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Comment Re:Sigh... (Score 0) 237

uhhh....The brain isn't some magic organ. It reacts to external sources of energy as any part of the body and there are TWO things external sources of energy can produce, heat or ionization (the removal of electrons from an atom to produce an ion).

So....since Microwaves are not ionizing (citation: PHYSICS) you are left with heat which as stated is near zero.

Comment Re:Too good to be true. (Score 1) 203

Wow, try reading....

"At the same time, the film sucked heat out of whatever surface it was sitting on and radiated that energy at a mid-IR frequency of 10 micrometers. Because few air molecules absorb IR at that frequency, the radiation drifts into empty space without warming the air or the surrounding materials, causing the objects below to cool by as much as 10C. "

Comment Re:Direct from the Luddite in Chief (Score 1) 635

I don't think people are clamoring to destroy the looms here. There is a very real problem if you can have most low skill jobs and some highly paid high skill jobs automated and replaced in the next 30 years. there is an even greater problem by the end of this century where the remainder of the low skill jobs are gone to automation and all but the most difficult/easiest to protect (politics for instance) are replaced with automation.

The Luddite solution would be to pass laws preventing the use of AI...that is stupid.

Now, solve the problem and you can't just say "magic skill acquisition" because catastrophically displaced workers (elimination of their job) do not retool at high enough rates for that to be viable and there is no way you can tell how new industries will be created in a world where AI is the lense with which new things are designed for market.

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