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I think I have an original edition of that book somewhere. Good Old Fashioned AI.
Actually Chrome is the new IE.
Many forget that Microsoft was introducing many incompatible standards, and only let IE stagnate after they won over Mozzilla.
Safari isn't the one turning the Web into ChromeOS.
It's not breathless hype, as much as surprise in the fact that it actually does work, way better than it should.
The military has used sex as a recruiting tool for centuries. It's kind of nice seeing that the Army has figured out how to use TikTok and Instagram.
The military has tried all sorts of things. Current USMC ad.
China becomes less of a competitor on costs as wages rise there. Once the manufacturing wage differential gets into the 4:1 range, offshoring is less attractive. In the 2:1 range, offshoring starts to be a lose. That happened with Japan two decades ago.
You say "even non-existant DNSSEC" here, but, as a reminder: virtually none of the most popular/important/commercial/whatever-ranking-you-like zones on the Internet are signed. DNSSEC signing is not the norm.
The link to this post appeared as a home page banner, so they really want people to join this, which may be counterproductive for Reddit.
I'm glad I looked at the URL, I assumed this was a link to https://plzoo.andrej.com/
This is a great post though.
> One thing I've been a little surprised by is the idea that, even if the API pricing was reasonable and these apps weren't shutting down, that they wouldn't be heavily and severely impacted by the fact that 3rd party apps will not be able to access NSFW content.
Oh no they absolutely would be. And that ad-supported application won't be allowed anymore either.
But given the API pricing both are second-rate issues, they don't matter because the API pricing makes third-party application non-viable anyway. You don’t worry about your cancerous moles when your femoral artery has been cut through.
> As the name implies, this handbook is narrowly focused on startup incorporation. A lot of people don't know this, but there's a lot more to forming a startup than just incorporation
A product suggestion for you. Something like turbotax for founding a company. Ask a series of relevant questions, then create the formation paperwork, set up the board, issue the stock, automatically sign them up with an insurance partner, payroll partner, etc.
The target audience would be a couple of people who have a really great idea and just want to get down to coding and talking to customers and building, and not dealing with all of the boring muck of legal stuff.
When I was starting companies I really wished there was something like this. Your guides are a good start, but I still have to do a lot of legwork just to get the company going!
And then once you have that, a second product -- the same thing for shutting down.
Shutting down a company is even more difficult than starting one, and there doesn't seem to be a lot of products focusing on that, even though there are almost as many shutdowns as there are startups!
Edit to add: I would gladly pay a few hundred dollars for this service, on top of the normal Clerky fees, as it would save me a ton of time. Also you could probably work out deals with the preferred partners to get some sort of referral fee.
ps. This guide is great, thank you for putting it together!
Not Apollo (though some might) but tons of moderation extensions and tooling which goes through the api.
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/142w159/askhisto... covers the moderation side.
https://reddit.com/r/Blind/comments/13zr8h2/reddits_recently... Talks about accessibility.
Nobody has a good way to draw dark while keeping it in focus.
Not just privately owned, but given away irrevocably by said owner to charity, and done in a way that intentionally incurred a large tax bill.
Reddit leadership desperate to dump the pig on public markets, pulling out all the stops. Literally their only path forward is to find some other greater fool to hold the bags, regardless of what they have to say to make it happen.
Edit: Maybe keep an eye on what they say to catch them performing material securities fraud? Wayback early, wayback often!
Edit 2: Damage control mode: https://old.reddit.com/r/reddit/comments/144ho2x/join_our_ce... (r/reddit: Join our CEO tomorrow to discuss the API [Locked])
The allegations of bad faith on Reddit's end will make the upcoming subreddit protest shutdowns more spicy.
Here's the product ad for that, from Hikvision. Hikvision's traffic violation management system detects speeding, wrong-way driving, cell phone use, failure to use seat belt...
