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Comment: Re:Machine learning? (Score 1) 183

by circletimessquare (#49779299) Attached to: DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect

on the issue of racism, no

i do not know many things about many topics. all of us are ignorant of many things

but i know enough about racism to understand that racists are not intelligent people. i am absolutely certain of that

oh i am certain you can find some mathematician who can do complex topological analysis in his head who is a fervent racist. there's also mathematicians who can't balance their checkbooks or know how to talk to girls. much like autism, extreme intelligence in a small domain does not often extend to basic social intelligence. on a site like slashdot, i am certain there are minds brilliant in small esoteric areas that are social morons, aspergers syndrome types

but anyone of average social development and of ordinary iq can easily spot the logical fallacies with racist "thinking"

and so you must be socially retarded to be a racist. i am certain of that to an absolute degree

there are certain beliefs, like creationism, antivaccine, racism, that to believe in those things *requires* you to be mentally deficient and socially stunted

if you are racist, you are a low intelligence individual. truth

Comment: Re:Machine learning? (Score 1) 183

by circletimessquare (#49777797) Attached to: DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect

we're dealing with racists here

to believe in racism is to be a stupid person because to believe in it requires falling for a logical fallacy

if you don't understand that you are indeed a stupid person. objectively true. to hold a belief that requires low iq is to be a stupid person. objectively determined truth of low intelligence

i don't really give a shit what you think of me. because i am 100% correct here. racists are stupid people. you have to be a genuinely dumb, low iq, moron to believe the borken "if... then..." bullshit reasoning behind racist beliefs

Comment: Re:Two quick fixes to mass replicate (Score 1) 229

by American AC in Paris (#49777397) Attached to: Elon Musk Establishes a Grade School

Sure, plenty of kids and teens would not get educated, but they're probably not get anything now either. You can't make a student that won't learn educated anymore than you can make a morbidly obese person who refuses to eat right healthy. Sometimes society is better off with such people being allowed to make themselves into warnings for others.

Setting aside the sheer depravity of this argument, we have ample historical context for what happens when society cuts off the neediest. France, Haiti, Cuba, China, Russia, Algeria, Egypt, India, Scotland, The Phillipines, Mexico--just to name a few places where social and political inequality have driven massive, bloody revolts.

Wealth and political power calcify with the already wealthy and powerful. The middle and working classes slowly lose what wealth they have through attrition. Poverty becomes a virtually inescapable sink of destitution. Eventually, enough people end up having quite literally nothing to lose that you get vicious, deadly, destructive revolutions that take generations to recover from.

If you insist on taking a "pragmatic" view of not even bothering to -try- to improve the lives of the impoverished, try to at least understand the historical ramifications of what you're arguing for.

Comment: Re:Why do this in the first place? (Score 1) 90

there's no reason to write firefox apps NOW.

either the firefox apps need to be natively packagable for android or the other way around.

however, if it feels like mozilla? what do they mean? that they'll add a skinning system to it with big fanfare and then drop it? that at first it'll be a lean mean thing that runs quick and then quickly will get bloated with stupid shit while they move yes/no/cancel buttons to different combinations and orientations without telling you?

also, it feels just like a fucking company now so there's that... it doesn't have the from users to users feel. mozilla should just go and look back at why phoenix was such a success and why firefox is now meh.

mozilla hasn't provided me with anything useful/better in THIRTEEN FRIGGIN YEARS than competition now so..

Comment: Re:Wasnt an inside leak (Score 1) 106

by gl4ss (#49772387) Attached to: Large Amount of Star Citizen Art Assets Leaked

very clever? you mean they had them all in an aws bucket with no access limits?

anyways, the assets as such wouldn't be so interesting as would be to get to know how far they are at modifying the cryengine to fit a free roaming space simulator. because THATS what i'm skeptical about in the project. I'm sure they can produce pretty spaceship models and all that, I'm just not so sure they grok what it takes to change the engine so that the space doesn't feel like couple of arenas(like x2 or freelancer).

