[RC5] Quick positive press effort
Jason Stratos Papadopoulos
jasonp at Glue.umd.edu
Tue Sep 22 08:31:00 EDT 1998
On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Eric Gindrup wrote:
> Not that finding digits of \pi is intrinsically more insteresting
> than cracking encryption challenges, but the press doesn't seem to
> be so much prejudiced against the process.
> -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu
>From personal experience (and I don't feel this way, in fact I've been a
hardcore digit hunter for years), when most people I know hear about the
latest pi crunching record they think "What a bunch of geeks. If only they
did something serious".
Is this the image that d.net desires? Yes, I know; as Richard
Feynmann(sp?) put it, "What do *you* care what other people think?"
But then maybe we shouldn't.
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