Nice in theory, but has been used in the past to subsidize the running of cable to the remote mansions of the 1%.
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It's not. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
You jest, but this is why we have children instead of just living forever.
An organism that fails to reproduce fails to evolve as fast as competitors. Earth is dominated by fast-evolving, gene-shuffling, sex-having life-forms - not Methuselahs.
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Exactly. "Submarine 'out-swims' whale" would be a perfectly clear headline, too. Only on slashdot would a complaint about the word "swim" get +5.
If you have an advantage that delays your death, but don't breed during the respite, then you are irrelevant to that aspect of evolution.
Not if you helped your kids in that time.
Any doubters should google about Clair Patterson, and failed attempts to bribe him to keep the public in the dark about environmental lead. He saved IQ points for all of us.
Arimaa might make an interesting turing test. Your sig made me think of captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepard telling the story of the time he got a job testing the intelligence of a captive orca. The orca got all answers right immediately after training, then suddenly started getting them all wrong. Paul realized the Orca was testing him, too.
nothing I saw that indicates how much training the speech recognition needs.
Translators as a whole will never have enough training, since it's an art not perfected even by humans. When an idiom's literal translation is nonsense, the translator's job is about imperfect trade-offs.
Because they don't like the solution.
Weedon suspects the hackers were trained at Western investment banks, giving them the know-how to identify their targets and draft convincing phishing emails.
Nice strawman and ad-hominems. What I got out of the article was "So we see complicated dynamics when we allow the full range of payoffs to evolve,” Plotkin said. “One of the interesting results is that the Prisoner’s Dilemma game itself is unstable and is replaced by other games [stag-hunt & snowdrift]. It is as if evolution would like to avoid the [Prisoner's] dilemma altogether."
what is it that makes H. sapiens such a successful species?
Start with the book Guns, Germs, and Steel.