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by Freitag
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: The Philosophy
Topic: The Ghost in the Machine
Replies: 4
Views: 5731

Re: The Ghost in the Machine

There are two things from my experience that I think are relevant here. Back in my college days some of us from the Computer Science and Engineering classes create a Thursday night group that we called Mad Hackers Night. this was before the media stole the word hacker and redefined it as thief. One ...
by Freitag
Sun May 30, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: The Philosophy
Topic: An outsiders take on self - in GitS
Replies: 2
Views: 58

An outsiders take on self - in GitS

This guy has an interesting take on the philosophy of identity from GitS (you can tell how far outside of the GitS fandom he is the first time he says Motoko) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BGjub9ZNHg He follows the idea of "I think therefore I am" back to the original debate on that idea.
by Freitag
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Stand Alone Complex
Topic: Toy Tachikoma
Replies: 0
Views: 366

Toy Tachikoma

Cute little robot! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaX340K2Y2s The video was uploaded 3 years ago and had a link to a software update for the toy https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/03/01/2141/ I found the shopping link https://tachikoma.cerevo.com/en/ But it looks like they are not selling that pr...
by Freitag
Fri Mar 12, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Anime
Topic: Harmony
Replies: 4
Views: 4395

Re: Harmony

Did anyone else watch Harmony? There is a word they used for the state of lacking a consciousness and I'm searching for that word. Not remembering it (and google keeps telling me about surgical anesthetic).

Anyone remember it?
by Freitag
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Site Update? Site Update!
Topic: Site Update - 19 Jan 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 877

Re: Site Update - 19 Jan 2021

I had to use the password change function in order to log back in. Neither of stores passwords in my browser (Chrome/Firefox) would let me in. Reset worked fine and very quickly. I'm in.
by Freitag
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: And More ...
Topic: Happy New Year 2021 edition!
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Re: Happy New Year 2021 edition!

I heard a comment about how to pronounce this year and after ruminating on it and coming up with one of my own I offer this. With all that went on 2020 it sure felt like a fight. When the new year showed up all it did was tell us that "twenty twenty won". I'm not looking forward to the nex...
by Freitag
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Anime
Topic: The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet
Replies: 0
Views: 735

The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet

Just watched this: The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Galaxy_Railways A 4 episode OVA that is like season 1.5 of of the The Galaxy Railways stories. Season 1 came out in 2003 and season 2 in 2007 Although this OVA came out in 2007 it's animated ...
by Freitag
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: And More ...
Topic: Happy New Year 2021 edition!
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Happy New Year 2021 edition!

that is all...
by Freitag
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: And More ...
Topic: Time to binge watch all my GitS again
Replies: 4
Views: 2065

I got my cousin to watch the live action Ghost in the Shell. It took a lot of convincing because I had told her about the series before I learned that she hate a all animated shows. She liked it. (well duh, it's not a bad story) And then she thought she might like to see the original. So with great ...
by Freitag
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: And More ...
Topic: webcomic
Replies: 4
Views: 2690

I need to update my list. I've come across some others (both good and bad) and one that is a series of YouTube videos that seems to be a modern-ish take on meso american spirits dealing with old west people. EDIT: OK, I added the new ones and reformatted the list a little. There are a couple of refe...
by Freitag
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: And More ...
Topic: I can no longer post in General
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

Yaaay, I'm back again.

OK, I think I know how this works now. It's the size of the commit to the database and I'm locked out by the hosting service. So I guess I have to stop posting articles (or break them into smaller pieces)
by Freitag
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: And More ...
Topic: I can no longer post in General
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

I'm back on the naughty list. I guess I'm posting too much text at one time.

Please let me back in.
by Freitag
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: The Philosophy
Topic: The Ghost in the Machine
Replies: 4
Views: 5731

Dang it, I tried posting the rest of the article and it was too large and I got a message from the firewall that my IP address has been blocked. Again. Sigh.

I know from experience that it will time out, but until then I'll have to access from my cell phone instead of my home computer