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The user I was replying to wrote

> This kind of discussion is suppressed on HN

Typically people wouldn't use "suppressed" to mean: "there are disconnected users of this website who are, without coordination, flagging this submission in deliberate bad faith".

Typically "suppression" would refer to a coordinated deliberate act.

So I was simply replying to the most common interpretation of the user's words.

I understood them to be saying that a deliberate (and not accidental) attempt is being made to prevent "this kind of discussion" from happening.

> The truth is that a lot of people suffered a great decline in quality (and duration) of life during the industrial revolution until social change caught up with technological progress. e.g. In England, early in the revolution, it was still illegal for workers to change jobs. When the choice was stay at your current job or go to jail, it's not a surprise that wages stayed artificially low and worker safety conditions were appalling.

Certainly aspects of the Industrial Revolution were quite damaging (albeit ultimately fixed by the law, regulation and, yes, organized labor), but the data doesn't seem to indicate that quality of life or life expectancy decreased. In areas that industrialized the earliest (Britain, the US, Western Europe), life expectancy increased dramatically following the IR, and only recently has it plateaued or even fallen. Leisure activity became a real thing for most people, when before the IR it was reserved only for the highest classes. E.g. organized and even professional sports became popular after the IR.

Compared to agricultural labor, which almost everyone did before the IR, including a large class of poor peasants, industrial work was often paid more and was more stable, and the labor restrictions weren't much different than what these societies had been used to.

The problems with the IR were the edge cases, where these new machines could literally kill and maim people without a thought, something that was almost impossible in the agricultural fields. There was a new level of nuisance that arose from these industrial machines that spewed smoke and emitted stenches and were quite noisy. Further, the concentration of wealth that arose from economies of scale was a problem industrializing societies really had no idea how to tackle. I could go on. But I think the point is that in the average case, the IR was helpful on the whole.

Do it then. Many have tried. All have failed. Talk is cheap.

They are adding it, most likely. The author of this article is just mad that they didn't accept their patch (which added a flag but also did away with all the other improvements).

> The inability of US government not to leverage 702 for immediate political gain of current political in power. will be its certain downfall unless certain guardrails are added ...

Or unless its use to gain political power is successful and entrenches the oligarchy and cements 702 in place.

At my university the professors would record and upload all of their lectures. I would watch the videos at 1.5-2x speed, pausing/jumping back frequently whenever I started to drift off or anything was even slightly confusing, to think it through and ensure that I understood. I got way better comprehension that way.

Another trick that worked for me: If there are high-quality lecture notes, download a note, set a timer for the length of the lecture, and aim to read through the entire note within the time period that it took to deliver the lecture. Being on the clock creates a little pressure that helps me focus. It's OK if I don't achieve 100% comprehension; I basically never achieve 100% comprehension during a live lecture anyways.

The only problem with these techniques is that it's easy to fall way behind if you don't discipline yourself to consume lectures at about the same rate they're being delivered. Cal Newport's book How to Become a Straight-A Student has good tips like blocking out chunks of time during your week in advance to do study specific topics or do specific assignments.

you can download a VM image of it from their website

I'd be pretty surprised if less than 90% of those who are suppressing their own views didn't agree with the relatively bland and descriptive statement "Hamas are terrorists and the Israel government consists of right-wing nutjobs."

Hey I'm just shocked and excited that someone from the neighborhood has started such an awesome project which I also had in mind. I also wanted to work with a friend to develop a robo advisor, I'm also new to the subject but I already have a bit of data science and machine learning experience. I will have a look at your website later and give you feedback. great happening! generated by DeepL, if you know what I mean :D reference to the same neighborhood

give it time.

The title reminds me of the old joke...

"Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana."

Basically platforms that act as a medium for communities to develop/share software.

Github, gitlab, sourceforge, etc

Pixel is a serious campaign for Google. They know you can't win without hardware.

What frustrates me about Google is they fumbled in a lot of markets that aren't far from their established ones. Zoom ate their lunch with video chat, and now MS Teams seems to be beating GSuite. You'd think maybe YouTube -> social networking would be doable, but they botched it with G+. I also don't see anything big Google has leveraged Android for.

I actually failed to understand this argument. Historically no body has a problem with this and it is always considered to be the employee’s responsibility (to commute to work.) Or is this not true?

If we think less about the asymmetry between employers and employees, and think they are 2 parties entering into an agreement, the employee also has to contribute something to their work. They are bringing in their expertise and availability, how that is achieved is a matter of agreement. If the agreement said your availability to be in the office is up to you, then you are free to optimize on your side how to optimally achieve this.

I have seen people choose to live far away in better condition, trading for longer commute time, and vice versa. Why should it not be your responsibility? Ie if employer pay for commute time and possibly cost, then the incentive for me is to live as far away as possible.

I really do think that's how this all ends, but not until said funding nations have settled alternatives to oil. Pretty much the day after that happens, I think it would be a bad time to stay in the Middle East.

