The only reason climate change isn't widely accepted in the US is because coal, oil, and gas companies make a shit ton of money taking carbon out of the ground and putting it into the atmosphere. They use that money to pay politicians and snake oil salesmen to create doubt where very little doubt still exists. They are … » 4/23/14 12:11pm Today 12:11pm

It should be noted that modern AI is mostly reflection and mimicry of human intelligence. How does Amazon's AI know that if I like one book I'll like another one? Because lots of humans before me did. That kind of predictive behavior doesn't work if there isn't a base of human activity to base it on. If humans did go… » 4/18/14 11:33am Friday 11:33am

One of the things that makes TD such a good show is that you can read virtually anything out of it. My own theory is similar without the supernatural aspect. Errol Childress isn't the dumb hick we assume him to be. He is, in fact, an evil genius artist of sorts. He doesn't live his life the way he does because he has… » 4/17/14 7:43pm Thursday 7:43pm

I'll second the Telepod. New Richie is better and more interesting than Tarantino (who seemed a bit embarrassed to be playing his own character) in the movie. I generally love RR and the idea of El Rey, but a measure of a new series is how soon you watch the newest episode. This one is dropping low on the list, mostly… » 4/16/14 6:23pm 4/16/14 6:23pm