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Fri Apr 6 10:15:48 EDT 2007
On Fri, 6 Apr 2007 10:00:07 -0400 (EDT)
"Jon Earle" <je_oclug at kronos.honk.org> wrote:
> Brad Barnett wrote:
> > So, you want to receive in your inbox, precisely what you want to
> > read, but nothing more, and nothing less, is that it?
> Actually... Yes! That would be wonderful!! Can you make that happen,
The sad thing is, true AI is likely going to be developed for content
filtering before anything else. :P Just imagine how horrible spam will
be, when VOIP, TV, GPS phone SMS messages, and everything else is filled
Unfortunately, once that happens we'll truly enter a life where only
ideas we are comfortable with, and agree with, enter our view.
Personally I like reading articles that I disagree with strongly. I
subscribe to magazines from all ranges of the political spectrum, and read
them, even though many of those same articles make me want to go punch a
Guess what people! If you don't find yourself disagreeing with what
you're reading a lot of the time, you're reading the wrong stuff!
Effectively, you're just reading the textual equivalent of a 'yes man'.
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