Hikvision is your full-line Big Brother technology provider. Surveillance for home, work, school, roads, parks, vehicles - Hikvision has a solution for a safer world, a world in which something is always watching.
> aren't common for startups of the type we're writing about
You may have a greenfield market in the trades.
> But how would the Beatles catalog be different if George, Paul, John, and Ringo needed day jobs?
They played professionally for years without making or selling recordings. They also made a ton of money off of touring. They became successful through radio play.
> But the solution is to introduce an abstraction layer on top of libc in the stdlib
Which stdlib? Redox isn't trying to only run Rust programs.
> What are the technical hurdles to removing tokenization?
In a sense, none, character (with whatever encoding scheme you want) models have been done. OTOH, you get effectively a smaller context window (since tokens represent one or more characters), and since tokens are semantic unions you push more work into the main network to acheive similar quality.
> Thinking about human brains, it seems we operate on an ever-evolving set of symbols, at various levels of abstraction.
Analogies between human brains and LLMs are often more obscuring than illuminating, but I think if you want to go down that route here, that’s equivalent to doing continuous fine tuning on both the tokenizer (that takes sensory input and maps to semantically meaningful symbols) and the main model.
> I believe LLMs capture higher level symbols in their weights, but would it make sense to try to include a dynamic, self-updating set of symbols into the “what is being predicted” part of the training?
“Dynamic, self-updating” simply isn’t part of the way modern LLMs work, independent of whether you are looking at the tokenizer or main model. If someone could make it practical, sure, there are lots of things it would potentially improve.
There is, Cargo uses the RFC process for big changes just like rustc.
However, the Cargo team has been stretched a bit thin; back in April they added two new team members, and so things look like they're going in the right direction again: https://blog.rust-lang.org/inside-rust/2023/04/06/cargo-new-...
Yeah, that second bit is what got him in really deep trouble. Spidey sense should've kicked in there, but instead he doubled down.
No they wouldn't. I can't think of a single thing in any browser that was implemented after a standard was created. It's always been driven by one browser just doing a thing, then other browsers do it slightly differently, then the standards body comes together and they settle on the-one-true-way and everyone updates their support to match the standard.
>We don't need to rehash each side. Obviously there are two strong camps, each with merit, for how to optimize productivity.
Perhaps having a goal of "optimizing productivity" is the problem.
If employeers were allowed to drive this to its ultimate conclusion they would adopt forced servitude as the maximum productivity setup (which, they historically, and even today in many places, have adopted).
Escalating open war against its users is not a very good idea for Reddit. Keep gaming that option out, and all the other responses and counterresponses.
Broadly, Reddit needs money to survive, and they need goodwill to get money. Burning $X of goodwill to make $10X dollars is kind of what they're trying to do now, but it's a very delicate move on their part. If you kind of build some simple mathematical models in your head it's not hard to see how delicate this move is, since "goodwill" is also people visiting. As large as the site is, it is not very many exponential processes from 90%+ losses. It is one of great perils of social sites in general, they can't help but transmit social contagions by their very design. There's quite a number of sites that have been wiped out by these forces (MySpace), and a larger number of sites that nominally still exist but are shadows of their former selves (Slashdot, Tumblr post-porn removal, Digg).
I suspect Reddit management is making a classic mistake and operating with a linear model of their options when in fact the situation is very non-linear because of the fact that goodwill feeds back on goodwill. It's only locally linear and they can leave the linear domain quickly and irreversibly.
> but “well-regulated” models hidden away behind APIs to be acceptable
This isn’t my takeaway from the letter . Expressing caution towards one element of a thing doesn’t imply acceptance of or even preference for the other aspects.
The motivation for building simpleaichat was indeed a direct reaction to the frustrations of using LangChain, with a Hacker News thread full of similar complaints being the primary catalyst for development: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=35820931
This package isn't trying to ride the AI hype wagon for venture capital as often said on AI submissions on HN: it's to fill an actual demand, and one I personally needed even if no one else uses simpleaichat.
