Thu, 03 Oct 2002

More switching

Apple's decided to bust out the celeb switchers, it seems. DJ Qbert (yes!), Tony Hawk, and Kelly Slater.

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The two elements in water are hydrogen and ______




The misnaming of fields of study is so common as to lead to what might be
general systems laws. For example, Frank Harary once suggested the law that
any field that had the word “science” in its name was guaranteed thereby
not to be a science. He would cite as examples Military Science, Library
Science, Political Science, Homemaking Science, Social Science, and Computer
Science. Discuss the generality of this law, and possible reasons for its
predictive power.
— Gerald Weinberg, “An Introduction to General Systems
Thinking”