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9th September 2002

Timothy Quinn (September) is right about unscrupulous attempts to make our flesh creep from imaginary threats to our technology. Electrical power systems, for instance, are controlled and protected against faults by networks of great ingenuity. Engineers are professional pessimists and have taken steps to prevent faults caused even by problems in the control circuits. All this seems to be beyond the understanding of the cyber-alarmists.

Guy ff. Bellairs

Maderia, Portugal

In the last issue, Timothy Quinn’s website was printed incorrectly-apologies. It is


12th September 2002

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