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Re: All about Cats

May 27th, 2019, 3:43 pm

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Re: All about Cats

May 27th, 2019, 9:31 pm

Hoping this was not some Han dynasty early celadon masterpiece. This source suggests a way to fix it, although probably only a good idea if you need a new hobby: Kintsugi.
 
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Re: All about Cats

May 30th, 2019, 7:10 am

I can't see how use of this invention would lead to anything other than a trip to (human) hospital with severe abdominal lesions but I salute someones bravery!
 
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Re: All about Cats

June 10th, 2019, 11:25 pm

It's a reeeally old (a.k.a. mature) blue cheese. Does anyone want it? :-)
(Yes, I touched it with my bare hands *rolls eyes* It feels fluffy.)
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Re: All about Cats

June 11th, 2019, 1:30 am

That's certainly pretty! Oddly, it looks not entirely unlike the pottery broken by that very guilty looking kitten a few posts ago. 
 
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June 17th, 2019, 8:58 pm

 
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Re: All about Cats

June 26th, 2019, 7:51 pm

The first (illegal) cat settler to Inishbofin
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Re: All about Cats

July 5th, 2019, 5:28 pm

I unwrapped 3  or 4 month old (I'm not sure - I've developed time issues from reading Prigogine) blue cheese. The notorious Stinking Bishop is a fresh apple pie compared to that! I wanted to throw it away, but then I thought it was home to millions of bacteria evolving though generations, with emerging primitive-memories and primitive-culture... I put it back in the fridge. I'm no one to destroy it. The cheese happened and there is no turning back - as Prigogine writes, it's irreversible. It has to be eaten.
BTW, I tried a bit mould left on the wrapping (it's yellowish-brown) and it tastes quite well...
(It's Friday - I've run out of sense.)
 
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Re: All about Cats

July 7th, 2019, 4:36 pm

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BTW, I was accused of snobbism because of my former 8-generation-pedigree cats. I'm now adopting a moggie from the street!
 
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Re: All about Cats

July 8th, 2019, 6:49 am

A London street urchin cat?
 
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Re: All about Cats

July 10th, 2019, 12:25 am

I understand the thing for cats, but - to begin from the first paragraph - our moral codes are founded on the hunter-gatherer past, when people interacted within small groups and could play tit-for-tat. It's more complex now, when you optimise your social interactions in the large society (e.g. what's the chance that the pregnant woman whom I refused to give my sit on the train ever meet me again and I will need something from her?), but it's basically the same rule. The ML algo can't just "wake it up" without temporal contingency and causal inference.
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