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  •  and it's the most robust system available. (2+ / 0-)
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    Robust, reliable, repairable, recyclable: the four Rs of eco-industrial design.

    In theory any competent blacksmith could hand-craft almost any component for one of those cordboards.

    And if the ecological shit hits the fan as hard as we expect it may, cordboards may make a comeback in another hundred years or so, as part of what it takes to maintain any kind of real-time communications.  

    "Minus one vote for the Democrat" equals "plus one vote for the Republican." Arithmetic doesn't care about your feelings.

    by G2geek on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 12:59:26 AM PST

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    •  But it requires the interaction of (0+ / 0-)

      a human 100% of the time!  In the current business climate, humans are always to be replaced by automatons.

      Not that I agree with that sentiment, but that is the way that the bean counters who have been given way too much sway in dictating how business should work, think.  Personally, I think that it is more efficient in the long run to have sort of a personal touch.

      Warmest regards,

      Doc

      I do not believe in anything.

      by Translator on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 05:36:45 PM PST

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