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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Alejandro Zaffaroni pdf (48,355 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Alejandro Zaffaroni
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (48,355 Bytes)
Date:
1998-08-17 (August 17, 1998)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Zaffaroni, Alejandro
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: SAM Science and Man Series
Box Number: 111
Folder Number: 7
Unique Identifier:
BBGFZG
Accession Number:
100
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings
SubSeries: Science and Man
Folder: S250: "Remembrance of Things Past" [in The Sciences] (December 1969)
Transcript:
Alejandro Zaffaroni
[stamped, AUG 17 1998]
Computers: perfect amnesia
Dear Alex
I know what a boon it would be to be able to emulate the computer. But it is the essence of being human that we cannot simply turn off history.
Surromed is very exciting -- and probably the most complex enterprise you have founded.
Your friend,
Joshua.
SAM-250.
8/18/98
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2006-12-08
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