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Comment author: Miller 25 May 2017 06:20:58AM *  0 points [-]

Prediction is intelligence. Why is there not more discussion about stock picks here? Is it low status? Does everyone believe in strong forms of efficient market ?

(edited -- curious where it goes without leading the witness)

Comment author: Miller 01 November 2016 04:58:00AM 0 points [-]

Reviews online that are trustworthy. I've been travelling a lot and hotel reviews require some intelligence to determine trust. e.g. someone who says 'the lady at the front desk was rude to me, and they had bed bugs'.. well that basically means they felt insulted by the person at the front desk and the bed bug thing is probably just the worst thing they can imagine saying.

Comment author: Miller 01 November 2016 04:48:02AM 0 points [-]

I want a better way to eliminate any of the hindrances to having productive relationships with people I would respect if I could find them.

Comment author: Miller 01 November 2016 04:35:21AM *  0 points [-]

I'm glad that this article makes efforts to assure us that lawyers continue to have job safety. It would be horrible to lose those high paying jobs to a superior and near-free alternative.

Comment author: Benito 27 April 2015 04:18:19PM 6 points [-]

I thought it was excellent, and not at all too ivory tower, although he moved through more inferential steps than in the average TED talk.

Comment author: Miller 07 May 2015 12:23:47AM 0 points [-]

I wouldn't have been able to guess the date this speech was given. The major outline seems 10 years old.

Comment author: James_Miller 02 February 2014 06:28:09PM 2 points [-]

This didn't work out well at my household as supervising them took more time than it was worth.

Comment author: Miller 03 February 2014 03:10:13AM 1 point [-]

Theft? Inferior Service?

I'm having a hard time guessing what this could be that you couldn't just look for someone with better references (or spend a bit more).

In response to RIP Doug Engelbart
Comment author: Miller 08 July 2013 06:11:00AM 0 points [-]

My wireless mouse is driving me fucking nuts with it's stuttering randomly across the screen.

Comment author: Miller 17 February 2013 07:23:10AM 0 points [-]

I'm surprised posts like this are not more commonly discussed around here.

Comment author: Miller 03 September 2012 07:27:26AM 0 points [-]

Arguing against god(s) circa 9 years of age or so.

In response to comment by [deleted] on Luke is doing an AMA on Reddit
Comment author: fubarobfusco 16 August 2012 11:33:41PM *  0 points [-]

Wikipedia says:

Aleatoric uncertainty, aka statistical uncertainty, which is unknowns that differ each time we run the same experiment. For an example of simulating the take-off of an airplane, even if we could exactly control the wind speeds along the run way, if we let 10 planes of the same make start their trajectories would still differ due to fabrication differences. Similarly, if all we knew is that the average wind speed is the same, letting the same plane start 10 times would still yield different trajectories because we do not know the exact wind speed at every point of the runway, only its average. Aleatoric uncertainties are therefore something an experimenter cannot do anything about: they exist, and they cannot be suppressed by more accurate measurements.
Epistemic uncertainty, aka systematic uncertainty, which is due to things we could in principle know but don't in practice. This may be because we have not measured a quantity sufficiently accurately, or because our model neglects certain effects, or because particular data are deliberately hidden.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_quantification

Comment author: Miller 17 August 2012 02:41:28AM -1 points [-]

You could probably mad words any two buzz words together though. How about quantum rationality?

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