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Comment: Foresight and intuition. (Score 1) 200

by Kaenneth (#49633433) Attached to: Self-Driving Big Rigs Become a Reality

Example, while driving home today, a bird flew low in front on my car, so I immediately slammed on my brakes.

Not for the bird, but for the kid being pulled into the street by the dog he was walking that started to chase the bird, that I predicted by being aware of the situation, knowledge of Labrador behavior, and the mass ratio of the dog and kid.

I 're'acted before the real hazard started moving, before child detecting radar could have.

Comment: Re:Honestly ... (Score 4, Interesting) 342

by Kaenneth (#49471939) Attached to: Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket

Promotional machines/settings; they can set individual machine odds.

A new cluster of machines come in they set the game to payout well, to get people addicted, so it becomes some people's favorite machine.

After a couple weeks/months they slowly lower the percentage, while moving the machine out of the prime spot, with the addicts following it, and they set up the next new game...

Comment: Re:Unfortunately (Score 1) 144

by Kaenneth (#49308925) Attached to: Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates

"Between 1990 and 1995 the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children handled only 515 stranger abductions"

100 stranger abductions a year vs. 166,000 non abused kids taken by CPS.

literally more than 1000 times as likely your kids will be kidnapped by the government than a 'stranger'.

If God had a beard, he'd be a UNIX programmer.