(urth) To Serve Man in Woldercan -- SPOILERS

"Fernando Q. Gouvêa" fqgouvea at colby.edu
Sat Oct 4 11:53:34 PDT 2008

Matthew Keeley wrote:

> Re: Takanga group: Well, Wolfe does go to great lengths to set out a 
> geographical location for it (near Australia), but it does seem rather 
> otherworldly, and I suppose Cthulhu could mess about with space-time a 
> bit. And the Navy can sail there - perhaps it's a bit like the Bermuda 
> Triangle?

There is an island near New Zealand called Takangaroa... From the 
Wikipedia entry, one guesses that Takanga might be Maori for "net".


Fernando Q. Gouvea
Carter Professor of Mathematics
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Q: How did you get into artificial intelligence?
A: Seemed logical -- I didn't have any real intelligence.

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