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Comment: Re:The issue was raised before. (Score 1) 572

by Tablizer (#48617871) Attached to: Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates

information revolution is a disappointment. Jobs get slashed, but there is no increase in the creation of actual wealth or value.

There has been an increase in wealth, but most of it has gone to the top 1%. Trickle-down is not simply not working anymore. Sorry, Republicans, but you have it all wrong. You are applying 1960 economics to the wrong era. Tax the wealthy to fix our rotting infrastructure; then we'll have jobs, consumers, and working roads and pipes.

Comment: Thanksgiving? Too much of a coincidence (Score 1) 66

by Tablizer (#48613173) Attached to: Curiosity Detects Mysterious Methane Spikes On Mars

Then, on the day after Thanksgiving in 2013, methane readings shot up in Gale Crater and stayed high while Curiosity made three more measurements over the next 60 days.

Right after Thanksgiving? I suspect they did it Gilligan's Island-style and the probe really landed on Earth, in middle America.

Comment: Asstronomy (Score 0) 65

by Tablizer (#48586943) Attached to: Possible Dark Matter Signal Spotted

Astronomer A: "Do you see anything in the telescope eyepiece?"

Astronomer B: "Nope. Nothing."

Astronomer A: "Yaaay! That means WE discovered Dark Matter!"

Astronomer B: "So, do we get a Nobel?"

Astronomer A: "It already came. Didn't you see it?"

Astronomer B: "Nope."

Astronomer A: "That's because it arrived in a Dark Box."

System going down in 5 minutes.