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

by Qango (#35851944) Attached to: Local Currencies To Replace Dollar For 5 Countries' Dealings
See: http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article14996.html http://viewzone2.com/fakegoldx.html http://gold-quote.net/en/articles/fake-tungsten-gold-bars.php http://news.coinupdate.com/largest-private-refinery-discovers-gold-plated-tungsten-bar-0171/ http://www.gata.org/node/8390 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: http://bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/viewthread.php?tid=658195 http://dailypaul.com/99841/where-is-our-gold-that-is-missing-from-fort-knox http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=45782 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

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.

APL is a write-only language. I can write programs in APL, but I can't read any of them. -- Roy Keir