When you lack a coherent humanist philosophy or possess an inadequate education or a thorough instruction in religion, you are knocked around by your emotions and write editorials like this full of clichés and hackneyed phrases. The editorial is a rich vein of hidden assumptions concerning the nature of man, the role of the wealthy … Continue reading Driven to Guilt
There is a post at Zero Hedge that shows the current levels of income inequality world wide. It is not typically what one would expect to find in competitive markets. It is what one would expect to find in a rigged game. There is a downside to rigging a game and that is eventually people … Continue reading Income Inequality Global Look
Neuroscientists say one can "repair" bad memories. I resolved this question for myself (literally not as a generalization) via self-experimentation back in the 80's after I stumbled across techniques from NLP. Working ordinary memories and altering the visual representation of them I was able to alter the emotional response to them.
I only ask because he wants to enter the race for New York City comptroller. In case you have forgotten what he did. Here is a synopsis. What we can conclude from this matter? One thing is a certainty, for a period of time he was unable to control his most basic impulses to a degree … Continue reading Is Eliot Spitzer Mentally Ill?
A friend wanted to withdraw 10k from his bank account to keep the cash on hand because he is concerned about the financial stability of banks especially after what happened in Cyprus. What he found out surprised him but it was something I already knew. The bank didn't have 10k in the vault to give … Continue reading What’s Left of Financial Privacy?
EU was justifiably outraged over NSA spying. Wait, what oh never mind.
There is a new program language, Harlan that purportedly makes it easier to use graphic processing units to turn hardware into a reasonably priced supercomputer. GPUs have been used for some time to crack password hashes and run large neural networks. CPUs and GPUs are both important for modern computing, with each being better suited … Continue reading Using GPU’s for supercomputing