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by Izawwlgood
Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1541
Views: 342294

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

I'll check out dust. I loved mark of the ninja, and might need to replay it now that I have a steam controller.
by Izawwlgood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1541
Views: 342294

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

So I kind of finished Salt and Sanctuary, am sort of dicking around with another play through using whips/pistols, but I'm feeling fairly spent on it. I preordered Warhammer: Deathwing, but in the mean time am sort of back to not having anything cool to play. Metroidvanias are fun, so I started Vald...
by Izawwlgood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

Yes, you've made it abundantly clear that you have no interest in learning about neuroscience, defending your ideas like a mature, scientifically literate adult, or presenting the work you've done in pursuit/support of your pet theory. And the numerous people who have pointed this out to you have al...
by Izawwlgood
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

I think this is the *5th* thread you've started on the same topic, and they all go the same way. You should maybe reread them for a hint at why I at least would be frustrated and not particularly interested in being patient and polite. Don't tone police when frankly at this point it's easy to see wh...
by Izawwlgood
Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

And IIRC, we discussed how despite finding a WHOLE ENTIRE BOOK that didn't say we know nothing about the brain, and pointing you towards whole fields of study on brains and specific subfields dealing with brains, you somehow managed to simultaneously admit that you had a lot to learn, that you didn'...
by Izawwlgood
Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

Well, you tried CB.
by Izawwlgood
Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

Literally your first post in this thread is you fanboy squeeing over Feynman being quoted. Again though, literally no one is saying that the entirety of the brain is understood, but you are again gushing about how everyone OBVIOUSLY agrees with your pet theory, despite having provided, yet again, li...
by Izawwlgood
Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

So hilarious. You even asked questions about motor neurons. Rofl. Yes, rofl indeed. Feynman WHOA FEYNMAN STFU, FEYNMAN IS QUOTED HOTDAMN SON To "woefully extrapolate", we still don't understand the worms and flies. Though, maybe you do, you did a PhD where you "asked questions"....
by Izawwlgood
Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

There are some common principles in NS topology and function across animal species, so possibly also computationally similar processes are happening , particularly in (or to start with) low-level movement circuits. You make an arena, let the larvae loose, record the movements, make a model, compare...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Future of The Brain (2014)
Replies: 55
Views: 8484

Re: The Future of The Brain (2014)

Oh, this again. and if we solve it for tiny worms, we could more easily solve it for humans. Sigh... Once worms are understood, you get a transfer of theories and hypothesis, of methods of research, computational models.. Sigh... Why do all your posts on science smack of degrees of purity (as alread...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Democrats are cherry picking the worst possible interpretation, not what he was actually attempting to convey. He's arguably using "plausible deniability" nudge nudge wink wink to say exactly what he's being accused of saying, without actually saying it. Trump is wildly unsubtle, and bad ...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

This 'both candidates are equally bad' rhetoric is appallingly ignorant and misinformed, and I cannot wait to be done with it.
by Izawwlgood
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I love that the tweet came from an FBI twitter account that'd be unused for a year.

Man. Comey is sure playing his leanings here.
by Izawwlgood
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Tyndmyr wrote:o, buckle in for four years o' Trump, or four years of more ridiculous partisanship. I mean, we had plenty, before, but four years of blocking courts? Damn.
I'm confused - you think these are exclusive states? Like, that Trump will be elected and suddenly the US won't be ridiculously partisan?
by Izawwlgood
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Kill Six Billion Demons
Replies: 6
Views: 3803

Re: Kill Six Billion Demons

The fuck... this comic has no business being this good.

It's reminding me of a few things I've been reading lately, like Max Gladstones Craft series, and Westworld.
by Izawwlgood
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I wholeheartedly believe that if Hillary Clinton wins and has her justices confirmed, the Supreme Court will willfully and irresponsibly misinterpret the Constitution of the United States, the document which serves as the backbone and frame of the nation. What decisions, specifically, are you worri...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Like, we're not talking about world ending catastrophe here; we're talking about the legitimization of Trump's narrative; the legitimization of a narrative that describe a Hillary victory as "the last election". A narrative that is deeply anti-science, Islamophobic, racist, nativist, anti...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Like, we're not talking about world ending catastrophe here; we're talking about the legitimization of Trump's narrative; the legitimization of a narrative that describe a Hillary victory as "the last election". A narrative that is deeply anti-science, Islamophobic, racist, nativist, anti...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Thesh wrote:Good, I hope that means Hillary is also turning more "Bernie or Bust" types, and I hope the trend continues


Please, please, I hope so. The notion of people who supported Sanders or Stein turning the tide and resulting in a Trump would be table flippingly horrifying.
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

And yes, I've interacted with quite a few STEM majors. Being one myself and all. Probably interacted with liberal arts majors but I don't know who has one; insert your own barista joke. The question was not how many have you interacted with, but how many have you interacted with RECENTLY. I have a ...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Medicine is one of the few life sciences where I think it's not unheard of to see Creationists. I've probably babbled about this before, but my senior thesis in undergrad was written with the departments Evolutionary Biologist, who ended up not getting tenure for a couple of reasons, one of which be...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The history of social darwinism and scientific racism would suggest that it in fact quite easy to be a bigoted biologist. Yeah, that's a comically naive assertion. Why would you say that? It's not remotely a naive assertion - just look at Rushten and Jensen. And, you know, eugenics? You know, liter...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 675
Views: 105979

