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Comment: Promote Compassion, Instead! (Score 1) 449

by Randwulf (#42463547) Attached to: Connecticut Group Wants Your Violent Videogames — To Destroy Them
I recommend they (and all of us):
1. promote awareness of the suffering and needs of others, and
2. promote compassion, kindness, consideration, gratitude and charity,
3. promote awareness of own behavior, the outcomes of our own actions.

"Sow A Compassionate Thought, Reap A Compassionate World
Sow A Compassionate Thought, Reap A Compassionate Action;
Sow A Compassionate Action, Reap A Compassionate Habit;
Sow A Compassionate Habit, Reap A Compassionate Example;
Sow A Compassionate Example, Reap A Compassionate World."
~Randall D.

Comment: Multi-Algorithm? (Score 1) 126

by Randwulf (#37252732) Attached to: Google Explores Re-Ranking Search Results Using +1 Button Data
Google has had a number of algorithms to rank search results over the years. Some people liked some better than others. Why not have one default algorithm, but also have alternate algorithms (including one that takes into account +1 data) as part of their Advanced Search options? That way I can try Algorithm #2 or 3 if Algorithm #1 isn't giving the results I want.

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