Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Crazy people . . . and nanotechnologists don't want to argue for rationality, and allow me to get away

"1. Add 1 space before parentheses.  F-

2. Way too many exclamation points for something that is "suppose to" sound technical.  C-

3. Misspellings galore.  C

4. Gross misuse of this--> ;  F-

Are you 15 or 16 years old? " - TheChronicHotAir

This was this guy's response to my "Early mathematical history of Pi" article,

At a youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2pi47X3q2A of "The British Blues Boom of The 1960's (Jeff Beck,Eric Clapton,Jimi Hendrix & Jimmy Page)" I posted . . .


In Return of the Jedi, C3PO, and R2D2 first go up to Jabba's palace; they first knock on the door; and, before anyone from Jabba's could answer, C3PO says quickly, "there doesn't seem to be anyone here; let's go back and tell master Luke", at which point some robot video camera pops out of the hugh doorway to answer the knock.  C3PO statement is about fear(perhaps, in this case justified) and an attempt to avoid, to be vague. I seem to get a lot of movie examples; but, I just got a real life example!

I e-mailed Foresight institute, at least former President Christine Peterson.  She has well a four year degree in chemistry from M.I.T. and she's been involved in nanotech for a long time. I pointed out that a Chris Phoenix couldn't seem to handle or have no response to my e-mailing him Carl Sagan's Cosmos episode 7.  For which she replied, to avoid the question much as C3PO above, with the following,


Christine Peterson peterson@foresight.org

May 17
to me
Hi David -- I am overwhelmed with other work, so unfortunately I can't help with this.

Thanks for thinking of me!"