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Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Tue Jul 27 22:39:21 UTC 2010


On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 06:51:32AM -0500, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> 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
> problems.

It is a rare and precious gift, isn't it?

-- 
Bob Holtzman
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"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 check the price of the beer"
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