There's still a lot of work that needs to be done with the package (it's missing important demos such as working with embedding vectors, which is a separate project I have in mind born out of annoyance) but I'll be putting forth the time on it.
If minimizing it wont make any real dent, it's a sound logic. You know, if it just ends up as wasted, feel-good busy-work.
Most JVM implementations and the CLR do keep up with fancy instructions.
Not all, but surely a few.
They recently added a bunch of features to iOS Safari to allow webapps to run much better as offline apps; web push, badging, opening in a third-party browser, etc. https://webkit.org/blog/13878/web-push-for-web-apps-on-ios-a...
They're being brought onboard to the Mac now, including the ability to add one to your dock. https://webkit.org/blog/14205/news-from-wwdc23-webkit-featur...
Yes, hence one of the reasons why WinRT came to be, as COM evolution.
You get .NET metadata, IInspectable, and an improved type system, basically .NET CLS.
It doesn't expose everything C++ can do, but enough C with classes, OOP ABI and generics.
Basically what COM vNext was going to be, if it wasn't for .NET pivot (see Ext-VOS).
However the tooling is as clunky as using ATL.
The GEDMatch database has frequently been used for this purpose.
It's roughly a figure GitHub has stated with Copilot: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/events/FY-2023/Morg...
> Scott Guthrie: I think you're going to see – I mean, I guess the way to look at it would be what is the productivity win you're giving to the business, whether it's around making an employee more productive or making a specific business process more effective. Take the example of, say, GitHub Copilot, since that's a product that's GA today. We're now seeing the developers using GitHub Copilot are 55% more productive with it on tasks, and that's sort of measured by independent studies. And 40% of the code they're checking in is now AI-generated and unmodified.
What's the false positive rate?
It's already difficult enough to not be accused of being a bot instead of a human.
I do not want the future to be "rule by AI".
> the US has relatively strong separation of powers
But each level has the same two parties competing for it! So your only outcomes are "deadlock" or "tyranny of the 51%". It's particularly silly for things like the Supreme Court where judges are given partisan life appointments.
I’m 6’ and I barely fit inside a Lotus. The solution, for me, is simple: I don’t have one.
But sustaining so significant injuries from getting into a car larger than a Lotus or a Mini Cooper is concerning enough to warrant medical attention - we simply shouldn’t get damaged so easily.
Twitter thread by Tim Gowers:
The nodes are clickable, but here's a direct link:
I don’t think not “democratic” is the right phrasing. Democracy is a multi-dimensional design space. I think it’s more accurate to say that district based voting prioritizes a value (connection between a constituency and single, independent legislator) that’s become less salient in the age of mass media and powerful political parties.
Currently the vast majority of hydrogen produced for industrial purposes is from natural gas, and the resulting CO2 is emitted into the atmosphere. Until that changes it's not a "green" fuel.
Sex workers are less likely to be "out" under their real name, which is a prerequisite for achieving redress through the courts.
> naive mistake of citing the company values as a critique of their behaviour
> companies are acting rationally. They are protecting their own interests. Both in espousing values they may not actually hold
A value is only a value if you'll follow it against your own "rational interests". Claiming you hold a value and then ditching it as soon as it's convenient is a form of fraud. Not one necessarily with monetary damages, but fraud nonetheless.
Western society has got quite a lot out of being generally high-trust and it is not good whenever anyone corrodes it by making cynical promises which they do not intend to keep, and it is right to shame them for this.
>You wrote that the Steering Council's decision does not mean "no," but the steering council has not set a bar for acceptance, stated what evidence is actually needed, nor said when a final decision will be made. (...) Without these timelines and milestones in place, I would like to explain that the effect of the Steering Council's answer is a "no" in practice.
from the nogil author, and a comment from another:
>Leaving aside the INCREDIBLE effort Sam went thru, the discussion around it is disingenuous with constant goal post moving and frankly myopic.
