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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 05:00:10AM -0700, William Ballard wrote:
> > > If we take "program" to mean "a sequence of instructions that a computer
> > > can interpret and execute", then it's reasonable to consider a font file
> > > as instructions on how to render characters in that font.
> > 
> > Sure, but not bitmaps.  Bitmaps are not "sequences of instructions". 
> Yes, they totally are: they tell the program interpreting them what to 
> do.  This email is instructions, too, at several levels.

We're getting closer and closer to statement that everything on this
planet is a program... Matrix come true.

I wonder if my bed is a program... it really tells my brain what to do.


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