Random Analogies

Human Mind

a: Human MInd ~
b: Computer NOT!

What: "People who believe that the mind can be replicated on a computer tend to explain the mind in terms of a computer. When theorizing about the mind, especially to outsiders but also to one another, defenders of artificial intelligence (AI) often rely on computational concepts." --

Useful?
Writer: Ari N. Schulman
LCC: Q
Where:
Date: Apr 11 2010 7:17 AM


High Frequency Traders

a: High frequency trader ~
b: a tennis player at the net

What: "High frequency traders are like tennis players at the net. It's high risk and very fast. They're in and out in a minute, spotting price anomalies, holding positions for 30 seconds and up to two minutes," .... The linked article about stock trading and hormones.

Useful?
Writer: John M. Coates
LCC: H
Where:
Date: Jan 25 2011 1:42 AM


Glock

a: Glock ~
b: the proverbial "little black dress

What: "A Glock is like the proverbial "little black dress." - Every woman should have one." _

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Writer: Amelia
LCC:
Where:
Date: Jan 19 2011 10:43 AM


Useless?

a: A lobbyist ~
b: like an appendix

What: "OK, maybe I'm being a little hard on lobbyists, but I think a lobbyist is like an appendix: You never know just how little you need it until it gets taken out."

Useful?
Writer: Joey Kennedy
LCC: JA
Where:
Date: Apr 7 2012 3:40 PM



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