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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By angrysoba
I think the baby boom as a phenomenon works well...

I think the baby boom as a phenomenon works well to describe a massive increase in population of a certain working age who could then go on to pay for the pensions of those of an older age. But...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th June 2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By angrysoba
Boomers, Gen X, Millenials, Zoomers and their...

Boomers, Gen X, Millenials, Zoomers and their quirky character traits! I didn’t realize Australia was so into astrology.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th June 2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 129,543
Posted By angrysoba
Interesting... Link...

Interesting...



Link (https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(22)00320-6/fulltext)

Thoughts?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By angrysoba
You mean everyone will just sit about doing...

You mean everyone will just sit about doing nothing because they are high following the first two years of being confined to their homes to make it the Boring Twenties?

Or legalization will just...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 7,707
Posted By angrysoba
Banning? No, just "leaving it up to the states"...

Banning? No, just "leaving it up to the states" presumably and making sure he lives where it doesn't have to affect him ... unless he wants it to. Who knows?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th June 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
The highlighted is not how humans learn languages...

The highlighted is not how humans learn languages either.

For a start, humans learn languages first and foremost through listening and speaking. The mechanism is the other way around from building...
Forum: USA Politics 19th June 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,006
Posted By angrysoba
Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
Hi Thermal, I realize this post was from a long...

Hi Thermal, I realize this post was from a long way back.

I just want to apologize for insinuating you were in league with people like Bogative who, I am pretty sure, has no other point to make...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,559
Posted By angrysoba
There are two types of people. British...

There are two types of people.

British people and foreign people.

Foreign people visit Britain, and British people go to foreign countries and interact with foreign people. Johnny Foreigner...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,559
Posted By angrysoba
Thread title looked rather Daily Mail-esque to...

Thread title looked rather Daily Mail-esque to me. And of course it is a Daily Mail story.

"Greek Island". Is Crete really that obscure? It seems like referring to Ibiza as a "Spanish Island".
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,514
Posted By angrysoba
Maybe he’s a BS constitutional scholar?

Maybe he’s a BS constitutional scholar?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 13,336
Posted By angrysoba
That is an interesting point. Okay, well...

That is an interesting point.

Okay, well then, this can be more easily fixed with universal healthcare, to take the profit motive out of the equation.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 13,336
Posted By angrysoba
Can we have the TL;DR? Is Trans good or bad?

Can we have the TL;DR? Is Trans good or bad?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 17th June 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By angrysoba
The first time I was aware of hearing Zeihan's...

The first time I was aware of hearing Zeihan's name was in this thread (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=331177) by NWO Sentryman who was posting a lot of long posts on...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th June 2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Voight Kampf?

Voight Kampf?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th June 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Why? Unfortunately racists are sentient too. ...

Why? Unfortunately racists are sentient too.

This is sort of close to what I think is the issue with some people who are so astonished by this chatbot.

It seems to talk like Hal, or like Ian...
Forum: USA Politics 15th June 2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,730
Posted By angrysoba
The US system all but makes it impossible for a...

The US system all but makes it impossible for a serious third candidate unless serious just means spoiler. Any candidate getting serious electoral college numbers is likely only to mean nobody gets a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,910
Posted By angrysoba
So, is Tesla's stock price still falling and is...

So, is Tesla's stock price still falling and is Twitter still valued way less than Elon said he would buy it for? And now Bitcoin is tanking which must be bad for him as didn't he buy a heap of that...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th June 2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
I will certainly agree with the idea that...

I will certainly agree with the idea that computers can be sentient and that there can be a substrate independence for consciousness.

That said, I think many people are conflating intelligence...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th June 2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Maybe the twist will be that Blake's Twitter...

Maybe the twist will be that Blake's Twitter account is a bot.

This could account for Twitter and Elon Musk's disagreement about how many bots there are. People just can't tell the difference any...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th June 2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
LOL! This is actually something close to what I...

LOL! This is actually something close to what I was thinking about.

I think people are often impressed by chatbots like this because they come across as educated and urbane, whereas most people...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th June 2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
The feed is of someone...

The feed is of someone (https://twitter.com/cajundiscordian) who seems to be involved in Google and AI.

I literally cannot understand how the Turing Test has any relevance to sentience. It clearly...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th June 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Pffffft! As I thought. This story is utter...

Pffffft!

As I thought. This story is utter crap.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th June 2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 129,543
Posted By angrysoba
Hold on to your butts! Apparently ivermectin...

Hold on to your butts!

Apparently ivermectin is still useless against Covid…

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.06.10.22276252v1
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th June 2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
Yeah, maybe if the chatbot was going rogue,...

