Sunday, December 17, 2006

Some random but interesting quotes and tidbits

Some random but interesting quotes and tidbits I've been accumulating.... might find them interesting.

"This will be a better world when the power of love replaces the love of power."

"Ontology = Specification of a conceptualization"

"REST = random episodic silent thought"

"The 'four M's', measurement, mining, modeling and manipulation" -- D Lauffenburger.

"When easter is: 1st Sunday after 1st full moon after Vernal equinox"
(difficult to place because involves joining solar & lunar calendars)

"The more choices we are presented with, the more likely it is we'll become a "maximizer" and cease being a "sufficer", (to use the terminology psychologist Barry Schwartz uses in The Paradox of Choice), meaning we're more likely to be unsatisfied with anything less than perfection. "