Meanings, patterns and combinations

Bookmarklets | MOVABLE TYPE From "Miss Wyoming" (Douglas Coupland)

"That's Vanessa does for a living", Ryan said. "At Rand Corporation. She finds meanings and patterns. Combinations." "What's your speciality?" asked John. "Like Ryan said, I'm a finder." "A finder ?" "Just what it sounds like. Ever since I was a kid, if something got lost, people came to me to find it for them. I'm able to locate things. I ask questions. Il look at data. I make connections. And then I find what's lost."