On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 AM, thunk <gmkoller / gmail.com> wrote:

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> Robert.
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> Plug-ins fit the external contribution feature, but they imply a much
> larger program unit.   These things run 70 lines all stretched out,
> half of the lines are things like the author name, date,
> categorization "points" and such.  So far I have many Boids that only
> make 2-3-4 assertions.
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> Maybe "pluglets", borrowing from sun? :)
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> I wonder what actual work is getting done by totally papered "Boids"?
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> Anybody know?    I read about them in the context of some operations
> research problems.  The SciFi book from the 40's "Last Men, First
> Men" (or close) is supposed to be the first "official" reference to
> Swarm Intelligence, I bought the book but found it stilted and just
> strange, it is one of very few books I started and have never
> completed.
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> I will listen to these immortal words by the Trashmen for inspiration,
> (backwards at 78rpm) snipped in below...
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> Thanks,
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> Thunk
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> A-well-a everybody's heard about the boid
> B-b-b-boid, boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, the boid is the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, well the boid is the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, well the boid is the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, boid, well the boid is the word
> A-well-a boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a don't you know about the boid?
> Well, everybody knows that the boid is the word!
> A-well-a boid, boid, b-boid's the word
> A-well-a...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WNrx2jq184