Reminds me of some discussions in FOSS projects were rejection is masked through various similar tactics.
One example would be golang proposals (and even code contributions), especially generics which were shot down for the better part of a decade, with a similar "we're open to it, as long as we find a proposal that meets our impossible/shifting standards", only for the core team to make their own idiosyncratic implementation when they finally accepted the need. Not really a better one or immune to the concerns used to shot others down, more of a NIH affair.
A similar story was going on (with a popular, bound-for-inclusion non-core-team implementation shot down too) for the depedency management case.
It's not just golang either, many other good proposals languish and PRs get forgotten and left to code rot. Even for bug fixes with no downside.
I wish project steering committees who get to decide/veto would be more explicit about "no" or "yes", as opposed to wanting to appearing open when such proposals aren't going anywhere.
One can only hope.
We keep having this idea since MSHTML and XUL,and thankfully it eventually goes out of fashion.
I already have a browser, an OS Web widgets, no need to package a browser with the application other than laziness.
Everyone shipping Electron is yet another ChromeOS advocate.
Same here, since 1990 until they closed shop.
Which means being always behind. I rather have the Typescript team improve the experience, on their bootstrapped compiler.
Which is why crypto stuff goes down with a huge bang, while alternative Reddits decay and die in obscurity - in crypto case, group 3 is funding the new shitty crypto "products", while in alt Reddit case, group 3 is funding Reddit itself.
(Yes, I'm considering VCs to be part of group 3.)
This is the best description of suburban hell I’ve ever seen expressed on this site.
A typical microkernel will have user programs that drive the hardware that expose a very similar interface to what a macrokernel would provide, from the application level there isn't a whole lot of visible difference but at the system level there is, essentially the macrokernel is broken up into a number of separate processes each of which is fashioned as a 'normal' user program. This significantly reduces the scope of the kernel itself which has a whole pile of interesting implications which usually manifest as massive reliability improvements over macro kernels, a penalty in raw io throughput and the ability to elegantly (on the fly) load and unload all kinds of OS components without the need to reboot the system.
But there usually is a clear distinction between such 'kernel processes' and user applications, they also tend to be run at a slightly higher priority to ensure that the system keeps moving.
The research conflates two different things.
When people speak of moral decline, it's usually focused on moral standards. Someone with 1950s moral standards would find what's acceptable in 2023 a huge moral decline. Someone with 1880s moral standards will probably have felt the same for 1930. And ancient romans would probably think 1880 too "square". This is not about specific criminal behavior (like the "have you been mugged"), but different moral concerns.
An 1950s or an old West person would find most of current acceptable moral standards adhorent for example (things like etiquette, attitudes to sex, how young people speak to their elders, going to church, dressing appropriately, abortion, how kids behave at school, what is allowed to be mass broadcast, etc), even if in their society violent murder was many times more prevalent, or they still had some practice we find bad today.
> Outside of heavy industry
Even rather light industry. Coffee grinders have a feed hopper.
> A LOT of the „value“ increase comes from the monetary policies in the zero interest rate economy
We’re at higher rates than when Cook took over.
Since when does Rust support dependent typing?
Growing? You're always free to skip Python and reach out for the actual library instead of Python bindings.
And since C++17, it is quite easy to write Python like code.
'Myself and A ton of engineering-types' is a rounding error on the size of society. The number of people that can afford to do this is super small, and those that do typically can do so because they are fairly carefree (healthy, few if any dependents). $20k / year will not support a family and growing food and hunting isn't how the vast bulk of society stays alive.
Probably not, or at least not much. At home I have my own office, a window that looks out on trees and provides ample natural light, and my family. And I don't have to wear pants or shoes.
At the office I share an office with someone. It has no windows, so it's stuffy and lit only by harsh florescent lights. We have to take turns using the office because we just sit on video calls all day. I basically just sit in this torture box on video calls all day.
If it were five minutes walk, I would consider walking over there after dropping the kids off at school and walking back before they got home so I could greet them.
