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Your stuff should learn what you like, right, in order to serve you
with better and more effective advertisements?
So when I die on the cross and there is a crown of thorns and the
Roman soldiers beating me up, more happened but that is the
about which the stories stuck around the longest.
the next time I have to go through that I would prefer, now that
we know what parts of the story were most effective, through
years of feedback, to not have to go through all the shit that
matter so much, but to just go through and be served up with
effective shit, so maybe I could get the super size S&M soldiers
time, or alternatively, some hot groupies who technically qualify
soldiers, but who instead of torturing me actually give me a royal
send off, either way, as long as it maximizes the story.
And speaking of royal send offs, when I'm watching porn, shouldn't
there be a similar kind of principle at work, that watches my
behavior and learns what kind of porn I like, using some kind of
like timing or biofeedback or frequency and then tweaks the
so that it optimizes my experience -- gives me highlights, goes
to my favorite category etc, and thus can better serve me up with
And this would probably work in a lot of different circumstances.
So maybe there should be a generic "smartness" engine that takes
generic input and serves up better output, that could be used as a
platform for porn or crucifixions or any other experience.
Francis was a smart ass.
That true,, Wilbur. A Donkey engine, [popbottle, Dec 05 2015]
if [Jesus] had died in the electric chair
[Voice, Dec 06 2015]
||Ah - the first Christmas-themed post of the year.
||Sorry Misread Title as Smartass engine. See link.
||Tindale that is a pretty sweet idea. It makes me wonder how many variables are factored into those recommendation engines. Just one? Do I get recommended Z and C if I like X and M and B if I like N? Or do people who like both X and and M get recommended V also?
||If it is just one variable it is hard to mutate it: random recommendations arent worth much. But if they factor in several variables, mutating one could add some good energy.
JHC what you posit is the promise of the mass mind. Even for things like martyrdom if one could lay out in an organized way a method to maximize return, that methods could be used for future endeavors by others. Ideally this would be used by administrators, many of whom I suspect are seat-of-pantsing it as they go.
||[Ian] you have the most unusual paragraph breaks.
[JHC] I demand unfiltered input... just like real life.
||[2 fries] Your brain selects the input so is never unfiltered. Good luck beating your baby neuron kill off. Maybe forcing oneself to look at uninteresting stuff will balance out the reality of it all since reality is everything having the same level of detail.