Anthropomorphism (and I'm all for renaming this term!)

Subject: Anthropomorphism (and I'm all for renaming this term!)
From: Tim Covil <covil_t -at- WIZTEC-USA -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 1997 12:39:32 -0400

Someone wrote:
>> Many PROGRAMMERS do this because they really, >> honestly, truly,
believe that computers ARE HUMAN.

I've known a few programmers who seemed somewhat less than human. So I'm
sure that, to them, computers DO appear to be human! It's the "primitive
man meets advanced beings and thinks they are gods" concept.

Tim

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