A small thing about enumerative induction #2

A followup to yesterday (?)’s post. I had an idea about how to be able to recognize the normal inference, but avoiding recognizing the other one if one so wants to. I don’t particularly feel like this is the right way to go, but supposing someone wants to do it. The idea is based on…

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Pun #398284

[13:17:11] Emil – Deleet: http://emilkirkegaard.dk/clusterwiki [13:32:05] Emil – Deleet: wikipedia [13:32:07] Emil – Deleet: is a gold mine [13:32:09] Emil – Deleet: for data mining [13:32:26] Emil – Deleet: one might say that it is the gold standard for data mining ;))))) [13:32:36] Emil – Deleet: lame puns ftw

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A small thing about enumerative induction

A thing occurred to me while i was reviewing the idea of enumerative induction becus i mentioned it to a friend of mine. The thing is that such inductions are often presented in the a way like this: A particular thing of the type F is also of the type G Here is another one…

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Asimov, anti-intellectualism (more Wiki quotes)

  So, the picture made me go on a Wikipedia reading frency (as it so happens). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-intellectualism Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible. Alternatively, self-described intellectuals who are alleged to fail to adhere…

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Quotes, links, comments 15-08-12

http://torrentfreak.com/google-starts-punishing-pirate-sites-in-search-results-120810/ The beginning of the end of Google? – http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120809/09213019977/amazon-stops-processing-payments-crowdfunding-platform-creative-commons-books.shtml This one is a great idea in the pre-copyright reform world. – http://www.techdirt.com/blog/casestudies/articles/20120728/19122219866/traditional-publisher-ebook-pricing-harming-authors-careers.shtml Yes, for ebooks as well as for games. Lower prices → more sales, and more money too, since the number of sales more than makes up for the lower prices. – http://news.yahoo.com/detroit-schools-fight-sexting-plan-search-students-cell-225700550.html…

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