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Comment Re:Theoretical breakthrough... (Score 1) 152

The probability of "7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7" is the same as 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0,1,2 or any other 13-int sequence.

You are thinking of placing sequences in categories (k consecutive numbers), for which the probability indeed decreases rapidly with k.
But that requires you to define similar sequences, which is a form of finding patterns.

Comment Re:And better for the enviroment (Score 1) 274

Perhaps the total number of cows, pigs, chicken, etc. would decrease. But the diversity of animals has drastically declined due to industrialisation of cattle farming.

"30 percent of global biodiversity loss can be attributed to aspects of livestock production"
http://www.forksoverknives.com...
"animal farming saps soil nutrients and pollutes the environment as waste runoff from farms causes algae blooms that consume oxygen in water, killing essential bacteria and destroying healthy ecosystems"

If nothing else, the land area for them is taken away.
http://www.takeextinctionoffyo...

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