1) Suleyman, Ilya are not AI Ethicists. They are great AI/ML practitioners who have great Ethics. Which kind of highlights my point.

Hire great AI/ML practitioners with strong Ethics. E.g Demis, Jeff Dean are also great practitioners with integrity and ethics.

Grift is having an AI Ethics division whose sole purpose is to kneecap advancement.

E.g Timnit and Alex Hanna

2) You are assuming that openAI, Microsoft and Google aren't cautious about their development. In fact their entire LLM releases are filled with over-cautious approach

3) Once again Hinton or Suleyman and Ilya are not the Ethics the article is talking about. They are talking about low-level grifters whose entire identity is depended ant on AI Ethics. I'm perfectly fine with Hinton, Ilya and Mustafa acting as AI ethicists.

6) LLMs are not cataclysmic. It's been 1 year since chatGPT has been released and pretty much diffused through out the world along with Midjourney and Runway. Yet, the world seems to perfectly chugging along fine (Yes, I understand long-tail risks, but they are completely overblown).

Calling LLMs cataclysmic and raising alarms is exactly the wrong approach because what you are doing is effectively numbing down the public to AI alarmism.

We have seen this play out before Climate, Donald Trump (because Mitt Romney was cataclysmic), Andrew Tate (because Jordan Petersen was cataclysmic)

One upside is that you can charge them to 100% daily, whereas NMC they recommend 80%.

I don't know who this tool is for but it is certainly not designed for me. Unrelated but I recently learned the magic of

    vim scp://

Beats were really bad in the past. These were the first pair of Beats that I actually like and didn’t die within 13 months of use.

I am in the Apple ecosystem but prefer them to my AirPods Pro.

(Cats are only partly domesticated and feral cats certainly manage to feed themselves.)

I was sure to read “the forces of vim have invaded our headquarters and now hold our CEO hostage.”

Oh please. This is not someone's first step in an experimental new feature in its own branch. This is a commit of a fully working non-trivial patch that alters long-standing UI to the master branch. You're not supposed to merge in patches there on a whim.

Harpi is a simple text file format for executing api requests and asserting behaviour. As a software developer and a big believer of storing as much as possible as plain text files I often found myself in need of a cli tool and scripting format that was sufficiently simple to read, execute and share. Curl scripts lacked the simplicity I wanted for writting asserts and postman mostly only supports the features I need for editing and executing api requests through their gui app and basically does not provide any pure text-based way of maintaining these. So I made this tool - any constructive comments and help in maintaining this tool will be appreciated

TBH, I don't think it's uniformly suppressed on HN. Any discussion of the topic tends to remain off the front page, regardless of its viewpoint or perspective (with rare exceptions, such as recently over the weekend).

It seems fair to me, and it is probably healthier for all of us the less we are inundated with news and discussion about it. Nobody will change anybody's perspective about it, and none of us can do anything positive to help the situation.

Unhappy to see things like this though: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=38590792

We don't know the story leading up to that, but I can trust a VC after seeing how most of them have behaved during this conflict.

>Nobody seems to discuss the risk that millions of white-collar jobs with little clout (paralegals, admin clerks, logistics coordinators, some portion of software developers, etc) are eliminated.

Economists have discussed it, and just like with previous automation, there'll always be new jobs as human wants are unlimited (and by the time AI are able to do every job humans can do, they won't be willing to do it for free).

> I just looked at new home price in Austin though and it’s $2m for 4k square foot house. That seems like a bad idea

The old saying "don't buy the biggest house in the street" still rings true.

Austin's median home size is 1800-2000 sqft.

Unless you are looking to house a lot of people (i.e. a big extended family) a 4k sqft house is usually a bad idea from an investment perspective because, should you ever want to sell, the pool of potential buyers interested in a house that large is smaller.

That's true whether in Austin or Houston.

That right there is the real winner. I already get queasy when my dependency list gets too long. Invoking an extra collection for what is mostly developer quality of life is not a trade-off I like to make.

Well, I've already gone through every undocumented assumption possible in the kernel's loader. It's simple enough that there really are some hard, clear requirements you can establish for what it will refuse to load (or at least, usefully load; there are several combinations that will make the loader succeed but not actually map any executable memory, or that map memory but fail to place the entry point into it). Showing that these requirements rule out anything smaller than offset 0xc for the program header is the subject of my unpublished longer article.

Fuzzing might be more useful for something like the dynamic loader, which has far more features than the kernel loader, and is far more eager to read user-supplied data.

Just drop the parts about PtrSafe, LongPtr and LongLong, and it's the same.

I don't really understand the point being made. Virtually every popular unix-like command line tool integrates with the popular Emacs frontends. It's as trivial as going `consult-ripgrep` or `projectile ripgrep` and so on, with the added benefit that Emacs offers a nice UI rather than having to pipe things around in a terminal.

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