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Zach Cox
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Retired but still working with computer technology, and keeping track of Mathematics, Physics and thinking about what the mind is and how it came to be.
Retired but still working with computer technology, and keeping track of Mathematics, Physics and thinking about what the mind is and how it came to be.

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Excellent Video. And if you play 'catch-up' and view all the videos that precede this then you will most likely know way more than you wanted to about cryptography. :)
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Excellent - And, why thinking about AGI is important.
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Wow! Just Wow! - This really is something everyone needs to listen to, and take on board. The best quote is "... we (men) are not part of the problem, we are the problem ..." That is some tough stuff.
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The ice sheets appear to be clustered in the middle latitudes. The more equatorial latitudes are closer to what humans would need to have long term colony.

So, perhaps they could build canals to channel liquid water from the mid latitudes to the equatorial latitudes. They would need to be covered to keep the water from evaporating and to allow solar energy to be concentrated to keep the water from freezing.

And ... What's not to like about 'Canals On Mars'?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2018/01/11/a-fantastic-find-mars-covered-in-thick-sheets-of-ice-just-below-the-surface
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So what if we update?

Well, it would help.
Also, it will slow your system down up to 30%.

What! 30%! What other choice do I have?

You can gather up all you computers and throw them into the trash and wait for AMD, INTEL and every other modern CPU maker to update their silicon.

Ok, I'll update.

https://xkcd.com/1938/
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Excellent Video:

And for something that 'seems-like' it should have a very nice combinatorial solution --- turns out --- is NP Hard and if you crack it you will have cracked P / NP.

Wow!

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-87744-8_27

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The Republicans have a point when they say the opponents of the president are touting "... nothing more than a liberal fantasy and a longtime hobby horse of the die-hard 'Never Trumpers.' ..."

Their point very well may be that the president has been mentally ill for quite some time and was even elected as such.

This being the case I do expect the administration to now invoke the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and try to make the claim that invoking the 25th amendment against this man would be in violation of the ADA since he is clearly insane and thus suffering from a disability.

There is the legal argument that a 25th amendment of the constitution 'trumps' the ADA in this case.

Here is an article that explains to what extent the employer (i.e. the American public must take the president's mental illness into account)

https://www.womenshealth.gov/mental-health/your-rights/americans-disability-act.html

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I love these lectures and the 2017 lecture is no exception!

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We all know of some rooms (in our nation's capital) that fit this to a tee :)

https://twitter.com/Oatmeal/status/948643159529213952
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