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John A. Wasser

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Re: quotation
Posted: Aug 15, 1996 9:37 PM
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> "Also the astronomers surely will not have to continue to exercise the
> patience which is required for computation. It is this that deters them
> from computing or correcting tables, from the construction of
> Ephemerides, from working on hypotheses, anf form discussions of
> observations with each other. For it is unworthy of excellent men to
> lose hours like slaves in the labour of calculation which could safely
> be relegated to anyone else if machines were used."

An AltaVista search for "unworthy of excellent men" turned up 10
web pages. 1 says Babbage, 1 pointer is stale, the other
8 say Leibnitz (although one had "(?)" after the name).

Documents 1-10 of 10 matching some of the query terms, in no particular order.

Cognitive and Neural Systems: Michael Beddows
Michael Beddows. Graduate Student Department of Cognitive and
Neural Systems Boston University 677 Beacon
St. Boston, MA 02215. (617)...
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The List: Version 2.0. Started by "Though this
be madness, yet there is method in 't." -- William
Shakespeare Confuscius say,"Man who...
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Benefits and Advantages of an Integrated Mathematics and Computer Science
Benefits and advantages of an integrated Mathematics and Computer
Science degree. December 1993. T.C. Hurley
Department of Mathematics, University College.
- size 18K - 19 Sep 95

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Charles Babbage. "It is unworthy of excellent men to lose hours
like slaves in the labor of calculation which could be
relegated to anyone else if...
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Langridge, Computer Graphics
Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143,...
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Some of My Favorite Quotes. TV Show: When we are boys, we want to
be just like our fathers. When we are
teenagers, we want to have nothing to do with our..
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WinaWeb -Mopjes
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Fourth Grade Wizards. "It is unworthy of excellent men to lose hours
like slaves in the labor of calculation which
could be relegated to anyone else..
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6.4 QUOTES ____________________________________________ "There
is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers...
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Some of My Favorite Quotes. Buddhist Proverb: Everyone is given the
key to the gates of Heaven; The same key
opens the gates of Hell. J. W. von Goethe:...
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John A. Wasser, Software Engineer
"I work on IBM PC clones but I use Macintoshes"

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