Puzzle - Short Tale

Adrian Tymes wingcat at pacbell.net
Fri Feb 6 07:08:12 UTC 2004

--- Spike <spike66 at comcast.net> wrote:
> I neglected to write down the algorithm!  Question
> please, 
> before I go crazy, HOW COULD I have found those
> solutions?
> I do vaguely recall deriving the code, but now Im at
> a
> complete loss for how.  OH NO I've grown
> stuuuupiiiiid!  {8-[  

Raw intelligence and special techniques are not one
and the same.  You had a technique that may have taken
someone else years, even decades to acquire; it is no
poor measure that, having forgotten it, you can not
instantly re-invent it again.  Inspirations are at
least a little random.

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