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by TidalFlood
May 6th, 2018, 8:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: new yorkers are really pathetic and deluded
Replies: 303
Views: 28246

Re: new yorkers are really pathetic and deluded

Bye people.  Maybe meet sometime in the future.  All the best, thatsit.
by TidalFlood
April 19th, 2018, 3:33 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Bad gateway?
Replies: 12
Views: 3364

Re: Bad gateway?

Blame blockchain.
by TidalFlood
April 13th, 2018, 11:18 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ethics
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Ethics

The after effects of hacking: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... ssweek2017 .

So, why would anyone do it?
by TidalFlood
April 11th, 2018, 9:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion
Replies: 374
Views: 157098

Re: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion

Any advice on what I do when I meet Jabba the Hutt?
by TidalFlood
April 11th, 2018, 7:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion
Replies: 374
Views: 157098

Re: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion

He's a high-functioning Aspie. You must have seen Aspies before, especially if you are a mathematician or physicist.  And what is he thinking? I suspect it's partly "I know better than all these idiots around me" and partly "I don't understand what's going on." The latter being because he probably ...
by TidalFlood
April 8th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: DWave
Replies: 18
Views: 8237

Re: DWave

A bit.

With the right software these things will be able to crack SHA256 with no problem.
by TidalFlood
April 1st, 2018, 6:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever
Replies: 401
Views: 24763

Re: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever

I was talking to a Swedish mathematician whose husband is a neuro-scientist and is involved in AI research. She was remarking how unpredictable the reliability of the ML algorithms were. Just saying. Is SGD the only show in town? What's the story on TDA? No, it's not. k-FAC Difference Target Propag...
by TidalFlood
March 31st, 2018, 9:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever
Replies: 401
Views: 24763

Re: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever

Hyper-determinacy was a concept formalised by a Philosopher at NYU.  Just as Horstein has generalised Kripke's fixed point for truth, it is conceivable that such a fixed point and notion of hyper-determinacy can be made applicable to the concept of reliability or to the item of vocabulary 'reliabili...
by TidalFlood
March 31st, 2018, 12:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever
Replies: 401
Views: 24763

Re: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever

I'm currious - what kind of reliability was she referring to?  For example, predictive reliability?
by TidalFlood
March 29th, 2018, 10:40 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: End of bitcoin?
Replies: 791
Views: 78872

Re: End of bitcoin?

I don't know.

You could ask him.
by TidalFlood
March 29th, 2018, 8:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5013
Views: 401628

Re: UK going to the dogs

Like a moon-light shadow.

Paul, have you ever been surfing in the ocean before?
by TidalFlood
March 23rd, 2018, 8:48 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: End of bitcoin?
Replies: 791
Views: 78872

Re: End of bitcoin?

Scholes is getting in on cryptocurrency:

https://www.ft.com/content/bf791ec0-2d6 ... 4b9f08f381
by TidalFlood
March 23rd, 2018, 5:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: goldman sachs
Replies: 141
Views: 18009

Re: goldman sachs

What are people's guesses on when Blankfein will go?
by TidalFlood
March 22nd, 2018, 12:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fifties' Music
Replies: 58
Views: 5153

Re: Fifties' Music

by TidalFlood
March 21st, 2018, 11:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fifties' Music
Replies: 58
Views: 5153

Re: Fifties' Music

GZIP: On