A problem for "Web as distributed programming paradigm"

Jeff Bone jbone@jump.net
Fri, 24 Aug 2001 13:28:04 -0500


"Robert S. Thau" wrote:

> Jeff Bone writes:
>  > > To take one obvious example, the huge preponderance of the
>  > > chemical work that goes on in the brain goes on inside the neurons
>  > > themselves, while the information that passes between neurons is all
>  > > done with just a few ions, Na+, K+, and Ca++.
>  >
>  > Holy shit, Clay.  Biology is REST-based?  Is that analogy just completely
>  > broken, or have you just made a completely profound observation?
>
> I'm not sure I see the analogy, but in any case, the brain is more
> complex ---

Sorry, I was generalizing --- I immediately jumped to the cytokines as a better
analogy than the one Clay actually offered, i.e. the brain.

jb