[LINK] Einstein's fridge an example for NICTA?

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Tue Dec 12 11:15:58 AEDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 10:11 +1100, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 08:42 AM 12/12/2006, Karl Auer wrote:
> > > Question: since there is only so much money to go around, is there
> > > any evidence to support the idea that the moneys that used to be put
> > > into the competitive pure/applied research that was unaligned with
> > > commercial interests into subsidies in the private sector?
> >
> >Your question appears to be missing some vital organs. Can you rephrase?
> The main point of my question was to ask if the Howard government has 
> taken a limited pot of money and shifted it to companies to allow 
> companies to shift their own funds into research that is not 'owned' 
> or 'exploitable' on behalf of the public were the tax funds given to 
> public research groups (universities, CSIRO) to do invest in 
> scientific work, not technology work.  Does that make it clearer?


I'm not being obtuse, and I'm not trying to be mean to you, but could
you please READ your original question again AND the new paragraph

Neither of them makes any sense at all on a grammatical, syntactical
level. Or if they do, the parse is too complex for my little brain.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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