Re: (OT) Re: How do you say 'Hello' to an alien?
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, August 2, 2003, 16:11|
Arnt Richard Johansen scripsit:
> It makes many ill-founded assumptions on the aliens' culture and
> technology (ie. that all civilizations with radio telescopes must also
> have digital computers), but overall, it's quite plausible, and a good
Why not? Humans have had digital computers for millennia (for that
matter, since we invented counting on the fingers, "digiti" in Latin).
"Clear? Huh! Why a four-year-old child John Cowan
could understand this report. Run out firstname.lastname@example.org
and find me a four-year-old child. I http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
can't make head or tail out of it." http://www.reutershealth.com
--Rufus T. Firefy on government reports