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zzipitydodaa  ·  1104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Self-Attribution Fallacy

    What has happened over the past 30 years is the capture of the world’s common treasury by a handful of people, assisted by neoliberal policies which were first imposed on rich nations by Thatcher and Reagan.

At some point, there is so much 'inbreeding' in all good boy clubs that they collapse....then the society that they work in.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1106 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Reasons I think the Airbus replaceable passenger cabin is a great idea

Particularly useful for the Airbus since they crash so often.

grisanik  ·  1106 days ago  ·  link  ·  

lol

zzipitydodaa  ·  1107 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Bad Coffee: Why Do People Love It?

Most probably because they've never explored their world and

probably don't give a shit enough to put out the money for quality.

...their kids will have none.

AI/intelligent machines will be producing everything then...at no cost.

They'll be able to do what they want, when they want.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1114 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dream of New Kind of Credit Union Is Extinguished by Bureaucracy

This kinda shit was built by Demicans.

It's what turned me into a Political Atheist.

I stand on their collective desk and piss on their heads.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ask Hubski: How do you fight loneliness?

It's a people store out there.

But maybe you like it better alone.

Sometimes I do, sometimes not but I've learned to appreciate aloneness.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1124 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Beware of ads that use inaudible sound to link your phone, TV, tablet, and PC

I don't watch TV w/ commercials.

I guess I'm left out.

Too bad, not so sad-

zzipitydodaa  ·  1128 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Professionals, your time is up, prepare to be sidelined by tech

'No one is indispensable' now arrives with a vengeance.

Not to worry. They can do anything so much better and hugely cheaper than mistake prone humans, we'll eventually be living high on that piggy for nothing.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1135 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Transhumanist Movement Is Having an Identity Crisis

Sounds like the answer to: What do the transvestite and the transhumanist have in common?

I couldn't resist.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1137 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Automatic Spying Cannot Be Stopped - Forbes

I've heard good things about Ubuntu but I put Mint (Cinnamon) on a stick and boot with that.

There's plenty of info out there and many willing to help when there's a snag...very active Mint forums.

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/ to start.

https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/fatalmistakes ...a must. Chock full of useful tips.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1139 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Free will is back, and maybe we can measure it

Well, I'll be....and all this time I never knew it went anywhere.

EDIT: The academic mind seems quite quantum to me: If it's looking for it it's there, if not, it's not.

But now that I think on't, that's the way we're all built. The academics are just more vocal about it.

theadvancedapes  ·  1139 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's a good point. And the idea of the mind as a quantum field metaphor is now getting more attention in cognitive psychology.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1141 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The great chain of being sure about things

That article was very unusual coming from The Economist, an MSM pitch-the-matrix rag.

The possibilities using the blockchain are mind-blowing.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Greenland is Melting Away

IIRC there were Danes that farmed there some hundreds of years ago.

zzipitydodaa  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Am Fun

Wasn't fun enough for Just Bill.