My usual test is "can I read my email on it?" Since neither sliced bread nor an AIDS vaccine has yet proven compliant with jwz's law of software envelopment, my vote has to go to the one that saves more lives.
...then again, bread originally led to penicillin, which ...
Oh, this is too hard. I'll come back in again.
Yes, but the fact that it was sliced didnt affect the penicillin. If we were talking JUST bread, I might have to change my vote. ;)
How do you know? A slice of bread molds much faster than a loaf!
Edited at 2008-03-13 04:55 pm (UTC)