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  • Whitmann's Avatar
    Today, 5:23 PM · 19 replies and 239 views.
    The great thing is though you can travel back in about 35 seconds
  • Whitmann's Avatar
    Today, 3:01 PM · 79 replies and 1407 views.
    I fly in open whether I'm at home in Colonia or in the Bobble. :rolleyes: Worst experience of it was trying desperately to give away gold at Cleve Hub to new players with no replies to my offer :(
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    Today, 11:46 AM
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  • Jermus's Avatar
    Today, 7:30 AM · 20 replies and 596 views.
    Jermus replied to a thread Lonely... in Elite Exploration
    :) Thanks, I'll remember that. I tried the second-monitor-to-do-additional-tasks setup once. I found out that I'm very bad at multi-tasking (and extremely good at sun-diving).
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Today, 1:28 AM · 39 replies and 618 views.
    Alt-right is like the Star Citizen of politics. Aaaaaaany day now. Props for insulting random demographics, its a great way to lose whatever credibility you may have had. And for what it is worth, I am super jealous of youngsters with a good education too. :) The loss of Wilders doesnt count. Merkel's party doing well in Germany doesn't count. The double-victory of Macron doesn't count. The relative loss of May doesn't count. Really, the revolution is coming. Aaaaaaaaaaany day now. :D
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    Today, 1:26 AM · 35 replies and 785 views.
    Haha, cool stuff!
  • Jermus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 9:10 PM · 20 replies and 596 views.
    Jermus replied to a thread Lonely... in Elite Exploration
    :O <blinding flash of the obvious/> As soon as I'm back in the bubble I'll switch back!
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    Yesterday, 8:53 PM · 183 replies and 10648 views.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 8:33 PM · 77 replies and 1493 views.
    We have found zero cases of intelligence outside sol. The math doesnt point towards anything, and you cant run statistics on such a limited dataset. We could be alone, the milky way couldbe filled with intelligent lufe. Noone knows, and any guess is as realistic as any other.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 7:47 PM · 396 replies and 13647 views.
    Ha, well, to be precise you will need something ofcourse. I dont know what kind of pitches you have to give them in the field of human genome research, but in biological psychology/neuroscience its more about how to sell actual results as success stories. :p For example, there have been well over a million papers on Alzheimer's disease by now. We're pretty much no closer to helping actual patients than we were 40 years ago. If that had been part of the pitches, noone would have gotten anything. So you window-dress whatever funding application you're doing, vaguely hint at Amazing Breakthroughs, then inevitably end up with a stack of 'ho-hum-papers' 'on-the-other-hand-who-really-knows-it-is-very-complicated' results and 'more-funding-is-required' conclusions. Ofcourse, the flip-side is that, while the pressure may be a bit lower, its easy to become rather nihilistic about the whole affair...
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    Yesterday, 7:35 PM · 618 replies and 51964 views.
    I recommend watching from 12:15, its brilliant. :D
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    Yesterday, 7:28 PM · 396 replies and 13647 views.
    As a research scientist: we fail to deliver on our pitch all the time. So much so that noone on the inside seriously believes the pitches anyway. Soemtimes you get lucky and everything falls your way. Usually somewhere something just doesn't pan out and you're left with nothing but a giant bill and a stupid grin on your face. Same goes for heart surgeons. Sure, routine surgery should go well (and it isn't even that hard, relatively speaking). But when cases become more novel, more urgent, with less routine to fall back on: stuff happens. And people die. It sucks, but it is the way it is. Being a rocket scientist is hard, but generally they can get the stuff flying. Push the envelop and suddenly the failure rate shoots up. Of the 550 or so people who went into space, 4% died. It sucks, but it happens. So here's the deal: when you want people to move into new frontiers, accept failure as a distinct possibility. In the case of ED noone is dying, so thats a big plus. We also ended up with a cool game that is...
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 5:23 PM · 618 replies and 51964 views.
    In case you didn't notice it, CIG has been having *massive* issues with AI. Its not 'the easy bit'. Pretty sure they've shown a mission including some mocap from SC, just not Sq42. Same thing, really.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 5:05 PM · 515 replies and 9739 views.
    Huh? I never said anything about 'all', 'most' or any kind of proportion. Anyway, you seem to be very interested in something I didn't say, and have little interest in, so I am back into the pool. :P
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 4:59 PM · 515 replies and 9739 views.
    Lol, you cannot claim there is a dimensional trait, and then claim there is no end of the dimension. Dimensions by definition have upper boundaries, and I use one to define a term. :) Feel welcome to define things differently, but do understand its not a 'logical fallacy'.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 4:45 PM · 515 replies and 9739 views.
    Yes, which is why I added the word 'true', which means here 'the far end of the scale'. And 6xes firmly lives there. :)
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 4:43 PM · 183 replies and 10648 views.
    Thanks for all the work and good luck on the next project. :)
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 2:42 PM · 23 replies and 532 views.
    1) Record yourself doing the combat tutorials 2) Upload here Much easier for us to take if from there.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 2:04 PM · 515 replies and 9739 views.
    The true religious mind cannot grasp 'or'. You have to randomly pick something and defend it to death, claiming it is 'truth'. Any reasoning more complicated than that is perceived as 'not knowing the Truth'.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 2:02 PM · 879 replies and 120343 views.
    "Others"? Care to explain this novel concept?
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:29 AM · 618 replies and 51964 views.
    Sure, but at least it is something. Maybe boring crap, but still. A single player story-based game with story and AI isnt anything at all. So I can see a mvp sc release before sw42.
  • sleutelbos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 AM · 618 replies and 51964 views.
    Because it requires content, whereas a MVP SC could be just, well, space. You dont need AI, mocap, storylines or anything for SC, you could claim 'emergent content' will fill it, plus future updates. In a singleplayer experience that simply dont fly. AI needs to prevent some kind of challenge. There needs to be a story of sorts, and all the mocapped data needs to turned into an actual experience for the end-user. Beyond that, I doubt everything The Agent has been saying for over a year, its mostly trolling. Fun maybe, but trolling nevertheless.
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    Yesterday, 5:05 AM · 20 replies and 843 views.
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