Adobe flash

Kenneth Loafman kenneth at
Tue Jul 27 11:51:32 UTC 2010

Robert Holtzman wrote:
> Karl, there is an urban legend among physicists about certain individuals
> being able to make lab equipment stop working  just by being in the same 
> building. They say Einstein was such an individual and once ruined an
> experiment merely by riding in a train past the lab. Judging by the
> number of problems you have that not everyone else has, you may be one
> of these people. Having said that, I sometimes have the same kinds of
> problems.
That's not just among physicists... I've worked with a programmer like
that.  He could walk into the data center and most of the computers
would crash.  His record was 5 out of 8, very much a statistical
anomaly, considering that these machines normally ran for days without


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