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Yep math and philosophy theorems. That shit still works in most universes. That is why I spend time on it. Counterfactuals are just better.

Q: What do you call a student who's learning vector calculus?

A: A grad student.

Sigh. I wanted to use that name for something.

What are neural networks? Tensor sensors on high dimensional real number objects.

Just got back from a research poster-board session. About 90% of research, in just general engineering, seems to involve machine learning right now.

1. Publish controversial technical papers.
2. Flamewar started, everyone cites this paper to support or refute it.
3. Impact Factor of your journal goes up significantly.
4. Profit.

rating boost counts on masto:

0 boosts - these posts are the backbone of fedi, braver than any us marine
1-3 boosts - ideal number of boosts, sharing stuff w/ ur friends
4-10 boosts - your post got a lil attention! nice job!
10-20 boosts - wow it's really making the rounds. good in moderation
30-60 boosts - they're still boosting that huh. hope they stop soon
60-120 boots - too many boosts, i want off of mr bone's wild ride
120+ boosts - uh oh. oh no. no thank you

I can always tell something was designed as a Microsoft product first.

I load the application, and then move it to the background. If it is for MS users, it will then spam popups and interrupt what I was doing, instead of loading quietly in the background.

"The Ph.D. program of the Harvard Department of Mathematics is designed to help motivated students develop their understanding and enjoyment of mathematics. Enjoyment and understanding of the subject, as well as enthusiasm in teaching it, are greater when one is actively thinking about mathematics in one’s own way. For this reason, a Ph.D. dissertation involving some original research is a fundamental part of the program. The stages in this program may be described as follows:

- Acquiring a broad basic knowledge of mathematics on which to build a future mathematical culture and more detailed knowledge of a field of specialization.

- Choosing a field of specialization within mathematics and obtaining enough knowledge of this specialized field to arrive at the point of current thinking.

- Making a first original contribution to mathematics within this chosen special area.

Students are expected to take the initiative in pacing themselves through the Ph.D. program. In theory, a future research mathematician should be able to go through all three stages with the help of only a good library."

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Hehe.. I am tempted.

As said at Harvard: "In theory, a future research mathematician should be able to go through all three stages with the help of only a good library."

Ah, new unasked for software on old hardware...

I tried to buy gas. The Apple and Google pay services (which load even though I did not ask to use them) took so much computing power, that the gas pump crashed instead of letting me buy gas.

The whole gas station is down. Lol

Upper level math feels a bit extra sometimes.

Me: Hey, what da ring doin'?

God or whatever: Oh, lattice stuff again. (And a dozen other things I won't make obvious.)

GoW: This is how your universe has to work by the way. You cannot avoid it.

Me: I just... thanks, I guess.

The new internet is a lot more corporate than innovative. I am kind of tired of fortune 500 tech companies to be honest.

Got a process philosophy book for my birthday. 😊

The lower paragraphs of this have a design warning for C++, and it is kind of funny. If I could just define my own operators with their precedent, much of this code kludge could go away. Maybe in 2030, C++ will finally include that ability.

If you cannot run your text display website without amazon or google "necessary" cookies/trackers, then your service is crap and you are a crap programmer.

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