Interesting quote from AI book

Alan Grimes
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 21:53:57 -0700

While reeding this dusty and yellowing book on AI, that is almost as old as I
am, I came across this quote which says much about the limitations of simple

"... Formulas are essnces of irreversibly distilled from general techniques for
summary and speed."

I think this is relevant to tunes because it seems that one of the objectives of
the tunes project is to reverse this distillation and creat a truly general
technique for running and programming a computer. Comments?

Any given XT PC is in one of 2^8,388,608 possible states.