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Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

Nice; that last one reminds me of how Adele's...

Nice; that last one reminds me of how Adele's ex-boyfriend sued her for a share of the profits from the sad songs he 'inspired'. Sounds like a context ripe for producing a nice juicy self-referential...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

You can choose to be part of the solution, or you...

You can choose to be part of the solution, or you can be part of the problem!
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

OK here's the next on my list (that list is...

OK here's the next on my list (that list is almost done)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi7Yh16dA0w

I'm not 100% sure it qualifies, but the discussion about whether it does is a lot of the...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

OK, that's debatable. I wouldn't say those first...

OK, that's debatable. I wouldn't say those first words 'This song is called Alice's Restaurant' are part of the song, it's pretty common in live recordings to give a spoken introduction to a song...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

Hey, since I reserved the right to claim 'credit'...

Hey, since I reserved the right to claim 'credit' if any of y'all post something on my list, it's only fair if I allow you credit as well!


Good eye!
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

That's clever. I also have never been...

That's clever.

I also have never been impressed with Springsteen (haven't heard much). Not the mild distaste I get for Bowie and Prince, but a rather intense 'meh -- what is everybody else so...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

On the money, but couldn't you have at least...

On the money, but couldn't you have at least waited until after Thanksgiving?
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,590
Posted By RubeRad

+1 at this point I can't even remember if I...

+1

at this point I can't even remember if I voted No or Microbial
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

I also might be misremembering. They certainly...

I also might be misremembering. They certainly 'learned/trained' from a smaller dataset, and were thus able to predict for the general population, based on publicly available indicators, who was...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

My understanding was, they took a relatively...

My understanding was, they took a relatively small sample, trained a classifier to be able to predict persuadability based on social media attributes (used AI), then applied that classifier on...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

Likewise. Let's continue to be like Fonzie and...

Likewise. Let's continue to be like Fonzie and stay out of P&R


My point was, the training data for the classifier is the input, so different input/different results, not surprising.

But I...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

nice find This would have been a good choice...

nice find

This would have been a good choice for the torture song in that recent season of Walking Dead
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

my favorite term for that is 'echo chamber'. ...

my favorite term for that is 'echo chamber'.

[/color]
I believe that's 'friken'.

Out of all possible uses for AI, the ones that are going to grow most are the ones that are most profitable....
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

?? You can install WinZip on two different...

?? You can install WinZip on two different identical computers, give it different files to compress, and you will get different 'results'.

Inputs, outputs.

Or maybe a better analogy is you can...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, I said 'including' in the OP but I guess...

Yeah, I said 'including' in the OP but I guess that was too cryptic. It was maybe 3-4c of spinach dip with he said like 1/3 of that bottle mixed in.

And he paid full retail for the bottle, bought...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

Now that I taste a 2nd small sample, I notice it...

Now that I taste a 2nd small sample, I notice it doesn't taste good at all, very bitter. It completely ruins what could have been a nice spinach dip.
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

There are people walking around with red faces...

There are people walking around with red faces and tears, one guy was seriously losing control, almost spilled his plate on the ground because he couldn't pay attention to keeping it flat
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

I see what you did there, because Uranus is a...

I see what you did there, because Uranus is a planet that is so far away in our solar system that it must be really really spicy to reach that far :innocent:
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

I'm sure this particular product is not even a...

I'm sure this particular product is not even a hot sauce with extracts added, it's just extract
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

I actually have no problem with this, in...

I actually have no problem with this, in principle; I think it is possible to do this with integrity, it's called maximizing the effectiveness of limited communication resources.

My problem was...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 140
Posted By RubeRad

Hot Dip!!

My work is having a Dip contest right now (like a chili cookoff, but with dips)

Somebody brought a dip including Mad Dog Plutonium...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

Aha! The ending is "Always fade out in a montage;...

Aha! The ending is "Always fade out in a montage; it seems like more time has passed if you fade out at the end of a montage"

In Team America, the video does not fade out, I believe the correct...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

lol searching this up I realized Trey&Matt reused...

lol searching this up I realized Trey&Matt reused this same exact song, I don't know if Team America or South Park Season 6 came first

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFrMLRQIT_k
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,173
Posted By RubeRad

OK next example from my list comes from South...

OK next example from my list comes from South Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPFCHuEegsk

This one is kind of cheating, because purely as audio, it could be just a stupid song with advice...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By RubeRad

OK I'm not sure I buy that demonstration 100%....

OK I'm not sure I buy that demonstration 100%. The first test, she waited a good long time and the water was quite still before pulling the plug. Very impressive that the leaves did indeed go...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

Although I'm open to hearing about what other...

Although I'm open to hearing about what other types of AI than neural network classifiers might have the capability to grow something we might recognize as 'personality' or 'consciousness'
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah I get that, but my point is, classifiers be...

