We have perfectly good helicopters today, but you don't want one on your street. Just a few basic physical problems that won't be solved without antigravity.
Just as soon as the Moller Skycar is ready. It'll be real soon now, right? He's only been working on it for about 50 years.
Yet another slashdotter unsure if scientists have heard of the sun. There's a long, sad chain of them.
Nature will undoubtedly find a new equilibrium, but there's no particular reason that it will include us.
For you, maybe. For others, it definitely is. There was a convention of Christians recently where Donald Trump's candidacy was hotly debated. One group said that since God let Trump win the Republican nomination, that was the sign that God wanted them to vote for Trump whatever his faults. Another group said that God was testing their strength to stand up to an unrighteous man. There were fairly prominent individuals in both groups.
I'm sure Climate Change is a religious issue for people like that.
First, I'm sure there's lots of Open Source being used in Google's implementation - just not where we can see.
There is a speech recognizer from CMU that might be a good starting point. I haven't heard about plain-language software, though. There is additional rocket science to be done. Not insurmountable given things we've already done.
Training with millions of people? Actually, that's the part that community development is good at.
I've met Godwin and he'd be horrified that you are trying to shield Trump by invoking his name. The world doesn't need an automatic method to suppress discussion of atrocities, and Mike never meant what he said to be one. In fact, this is a quote of Mike directly:
If you're thoughtful about it and show some real awareness of history, go ahead and refer to Hitler or Nazis when you talk about Trump. Or any other politician.
There's also Google's Project Shield, which is free for journalists.
That's a really good point. This service sure isn't going to throw someone off for being attacked too much. I'll ask someone at Google to expedite the process.
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