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Well, regardless of whether this is attributed to Niels Bohr or not, it still is a great story pointing out how we immediately constrain our thinking about a solution to the context of the problem (the problem being, in reality, getting a good grade, not measuring the building's height.)
The real issue here is about proper attribution to others' work. The story is indeed great, as many other great things, but betcha you will not present Maxwell's equations, or Pythagorean theorem as your own work? Lucky enough, such phenomenally great pieces of work carry the attribution to the originator in the very name, but there are also smaller things that are not so clearly associated with their authors, thus, following the rule of professional ethics, proper attribution is a must!
Have a great day.
Kind Regards, AB
Same here (except the French part).
I feel good in fact.
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So we walked into the wife's new shop with the computer ready to set up, thinking about being ready to open in n hour or two.
Hadn't even put stuff down before customers came in - have t stopped since ! (I've been computer troubleshooting not serving choccy)
Time for a beer