Comment: Re: This one will be easier (Score 1) 126

by gl4ss (#49766801) Attached to: Microsoft Reportedly May Acquire BlackBerry

the year elop came onboard was the best selling year for the symbian smartphones.

though, if they had kept the same middle layers they would still have been fucked - elop or not. elop accelerated things considerably though, by announcing windows phones when they were selling symbian phones by the boatloads(EXCEPT in USA. a market that traditionally was a niche market for Nokia really and rightfully so). for some reason the board was hell bent on conquering the low profit shitty carrier ran smartphone market of the USA and were willing to put the company under a bus for it. why? who the fuck knows. they probably were jealous that they were not on american magazines as much as motorola, despite having buried motorolas business 3 times already globally.

like, if Elop had been competent he could have saved the company and moved to android or whatever. really just last year nokia DID release android phones and they sold pretty well in markets where they were sold(elop refused to sell them in NA or EURO regions, Nokia X, it was a sub 100$ series of android smartphones and consequently sold well).

also, nokia fudged stats by moving phones between smart and feature categories pretty much yearly, but that's besides the point. nokia gave you ssh, irc and web browsing on a 200$ phone like 6 years before apple gave it to you on a 600$ phone. c++ apps baby.

there were other long running fuckups at nokia along the way as well almost _all_ which could be attributed to middle managers subcontracting&giving perks to outside companies which said middle managers then used as golden parachute jobs when exiting Nokia(and most fucked up that part as well).. also they had about 7000 too many people working on the symbian phones... ultimately it's the upper leaderships fault for not looking what the officers were doing.

Comment: Re:also bladerunner (Score 1) 101

by gl4ss (#49766257) Attached to: Cute Or Creepy? Google's Plan For a Sci-Fi Teddy Bear

if the patent included the plans for the devices that make the invention happen and not just a fucking description of the invention, then it wouldn't be prior art.

but as usual for the patents nowadays, it doesn't actually describe how to build the AI for such a doll. it only describes what the doll could do.

patent office sleeping again. should not have been granted. also numerous other patents have done the same shit already, so this is more like "an idea previously described even in patents but IN A TEDDYBEARDDDD".

Comment: Re:They're bums, why keep them around (Score 5, Insightful) 733

by gl4ss (#49766193) Attached to: Greece Is Running Out of Money, Cannot Make June IMF Repayment

making an example?

they're not yet made an example. if they get busted and thrown out of eurozone, THEN they're an example. the sad funny thing is that a lot of greeks want that to happen and their goverment to go all venezuela with monetary policy.

and if greeks weren't in the monetary union, they would have done that already three times in past 15 years.

the funny thing is that the "austerity measurements" are just measurements to make the country not use more money than they have. like, it doesn't matter if someone loans them more money if they don't fix that, 1 year down the road they'll be out of money and in even more debt. but the greeks do not want to live withing budget - they promised to live within budget when they joined the monetary union, they promised it 10 times in 10 years already but never lived up to it.

Comment: Re:Funny, that spin... (Score 1) 406

by gl4ss (#49766023) Attached to: What AI Experts Think About the Existential Risk of AI


and really, a lot of ai experts, perhaps 13%, are ai experts only in the sense that they make articles about "omg SIngULArity kiLL uS alLL".

really shitty article/summary writing anyhow. even the 13% is presented as a majority - and definitions of positive or negativity.. like, if people can't/don't need to work due to ai sweeping the streets, is that a net positive or a negative? some people think that fucking metal stamping was a negative invention..

Comment: Re:Machine learning? (Score 0) 183

by circletimessquare (#49754155) Attached to: DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect

I can't have a serious discussion with you if you believe racist things. No one intellectually honest and capable can have a serious discussion with a racist, because it is only possible to believe in racist things if you are of low intellect. Objectively true. To correlate skin color and intellect is gross prejudice composed of logical fallacies. It is ironic too (you need to be low iq to commit to the fallacies and believe this arbitrary link between skin color and intellect).

I can't have a serious discussion with a creationist or an antivaxxer or a ufo cultist either. Because to firmly believe these things is only possible if you are a person with a serious defect in intellect. I'm being 100% serious and sincere. You are a stupid person. Objectively true based on you having a racist belief. You are not worth the time of anyone serious, and you will never find the "fair" airing of your thoughts that you seek because everyone intelligent has discarded your entire domain. No one intellectually honest is interested in indulging and entertaining an idiot's idea. And that is exactly what racism is: the "thoughts" of the dumb people.

And if you want to improve the gene pool: don't have children. Again, I am completely sincere. You are a dumb person. To have a racist belief is only possible if you are.

Comment: Re:Machine learning? (Score 1) 183

by circletimessquare (#49754101) Attached to: DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect

You disrespect people based on the color of their skin. Therefore you deserve no respect. You withhold respect for ignorant reasons. You see a skin color, and make a baseless judgment on intellect and character from that. Which, ironically, is proof you are unintelligent and of low character. Because to believe racist thoughts is only possible if you lack cognitive capacity in certain areas of reasoning and social intelligence, and if you have bad intent on society and individuals in general.

You're a disrespectful asshole, so you get nothing but insults and disrespect in return. You get what you give you ignorant douchebag.

Want to improve the gene pool? Don't have children. I mean that sincerely. The quality of your words here belies low intellect and low character on your part, objectively speaking.

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