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Comment: Global Warming is a complete joke. (Score 0) 497

by DrPeper (#48877603) Attached to: Science By Democracy Doesn't Work

Ok so the idiot US government is wasting time debating something completely aside from the point so that they don't have to deal with the real issue. Whether or not global warming is human caused is a dodge. Because IF global warming is affected by man the root problem is global population. It isn't what people are doing that is affecting the climate it's HOW MANY people that are doing it that IS affecting the climate. Human population growth is exponential. So the time to do something about population control has already come and gone. So attempting to do something about global warming is an object lesson in futility.

Comment: executives are not interested in data retention. (Score 1) 124

by DrPeper (#48804457) Attached to: Do We Need Regular IT Security Fire Drills?

Speaking from the viewpoint of someone high up in the echelon of LARGE U.S. corporation I.T. Middle management on up through top management are NOT even slightly interested in data retention. Primarily because it would incriminate them. AND I know this because I've had that conversation WITH upper management.

Comment: Re:HOLY ASTROTURFING FATMAN!!! (Score 1) 139

by DrPeper (#48627053) Attached to: California Sues Uber Over Practices

Right. So just because you can use 3 syllable words, you appear to be much more intelligent than everyone else, right? I really don't think that you considered the obvious leniency of all the comments posted against Uber/Lyft on this post. Nor did you stop to consider the implications of such. You simply undermined and poo-poo'd my observation, which is EXACTLY what one would expect from an Astroturfer. Which, I believe, has been quite evident to everyone reading these comments.

Furthermore, you immediately assumed that I was Pro Uber/Lyft, which if you re-READ my comments, I did not make such statements. So that only furthers the incrimination of your intents. Again, I believe the readers can obviously tell who the less than intelligent person is on this thread.

Comment: Re:This isn't a betting matter. (Score 1) 574

by DrPeper (#48574141) Attached to: Hawking Warns Strong AI Could Threaten Humanity

Seriously this is a less than intelligent argument. Let's try to stay on one subject and not distract ourselves with big bright shiny objects shall we?

So when have you had a conversation with a HAL 9000 device. Was it recently? Where exactly did you have this conversation? Where is this device/machine exactly?

Comment: WRONG, just plain WRONG. (Score 1) 417

by DrPeper (#48574081) Attached to: AI Expert: AI Won't Exterminate Us -- It Will Empower Us

Oren Etzioni's premise is incorrect. We (humans) equate intelligence in conjunction with emotion. Ethics, morality, a sense of right and wrong are emotionally based, but still equated with intelligence. An artificial intelligence (machine?) will have no such limitations, and thus will have no problems reasoning that the extinction of human existence is an appropriate action.

Human beings were created by water to transport it uphill.