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Comment: Re:The problem is not an efficient algorithm (Score 1) 421

by j1mmy (#30039814) Attached to: What Computer Science Can Teach Economics

actually, it has nothing to do with reaction time. you hinted at the correct issue: desirability

you can program a computer to model desirability within an economic actor, but it will never be more than a simplified model of the real thing. the possibility for tangential expansion of error is enormous.

Comment: i still don't understand the push for this (Score 1) 200

by j1mmy (#29778843) Attached to: Democrats, Minority Groups Question Net Neutrality Push

government regulations have a long history of unintended consequences. it's good to see that these lawmakers recognize that.

furthermore, the internet has done exceptionally well so far without such rules. i think we're better off without them, in spite of the few incidences of filtering and blocking some providers have tried.

If it wasn't for Newton, we wouldn't have to eat bruised apples.

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