[FoRK] Capitalism, Contracts and Cronyism

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Wed Aug 27 10:55:51 PDT 2008


On Aug 27, 2008, at 12:14 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:

>> Rather ridiculous, especially with regards to high-risk events;   
>> that's would be like completely ignoring NASA's prediction of a low- 
>> probability but high-damage asteroid collision because they have  
>> not successfully predicted any previous asteroid collisions.
>>
> Those are vastly different realms in terms of complexity of  
> interaction, math, theory, etc.

It's just really not that hard, particularly at a coarse grain.

But you want more detail?  I'll contemplate a newsletter.  What's the  
right price?

jb



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