There is a point where bandwidth is so huge that with a bit of medium and a pair of repeaters, it becomes memory.
Rust 's flexibility exists for a reason, and it isn't as if the whole Go modules aren't without issues.
Not to mention the whole bonkers idea of having package names bound to Github repos and source only.
The epidemic is not over. In a few years, we may look at Biden's announcing that COVID was over like we now look at Bush's "Mission Accomplished" banner. Denial is a big problem here.
Here's a recent overview article in Nature on long COVID:
"At least 65 million individuals around the world have long COVID, based on a conservative estimated incidence of 10% of infected people and more than 651 million documented COVID-19 cases worldwide1; the number is likely much higher due to many undocumented cases. The incidence is estimated at 10–30% of non-hospitalized cases, 50–70% of hospitalized cases, and 10–12% of vaccinated cases."
"Hundreds of biomedical findings have been documented, with many patients experiencing dozens of symptoms across multiple organ systems. Long COVID encompasses multiple adverse outcomes, with common new-onset conditions including cardiovascular, thrombotic and cerebrovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and dysautonomia, especially postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Symptoms can last for years, and particularly in cases of new-onset ME/CFS and dysautonomia are expected to be lifelong. With significant proportions of individuals with long COVID unable to return to work, the scale of newly disabled individuals is contributing to labour shortages. There are currently no validated effective treatments."
There's now a working definition of the symptoms that distinguish long COVID. Imaging studies are matching up heart, lung, and brain damage with reported symptoms. It's becoming clearer what the damage is, and, over time, what heals and what doesn't.
People can get COVID over and over, sometimes with cumulative damage. Immunity from both vaccines and infections is only 3-18 months. What is this going to look like in five years?
And companies want to cram people into bullpens again.
Corn-based Ethanol is used to curry favor with Iowans who hold (for Republicans) the first in the nation presidential primary contest (actually a caucus, but it’s the first voting event on the primary calendar).
It was also the first in the nation voting event for Democrats until the IA Democratic Party thoroughly botched the 2020 caucuses.
Facebook used to do basically that - they gave you a $1000/month stipend if you lived within 5 miles of the office. A lot of other companies do it in more informal ways too, eg. I've heard of companies turning down applicants because they lived an hour and a half commute away from the office.
It has some mixed results. It's very positive for traffic and for climate change - if everyone goes from a 30 mile commute to a 5 mile one, that's 6x fewer vehicle miles traveled, 6x less car CO2 emissions, and 6x less traffic. But it also drives up rents around the office to crazy-high levels. Facebook's policy basically just boosted rents in Palo Alto by $1000/month (when they were there), and then it and the office location was single-handedly responsible for the gentrification of East Palo Alto (after they moved).
> There are also P2P exchanges that don't hold user's funds, like LN2bot.
The only search result in Google for '"Ln2bot" crypto exchange' is this article.
> Binance.US is presumed to not have stolen anyone's money until the SEC passes the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt
These aren’t criminal charges. The standard is preponderance of evidence.
At least it is the full book, unlike movie adaptations, also a nice way to "read" while driving.
> Why do so many of the comments here and journalists assert that crypto and exchanges are the same thing?
Exchanges are what make crpyto usable, to the extent it is.
> Doesn’t keeping coin in an exchange (as opposed to in a wallet, locally) sort of violate the ideology of crypto?
Maybe, so what? “Exchanges as a venue for, um, exchange” and “keeping coin in an exchange” aren’t the same thing (except to the extent that exchanges make it difficult to move coin off the exchange, which AFAIK usually isn’t an issue for crypto so much as it is sometimes is for fiat.)
> Wasn’t this shit invented to circumvent the banks?
