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RE: [Cute] Emergent computation in Plants

From: "Milan Maksimovic" <maksa@...>

Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 15:02:53 +0100

>> i just realised that i referred to you as "he" on my last mail 
>> to the list, but that really i have no idea whether "milan" is 
>> a masaculine of feminine name.  apologies if i got it wrong!


 You got it right, everything is fine! :)

 Regards,
 Maksa 

PS (Maksa is a nickname that's been steadily dragging in my male line of the
family for the past 5 generations). Only my mother used to call me "Milan"
when I did something very, very wrong. Which was quite often when I was a
kid. I am fully aware that is infinitely more trivia about me that you ever
wanted to know. 



-----Original Message-----
From: andrew cooke [mailto:andrew@...] 
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 02:52 PM
To: Milan Maksimovic
Subject: RE: [Cute] Emergent computation in Plants


[not to the list]

hi,


andrew

Milan Maksimovic said:
> Hello,
>
>
> I somehow assumed (wrongly) that replying to your message was the same 
> as replying to the list, just like on yahoo groups (in my defence - it 
> was very, very early in the morning in my part of the world). I don't 
> mind if you forward the information to the list, and I also don't mind 
> if you remove the email address.
>
>
> Regards,
> Maksa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: andrew cooke [mailto:andrew@...]
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 11:42 AM
> To: Milan Maksimovic
> Subject: RE: [Cute] Emergent computation in Plants
>
>
> Neat.  Do you mind if I forward your message to the list (or you could 
> post there)?  If I forward, do you want me to remove your email 
> address?
>
> Cheers,
> Andrew
>
> Milan Maksimovic said:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> By following some of the links below, I came to a very nice repository:
>>
>> http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/notebooks/
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> M.
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: compute-bounces@... [mailto:compute-bounces@...]
>> On Behalf Of andrew cooke
>> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 01:54 PM
>> To: compute@...
>> Subject: [Cute] Emergent computation in Plants
>>
>>
>> Not sure that this is saying anything new - it's from Mefi, which 
>> recently found the idea that brains change when you learn something 
>> as worthy of note
>> - but it scores high on the wow scale -
>> http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0307811100v1
>>
>> PDF download (which crashed my Acrobat reader!) -
>> http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/0307811100v1
>>
>> Nature article - http://www.nature.com/nsu/040119/040119-5.html
>>
>> This blog entry *is* interesting - especially the aside about 
>> evolving to the edge of chaos (or not) - 
>> http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/weblog/archives/000164.html
>>
>> For more on chaos in general, this excellent book - 
>> http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/FLAOH/cbnhtml/
>>
>> Main links from kliuless on Mefi -
>> http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/30880
>>
>> Andrew
>>
>> --
>> personal web site: http://www.acooke.org personal mail list:
>> http://www.acooke.org/cute
>>
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>>
>>
>
>
> --
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> http://www.acooke.org/cute
>
>
>


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