[extropy-chat] what is probability?
jef at jefallbright.net
Wed Jan 10 19:24:38 UTC 2007
John K Clark wrote:
> The brutally honest 98 year old Bertrand Russell said:
> "When too stupid for math, I switched to philosophy, and when
> too stupid for philosophy, to politics."
One might note that this wise observation corresponds with increasing
contextual awareness. In my experience as a technical manager, a key
trait distinguishing younger from older techs, engineers and scientists
was the younger often had the "obvious" answer while the oldsters were
still considering the problem.
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