Registered: Sep 2006
01-01-08 10:05 PM
Quote from gnome:
OK.. I like this story :>).
Years ago, I was working on a computer slide show presentation about market timing. My Ivy League buddy was at my house one day and asked about it. So I tried to explain about how market psychology was displayed in chart patterns.
He went home and later called me up and suggested I call it G.N.O.M.E.... an acronym for Geometric Norms Of Market Emotion... BRILLIANT! (Guinness beer commercials).
In folklore, the Gnome was the subterranean dwarf (NOT Troll) who guarded the treasure. I also had a client who was an artist and art teacher... she and her husband loved Gnome figurines... had them all over their house. I asked her to draw me a Gnome character I could use for stationery and business cards... I still have the original pen and ink drawing.
It all seemed to fit so well... brings a smile to my face whenever I think a
I would have guessed it was after the name of the desktop for linux.