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Why did Star Trek's Data want to be more human?
By Rin  30 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Rin says Mark says Data's role was like Spocks, a non human view point of human behavior & culture. Yes, Data was the Spock for the Next Gen series. On the other hand, Spock, like...

Oil Patch: the solution in wage deflation, hire postdocs
By Rin  14 comments, latest 1 week ago:
indigenous says Rin is missing that this is just a normal part of the business cycle that works itself out without any help from those who "know best". There are severe deflationary pressures at work...

My plan to restore science & engineering in America
By Rin  146 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Entitlemented says This is better to view Lobbyists https://www.opensecrets.org/lo

If oil prices persist, then we'll see another oil patch bust
By Rin  7 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says thunderlips11 says Believe it when I see it. The more computers and algos get involved with markets, the MORE volatile they become. Not necessarily. The fractal structure of the markets will be...

Another A.I. thread
By Rin  49 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says Knowledge discovery ought to be privatized. This would keep the entitled, knowledge-denying academia at bay. Not all of academia is bad though, mostly just the part that worships Scientism. Philosophers are still...

'College-For-Everybody' Agenda Harms Both Students And The Economy
By Rin  3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Rin says Ppl, there is no shortage of college graduates. There is no shortage of scientists and engineers. There is only a shortage of well paying and stable careers, outside of the defense, energy, and...

Robots/AI future, we need a full blown welfare state
By Rin  46 comments, latest 2 months ago:
The Original Bankster says John Bailo says 21st century technology, especially clean energy like hydrogen, which requires a lot less "stuff" to make it do work, will not only reduce the need for labor, but...

Do we have a college dropout problem?
By Rin  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Rin says New Renter says It should be . . . F'K YOU!!! It's done!

Mark Cuban believes that interns should work for free
By Rin  33 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Rin says Peter P says Then there is the independent/creative type. I met a fine millennial who is doing pretty well in algorithmic trading. But I think we know that prop trading is that last...

If you're a real STEM person, think about the Navy Nuclear program
By Rin  33 comments, latest 3 months ago:
Rin says Oilwelldoctor says Seems to me you reach a point in engineering where you gotta go the management path to stay afloat in your profession. I'm completely out of STEM these days and into...

Issac Asimov's Three Robotic Laws are a whimsical joke
By Rin  19 comments, latest 3 months ago:
New Renter says Rin says Rew says . Scientists and most humans are generally idealists in regards to progress and invention. But a lot of scientific progress is horribly disruptive and violent when it comes...

I'm looking for an Olivia Wilde doppelganger
By Rin  61 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Bigsby says Rin says if you see any esc*rts, it's inferred that you also have a drug/alcohol problem. That's your inference. Apparently you take your 'reality' from a movie and a television show. Rin says...

Apple ex-managers talk about the company
By Rin  52 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Rin says mell says This is generally a valid point, but don't forget that it also depends on timing. There are plenty of long-time employees who made a significant extra amount of $$ with shares...

STEM graduate says he can't find a job
By Rin  122 comments, latest 4 months ago:
prodigy says It' obvious you don't understand the meaning of the word "terminology". Mark D says this right there tells you this guy is full of crap. maybe he actually went to the University of...

Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
By Rin  230 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Rin says New Renter says Rin says I'll try that on someone who doesn't know ppl I already know. Report back when you do. Ok, just tried it today. She said, "You're crazy! How can...

The movie, 'The Graduate' is a sign that the boomers suck.
By Rin  158 comments, latest 5 months ago:
The Original Bankster says nope dont feel 'repressed', curious2 is just some angry person who attacks whomever raises points she doesnt like. As I mentioned these topics tend to get women angry- the subject matter...

I demand a formal apology from TurtleDove
By Rin  58 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Dan8267 says

Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ?
By Rin  287 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Peter P says I heard pole-dancing is going Olympic. (Or was that satirical?)

I like the way they pinned the Ivy Leaguers here
By Rin  3 comments, latest 6 months ago:
Rin says HydroCabron says John Coburn is an Ohio State graduate: "Managing Director John Coburn spoke briefly with reporters yesterday..." Now supposed John Coburn is a Yale graduate: "Yale graduate John Coburn, Managing Director at...

The failed prediction of the last generation
By Rin  posted 6 months ago:
The Scorpions were inspired to write the following song, based upon the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent events which had followed ... https://www.youtube.com/watch? Today, Tienanmen Square events are repressed by the PRC....

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