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Comment: Re:Does the job still get done? (Score 1) 688 688

by Qango (#48623707) Attached to: Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates
Maybe the waiters only do 1 hr shifts, twice a week? So it's kinda like a hobby while they get to hang out with Janeway and co? - Or maybe it's x hrs of crap work per week if you want to in the crew at all (and at the bottom of the pecking order) ?

Comment: Re:Bad News for USD (Score 1) 519 519

by Qango (#35851944) Attached to: Local Currencies To Replace Dollar For 5 Countries' Dealings
See: Some people are suggesting that the businesses offering cash for gold jewellery are doing so because there is less likelihood that they will be deceived than they would be if buying bullion. Also, in related news: BTW, I couldn't find any of this referred to on any mainstream site, so I leave it to others to determine if this is rumour or not.

Comment: Pleasure and pain (Score 1) 482 482

by Qango (#29376049) Attached to: Why Motivation Is Key For Artificial Intelligence
Emotion circuits aren't needed for motivation. It's pleasure and pain that drives all living things to behave as they do. That's why humans seek out each other, or why caterpillars eat leaves, or why birds build nests and why people do home renovation. -Beats me how you design a pleasure circuit though. Or a pain circuit for that matter.

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