[LMB] Magicsl devices coming within reach of scientific reality

Eric Oppen technomad at intergate.com
Fri Nov 19 20:22:08 GMT 2010


Quoting Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>:

>
> I remember a story (Asimov), which is based upon the concept of
> encyclopedias with fake items to catch plagiarism.    Back in the days
> of encyclopedias.
>
I've heard that there's one true-crime encyclopedist who does  
this---puts deliberate errors into his books to catch plagiarists out.  
  Of course, this makes his books unreliable, and potentially useless.

But what the hey?  As long as plagiarism is kept down!

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