Subject: Re: rocket science
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 17:49:34 +0900

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <> writes:

    Tom> Please consider the example of the computing systems that run
    Tom> financial markets and the rise of intelligent consumerism in
    Tom> the markets that purchase those systems.

Quite apart from Ben's points about "how financial markets actually
work", those are not desktop systems.  I was quite clearly talking
about desktop systems, the topic you selected; you have changed the

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