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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Darat
Self-drive cars are not going to be perfect in...

Self-drive cars are not going to be perfect in the real world because nothing is, the question is rather are they safe enough?

I'd say you'd have to analyse the data very carefully, I wouldn't be...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 12:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
It is quite clear that for most if not all...

It is quite clear that for most if not all Christian churches that being evil doesn't stop you from being with god for eternity. So one answer to the "problem of evil" is that there isn't a problem...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
Unless you believe that humans do something...

Unless you believe that humans do something unduplicable (because of some quality only found in humans) then for any game a human can play in principle an AI should be able to play as well or better.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
One area I find quite fascinating is AIs playing...

One area I find quite fascinating is AIs playing a RTS game such as StarCraft 2, where the game space is practically "infinite". The AI is obviously hobbled - so can only do as many moves as a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
And that is why you see so many of the big...

And that is why you see so many of the big companies happy to fund these game playing AIs (and universities as well).
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
RC, CofE, Methodists, GOC, EOC, Baptist and many,...

RC, CofE, Methodists, GOC, EOC, Baptist and many, many more.

Jesus died, god forgives, if you accept Jesus (and often a few other requirements baptism and so on) then you'll get to heaven. Doing...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,472
Posted By Darat
Strange you seem to have missed out the relevant...

Strange you seem to have missed out the relevant part:



That's moving the goalposts. This is about material he took from the Whitehouse to his home.

So again - any evidence to back up your...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,472
Posted By Darat
That's moving the goalposts. This is about...

That's moving the goalposts. This is about material he took from the Whitehouse to his home.

So again - any evidence to back up your claim "...It is almost certainly true that other presidents...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,472
Posted By Darat
Your claim - like to support it?

Your claim - like to support it?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Not according to the Christians.

Not according to the Christians.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Nice to see you back, to remind you still waiting...

Nice to see you back, to remind you still waiting to hear your response to:



I was bored so...


"....his world is the realm of testing, of confronting oneself, and it is also the place...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Another non sequitur and a strawman.

Another non sequitur and a strawman.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 02:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
Unless you've got some ET Spades players tucked...

Unless you've got some ET Spades players tucked away who else can they learn from?

Plus that is only to begin with - then they leave humans a long way behind. That is why these AIs are altering...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 02:02 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
Why - that would be one of the simpler things to...

Why - that would be one of the simpler things to do, don't connect them and they can't do any "illicit" communication.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 01:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
Yet we have found out that the best gameplaying...

Yet we have found out that the best gameplaying AIs don't do that. For example AlphaGo often makes "weak" or almost "meaningless" moves during the end of the games, as it isn't "bothered" about...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 01:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
The idea that you would "program in all of the...

The idea that you would "program in all of the scenarios at the start" hasn't been even considered a good starting point, never mind a good way to play the games for many decades.

That isn't how...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Made a bit of a mistake in the GoE didn't they....

Made a bit of a mistake in the GoE didn't they. Perhaps they should have let A&E know what good and evil was beforehand?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 8th August 2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
You'd have to show that is what these AIs are...

You'd have to show that is what these AIs are doing as the evidence is against it. For example in Backgammon you can see that the AI demonstrated to humans that what was considered the best play was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 43,675
Posted By Darat
"....ďI am not reassured that what happened to...

"....ďI am not reassured that what happened to Child Q was an isolated issue, but instead believe it may be a particularly concerning example of a more systemic problem around child protection within...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th August 2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
I'm sure I could - but of course I didn't so as...

I'm sure I could - but of course I didn't so as usual a non sequitur to what was actually posted.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th August 2022, 01:55 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
The other non-nonbeliever in god/gods in this...

The other non-nonbeliever in god/gods in this thread disagrees with you.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th August 2022, 01:54 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
You have summed it up well. Indeed all the...

You have summed it up well. Indeed all the theologians always get to that same point "god works in mysterious ways", "we can't know god's will/mind/mood/plan".
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th August 2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
All well and good - but anyone got the answer to...

All well and good - but anyone got the answer to the problem of evil?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 8th August 2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
Is it - or is that what we've told ourselves it...

Is it - or is that what we've told ourselves it is?

Using the Go example, AlphaZero has made the top Go experts in the world revaluate how they play and reconsider what were always considered...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
:sdl:

:sdl:
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,154
Views: 290,533
Posted By Darat
You seem unaware that those paedophile-priests...

