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Comment: Re:AI + organisations will be the real problem (Score 1) 571

by Chrisq (#48617409) Attached to: Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates

Somewhat later they'll put up insurance for human drivers.

This makes not sense at all. Why would they increase insurance for humans? Do you think humans will become more dangerous and reckless than they are now?

I can see this happening through increased costs of accidents. There seems to be a trend towards increased litigation anyway, and once self-driving cars become the norm there will be an assumption that there is culpability on the part of the driver. They chose to drive themselves, despite having a safer option, so crashing and injuring others will be seen as something that could have been avoided. There is much likely to be a punitive element to compensation.

Comment: The problem is the way we share the work (Score 5, Interesting) 571

by Chrisq (#48615863) Attached to: Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates
Back in the 60s and 70s they used to say that computerisation would give increased leisure time, with many of us working a 4 day week with a 7 hour day. I read that the predicted reduction in employment happened. The only problem is that it is shared out in such a way that some people can't get work or have to work on "zero hours" contracts for whatever time is available. The rest are over-worked and spend even longer in the office than they did in the 60s and 70s.

Comment: underwater ridges (Score 4, Insightful) 183

by Chrisq (#48608489) Attached to: Denmark Makes Claim To North Pole, Based On Undersea Geography
If being connected to land by underwater ridges gave right of ownership the map would look very different. Besides which it looks as though the other end of the ridge connects to the Siberian Shelf. Push this argument too far and you could find out that Russia owns Greenland!

Comment: Re:Hope it won't happen in USA, again ! (Score 1) 158

by Chrisq (#48601315) Attached to: 9th Circuit Will Revisit "Innocence of Muslims" Takedown Order

There you go again with your infantile hatred. You've probably met more Muslims than you realise, and none of them wanted to kill you. Get a grip - you sound like a scared child throwing a tantrum.

So you're saying that if a Muslim held me hostage they would probably be nice and not have bad intentions? I think you need to get a grip if you think that hostage takers are likely to be nice. Of course from your previous comments I can see that it may be that your logic skills have been insufficient for you to comprehend the statement. Just to be clear it means:

I would prefer to be taken hostage by someone who (is a hostage taker AND is a wack-job)
to someone who (is a hostage taker AND is a Muslim)

Comment: Re:Oh noes! (Score 1) 767

by Chrisq (#48559649) Attached to: CIA Lied Over Brutal Interrogations

Terrorists kidnap, behead, murder and rape people everyday. No one cares. Muslims force non-Muslims to live under conditions much worse than than apartheid and no one says a word. Palestinians explicitly target civilians in unprovoked attacks because the burden of peaceful coexistence isn't compatible with their need to humiliate and persecute filthy infidels. It would be nice is we could fight our wars honorably. It would be nice if we didn't have to fight at all. It would be nice if I could turn on TV to a news station for a year, and for once, not hear about Muslims murdering people while they gloat live on TV every single time. It would be nice if the left-wing media didn't immediately blame everyone but the actual terrorists.

Sometimes you have to do bad things to evil people or they will do much worse to you or your love ones. People will blame you. They will say you are evil. They will say you provoked all of this. No amount of logic or truth will ever make them see the reality of your situation. You will be blamed no matter what you do. The terrorists will always be "innocent." You will persecuted because they are cowardly hypocrites who will always blame the person who refuses to be a victim.

Have a happy Christmas and don't be a bloody terrorists.

Very true, but we don't win by becoming like Muslims ourselves.

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