Re: virus: Technology (was manifest science)

Dylan Durst (
Fri, 4 Jun 1999 18:42:45 -0700 (PDT)

> They are self-aware, but rudimentarily so. They can learn a limited
> microlanguage, but never create one in the wild.

Where is the 'wild'? Where does it begin an end? I say that this is a silly distinction, and that where we are is the wild also (damn 'skeeters bitin' my neck). I say they learned in their environment, which, in this case happened to be a lab (i guess, coulda been a sandbox).