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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #90 on: March 06, 2007, 04:29:07 pm »
i am not congratulating anybody in this thread

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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #91 on: March 06, 2007, 04:29:50 pm »
That was our motto, back in 2005

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« Reply #92 on: March 06, 2007, 04:39:19 pm »
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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #93 on: March 06, 2007, 06:54:30 pm »
my reply to the OP:


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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #94 on: March 06, 2007, 08:29:14 pm »
That statue is a fucking abortion.

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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #95 on: March 07, 2007, 12:37:14 am »
you can make predictions of human behavior based on probabilities and typical primate behavior, but you can't predict precise individual action/thought/behavior.

But the inability to predict something doesn't necessarily preclude that thing from being predictable, does it?
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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #96 on: March 07, 2007, 02:00:02 am »
you can make predictions of human behavior based on probabilities and typical primate behavior, but you can't predict precise individual action/thought/behavior.

But the inability to predict something doesn't necessarily preclude that thing from being predictable, does it?
storms

Heisenburg's uncertainty principle

the more accurately you know the position of something, the less accurately you know the speed at which it moves

the more accurately you know the speed of something, the less accurately you know its position


there is a rogue factor when self seeks to define self

a part of the feedback loop that is not predictable


but - on the other hand -
all you have to do is get meta with it and say that something is predictably unpredictable

its not clear cut
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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #97 on: March 07, 2007, 02:08:18 am »
but - on the other hand -
all you have to do is get meta with it and say that something is predictably unpredictable

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Re: Question about BIP
« Reply #98 on: March 07, 2007, 01:37:23 pm »
you can make predictions of human behavior based on probabilities and typical primate behavior, but you can't predict precise individual action/thought/behavior.

But the inability to predict something doesn't necessarily preclude that thing from being predictable, does it?

Predicting the probability of an action is very different than predicting the possibility of an action.

Or, to be more precise, predicting the probability of the possibility of an action is very different than predicting the possibility of an action.


You can say, "in a group of 100 people given stimuli X, about 90 will react with Y"

Or you can say, "if Joe is given stimuli X, there is a 90% chance he will react with Y"

But you can't say, ""if Joe is given stimuli X, he will react with Y 100% of the time."