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by TranquilFury
Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 107009

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

Personally I would not accept a computer winning a game of counterstrike/starcraft versus a human as fair unless it was interpreting the images and sending the appropriate mouse/keyboard commands, at a somewhat realistic speed. Particularly starcraft, it's just not "fair" that the compute...
by TranquilFury
Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 107009

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

I would say starcraft is a more difficult problem than poker for AI, because starcraft includes the risk, tradeoffs, and bluffs that make poker a hard problem, but also requires you to infer intent from minimal information. The ai advantage of thousands of actions per minute does not outweigh predic...
by TranquilFury
Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0883: "Pain Rating"
Replies: 136
Views: 47724

Re: 0883: "Pain Rating"

The worst pain I have experienced? Probably the headaches I used to have as a kid, pretty much a feedback loop in the pain centers of the brain for several hours a day(I had petite mal seizures, and the headaches went away with the same medication that treated the seizures). After that, I don't even...
by TranquilFury
Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Geocities Site Redesign
Replies: 150
Views: 83338

Re: Geocities redesign discussion

Reminds me of this bundle of nostalgia:

http://csszengarden.com/?cssfile=http:/ ... sample.css
by TranquilFury
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Do natural rights exist?
Replies: 106
Views: 26108

Re: Do natural rights exist?

Yes, but they are not the same for everyone: Your rights are those things you have the power and will to demand. Everything else is just privilege. I'm not sure your response is entirely coherent. Rights are defined by societies, not individuals, I do not use my "power" or "will"...
by TranquilFury
Thu Oct 15, 2009 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Do natural rights exist?
Replies: 106
Views: 26108

Re: Do natural rights exist?

Yes, but they are not the same for everyone: Your rights are those things you have the power and will to demand. Everything else is just privilege.

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