Bill Gates recently wrote:"I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence," Gates wrote. "First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That should be…Continue
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's verdict came down today. He will get death barring successful appeal.I don't want to discuss the verdict but rather the logic of some death penalty opponents.What they say goes…Continue
I'm an American, so the question doesn't directly affect me, but if the EU falls apart it will undoubtedly have at least a temporary impact on the world economy, which could indirectly affect me in…Continue
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I'm sorry, but I had to stop listening to this bit at about the fourth paradox due to being out of breath from laughing. How long can you last?
I found a website where Texas lists every capital execution from 1982 on. One of the more interesting things about it is that it includes any last statements the prisoners made. Interesting reading. Lots of "foxhole converts" among them, I note.
In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.
Most people signing up on the exchanges will qualify for subsidies based on their income and family size. This means that the cost of insurance will be less than the advertised price.
This is good…Continue