Florence,

He would have been, I'm sure, but I'm not sure what it costs to rent a flat
in Terminus. I imagine the moving costs will be quite high.

All the best,

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On 9 March 2016 at 15:28, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Le 09/03/16 16:00, WereSpielChequers a écrit :
>
>> Don't be so hasty to rule out Donald.
>>
>> With Computers coming down in price and Artificial Intelligence programs
>> steadily improving  it should be perfectly possible to  train an AI
>> program
>> with the decision making power needed to make CEO style decisions;
>> Remember
>> Chess has long had better computer players than human ones.  And having
>> the
>> CEObot trained to adopt the personality, communication style and persona
>> of
>> a much loved and highly successful comic artiste means they would be
>> something of a known and trusted quantity.
>>
>> Indeed it would temporarily put us at the leading edge of technology,
>> though in a few years everyone will be using CEObots.
>>
>> The only slight problems are that if we wanted to hire an AI CEO the
>> community would object to one that wasn't open source. And as a high
>> profile organisation we wouldn't want to be using the same licensed CEObot
>> as thousands of other organisations, especially if we had to pay a license
>> fee to Disney.
>>
>
>
> I just realized Isaac Asimov might have been a great trustee for WMF.
> Sadly...
>
>
> Florence
>
>
>
>
> Jonathan/WereSpielChequers
>>
>>
>>> On 3/5/16 8:28 AM, Chris Sherlock wrote:
>>>
>>>> In it's decision making capacity, the Board should:
>>>>>
>>>>> * Select, evaluate and (if necessary) remove the Executive Director;
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Whilst I'm sure that C-level managers are up to the task, that's rather
>>>>
>>> abrogating the responsibility of the Board.
>>>
>>> I think you are misunderstanding.  The Board will meet to discuss and
>>> approve the recommendation of the C-level managers.  In order to
>>> properly carry out the Board's supervisory duties, we can and should
>>> take advice from those who are best situated.  We have not transferred
>>> the legal right and responsibility onto the C-level managers - we have
>>> indicated to them that we trust that they will make a reasonable
>>> recommendation.
>>>
>>> If, contrary to all expectations, they came back with a recommendation
>>> for Donald Duck or Donald Trump or some other cartoon character, we'd
>>> obviously refuse their recommendation as would be our fiduciary duty.
>>>
>>> --Jimbo
>>>
>>>
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