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" ... studied some of these tendencies formally, in the lab, where they took classic social psychology experiments but replaced one of the interactants with a computer. What they found is that humans exhibit a range of social emotions and attitudes toward computers, including cooperation and even politeness. It seems that we're wired to treat computers as people." - and I've wondered why people find it so hard to communicate online; of course if you perceive it as communication through another person it gets hampered.
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An additional requirement to explain things rather than to just prove things adds an overhead that reduces the reachable efficiency. Of course, in some way this phrase itself is an explanation; but it is an unclarified explanation not likely to be understood by anyone, presenting the least overhead possible.
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Perhaps a better wording: the time spent on communicating ideas is the time spent not advancing them.
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There is no cloud. You are in the matrix.
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“server farms” – a probabilistic superposition of someone's computers.
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Uninvented and undeveloped: point cloud approximation of future event-paths with decision-plan changing and re-sampling.
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Making a 20:30 alarm clock reminder: “Prepare to dine, human!”
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Reminder: “is” does not anyhow lead to “ought”. Or, put in more barbaric way: “just because something is, doesn't mean it must be”.
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Conclusion: if you support gay rights you support radical life extension and transhumanism in general (or would support if you thought about it enough).

The description of the thought process leading to that conclusion is yet to be described (and involves an opposition of values that leads either to traditionalism or some of the alternatives).

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A possibly better analogy for the filter bubble would be a *thick fog*: you look at someone nearby and think “here's a person mostly in the clear”; you look at someone further away and think “there's a person standing clueless in the fog, likely not seeing much around”; and you look even further away and see no one there.
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The words “terrific” and “terrifying” still feel too alike to me; as are the words “swell” and “swollen”.
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The idea of (agent-caring-about-external-world)-ness appears to have some properties of (piously-defending)-ness. Intriguing.

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“Connie Weaver, professor of nutrition science at Purdue University, told me that people should eat “the most nutrient-dense foods, regardless of degree of processing.” When I asked for examples of nutrient-dense foods that are highly processed, she listed wine, cheese and bread. Although I plan to make a meal of Weaver’s advice as soon as the sun passes the yardarm, I don’t think those are the foods people think of when they hear “processed.””
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