That’s been part of the marketing, sure, and not just banks but the financial services industry more generally. But, as it turns out, you need a lot of those services for anything money-like to be usable, especially when its not the primary currency of the economy you are trying to operate in. A lot of the marketing of cryptocurrency is…not particularly realistic. (Of course, a lot of it is done by the people running the crypto-community versions of financial services, so…)
> So basically the SEC failed to protect people from that ponzi scammer boy SBF was
FTX was headquartered in the Bahamas for a reason. The SEC doesn't have jurisdiction over the Bahamas. It also takes time to build a case, which is difficult when FTX exploded and then collapsed so quickly.
Binance.US and Coinbase both operate in the US, under the SEC's jurisdiction.
Was it really a "disaster"? Or just a natural consequence that we must continue to accept if we truly believe in freedom?
People can learn and have personal responsibility, but the companies would rather use such examples for leverage to keep them ignorant and corral them into putting nooses of control around their necks.
That's the opposite of what they just said (and, probably, of reality). My perception is that remote work is much more common in successful startups than it is in large companies.
https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/china-asks-big-banks-to-cut-depo... (China Asks Big Banks to Cut Deposit Rates Again to Boost Economy)
Trying to stoke internal demand to compensate for external demand contraction.
You can(could?) jailbreak iOS too.
Pandemic is so over I didn’t even realize that anyone had moved the goalposts to “nose-spray vaccines.”
"To: Cardboard Box under the 5th Street Bridge"?
It gets an even more politically incorrect meaning when you read "tie" as a verb.
Does anyone have experience with the open air monitor version ? I am looking for an affordable outdoor air sensor that will be used to collect data from certain urban and suburban areas to use as evidence in efforts to dissuade (through public comment periods and possible litigation) industrial rezoning near residential areas due to pm2.5 and other combustion emission pollution (and deploying a sensor network to establish a baseline).
> Investors heard it first, together with employees let go. The rest of staff heard nothing formal just yet.
WireGuard is a better, safer protocol than mTLS. If you can use WireGuard, that's what you should use (often you can't, because you don't want IP addressing between your components).
If you like Flora Purim check out 'What game shall we play today' with Return to Forever.
client.jar searches the entire filesystem
When HDDs used to be the norm, that would raise an obvious audiovisual signal that something isn't right. Unfortunately with almost everyone using SSDs these days, and the loss of activity indicators on a lot of machines, it would be barely noticeable.
 I suspect that it's also in the interests of "officially sanctioned" malware to hide its presence.
> I wonder where 'pointless slurry' is meant on the scale of justifications or rationalizations of war?
“pointless” = “without decent justification/rationalization", AFAICT, and “slurry” is about conditions, not justification.
> Maybe more favorably than 'quagmire'
“Slurry” seems to indicate a similar assessment of condition to “quagmire”, but maybe with less implication of stickiness? “Quagmire” doesn’t seem to be address justification, its orthogonal.
> I'm not used to programming where one of the possible error states is that the computer just straight up decides it doesn't want to do the thing I asked it to do!
Without the anthropomorphism, an unexpected error condition from an external system is not that unusual. That LLMs have both loosely specified and—barring things like the ability to set 0 “temperature”—nondeterministic behavior makes that more common than most systems you’ll interact with, sure.
> but the lines were full of US-only terms like "Somophore"
> hobby apps with no expectation of commerce
99% of this in the real world is spam. Not because it’s malicious. But the app is built for the developer, not the user. That’s not Apple’s MO.
Not necessarily. If you want to see the logs, you’ll have to pay for them.
If your government wants them, they’ll probably get them for free.
> Russia is fighting for its existence against vastly superior enemy.
No, the wars it has started since 2008 with, e.g., Georgia, Moldova, and and Ukraine are (1) not for the survival of Russia, and (2) not, in any case, against an enemy that was, in any material sense, vastly superior at the time Russia started each respective war.
They might be for the survival of Putin’s regime, but that’s... not the same thing as Russia.
> Russia wanted to avoid this war,
Not bad enough not to start it without anything vaguely like an actual or imminent attack that it was responding to or defending against.
