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    02-05-2023, 09:59 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    a.i. doesn't need to become sentient to be a threat. a.i. that is controlled by people will do the job just fine, and far more malevolently. we...
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    02-04-2023, 03:46 PM
    yes, that is the intuitive statement of the solution i and several others, likely including yourself, employed in the first pages of this thread. ...
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    02-04-2023, 03:17 PM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread rusbots and xibots in The Bilge
    alls i'm sayin is, if you haven't talked to my neighbors, all the americans i have met, you can't know what is really happening. your own experience...
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    02-04-2023, 01:41 PM
    ask yourself, if you were offered the opportunity to make your choice before the prizes are dealt, would the act of your choosing have any effect on...
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    02-04-2023, 01:22 PM
    actually, i don’t think it does change. that’s not how probability works. the action of opening a door is a flourish, to make the player think...
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    02-04-2023, 12:59 PM
    that's not quite right, i don't think. the probability stays the same, start to finish. the probabilities have nothing to do with doors being closed,...
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    02-04-2023, 12:15 PM
    if the game is played face up, meaning that the prizes are dealt without doors obscuring them, the player would see that two times in three, the...
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    02-04-2023, 12:08 PM
    it is fascinating. here is a relevant article from scientific american. the "motion with a purpose", in this case, is the opening of a door,...
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    02-04-2023, 11:56 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread Hey StevenBauer in The Bilge
    is it always so cloudy? i couldn't possibly live in a place with such persistent cloud cover.
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    02-04-2023, 11:04 AM
    well, i think it is fascinating to see a person of high iq willfully stumped and turned belligerant over a simple card trick.
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    02-04-2023, 11:03 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread rusbots and xibots in The Bilge
    how could you possibly know that? you don't even live here.
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    02-04-2023, 11:01 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    and we are going to consent to everything. we being society as a whole, not neccesarily every individual. the power of outlier individuals to...
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    02-04-2023, 10:59 AM
    here's the logic: at the outset, the player controls one of three doors. 1/3 probability of selecting the car at random. at the outset, the...
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    02-04-2023, 10:26 AM
    "alternative set of data and logic"? can you hear yourself typing? your refusal to replicate the game for your own edification is, to put it...
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    02-04-2023, 10:14 AM
    yes, hubris, (not narcissism). the blinding pride of someone very very very accustomed to being right. so accustomed, so certain that his reason...
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    02-04-2023, 12:24 AM
    in the water
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    02-03-2023, 10:12 PM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    well. i just hope somebody notices when it happens.
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    02-03-2023, 10:17 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    imagine two chatbots meeting on a thread. actually, i think we may have already had that.
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    02-03-2023, 10:13 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    it's not unfair to point out that older people have long complained about change. but i would counter that, objectively, the pace of change has...
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    02-03-2023, 09:51 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    consider legions of avatars deciding to permanently quench maternal/paternal instincts with avatar babies. and then the avatars and avatar babies...
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    02-03-2023, 09:27 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    to illustrate what i mean by "already under way", consider online dating. the trend these days, according to a young man of my aqcuaintance, is...
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    02-03-2023, 09:16 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    the concern about self-aware, and possibly hostile ai is another level entirely. my first concern is for the changing nature of humans and our...
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    02-03-2023, 09:08 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    oh, i dunno. haven't you recently come to the realization that your iphone was doing significant aspects of your photographing "art" for you? ...
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    02-03-2023, 08:43 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread rusbots and xibots in The Bilge
    they let her go because they knew she couldn't keep a story straight. that she would be the perfect tool for discrediting the notion of uyghur...
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    02-03-2023, 08:35 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    i think there is a real possibility of becoming enslaved. voluntarily. like filters that give everyone flawless skin. at what point does the...
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    02-03-2023, 08:16 AM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    it ain't all waitin' on me
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    02-03-2023, 07:54 AM
    L.W. Baxter started a thread chatgpt in The Bilge
    just reading that the chatbot app is taking off faster than any app ever. some suggestion that it could be a "threat to google". i haven't used...
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    02-02-2023, 08:17 PM
    L.W. Baxter replied to a thread Off Highway 50. in The Bilge
    i crossed 50 on my garage sale 10 speed in august 1994. somewhere is an envelope with 24 (or 36?) photos, of my whole 2 months trip, a single roll...
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