[REVIEW] Programming Collective Intelligence

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Dec 7 18:57:00 GMT 2007

On 7 Dec 2007, at 17:45, Tim Sweetman wrote:
> Peter Corlett wrote:
>> I've just signed up and dumped in a pile of books I'm never going  
>> to  read. Two "lucky" people have just gained themselves a dreary  
>> tome,  one by Francis Wheen and the other by George Monbiot.  
>> Perhaps they  just suffer from insomnia.
> Well, with Wheen and Monbiot, they can end up having some very  
> confused nightmares. And then they can suffer from insomnia.

No suckers^W lucky people for the John Harris book, although somebody  
is circling Windows 98 Annoyances. I hope they've got a large enough  
loading dock for that one.

> This seems to be a fairly severe problem with bookshelves where  
> people leave stuff: they become, over time, increasingly full of  
> stuff that nobody wants, because such books are more likely to  
> arrive, and less likely to leave.

And how do you think I ended up with several mostly unreadable left- 
wing books? ;)

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