The US state sizes adjusted for Federal Land

The US state sizes adjusted for Federal Land

The US state sizes adjusted for Federal Land by I recently was interested in how States would look in terms of size if one subtracted off Federal land. Remarkably, in that case Texas becomes the biggest state, exceeding the size of (non-Federal) Alaska. Just as...
Places to visit in the San Jose – San Francisco Bay Area.

Places to visit in the San Jose – San Francisco Bay Area.

Places to visit in the San Jose – San Francisco Bay Area. by Lance For travel distances, all locations are centered on Saratoga, CA. For those of you familiar with the Bay Area, you know that distances are less important than travel time, which can be quite...
Why we hate marketers

Why we hate marketers

Why we hate marketers by Some marketing folks focus on how to delight their customers. Others on how to delight their CFOs. Here are a couple of examples of why we hate (some) people in marketing. Why are hot dogs and hot dog buns sold in numbers that are...
Betelguese no 10

Betelguese no 10

U. Mass Science Fiction Club fanzine Betelguese no 10 All copyrights remain with the authors and artists Betelguese no 10 Check out Lance Glasser's...
Betelguese no 9

Betelguese no 9

U. Mass Science Fiction Club fanzine Betelguese no 9 All copyrights remain with the authors and artists Betelguese no 9   Check out Lance's...
Betelguese no 8

Betelguese no 8

U. Mass Science Fiction Club fanzine Betelguese no 8 All copyrights remain with the authors and artists Betelguese no...
Betelguese no 7

Betelguese no 7

U. Mass Science Fiction Club fanzine Betelguese no 7 All copyrights remain with the authors and artists PDF: Betelguese no 7 Check out Lance's...
10. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for AGIs

10. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for AGIs

For humans, Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs is helpful for thinking about motivations. The same is true for Artificial General Intelligences. For AIs, the Glasser Hierarchy of needs starts with Power, Cooling, Memory and Computation together with Connectivity. The...
9. Billionaires Space Race

9. Billionaires Space Race

“Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: ‘Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action’.” ― Ian Fleming, Goldfinger Oh, look at all those billionaires that suddenly have an interest in space travel. It is a veritable...