Re: [Fis] FIS newcomer

2015-06-24 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 23 Jun 2015, at 07:13, Emanuel Diamant wrote: My dear FIS-friends, I apologize for not withstanding the pace of our discussion – you are already busy with the problem of “meaning” (Steven) and I am still preparing to answer Howard’s letter about linguistic biology… Dear Howard,

[Fis] Ada Lovelace inspires a question: why are so few women in FIS list?

2015-06-24 Thread Moisés André Nisenbaum
Hi, Bob Thank you for presenting Ada Lovelace to the list. It was great the link you did with previous discussions. Hi, all. Have we ever had a discussion about why are so few women in FIS list? I was yesterday in a seminar that shows that it is a general problem in Science, especially in hard

Re: [Fis] FIS newcomer

2015-06-24 Thread Bob Logan
Thanks to Moises Andre Nisenbaum I became acquainted with the very first person to write a computer program, namely Ada Lovelace. Her opinion which I also hold and seems to represent Bruno's opinion as well can be found in a quote of hers which can be found in the Wikipedia article about her.