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Mathematical Model Suggests That Human Consciousness Is Noncomputable

Ken Broadfoot Memory Non-Lossy? I beg to differ. (426 comments)

"But they point out that this cannot be how real memory works; otherwise, retrieving memories repeatedly would cause them to gradually decay. By assuming that the process of memory is non-lossy."

Really? I can barely remember last friday night. Let alone my circumcision 50 years ago. What was that girl's name who slapped me in my face? Or punched me... it's so hazy.... Caroline? Katy? Maybe it was Jeffery..... so fuzzy.... I had her number written on my hand.... oops right palm....

Memory non-lossy my ass...

about 5 months ago
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Rand Paul Suggests Backing Bitcoin With Stocks

Ken Broadfoot Bitcoin technology (404 comments)

Looks like as far as Rand is concerned, the technology of Bitcoin has been accepted... double spend problems etc... now he is worried about 'intrinsic value'.
While tying it to stocks is only one idea, tying it to something 'may' reduce volatility in pricing... but what?

I like Bitcoin as it is. But a second new coin tied to 'something' could be an interesting spin-off... The new IPO coins are usually tied to Bitcoins themselves...

I always wanted to do a 'Just-Dice' investment coin. Your coin purchase becomes a 'Just-Dice' investment account. The coins behave like any other coin but as 'Just-Dice' investment increases in value so do your coins... strangely this is STILL tied to Bitcoin. They all are really.

about 5 months ago
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Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas

Ken Broadfoot Ironically this gives Dodegcoin legitimacy. (132 comments)

Some found a need to steal DOGE. It is tradeable and actually worth something... this only bolsters that conclusion..
I think Dogecoin is a joke and was intended as such but with all the alt coins I stay confused...

I am mining Bells. I thought they were more fun anyway...

about 9 months ago
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What Would It Cost To Build a Windows Version of the Pricey New Mac Pro?

Ken Broadfoot 10,000 dollars? Seriously? (804 comments)

Now, suddenly, the 7,500 dollar ASIC Bitcoin Miner seems cheap. You could buy that miner then mine some bitcoin then buy that Mac Book then have both... and not feel like Apple was ripping you off...

about 9 months ago
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Area 51 No Longer (Officially) a Secret

Ken Broadfoot Aliens must be dead? (115 comments)

All the aliens must have died. No need to keep it secret anymore...
I don't know about you, but I miss them already... :(

about a year ago
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Why Are Fantasy World Accents British?

Ken Broadfoot Bon Temps (516 comments)

Bon Temps is a fantasy world set in Louisiana. Shape shifters, faeries, and vampires...
Accent is certainly NOT english...

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Can't Block US Sales of Samsung Devices

Ken Broadfoot Re:Good to see. (213 comments)

Hell yes! It is about time too...

more than 2 years ago
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Facebook Holding Back Personal Data

Ken Broadfoot Facebook sends CD's? (125 comments)

The fact that Facebook sends CD's to people never even knew. Is this a euro thing only?

more than 2 years ago
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Low-Latency Network Shaves Milliseconds from UK-Asia Traffic

Ken Broadfoot Re:Super-low latency trading Considered Bad... (157 comments)

I agree 100 percent... But what to do about it?
I would assume all this computer firepower will somehow level via market forces... BUT at the expense of little poor me and my e-trade account?
Seems to me the "knowing" of this could be used by someone who is smart... i.e. a "hacker" but again, how?

about 3 years ago
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Wild Parrots Learning To Talk From Escaped Pet Birds

Ken Broadfoot That explains a lot... (225 comments)

Wandering in the jungle hearing voices.... "Zoom zoom zoom"
Parrots and TV commercials don't mix...

about 3 years ago
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AT&T Responds To DoJ Lawsuit

Ken Broadfoot AT&T seems evil (140 comments)

I use AT&T... but the fact they have an exclusive with Apple, and they want T-Mobile.... doesn't remind ANYONE here of another company we tend to love to hate?
Speak about the "freedom" of the free market all you want, but I for one, applaud the governments actions here... Fsck AT&T...

about 3 years ago
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Obama Admin Wants Hackers Charged As Mobsters

Ken Broadfoot Re:Too bad (568 comments)

"The Tea Party is a creation of Fox News." Or the News Corporation all together. The Tea Party doesn't pass the smell test for me..
They simply "feel" wrong to me...

Remember when Clinton was running surpluses and Gore was talking about social security being put in a locked box? Where were the folks who wanted the debt paid down then? I remember Bush Jr. saying it is taxpayers money and we should give it back... i.e. Bush Tax cuts...

ONE MORE THING... reducing INCOME tax will NEVER CREATE ONE JOB. You can make an argument for reducing capitol gains tax, or business income taxes...
But individual tax? That will never will create a job.

If it did, wouldn't Paris Hilton, or Brittany Spears hire me?

about 3 years ago
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Carol Bartz Is Out As Yahoo's CEO

Ken Broadfoot Re:Yahoo is Irrelevant (200 comments)

I love their fantasy football....
But yes, other than that I avoid yahoo...
I haven't even checked my yahoo mail in years...
Probably have won many european lotteries by now...

about 3 years ago
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Groupon Puts IPO On Hold

Ken Broadfoot Re:Mark my words. ... (129 comments)

I agree...
Groupon "seems" to be a strange scheme...
Not as transparent, as say, my sig line! :P

about 3 years ago
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Why Patent Reform Won't Happen Anytime Soon

Ken Broadfoot Patent Reform will never happen... (110 comments)

Patent Reform is just the kind of thing that would be gridlocked in congress. Whomever brought it up, regardless of merit, would be opposed by the other side.
However, in order to fill campaign coffers, I bet you will see stuff come up regularly, with a wink wink across the aisle, as a fund raising tool.

about 3 years ago

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A Journal? Why not.

Ken Broadfoot Ken Broadfoot writes  |  more than 11 years ago

Here I am working for 1/4 of what I used to make.
However the sunshine and the beach right outside my window ( Kapa'a, Kauai ) make it almost worth it. Thus ends my first journal entry.

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