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

January 25th, 2019, 10:05 pm

How about Wilmott Kush party? In Amsterdam.
Kind of an inverse Smoke-Free Random Walkers?

I wouldn't get stoned around this crowd. You never know what could happen.

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

January 25th, 2019, 10:23 pm

Don't worry, I would be recording everything in case you passed out.
 
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January 25th, 2019, 10:26 pm

Don't worry, I would be recording everything in case you passed out.
Never have and never will.  But you might try taking up tightrope walking... :)

Have a nice weekend!
 
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January 25th, 2019, 10:36 pm

You too, two big birthday parties here, my sister who is here, and Ilona. J is in Caen.

But before that, a poem for Burns night.
 
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Re: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever

January 25th, 2019, 10:40 pm

Don't worry, I would be recording everything in case you passed out.
Never have and never will.  But you might try taking up tightrope walking... :)

Have a nice weekend!
All you can be sure of is that no recording was made ;-) No tightrope walking - I'm sure no one would catch me :-D

You too enjoy your weekend! (One weather forecast says it will rain tomorrow and another that it will be sunny, so I'm expecting a moderate weather.)

I will throw a party on there one day, if you all won't be afraid to come :-)
 
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February 15th, 2019, 9:38 am

Recycling is NOT good for the world. It is bad for the environment, it is bad for our health, and it is bad for our economy. I’m not kidding. Recycling is not good for the environment. It is destructive to the earth and it is a major contributor to global warming. Recycling is not good for our health. It contributes to obesity and diseases like heart disease and cancer. Recycling is bad for our economy. It increases the cost of a product, and in turn, the price of everything that is made with that product. Recycling is not good for our nation. We pay a tremendous price for the privilege of having the world’s most advanced and efficient recycling system. Recycling is a huge, colossal waste of time, energy, money, and resources. And THAT is why we need to get back to basics and get back to basics in our recycling efforts. One of the best ways to start is to look at the process of creating a paper product. When you make a paper product, it is basically a long chain of materials. Everything from the raw materials (wood, cardboard, paper, etc.), to the reagents (dyes, solvents, etc.) to the printing equipment (chemicals, glue, paper, ink, etc.), to the packaging, to the packaging materials (mercury, chemicals, etc.) to the processing equipment (heating, cooling, etc.), to the packaging materials, to the packaging materials that are shipped overseas and to the packaging materials that are used in the United States. Each step along the way creates tons of waste that we constantly have to clean up. The process of making a paper product is a very wasteful one. But the end result is something that all of us need to consume. And if we want to keep the recycling process running efficiently, then we really need to think about each and every step that goes into making a paper product.
This is interesting on two fronts. Roses are red, this is sublime: We fed OpenAI's latest chat bot a classic Reg headline. The shows some interesting outputs from their AAI engine, and also raises interesting issues around AI. The reason I quoted the above text is it is output from OpenAI (after 26 tries mind you). The text seems pretty convincing of the kind of rant that people write in blogs.
 
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February 15th, 2019, 11:43 am

Only if you skim it. If you look at it closely, it makes silly logical or grammar mistakes which people don't. It also has problems staying on topic for longer than a few sentences.
 
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February 15th, 2019, 1:43 pm

Only if you skim it. If you look at it closely, it makes silly logical or grammar mistakes which people don't. It also has problems staying on topic for longer than a few sentences.
Do you have a twitter account?
 
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February 15th, 2019, 2:00 pm

Why?
 
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February 15th, 2019, 2:52 pm

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February 15th, 2019, 9:07 pm

 
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March 3rd, 2019, 9:02 am

I’m guessing there is some machine learning involved in this: https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-47426551

It’s a list of hardest and easiest books for children. These are the hardest:

1. Gulliver's Travels (Unabridged) by Jonathan Swift
2. Don Quixote (Unabridged) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
3. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
4. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving
5. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
6. Vanity Fair by William M. Thackeray
7. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
8. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
9. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
10. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

What sadist teacher gives a child “Don Quixote” to read?! I’ve made three attempts to read this over 20 years and finally succeeded a few weeks ago. What’s that quote about “Waiting for Godot”? Something like “A play in which nothing happens. Twice.” DQ is similar. A book in which the same thing happens 20 times.

(Spare us the Joyce, Cuch, please.)
 
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Re: Machine learning for fun, to pay your rent or whatever

March 3rd, 2019, 9:57 am

Gulliver's Travels are excellent, but not 100% suitable for children.
 
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March 3rd, 2019, 1:03 pm

11. Treasure Island
12. Animal Farm
13, Robert Burns

Maybe 2. got lost in translation.
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March 3rd, 2019, 1:09 pm

Gulliver's Travels are excellent, but not 100% suitable for children.
Why not? Children should learn at an early age that politicians are idiots.
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