"The little lost angel" <a?n?g?e?l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 10:04:49 +0200, "Deefoo" <nonono@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Google define:Photonics -> The technology of transmission, control, and
> >detection of light (photons).
> Actually that's the first hit on Google but it's Intel's definition
> "The technology of transmission, control, and detection of light
> (photons). This is also known as fiber optics and optoelectronics.
> >You don't _need_ electronics for that. You can
> >start a fire without electronics and you can put it out without
> -_- If you want to take it THAT far out based on definitions from
> google search...
> According to google, the first meaningful hit is from ansers.com
> Electronics n. The science and technology of electronic phenomena
> Electronic adj. Of or relating to electrons.
> You need electrical impulses to manipulate your body to conduct the
> necessary physical actions to start the fire and to put it out. That
> involves electrons travelling within your body, that means it's
:o) though you don't need your body neither to start a fire nor put it out.
According to that interpretation _everything_ is electronics since electrons
are everywhere. I remember even reading about a theory that claimed that the
whole universe is actually just one electron going back and forth in time.