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Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates

oh_my_080980980 Re:Luddites (632 comments)

"Everything a human does is limited by our biology, there is a limit to how quickly we can be trained, with more advanced subjects taking ever longer to understand.

There is a limit to how much information we store for processing, and a limit to how quickly more information can be fed in.

The beauty of an AI system is the system can be designed from the ground up avoid the restrictions we have. Even if it were true that human's couldn't create something smarter than us, we certainly can create something which matches our intelligence but without the hardware restrictions we have ourselves."

People's ignorance is simply astounding. Nothing that you have said above is correct and you have demonstrated a profound lack of understanding of computers and human physiology. Let me make this very simply for you. Computers have severe limitations in their processing ability. The most simplest of task that a child can perform a computer fails. The simple fact is human beings have no limitations inherent to their biology. Our biology can change, adapt and evolve. This has been demonstrated over millennium. Computers do not have this capability. Computers are severely limited by their physical makeup and nothing can surmount that. There's a limitation of number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit. That's a physical fact that cannot be circumvented. The smaller these circuits become the more unstable they become; look up electron tunneling. So there is a brick wall when it comes to computing, not so with people.

2 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Should a Liberal Arts Major Get Into STEM?

oh_my_080980980 Not a Real Question (275 comments)

Nobody uses a frickin' buzz word to describe their academic goals. STEM means nothing, it's a meaningless term. Do you mean engineering: something like Electrical Engineering or perhaps Chemical Engineering? Do you mean science: Physics, Biology, Chemistry? Or did you mean Computer Science?

When you say "STEM-related (preferably within the space industry" it clearly underscores that you are not seriously asking a question.

How the hell did this get past the editors.

2 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Should a Liberal Arts Major Get Into STEM?

oh_my_080980980 Re:Please don't (275 comments)

Because being a lawyer is a bad idea *eye roll* you apparently don't know who writes the laws....

2 days ago
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Denmark Makes Claim To North Pole, Based On Undersea Geography

oh_my_080980980 Re:No one gets the oil! (184 comments)

Actually global warming. Easier access and higher oil prices make it financially profitable to drill in the Arctic.

2 days ago
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Google Closing Engineering Office In Russia

oh_my_080980980 Re:'reasonable' move. (157 comments)

Yeah it has nothing to do with Russia's stringent censorship laws designed to control the Internet activity of the general public and corporations....*eye roll*

about a week ago
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Google Closing Engineering Office In Russia

oh_my_080980980 Re:What about the states? (157 comments)

Right because the U.S. is..."Russia, alongside China, is known for stringent censorship laws designed to control the Internet activity of the general public and corporations. " Try again Potsy.

about a week ago
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Google Closing Engineering Office In Russia

oh_my_080980980 Re:Growing Isolation (157 comments)

Putin's balls are dangling from your chin....

about a week ago
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Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

oh_my_080980980 Citizens Arrest? (514 comments)

Arrest the cops for violating your rights?

about a week ago
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AI Expert: AI Won't Exterminate Us -- It Will Empower Us

oh_my_080980980 Ummm.... (414 comments)

"To say that AI will start doing what it wants for its own purposes is like saying a calculator will start making its own calculations."

That's the very definition of Artificial Intelligence, computers that can think for themselves. You thought you were making super sophisticated computers? You sir do not know what Artificial Intelligence means.

Whether or not AI is even *possible* is up for debate. Make no bones about it, a computer that can become self aware and can make decisions, can make decisions that can be harmful to people.

about a week ago
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Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened

oh_my_080980980 Re:Probably (137 comments)

By selling their cards through a middle man? Yeah real competitive.

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened

oh_my_080980980 Re:You mean Democrats, 40 years each way (137 comments)

So you're saying Rick Perry and George W Bush were powerless to change those laws with a Republican majority in the state capital. Got it...

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened

oh_my_080980980 Re:I look forward (137 comments)

LMOL I didn't realize lobbyists were constituents. Nice one Potsy.

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened

oh_my_080980980 Re:Texas Anti-Regulatory Climate (137 comments)

I know right...what happened to not picking winners....so it's a case of "Do as I say, not as I do."

about two weeks ago
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Why Elon Musk's Batteries Frighten Electric Companies

oh_my_080980980 Re:Are they really that scared? (460 comments)

FTA: "“The mortal threat that ever cheaper on-site renewables pose” comes from systems that include storage, said Amory Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a Snowmass, Colorado-based energy consultant. “That is an unregulated product you can buy at Home Depot that leaves the old business model with no place to hide.” "

about two weeks ago
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DOJ Launches New Cybercrime Unit, Claims Privacy Top Priority

oh_my_080980980 Re:um (61 comments)

Actually they do because we the people authorized them to do so. When a member of Congress authorizes a federal agency to act in that capacity they are acting on your behalf. That's what a representative government does. You might not like it but it does not mean that federal agency is engaging in an illegal behavior. Now if you want to change what they can do or raise the threshold by which that can do something, you can by working through your representative.

about two weeks ago
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IoT Is the Third Big Technology 'Wave' In the Last 50 Years, Says Harvard

oh_my_080980980 Re:Lord, save me from buzzwords (196 comments)

Because he's infallible and not trying to sell you something? More importantly does he have some peer reviewed research to support that premise or is he just pushing a book? Reading this does not instill confidence that he is making any great insights or than spouting more nonsense buzz words. https://hbr.org/2014/11/how-sm...

about two weeks ago
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How Intel and Micron May Finally Kill the Hard Disk Drive

oh_my_080980980 Re:LOL (438 comments)

Because my computer will boot up 1 second faster? Wow.....performance gains are to be had with memory, size and speed.

about three weeks ago
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How Intel and Micron May Finally Kill the Hard Disk Drive

oh_my_080980980 Re:Sure, but speed... (438 comments)

Because you're doing what that requires the speed? Boot up? Other than gamers or people who actually use their computers for computing purposes - most users don't care about speed.

about three weeks ago

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