Sure, if you view government agencies as equivalent to individual citizens and the public as equivalent to the police.
But some people view that the government is properly subordinate to the citizenry and not vice versa, such that inverting the government and public roles materially changes the scenario.
My wife (who read National Review back in high school and voted for Bush in college) was intensely anti-Trump and went down the rabbit hole of listening to all the NYT podcasts, Maddow, etc.—the pee tape, “walls closing in,” bank records showing ties to Russia, the whole nine yards. I’d love for someone to try and put together an objective montage of those stories as they developed over time, cross referenced against the Mueller and Durham reports.
You'd have to know a bit more about how venture capital funds are structured to see how this makes sense. Most of them have a limited run-time, usually between seven and ten years. This means that the pressure to 'exit' is on the VCs big time because after the fund expires they no longer get to charge those sweet management fees. But they still have to do the work. So typically after year five you'll see funds to more investments with a short horizon to exit and early on they'll take longer shots to profitability.
For seed capital it's even worse there it easily averages to a decade for an exit. My oldest investments go back to 2007, and that's for the ones that 'made it', the bulk of them dies long before that.
Your last point is critical. People at the end of the 20th century had come to “trust the science” because it conferred tangible power on those who wielded it. “Science” could send a man to the moon or a bounce a phone call off a satellite to the other side of the world. Your average person doesn’t have to understand the rocket equation, or trust NASA. They can watch a launch in Florida and see with their own eyes the awesome power of “science.”
Then, folks started invoking the authority of “science” in connection with disciplines that don’t confer tangible power. For example, if “education science” worked, we would know it. It would convey power the results of which people could see with their own eyes without needed to pore through studies, or putting any faith in “education experts.”
> At the very least, those leftists want to oust Trump using whatever means possible.
“Oust Trump”? Are you under the impression that Trump is still in office from which he could be ousted?
> and yet my minuscule usage is nowadays categorically illegal /rant
No, even when the efficiency rules go into effect, using noncompliant bulbs will not be illegal. Stock up on your inefficient bulbs before August, and you can use them as long as you like.
Tilling the soil in conventional farming creates large air pockets which fill up with oxygen, where microbes then turn carbon in the soil into CO2.
> seriously diminishes the immersion for me
Upvoting because this is seriously interesting. I can see old or Tolkien English being a hurdle, so I relate to what you’re saying. But small changes in diction tend to draw me into the world, by othering it from the familiar.
People knowing enough about regex replace to use word boundaries are most likely aware just how dangerous bulk replacing is, and will either be super careful, or just won't do it like that.
> It’s as-if AI is exclusively made by Mormons.
Nah, it's worse than that. It's made by people worried about finding themselves on the front page of a major newspaper, in an article associating them with something naughty. Porn, building bombs, anything too violent, anything that could be even remotely construed to pattern-match some -ism, are all excellent ways of ending in this situation today.
> What if AI went "okay, this country has been pain in the neck of entire world for too long" and nuke it ?
What if it's correct? That this does actually make the world measurably and substantially better for the vast majority of inhabitants?
I certainly don't remember all the terms of my mortgage, but surely there's a "we can resell your mortgage" provision in the terms that we bilaterally agreed to.
> society within the Federation is generally a democratic one and the use of Star Fleet is not to invade
Militaristic != imperial. If your society's smart and ambitious aspire to join your military, you're a militaristic culture.
Unfortunately compiler authors can be remarkably unconcerned about codegen bugs. I'm still waiting for a longjmp bug in clang from over a decade ago to be fixed:https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/issues/21557
OP addresses both the points further down thread -- Washington Courthouse is a city, not a building.
1600 people a day make that commute.
> could an employee bring a shareholder lawsuit for negatively impacting financial outlook
Tech employees are somewhat notorious for not enforcing their shareholder rights. Most companies, for example, ignore their books & records requirements under Delaware law, or force private sales to occur at terms favourable to management and the Board’s friends.