You MUST get rid of the three musts. To be happy, people have to let go of the dreaded “three musts”:
- I must do well and be approved;
- You must treat me nicely;
- The world must give me what I deserve.
The Washington Post : Style – Resolution 2002: Be It Resolved That . . . Whatever.. WHEREAS the arrival of a new year has long provided an excellent opportunity for personal reflection and intensive self-examination; and…
With the explosion in spam, it sure seems like the time is right to provide a spam filter based upon neural net technology. Too bad this version is only for Unix geeks. What’s needed is a version that plugs into Microsoft Outlook and does the work on the client desktop.
Save your spam — you may want it to train your own personal neural net!
I guess the question for a developer is whether spending any energy on this opportunity is worth the effort? In other words, how to make money? Sure seems like it’s a classic situation where whatever you do Microsoft will eventually do something similar or maybe just a little bit better, bundle it in the next version of Office, and wipe out the market.
Complexity researchers continue their work at the Santa Fe Institute.
Author Dale Brown loves living in Incline Village.