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Re: Education and Web Development

From: Mike Norton <xsideofparadise@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 12:02:35 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <864558.814.qm@web82406.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Cc: Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au>, Submit to W3C Egov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
The cool thing about all this is that I DO have a local copy of e=mc^2, courtesy 
of the W3C.  It's e=m(cx)!
Michael A. Norton

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
To: Mike Norton <xsideofparadise@yahoo.com>
Cc: Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au>
Sent: Fri, January 28, 2011 7:45:56 PM
Subject: Re: Education and Web Development

Hi Mike,

I had a astounding idea (if I do say so myself).  What if ... you were able to 
value Government work the same way it's done in the Commercial world ?  I tried 
to bait the Mate (see below), but I guess he doesn't get it.

Anyway, I'd like to know what you think:  Imagine that a "day" is a 50 meter 
pool and you have daily 35 meter races, and once every four years the Gregorian 
Calendar Nazi's come along and add a meter (leap meter) to the pool length.  No 
big deal really, you only ever use 35 meters, maybe 37 some days, meh.  In other 
words what if the day was a little squishy ... both a sun dial and a watch are 
machines which measure twice distance then tell you average.  What happens is 
ditl-UTC2.pdf (attached).  Also the other pdf.  You know what an Annuity (house 
mortgage, etc).  There is also a thing called Perpetuity (a steady growth).  
Days are a Perpetuity (use this one, get another tomorrow).  Annuities are 
summed at infinity so they don't match "simple interest".  The squishy seconds 
idea gives you the hard numbers to calculate simple interest.  To make a long 
story short, accountants are religious people who are praying that the end of 
the world is not a leap
year or that it ends before Feb. 29th.

The there are lots of other really cool stuff.  It's as if you had a local copy 
of E=mc^2 (actually it's E= m(f+g)^-4).  If Governments get it, I think it will 
be huge. 

What do you think ?


--- On Wed, 1/26/11, Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Education and Web Development
> To: "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 4:32 PM
> --- On Wed, 1/26/11, Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au>
> wrote:
>  Kind of sad that we couldn't instantly pass on contact for
> all major jurisdictions/countries :(
>  ====================
> Cheer up Mate, sunshine and the Calender (Leap Years) does
> it for you. Government work is like a Horoscope; it is true
> once upon a time and seems to lag behind.  In this case
> the lag is -661.768040 ppm-day.  This is a negative
> interest rate (or "natural" currency inflation).  This
> is the missing link between "News" and "Rumor" (and reliable
> Open Data).  It's global, you just have to know how to
> use it.
> --Gannon

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