[Taxacom] Data query, ETC.

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Jun 26 20:01:09 CDT 2013


And persuing that analogy, exploration without adventure is analogous to corporate taxonomy in too many cases ...



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From: Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
To: "'Walker, Ken'" <kwalker at museum.vic.gov.au>; 'John Grehan' <calabar.john at gmail.com>; 'Quentin Groom' <quentin.groom at br.fgov.be> 
Cc: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu 
Sent: Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Data query, ETC.


> My use of the Mythbusters quote (which first started your interest in this
> thread) was about what constitutes science: "The difference between
> screwing around and doing science is writing it down."

This reminds me of a similar quote by my friend Bill Stone (Cave explorer):
"The difference between adventure  and exploration is data."

Not particularly relevant to Taxacom (though sort of....); but along the
same lines of thought, at least.

Aloha,
Rich


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