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Re: Random quotes

March 11th, 2021, 8:01 pm

Eric Clapton had two versions of "Layla" It was a huge hit in NYC 1972.
"Compatibility means deliberately repeating other people's mistakes."
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Re: Random quotes

May 11th, 2021, 8:32 pm

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As Ludvig van would put it, statistics is not the Irish's forte ;-)
 
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Re: Random quotes

May 11th, 2021, 9:24 pm

But why Beethoven from Bonn?? Can you explain, Cuchulainn?
 
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Re: Random quotes

May 12th, 2021, 8:29 am

But why Beethoven from Bonn?? Can you explain, Cuchulainn?
" That! Using Ludwig van like that! He did no harm to anyone. Beethoven just wrote music! "
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Re: Random quotes

July 19th, 2021, 8:15 pm

"Tony Lommi looks literally like if Brian May and George Harrison had a child together" 
 
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Re: Random quotes

July 21st, 2021, 7:15 pm

a meta question/comment on quoting.
do you happen to quote AI generated text? have you seen that somewhere?
i mean some "artists" sell (at quite high prices)  AI generated pieces of "art" that other people buy, which suggest AI-generated stuff is meaningful/significant. what about. Another thing is that some AI-generated text happen to be sensical. I'm adding that one may want to quote an AI generated statement just because of the way it sounds. So why not quoting it?
What do you think?
 
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Re: Random quotes

July 21st, 2021, 11:57 pm

a meta question/comment on quoting.
do you happen to quote AI generated text? have you seen that somewhere?
i mean some "artists" sell (at quite high prices)  AI generated pieces of "art" that other people buy, which suggest AI-generated stuff is meaningful/significant. what about. Another thing is that some AI-generated text happen to be sensical. I'm adding that one may want to quote an AI generated statement just because of the way it sounds. So why not quoting it?
What do you think?

I think you’re right. I propose that all AI quotes be put on the blockchain. That would be the most useful application I can think of so far.
 
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Re: Random quotes

July 22nd, 2021, 6:43 am

Storing and managing access to sensitive data offer all sorts in blockchain is theoretically a good idea, imho. In practice, it has many vulnerabilities (like every technology) which wouldn't need to be secured: https://www.ibm.com/topics/blockchain-security
Not sure if those vulnerabilities make it a much worse solutions than handing such data to Amazon or Google.

Anyway, I'm pretty sure blockchain in some form will dominate major public and economic sectors whrn I'm old. In countries like China or India probably much sooner.
 
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July 22nd, 2021, 12:25 pm

I’ll take the over on that. Admittedly, I don’t know much about the real world, but in the world of finance (where I have hung around for a while) I have yet to hear of a genuine problem to which a blockchain based application was the solution. Unless you count Bitcoin repo, but I’d consider that a rather contrived problem.
 
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July 22nd, 2021, 1:15 pm

Sure, even if one assumes that Bitcoin or blockchain were good ideas, the realisation is just as bad as the Apple iphone dictionary trained on user data - vide many of my posts... :-D And all those strange collocations go unnoticed to my eyes, even if I make effort to correct them.