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Warning Forever OH MAN, I remember that game! I used to play it obsessively in highschool. How on earth did you dig that one up? That it's a fucking flash game now is wild. I've been obsessively hammering away at Salt and Sanctuary lately, basically a Dark Souls meets Metroidvania platformer. It is...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pillars of Eternity
Replies: 16
Views: 6459

Re: Pillars of Eternity

My friend wrote for this game, I feel like I should pick it up. Worthwhile? Yesyes? Good class diversity and mechanics?
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Sometimes, it's refreshing to see that there are constants in life. Like STEM elitism.

CU, respectfully, I have to ask if you've interacted with a STEM or liberal arts majoring college grad in the last, say, 5 years?
by Izawwlgood
Sat Oct 22, 2016 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Werstwerld (Westworld)
Replies: 50
Views: 11805

Re: Werstwerld (Westworld)

So, Dolores doesn't pull the trigger until after she hears the voice in her head saying "KILL HIM". My sense was that was precisely why they introduced Arnold in that episode and the discussion of how the hosts hearing the 'word of God' went effectively crazy. And I think it&#...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Werstwerld (Westworld)
Replies: 50
Views: 11805

Re: Werstwerld (Westworld)

I had that thought to, but I think based on the gun we see her toying with earlier (when she buries it and when she finds it in the drawer) that it wasn't his. I should rewatch those scenes - there have been a handful of different gun designs that seem too intentional to be just random ...
by Izawwlgood
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Werstwerld (Westworld)
Replies: 50
Views: 11805

Re: Werstwerld (Westworld)

Uh... It's like Firefly, but instead of being about a plucky band of misfits trying to make it on their own it's about something totally different. The only similarities I'd say are the 'ol West themes. Third episode is out, shit's getting craycray. I think Dolores left the gun in the hayloft for he...
by Izawwlgood
Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Werstwerld (Westworld)
Replies: 50
Views: 11805

Werstwerld (Westworld)

Third episode, I am loving the shit out of this show. It's HBO, so, probs fair warning that there are a ton of triggers to be had here (rape, all the violence). The show is doing a fantastic job of exploring theory of mind, though, I'm somewhat put off by the notion that all these people are doing a...
by Izawwlgood
Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Argh, why are people STILL debating the merits of a third party vote? Aren't we past that nonsense?
by Izawwlgood
Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I would love if people could stop evoking a shitty horse shoe theory regarding the two candidates.

John Oliver did a good job looking at that.
by Izawwlgood
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Damn Hippo that was awesome.
by Izawwlgood
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

My favorite thing about Holts moderation was when he on at least two points (Birtherism and Audits-preventing-tax-statements) directly underlined Trumps lies, and just let Trump continue to lie . Unfortunately, Trumpeteers aren't going to view it the same way. EDIT: The thing I find most mortifying ...
by Izawwlgood
Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I'm floored that trump admitted to and even bragged about profiting off the housing crisis and not paying his taxes.

I think Clinton did a phenomenal job.
by Izawwlgood
Tue Sep 27, 2016 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 966527

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

KnightExemplar wrote:Case in Point: https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/com ... n_twitter/


So... much... concentrated stupid...
by Izawwlgood
Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Siralim 2
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Siralim 2

Well every time I get back from a dungeon it seems the numbers have increased for when I try to reforge something. So I guess its either based on dungeon depth or character level. Oh, i think items also get more powerful as more kills happen with them? So for long fights (like bosses) you get ridic...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Suicide Squad: You've gotta be Joker
Replies: 168
Views: 19049

Re: Suicide Squad: You've gotta be Joker

Considering how utterly boring Captain Boomerang is, I don't understand why anyone cares about him. In a story with extraplanar witches, Bullseye knock off assassins, a woman who went toe to toe with Joker and kind-of-sort-of-maybe-its-complicated won, and a giant crocodile-man, to name a few, we gi...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Siralim 2
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Siralim 2

The only thing item levels seem to affect is the amount of enchanted secondary stats that can be added to it. For example I have a level 5 sword that has a range of something like 40-75 atk. But a brand new sword I created is level 1 with attack at 75. So I'm not sure if forging items automatically...
by Izawwlgood
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Siralim 2
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Siralim 2

I've been looking at equipment and it seems you can reroll stats. It seems you can reroll things to around the same level as you can make them so it prevents you from needing to constantly make new equipment which is nice. I think the level of the item affects the min-max range though? So you can r...
by Izawwlgood
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Siralim 2
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Siralim 2

I know you CAN make special combinations, I was wondering if there's a point in breeding two things that DON'T produce a special combination. Like do you get the best stats of the two or something? Or if you breed two strong things is the offspring stronger by default? Im just wondering if I should...

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