Yeah I get that, but my point is, classifiers be classifiers. They're not gonna become charming classifiers, they're gonna become more accurate classifiers.

As for AIs potentially acting racist,...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

That's pretty creative. I've also seen Chappie...

That's pretty creative. I've also seen Chappie (loved it!) and RoboCop (meh)

"Chappie haz personality!"
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, so I've never seen a classifier (from old...

Yeah, so I've never seen a classifier (from old school neural nets to current DeepLearning/CNNs) that does anything other than 'this is a cat yes/no' or 'probability 0.0-1.0'. And that falls within...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

This is fascinating, if you haven't read it...

This is fascinating, if you haven't read it before: https://www.thedailybeast.com/jenna-abrams-russias-clown-troll-princess-duped-the-mainstream-media-and-the-world
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By RubeRad

If you tackled somebody at your workplace you...

If you tackled somebody at your workplace you would lose your job forever.

Unless you are TERRY TATE OFFICE LINEBACKER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNxXL-soLIk
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By RubeRad

So what about ON the equator? 50/50 chance of...

So what about ON the equator? 50/50 chance of swirling either way, depending on random initial perturbations? How far do you have to go from the equator to get to, say, 99% swirling all the same way?
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By RubeRad

Seriously though, would it be possible to DIY a...

Seriously though, would it be possible to DIY a beer-can chicken rack, say, starting with a wire coathanger?
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By RubeRad

I thought you said 'beer', that looks like...

I thought you said 'beer', that looks like keystone light
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 596
Posted By RubeRad

OK you fools, the #1 utub link for 'shack' has to...

OK you fools, the #1 utub link for 'shack' has to be the B52s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SOryJvTAGs

(never seen that video before, why so much airtime for that goat's butt?)

(also hope...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 535
Posted By RubeRad

It was over 90 driving home from church...

It was over 90 driving home from church yesterday!

It will be raining here Tue-Thu this week though, so that should cool things down. First rain since, I dunno, probably May
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

that's a good point. So I'll say instead, I don't...

that's a good point. So I'll say instead, I don't see value for myself, although I guess we should all be aware of what's going on, because others are going to find value in using AI to exploit the...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

I don't think that discussion can happen outside...

I don't think that discussion can happen outside of P&R.

We can continue as if your original question was 'will AIs get to a point where they have personalities'?

I suppose I can see that it's...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

You are undoubtedly aware that your definition is...

You are undoubtedly aware that your definition is quite different than the operating definition of the vast majority of humanity over time, yes?

I'm talking about that other one.
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8,305
Views: 797,283
Posted By RubeRad

Vindication for weight weenies -- the sumo with...

Vindication for weight weenies -- the sumo with the lightest, ahem, equipment won the race. Made him more aero
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10,333
Views: 2,102,156
Posted By RubeRad

That seems like it must be faked, no way to reach...

That seems like it must be faked, no way to reach that high. I had lecture halls in college with multi-blackboards almost that big, but it was more like a grid of 3x3 blackboards on ropes and pulleys...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

OK, if your definition of spirit is that...

OK, if your definition of spirit is that mechanistically reductive, then sure.
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

Similarly, I recently learned a little about...

Similarly, I recently learned a little about OpenCL (https://github.com/RubeRad/SET). The way that works (or one way it can work), is you have source code in a text file, your C++ program slurps in...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,501
Posted By RubeRad

If they got a room full of me, they would go out...

If they got a room full of me, they would go out of business. Unless it was like Bud or Coors Lite which they can probably still make a profit at $1/pour, in which case I wouldn't be interested...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 131,211
Posted By RubeRad

Nice! That's how I got my first cygolite hotshot...

Nice! That's how I got my first cygolite hotshot (100 I think), it worked great for me for a few years, until recently...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 476
Posted By RubeRad

Well I'm not going to throw it away. I'm not...

Well I'm not going to throw it away. I'm not really concerned that google will know when my heartrate is up.

It's falling apart, I tried to glue the band down where it's flapping up, but it just...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 476
Posted By RubeRad

That's nuts! Even more crazy than financing a...

That's nuts! Even more crazy than financing a car!

I have a friend with 2 or 3 Rolexes (Rolicies?), he claims they are increasing in value, so he invested in them because he likes to wear them and...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 476
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah thx, I have looked at modern 5's, but...

Yeah thx, I have looked at modern 5's, but haven't seen one yet with a face that I like as much as the vintage ones I've found (I do like those clear backs though). The gang on the other Foo thread...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 535
Posted By RubeRad

Thx for sharing all that cankle, I found it very...

Thx for sharing all that cankle, I found it very interesting.

Reminded me of The Witness, the documentary about the murder of Kitty Genovese made by her brother, which sheds more light on the...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 535
Posted By RubeRad

At the risk of threadjacking, I know of someone...

At the risk of threadjacking, I know of someone who could use a press secretary like that... :innocent:[/color]
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