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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.

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