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Scream into the Storm

February 11, 2014

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I’m late to the game on this one but I have some thoughts on the debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham. First, I am not impartial.  Creationism is not a valid scientific theory.  An oral tradition from a bunch of bronze age shepherds that eventually got written down does not make a valid scientific […]

I want to welcome our machine overlords, and HURRY UP AND DIE!

February 11, 2013

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This was going to be two posts but the first burbled in my head too long and merged with the second.  Since they tie together, vaguely, I did just that.  Probably with duct tape, like the people in the basement.  It’s been a long week. I walk around with the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.  […]

Artificial Intelligence and Evolution

December 21, 2012

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I am reading Count to a Trillion by John C. Wright.  Interesting book and I will be doing a review next week.  What interests me right now though is the book’s approach to AI.  The characters upload copies of their brains into computers and setup an environment where the uploaded brains can cannibalize each other.  […]