[REBOL] Re: Perl is to stupid to understand this 1 liner.
From: rotenca:telvia:it at: 18-Dec-2001 20:06
> "An article in the 23-Oct-2000 issue of the New York Times
> ... talks about how Microsoft has eliminated words from its
> thesaurus so as to "not suggest words that may have offensive
> uses or provide offensive definitions for any words". Entering
> a word like "idiot" yields no hits in Word 2000 unlike the
> numerous hits in Word 97."
Perhaps Bill Gates has seen the South Park film.
> c) Humans are excellent at recognizing patterns, even in the
> presence of noise, many kinds of errors, and considerable
> variation (even of the never-seen-before kind). When I'm
> writing to another human being, I can move quickly because
> I can trust her/him to understant me even if I make a tpyo.
Humans have at least two levels of redundancy: syntactic and semantic. Humans
understand much from contexts, and they can correct transmission errors
understanding contexts. It is something that many could call "intuition".
Without AI (if it is possible, i am all except an Hofstander fan), problems
like telephone numbers are insoluble.