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Re: [ccp4bb]: quote 'crystallisation is art, crystallography is science'
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Robots are artists in the brute-force way that a monkey hitting
random keys on a typewriter from now until eternity will
eventually produce the complete works of Shakespeare (or how
does that quote go?). The critical thing is the robot has to be
enough of an art critic to know when he has produced a masterpiece,
so some human doesn't have to screen all those trays.
Or better- the artist is the one who programs the robot- the
robot is just a glorified paintbrush.
Bernhard Rupp wrote:
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> ergo, robots are artists.
> I'd reconsider....
> best, br
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>>crystallography is science'
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>>not really related to ccp4, but anyway:
>>For my thesis defence i need to know who first came up with the saying
>>-'crystallisation is art, crystallography is science'-
>>I know it is quote often used, but does anybody know who said this ?
>>Thanks in advance
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