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June 29th, 2020, 5:15 pm

I've always found Paul to be a modest person, whose self-esteem hasn't yet got accustomed to the social advancement he achieved (even after discounting for his privileged white male status - at any mention of which he plays the multi-racial children card). I'm sure he's still secretly snacking on cod bones and rotten cabbage.
I also play the “born in Birkenhead and lived in Housing Association accommodation” card too, to be fair!
 
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June 29th, 2020, 6:40 pm

Not many people have had holidays in Peel.
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Re: Random quotes

June 29th, 2020, 8:00 pm

I've always found Paul to be a modest person, whose self-esteem hasn't yet got accustomed to the social advancement he achieved (even after discounting for his privileged white male status - at any mention of which he plays the multi-racial children card). I'm sure he's still secretly snacking on cod bones and rotten cabbage.
I also play the “born in Birkenhead and lived in Housing Association accommodation” card too, to be fair!
The privileged white male status can take one far indeed.
 
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Re: Random quotes

June 30th, 2020, 12:45 am

I don’t need to steal hubcaps any longer!
 
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June 30th, 2020, 12:00 pm

"Izzy wizzy, let's get busy"
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September 6th, 2020, 1:39 pm

Ich bin Agnostiker, ich halte nicht viel von der Theologie. Mehr bin ich da schon für das empirische Weltbild, was aber nicht bedeutet, daß der Mensch so gebaut ist, daß er alles verstehen muß. Es gibt Dinge in der Quantenwelt, die wir überhaupt nicht begreifen.
Stanislaw Lem for Der Spiegel, getauscht von de? Quantenwelt. That's what happens when an evil scientists invents a model which isn't meant to be understood and forgets to add the philosophical blurb.
 
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September 22nd, 2020, 4:27 pm

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September 22nd, 2020, 9:14 pm

"a big fan of your teaching and the jokes you crack especially using felt tip marker to draw pictures. I'm at Section 6 of C++ , however by the the end of it, you and Avi will be my favorite people. Cheers"
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September 24th, 2020, 6:59 am

Se, kompis, jeg kjenner en død papegøye når jeg ser en, og jeg ser på en akkurat nå.

Sko, félagi, ég þekki dauðan páfagauk þegar ég sé einn og ég er að horfa á einn núna.
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September 24th, 2020, 9:28 pm

Han er ikke død - han bare hviler.
 
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September 24th, 2020, 11:28 pm

Han er ikke død - han bare hviler.
Hann er ekki dauður - hann hvílir sig bara.
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Re: Random quotes

September 25th, 2020, 12:26 am

“Pining for the fjords” does not translate easily.
 
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September 25th, 2020, 10:23 am

“Pining for the fjords” does not translate easily.
Pining fyrir fjörðunum

It looks like a fixed point [$]x = f(x)[$]
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December 23rd, 2020, 9:47 am

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Neural Computing - An Introduction, R.Beale, T.Jackson (1989)
 
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December 23rd, 2020, 10:20 am

There was a time (not so long ago) when you didn't have to understand the problem .. just feed the beast with more training data.
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