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Comment Re:Just like crypto (Score 0) 308

According to ESFI The most recent data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that there are nearly 400 electrocutions in the United States each year, about 60 of which were related to consumer products.

According to wikipedia guns are involved in 84000 or so non-fatal injuries and 32,000 deaths each year in the US

There is electricity in almost every building, it is far more widespread than gun ownership and way safer, I would say largely because of interfering governments that have mandated safety features over the years

Not to mention that electricity is far more useful than a gun

Comment Re:LOL WTF no. (Score 1, Funny) 308

I've read a few recent stories about kids firing their parents' gun while they were in the back of the car (a couple of them shooting their mothers at least). I would think that incidents like that should weigh on the matter. Then there's legislation and litigation - if your kid shoots someone, did you take reasonable steps to prevent it...

Comment throw it a bone (Score 3, Interesting) 49

If you want results out of it it seems reasonable to put data in for analysis.

Also, I can imagine Deepmind taking better care of the data than the UK government does. I think the government has had a string of data breaches in the past.

Finally, presumably the company has deep pockets as well as a deep mind and can therefore be sued if they are negligent.

Comment Re:Local maximums = Global minimums (Score 1) 380

I'd like to see something that does not need a hole to be made in the phone. It's probably time this went wireless anyway or at the very least somehow optically, capacitively or inductively coupled through the body of the phone or even a magnetically attached cable-end that sits in a dimple on the phone's surface. Anything but a hole in the phone.

Comment Re:Explicit goal of the Democratic party system. (Score 1) 338

I don't buy into the claims of impropriety, after all these are political parties/clubs and they can elect their leaders however they please.

But let's just say for the sake of argument that it were "rigged". It's the leaders that are being accused of rigging it, not the voters. Putting un-needed hurdles in the way of voters is not going to address what we're talking about.

Comment so what if it is (Score 1) 824

assuming we are all in a simulation, what's the corollary ? How should I live my life differently ? Other posters have talked about a god, what good does it do to run a simulation and pick out the faithful for what, another simulation ? It simply does not matter if we are in a simulation or not.

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