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AGI-15 local chair here. Please, would you send me an e-mail (see profile)?

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Even higher beings confirmed that we're just thinking meat. So I'm fine with that.

http://www.terrybisson.com/page6/page6.html

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Two thoughts here:

1. If you use it commercially, you can pay for it.

2. In most cases where it's needed, 64 bit doesn't matter.

(Though I might be wrong on the second one.)

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1. Nobody argued that.

2. What do you mean it doesn't matter? You think embedded and similar systems don't need/use 64-bit space? True for most I guess.

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But if I don't use it commercially, but also not for research, it's not sure, whether I can pay for it.

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What about two intros? One for the low levelers, one for the high levelers? It's extra work, but it allows to treat more appropriately what each side needs to learn.

As [1] says: "Rust for C programmers != Rust for functional programmers."

[1] http://science.raphael.poss.name/rust-for-functional-program...

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Also very possible. It's something I've been considering for a long time.

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evidence: cutting off his leg is bad, but we had to do it first to have the evidence. => data

science: from all we know, we assume that cutting off his leg is bad, so we don't do it. => data and models

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"Is it time to revive Rustful?"

Make it so.

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The EU promotes fiscal and regulatory competition and mobility of people, companies, and capital since many years. But as soon as there's true competition, the bigger ones (with plenty of wasteful spending) don't work on themselves but bully the smaller competitors into compliance.

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The reason EU cracked down on Ireland is because it offered special deals where Microsoft and other select multinationals got to pay lower corporate tax rate than other companies incorporated in Ireland.

Ireland is being pressured by EU regulators because offering lower tax for only certain companies is a form of _state subsidy_ that results in _market distortion_.

Ikea, the Swedish company that is a pioneer in now-common aggressive profit shifting practices, is not being pursued by EU since it doesn't have a special deal with the Netherlands (where Ikea has a paper company that gets all of its profit shovelled into) where it gets to pay lower corporate tax than other companies incorporated in the Netherlands.

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except this is not asking ireland to raise their low tax rate, it's about closing a loophole that allows companies not to pay taxes in ireland either.

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They show something around the 102nd minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1RXbYMTz7Y&t=102m00s

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welteislehre

;)

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Fascinating theory regarding the ice, however, regarding the formation:

"According to the idea, the solar system had its origin in a gigantic star into which a smaller, dead, waterlogged star fell. This impact caused a huge explosion which flung fragments of the smaller star out into interstellar space where the water condensed and froze into giant blocks of ice. A ring of such blocks formed, which we now call the Milky Way, as well as a number of solar systems among which was our own, but with many more planets than currently exist."

maybe too far fetched? If it was like that we would have already spotted similar galactic formations outside of the Milky Way

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Well obviously if we had, their discovery would have been suppressed by "reactionary astronomers". ;)

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That's hilarious. The Electric Universe of the early 1900s.

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Have a look at the recently announced Global Learning XPRIZE (see http://www.xprize.org/press-release/gordon-brown-endorses-15... ). Soon teams will register and some could be interested. Or run/join a team.

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