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Here's What Your Car Could Look Like In 2030

tmosley Uber Model (138 comments)

I'd say by 2030, I, and most others, won't even have a car. Instead, we'll use rideshare services like Uber, but likely with automated drivers. It will be MUCH cheaper than owning a car, and largely more convenient. Hell, I'd be surprised if I still had a car 5-10 years from now.

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Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

tmosley Re:Control the carbs and you control blood lipids (249 comments)

"Since we live under capitalism"

That's where you fucked up. This is the definition of fascism/corporatism. Words have meaning, and use of the wrong words leads to terrible, horrible results, like getting more of the thing you hate, ie an increasingly fascist state.

2 days ago
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Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

tmosley Re:Control the carbs and you control blood lipids (249 comments)

Sorry, but you are a fool. High carb diets promote hunger, which is what leads to larger portion sizes. It's a vicious cycle, and you aren't going to stop it by attacking the portion size. That just leaves people hungry, and they are going to cheat on their "diet" and it gets worse. You are spouting the EXACT SAME BS that has been spouted in the US for 30+ years to the exact opposite effect. I try low carb and in six months I lose what it took my 13 years to gain, no hunger, no exercise. Sure, I eat less than I did, but that is BECAUSE THE FOOD IS MORE FILLING, not due to some superhuman feat of willpower on my part.

2 days ago
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Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

tmosley Re:Control the carbs and you control blood lipids (249 comments)

The average Mexican is terribly overweight, so yes, that is probably bad.

I did low carb for the last 6 months, and lost more than 60 pounds, while living a mostly sedentary lifestyle, aside from some yardwork once a week or so. Haven't felt this good since high school.

2 days ago
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Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

tmosley Re:Calories in, calories out... (249 comments)

You lose more weight, faster in ketosis because you AREN'T burning calories, but you are metabolizing fat into burnable ketone bodies, which can't be reabsorbed. It's basically biochemical liposuction.

2 days ago
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Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

tmosley Re:Calories in, calories out... (249 comments)

Then you get injured and stop working out and balloon up to 300 lbs like my father (and so many others) did.

2 days ago
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Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

tmosley Re:wont last (284 comments)

Suggest you take your ass to North Korea then.

4 days ago
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Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

tmosley Re: wont last (284 comments)

Except that is completely wrong. Fraud and theft are illegal in free market capitalism. Rape and murder are illegal too.

Why does everyone think they understand and are qualified to speak about and criticize economic systems when they have only the barest idea of what the words even mean, much less the history and principles behind them?

4 days ago
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Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

tmosley Re: wont last (284 comments)

It really doesn't, and you don't understand Laissez faire. Next you'll tell us that rape and murder are legal under that system.

4 days ago
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Rooftop Solar Could Reach Price Parity In the US By 2016

tmosley Re:They WILL FIght Back (516 comments)

They are more geographically confined, and not constantly under construction. Also usually far from areas where people live and work.

about a week ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:Talk (307 comments)

"We will have a partner that is capable of their own wants and desires"

Not to be insulting, but this is literally the worst idea ever.

Suggest you read up on paperclip maximizers to see why...

Aliens are actually much less threatening than AIs, because we can understand them better. Our goals are much more similar--our value functions seek to maximize chances of successful reproduction, meaning we seek to mate (or whatever) and gather resources to maximize the chances of reproduction for our descendants. An AI could want to do any number of things seemingly tangential to our lives, but in the end would consume all the resources available, including the atoms in our bodies. That is, they are TRULY alien, thinking and acting in ways that simply don't pop up on our radar as being in the realm of possibility.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:Sex bots (307 comments)

Actually, that would be a good application. Give rapists, sadists, and kiddie fiddlers a harmless outlet for their sexuality. Robots can be programmed to behave in any way they like, to up the realism. This would greatly reduce the amount of violence outside of the bedroom.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:Full english breakfast (307 comments)

Traditional English cooking is pretty bad, but their breakfasts are hard to beat.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:What? (307 comments)

DON'T DATE ROBOTS!

It's like you never saw the health video in high school.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re: Pleasure (307 comments)

Has already been overcome in CGI, only a decade after the horror of the Final Fantasy movie. Presumably, ten years after the first horrific sexbot, we'll have them well on our side of the valley.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:Pleasure (307 comments)

A sex robot is a replacement for prostitutes and porn, not relationships. Only with strong AI and artificial wombs can they replace relationships.

about two weeks ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

tmosley Re:Basic jobs, but not to avoid talking (307 comments)

No, that is a standard feature of humanity. You included.

Though that guy is an idiot, and his thinking is anti-free market (which you don't seem to understand).

about two weeks ago
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I expect to be conventionally alive ...

tmosley Re:Dying is for sissies (187 comments)

You underestimate people and likely AIs. A properly programmed strong AI will seek to maximize the fulfillment of human values, including resurrecting loved ones, or just as many people as possible (satisfies people like me), and will likely just want to satisfy the values of those who preserved themselves--ie they clearly valued life.

All you have to do is survive until it happens.

about two weeks ago
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I expect to be conventionally alive ...

tmosley Re: Ask the damn question (187 comments)

The solution is to be alive and awake as each neuron is destroyed and replaced by emulated neurons. This way, no copy can be made, and your experience is continuous.

about two weeks ago

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