Rumble! Re: Note to JB: (Time lags and casualties)
jsb at polymathy.org
Fri Sep 26 13:48:57 PDT 2003
Hey, this is cool! And it's not the usual suspects, either.
James, I have to say, predicting recessions and booms
15 years in the future seems about as plausible as predicting
rain-or-shine six months in the future. I mean, it's
hard enough predicting chaotic systems when you can actually
capture the state of the system and when the components
of the system act deterministically...
P.S. Oh, and the Foundation Trilogy was *fiction* :-)
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