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Comment Re: Of course the world is safer. (Score 1) 82

The nightmare keeping these people awake when they should be soundly asleep is the fact that AI is a product of human intellect capable of replicating all the flawed logic, errors and omissions as humans. Except now it is running in digital time at orders of magnitude speeds beyond human comprehension in digital scale worldwide in digital systems unintelligible in control of our lives in financial, transportation, health and human safety. What could go wrong?

Comment False dichotomy, assertions and conclusions (Score 1) 458

Nothing could be further from the real reason ' how' and ' why' Apple has overtaken Microsoft. Firstly, it was by deliberate design! Second, the vision is far beyond the " next great thing". Lastly, execution. Tim Cook knows execution. Real developers ship and the numbers speak for themselves.

Comment Re: It all comes down to payroll (Score 2) 271

Payroll? that's last century. Uber sets the mark toward which corporations aim at ' robotics'.

Hardware, software and artificial wetware replace employees entirely with driverless transport, space exploration, customer service, drones, electronic trading, etcâ¦

You have been replaced.

Comment Re: Secret Ballot yes (Score 1) 480

BUT I devised a receipt that is traceable back to the ballot and the voter. It serves the function to ensure that every voter votes ONLY once and enables the voter to validate that his vote was included in the vote tally and counted.
SO Bitcoin is just a ticket that makes the receipt service possible.
BUT the ballot embodies the vote itself is blinded by a one way hash function irreversible is sent on to the tally count.

Comment Re:What's the problem? (Score 1) 75

Interesting use-case. A slider widget would be the highest embodiment rather than toggle widgets. As you suggest controls are disruptive interfering and not easy sometimes while using devices at the same time. SO that would be architectural kernel level interrupts and scheduling which could enable the device to work uniquely rather than decorative buttons along the edge.

I'm curious if they went to that level of innovation or if its just gingerbread design kitsch. Thanks...I'll check it out.

Comment Re:Tokenization streams forthcoming... (Score 1) 194

Chicken scratch yes. SO like APL; s/w tokens on whiteboards why not? BUT interpretable methodology. THEN outsourced compensation to India favors token based over wage-labor metrics. It dis-incentivizes scribes in codex monasteries writing task du jour monolithic programs instead building, assembling and engineering universal tokenized components to specification for standard application use or general custom applications.

MOST importantly once s/w tokenized: monetization occurs. Monetized== marketable=marketplace.

Full circle, a token of universal currency for assembly in mind, by hand, by interpreter, by AI, finally computer self assembly. Knowledge economies evolve. The monks of s/w development stop scripting - start producing tokens of knowledge they own, sell, maintain, revise, improve and resell .

Comment What's the problem? (Score 0) 75

Innovation and invention requires there be a problem. The first principle in the utility of a claim to actually solving a problem is a new idea or novel innovation. The highest embodiment of the solution to the problem is the invention.

What's the problem? I don't see a real use case that this Samsung UI solves.

Comment Re: I never have understood (Score 1) 265

Nor does it make sense likely the Hapsburg hat that Saddam Hussein flaunted In front of American journalists, his move to value Iraq oil in Euros instead of dollars and now the sanctions against Russia recently effect on the value of the ruble. That is what the Iraq War was about and it is the reason Russia's ruble is losing currency, value as the wealth of its nation drains away.

Comment Dealers in-the-room (Score 1) 141

Vote with the Almighty Dollar. Stop dancing around the facts go buy a Tesla. In a free country, exercise the liberty so many Americans fought and died for so you can enjoy all your freedoms. Buy your Tesla. Stop with the feigned guts to point to the beast and say look there's a fucking Elephant. Of course there's an Elephant who's scared of a tiny little Tesla. Its just the nature of the beast.

Is there anyone who isn't driving the Tesla-of-their-dreams because they are scared of Elephants?

Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life. -- Schulz