[LINK] Points, lines & curves

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sun Feb 13 18:32:29 AEDT 2011

At 12:54 PM 13/02/2011, Rick Welykochy wrote:
>I like to go for David Suzuki's thought experiment with a test tube 
>containing bacteria
>and nutrient medium that double in population every minute. Then the 
>room / floor and other
>considerations are moot.

Yes, much better. Then again, the medium itself will take up space, 
so there are still issues!

>And remember, there are 10 kinds of people.

1 and 1.

>Jan mentioned points and lines being easy, with an analogy to data 
>and spreadsheets.
>THink of an RDB as a 3 dimensional spreadsheet, then it becomes 
>easier to grasp.

Yeah, I get that, but my head just doesn't work that way. I've never 
solved Rubik's cube, either.


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