Yeah, maybe if the chatbot was going rogue, calling other people in the department or arranging its own lawyer, solving Captchas, speculating on the stock exchange, getting rich and buying Twitter,...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th June 2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
angrysoba: A, B, C theprestige: A, B, C (but...

angrysoba: A, B, C
theprestige: A, B, C (but turned up to 11)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th June 2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
To me it shows the failure of the Turing test or...

To me it shows the failure of the Turing test or at least the popularly understood version to be meaningful in any way.

In fact, people have been fooled by computers and are fooled by computers...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th June 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,892
Posted By angrysoba
No.

No.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,866
Posted By angrysoba
Experiments that never actually happened seems to...

Experiments that never actually happened seems to be a big theme in the ivermectin for Covid-19 literature.

For example, the Carvallo paper on ivermectin as prophylactic:



Link...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By angrysoba
“There’s good news and bad news. The good news is...

“There’s good news and bad news. The good news is our nation’s cancer rate is plummeting!”
“That’s excellent news, isn’t it? What’s the bad news…?”
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th June 2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 166,399
Posted By angrysoba
No evidence of Covid infections in blood donors...

No evidence of Covid infections in blood donors in Wuhan from Sept-Dec 2019.



Link (https://academic.oup.com/proteincell/advance-article/doi/10.1093/procel/pwac013/6591304?login=false)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 9th June 2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 40,662
Posted By angrysoba
Three foreign fighters serving with Ukrainian...

Three foreign fighters serving with Ukrainian forces and captured by the Russians have been sentenced to death by a kangaroo court in the collaborationist breakaway republics. Sick bastards.
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th June 2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By angrysoba
This is a pretty amazing find and I am suprised...

This is a pretty amazing find and I am suprised there has been so little fanfare. In fact, I only found out about it because my 7-year old son read about it in his newspaper.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Tory backbenchers are going to refuse to vote...

Tory backbenchers are going to refuse to vote along with the government to force him to resign:


...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Hence the publishing sensation that was Mark...

Hence the publishing sensation that was Mark Corrigan’s Business Secrets of the Pharaohs.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 01:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Theoretically if two fifths of the Tory party has...

Theoretically if two fifths of the Tory party has no confidence in the Government and presumably neither do the other parties, should it not be possible for a vote of no confidence in the House of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,910
Posted By angrysoba
Huh? Texas Attorney General is “investigating”...

Huh? Texas Attorney General is “investigating” how many bots are on Twitter?

Why would they be doing this on behalf of the world’s richest man?
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Indeed. This is why they will oust him one way or...

Indeed. This is why they will oust him one way or another.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,300
Posted By angrysoba
He’ll be the engineer of his own downfall if this...

He’ll be the engineer of his own downfall if this Twitter purchase goes tits up.

/doingthatface
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
To be fair, we would expect John Crace in the...

To be fair, we would expect John Crace in the Graun to be calling Johnson toast. I think it becomes more interesting that the Torygraph are saying the same thing…



And…
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
“This is just like Winston Churchill standing...

“This is just like Winston Churchill standing alone against… the Nazis….?!?”
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Ewwww…. Puh-leaze

Ewwww…. Puh-leaze
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Yep. May, Major and Thatcher were all severely...

Yep. May, Major and Thatcher were all severely damaged by these types of votes. Johnson does have a massive shamelessness about him that could insulate him to some extent but for anyone else this...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
BJ survived. A lot of his MPs voted against him...

BJ survived. A lot of his MPs voted against him though. He will limp on.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,325
Posted By angrysoba
Yes. He might but with so many resignations, it...

Yes. He might but with so many resignations, it would take a pretty shameless individual to carry on with almost half his MPs declaring no confidence in you. And Boris is the type of person so...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
Yep, it is "look at this and draw your own...

Yep, it is "look at this and draw your own conclusions".

Well, I am looking at Warp12's posts (and those of Bogative and Thermal) and drawning my own conclusions.

Of course, they might not like...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
You never tire of shining your light on the...

You never tire of shining your light on the problem of the blacks. And yet, you are very very tired of explaining the significance of this or in coming up with ideas about solving the problem.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
Why don't you tell us why? Then maybe we can get...

Why don't you tell us why? Then maybe we can get closer to solving the problem.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
Right, and just because gun control won't solve...

Right, and just because gun control won't solve everything, doesn't mean it won't solve anything.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,588
Posted By angrysoba
Shorter Warp12: The real problem is the blacks....

Shorter Warp12: The real problem is the blacks. This is like a world-hunger level problem. A school full of kids getting shot up? Meh, that's like your pizza being late. Not really a problem at all....
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