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Michael Farris wrote:
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> Zeno wrote:
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> > On Sat, 5 Sep 1998 15:55:15 +0200, you wrote:
 
> > >In other words, computer nerd in Silicon valley doesn't have a more highly
> > >developed brain than hunter gatherer in the rain forest (or desert).
 
> > If my brain cannot be developed, then why on Earth do I spend so much
> > time trying to learn new things (like an IAL)?
>
> Education is not the same thing as development (which I meant to be understood
> as an evolutionary term) I repeat, Computer programmer has the same brain (in
> evolutionary terms) as hunter gatherer.
 
We computer guys have auxiliary external silicon brains;
it makes more sense to develop them. But a more perfect
language is needed, both for the interface and internally.