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    07-19-2018, 06:19 PM
    I'm not looking for necessarily a course on category theory itself. Most universities have an intro to proofs course which covers proofwriting and...
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    07-19-2018, 06:12 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    It's hard to say, though. At least with TPM, we got to see the behind the scenes footage which showed some real tension between the producers and...
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    07-19-2018, 06:11 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    I agree the fans shouldn't dictate the film. That's why I think they shouldn't have said anything about Rey's parents at all. Them mentioning it...
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    07-19-2018, 06:08 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    I mean, that was never really a theme in Star Wars, though. Unless there's some EU thing I don't really know about, I thought it was clear from,...
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    07-19-2018, 05:44 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    I mean, compared to the old trilogy, where in ANH we're shown Luke is persistent in asking about his father from his uncle. His uncle won't tell...
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    07-19-2018, 05:29 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    The thing with her parents is a good example of meta-narrative wrecking narrative, actually. There's very little to go on in TFA to suggest the...
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    07-19-2018, 05:18 PM
    Reid replied to a thread The Last Jedi in Discussion Forum
    May I ask what you liked about what TLJ did with its characters? I find the opposite to be true: the movie made some sound and fury as though cool...
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    07-19-2018, 12:40 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything games in Discussion Forum
    can't this guy just make a blog post?
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    07-18-2018, 04:31 PM
    I wish there was better work out there teaching category theory at an easier level. Categories are such a powerful tool in organizing mathematics. ...
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    07-18-2018, 10:14 AM
    On a side note, is anyone else glad the era of Google fanboying is over? I remember circa 2011 there was constant praise given to Google, people...
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    07-18-2018, 09:55 AM
    Ironically, the suit is pretty dang similar to United States v. Microsoft Corp.
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    07-18-2018, 09:53 AM
    https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/18/technology/google-eu-fine-android/index.html Damn, Google was hit with a $5bn fine. Still not enough, but it's...
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    07-18-2018, 12:26 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    this rock is bad.
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    07-17-2018, 03:47 PM
    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/us/politics/irs-will-no-longer-force-kochs-and-other-groups-to-disclose-donors.html?partner=rss&emc=rss This is...
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    07-16-2018, 11:47 PM
    I think the only narrative which makes sense of how he acts is that the Steele dossier or worse is true, and Putin has some deep, life-wrecking ****...
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    07-16-2018, 10:51 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    Eversor, apologies for being an ******* towards you.
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    07-16-2018, 10:46 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I'll put in an effort.
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    07-16-2018, 10:19 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I don't concern myself with what Eversor finds off-putting.
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    07-16-2018, 10:10 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    Like, Bill Gates donates to Democrat PACs, but I don't perceive his donation as completely self-serving rent seeking. The fact that Elon donates to...
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    07-16-2018, 10:06 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    That's fair. I didn't think of him as actually believing that society was preferred, what I meant to say was something more like "that amoral...
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    07-16-2018, 09:55 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I chided you then, but not in my first two posts.
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    07-16-2018, 09:54 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    An explanation of why Elon's donations still matter. Do you perceive that as chiding?
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    07-16-2018, 09:50 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I didn't chide him.
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    07-16-2018, 09:38 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I was explaining why it was a big deal. I was disagreeing that it's not a big deal, but substituting another reason why I did think it was. Elon...
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    07-16-2018, 09:17 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I feel like conversations would go more smoothly if you weren't reflexively bashing on people who don't even post here for what they say about the...
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    07-16-2018, 09:15 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    I, nor anybody here, is really taking the charge that donating to the GOP implies you desire their entire platform, are we? That's a charge nobody...
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    07-16-2018, 06:36 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    It's fine to not personally care. With that post I felt he was saying that we shouldn't care, and as such should tolerate that kind of behavior.
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    07-16-2018, 06:30 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    That post you quoted was further explanation of the above.
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    07-16-2018, 06:08 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    He said what Elon Musk is doing isn't a big deal; it was not just an explanation.
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    07-16-2018, 04:36 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Elon Musk in Discussion Forum
    Corrupt politics are not fine. In no world is getting favorable legislation because of your donation preferred, even the most ardent of capitalists...
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