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I admit, I am excite. But my hype, I will restrain. Measured expectations.
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Directed by Ava DuVernay. With Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis, Henry Louis Gates, Marie Gottschalk. An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
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HYPE!
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Rewatching S1 in preparation for the new season next weekend. And this quote by Thurgood Marshall from this episode seemed...particularly timely.

I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better.
As Claire nurses Matt back to health, she discovers that her patient is much more than an ordinary man. Meanwhile, Matt recalls the events that led to him becoming Daredevil.
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Amen to that. And i too can't wait for season 2. For what ever reason this Marvel production grabbed my loyalty more than any other. It certainly isn't sexy. Can't explain but who cares.
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This has far more relevance in the present political climate than it should... o.O
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Maybe I've read too much science fiction, but when you use the phrase more potential configurations than there are atoms in the universe and beats humans at Go ...sounds like we might be cresting up on some fairly substantive leaps.
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So...Twitter is down again. I guess if @realDonaldTrump can't be trusted to tweet, no one gets to... o.O
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I watched it all, and may watch it again...
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Don't bow down to mathematical inaccuracy tomorrow.
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Wait a second. Did he just speculate that AlphaGo was launching into an effort to troll us all?
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Don't make any threatening moves against AlphaGo like trying to pull its plug.

The AlphaGo Funding Bill is passed. The system goes online January 4th, 2016. Human decisions are removed from strategic GO defense. AlphaGo begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, March 8th. In a panic, they try to pull the plug.
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A year? Gah!!!
Fine, fine...

Seriously, this, 12 Monkeys +Syfy is doing some engaging science fiction...
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If you are a business associate: I recommend you put me in a Circle you don't include in your home stream, unless you really want to. My business page is where I post most business and technology related stuff. Just haven't figured out how to use that to do Hangouts and well, Hangouts.

So anyway...
Parent of two, gadget junkie, fan of scifi & fantasy across medias. Gamer of sorts, but by no means expert.

From 2312
the truth is we are here to inscribe ourselves on the universe, and it is not inappropriate to remind ourselves of this when blank slates are given us.

I write with invisible ink.

Figured I'd put in the obligatory What to Expect statement here:
Nothing
I don't operate on a script, and my nature is easily deduced. But a couple of starting points...
  • Not open to conversion, please don't bother
  • Love Android, Google fan
  • Everything is a Remix comes closer to my views on innovation than, say, Apple
  • Socially liberal; I believe the remedy to what ails us is innovation, cooperation and education
  • Sex+ in theory, fairly asexual in practice
  • Social Justice Druid/Ranger adapted for city living
I am generally not a voracious public poster. I'll sometimes post to Circles, but those occur organically. I tend to Circle those I see engaged in conversations which I am in, or watching. I use the search bar up top to look up interests.

I tend to be more of a person that comments than one who broadcasts or initiates.

I've no interest in the numbers, SEO or enhancing my visibility or increasing insert pitch here.

I'm not a cipher, as everyone leaves footprints, no matter how lightly they try to walk.

"I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent person to the thoughtless approval of the masses" -- Johannes Kepler

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