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by Clayton
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 36
Views: 1021

Re: Introductions

I must bid adieu to the forum. It's been nice while it lasted. I'll still be lurking over at LHQ and will probably drop in on RPF from time to time. Goodbye!
by Clayton
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: The Nietzsche Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: The Nietzsche Thread

What are things you have to say about the big N? [MOD - OFF TOPIC] I'm one of those recreational Nietzsche readers - a little here, a little there, mostly quotes, summaries, etc. As far as I understand, the idea of the ubermensch did not originate with Nietzsche but was swirling around German philo...
by Clayton
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Can Marriage Be Saved?
Replies: 14
Views: 216

Re: Can Marriage Be Saved?

That feminism is an alliance between the top something percent of alphas and most women to return the sexual marketplace to a de facto pre-monogamic situation is common enough of a theory to be almost mainstream. We see it every day and must ask ourselves cui bono . I don't think monogamy (in the a...
by Clayton
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World
Replies: 30
Views: 421

Re: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World

It struck me today that Deep Learning spells doom for proprietary desktop software. Why? Well, suppose I am the proud owner of a software company, Minisoft. We make operating systems, desktop software and a wide host of other software tools and applications that are very popular and widely used. How...
by Clayton
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World
Replies: 30
Views: 421

Re: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World

For all the hype, AI still hasn’t impacted the US economy During a bull run, Jeremiad voices are more valuable than usual. I'm convinced that AI technology has reached a tipping-point and is about to transform the technology sector and much of the traditional economy besides. But it is still true t...
by Clayton
Thu May 31, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World
Replies: 30
Views: 421

Re: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World

AI-winter is coming Link broken at the time of posting (was working earlier...) I disagree with the post, but it's well thought out. Also led me to this (only slightly technical) paper which presents many important counter-points to the current Deep Learning craze. Deep Learning (DL) is not a panac...
by Clayton
Wed May 30, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World
Replies: 30
Views: 421

Re: AI and the rise of China: this is the New New World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4o56nufXTw The video starts suuuuuuuuuuper slow, I recommend jumping to 25:00 or so. But it's pure gold from there on. This is the stuff that the empty suits on TV aren't talking about but which is going to actually matter as we begin to enter the AI revolution. Not...
by Clayton
Tue May 29, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A Case Against Abortion
Replies: 8
Views: 151

Re: A Case Against Abortion

Tom Rogers wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 2:17 am
Sometimes even murder is condonable
By definition, murder is never condonable.