You seem unaware that those paedophile-priests scandals involved many young girls being assaulted, why you assume they were only about young boys is quite telling.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
English doesn't work that way - the root words...

English doesn't work that way - the root words from a foreign language do not dictate what an English word means, that is done via usage by English speakers and the word homophobia means "dislike of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th August 2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,571
Posted By Darat
AlphaZero played moves that Go experts - until...

AlphaZero played moves that Go experts - until then - would have said were bad moves, but it still won. Also its style was quite different to the human experts in that it played to win but didn't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th August 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 101,398
Posted By Darat
There was a link to another story on that page: ...

There was a link to another story on that page:
...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 04:53 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
But remember - not for all organised sects of...

But remember - not for all organised sects of Christianity.
Forum: Trials and Errors 6th August 2022, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 53,409
Posted By Darat
Yeah it's a terrible indictment of the prison...

Yeah it's a terrible indictment of the prison system not something to be happy or unconcerned about.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
There are sects of Christianity that explicitly...

There are sects of Christianity that explicitly believe there is no freewill - when you are born you are either lined up for eternity without god or eternity with god, and there isn't a single thing...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 02:49 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
It's a theological argument that Christians have...

It's a theological argument that Christians have been having with themselves for over a thousand years. Perhaps you should let them know you've solved it?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Also there is the little titbit that is often...

Also there is the little titbit that is often overlooked - for many of those that believe in a god or gods their definition of good and evil is the "most" subjective - it is meant to be the opinion...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 02:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Up to those who believe in a god or gods to...

Up to those who believe in a god or gods to define their god or gods. Pointing out what their definition means is simply a service. If they don't like the consequences of their definitions that's on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th August 2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 101,398
Posted By Darat
1st Amendment! 2nd Amendment! Bad apple!

1st Amendment!
2nd Amendment!
Bad apple!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
Church of Englandís view is sex is only sort-of...

Church of Englandís view is sex is only sort-of OK between a wife and her husband. Any other sex is sinful, sex between same sex partners is extra naughty.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th August 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 101,398
Posted By Darat
If the library POLICE(!?!?!) had been trained...

If the library POLICE(!?!?!) had been trained properly he would have been gunned down as soon as he reached for his gun
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,918
Posted By Darat
And probably less likely to be caught.

And probably less likely to be caught.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 426
Posted By Darat
Just read a good funny from Have I Got News - ...

Just read a good funny from Have I Got News -

New series of Big Brother receives 50 million applications after producers confirm that the house will have food and central heating.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 43,675
Posted By Darat
On the employment side it seems they have...

On the employment side it seems they have committed gross misconduct, so thatís better than in the past. Personally I would say it should be murder not manslaughter - they knew his age, he was in a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 43,675
Posted By Darat
Just heard that one on the radio. They also used...

Just heard that one on the radio. They also used a baton on him.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 02:52 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
Again: I was bored so... ...

Again:





I was bored so...


"....his world is the realm of testing, of confronting oneself, and it is also the place where some small punishments or rewards begin to be offered. And...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 1,962
Posted By Darat
Did you read what you quoted? From the second...

Did you read what you quoted? From the second quote: "...have confirmed the existence of dark energy and provide an estimate of just how much of this mysterious substance exist..."
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 02:35 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 1,962
Posted By Darat
Sounds like you've been listening to English...

Sounds like you've been listening to English descriptions of extraordinarily complex mathematics. And of course English can't accurately express maths in that way - if it could we wouldn't need a...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 02:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
You missed my questions: I was bored...

You missed my questions:



I was bored so...


"....his world is the realm of testing, of confronting oneself, and it is also the place where some small punishments or rewards begin to be...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,320
Posted By Darat
I was bored so... "....his world is the...

I was bored so...


"....his world is the realm of testing, of confronting oneself, and it is also the place where some small punishments or rewards begin to be offered. And every adversity or...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
I'd say it's more a retreat from the traditional,...

I'd say it's more a retreat from the traditional, structured religions, I know a lot of people who dont believe in their religion of birth but still think there is "something".

Personally I...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
I can find some sympathy in this case for those...

I can find some sympathy in this case for those that find themselves in a conflict over what they want their religion to be and what it is. The obvious solution is to find a different religion but...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,019
Posted By Darat
Apart from the divorce he was just following his...

Apart from the divorce he was just following his father's example.
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