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When will it end scientifically speaking? Summer 2021?
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>>11993227
Everyone's already probably had it, children are immune, old people have less than 10 years left anyway, people with lung conditions like CF already have significantly shorter lifespans anyway, there is no point in wearing a mask. When there were plagues in 1348 and 1665, we fucking knew there were plagues. Germ theory wouldn't exist for more than another hundred years but we knew there was a fucking plague. If science was as developed as it was 400 years ago, we would just be thinking it was a bad flu season this year. If the chinese are practising making bioweapons they need to get their shit together because this one was ineffective as hell, but libs will always try to protect the minority even at the expense of the majority. If millenials thought they had a tough time with the economy, wait until gen z and gen alpha are trying to find jobs and buy houses, this will take years to correct, but nobody wants to say that the entire world overreacted to the threat of a "global pandemic"
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>>11993227
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Man even when a legitimate vaccine finally got approved, /sci/ is STILL doomposting about muh dystopia muh civil war and other bullshit like /x/ users. This board really has fallen hard.
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>>12002435
The one trump announced yesterday? Was that legit?
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>>11993431
>, SARS-CoV-2 has never been isolated and verified.
lmaoing@ur pathetic existence

scientifically speaking, what has caused the quality of the posts on this board to get so bad? i mean honestly, there is not one actual science thread here now. what happened? the US election, COVID deniers, poltards getting anxious because there haven’t been any STEM marches lately? what?

or, alternative hypothesis: everyone with a brain got tired of this place?
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>>12002926
Lmao
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>>12002920
What are you talking about?
The doctors are on the wire saying it’s fine to send the kids to school and we should open up.
It’s the politicians that are scare mongering a flu that heathly adults have a less than .@% chance of dying from
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>>12002834
>/pol/ and the political situation in the US
>Gamergate
/this
...and Gresham's Law.
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>>12002794
the fact that you use terms like poltard denotes you a redditor that needs to go the fuck back
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>>12002794
This board has been brigaded by /pol/ for years, nothing new.

Why isn't there a physics general?
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>>12004253
Because time is not a dimension but rather an entropic (information theoretical) property. Ever wonder why there are position operators x, y, z in QM but no time operator? Time doesn't exist on quantum level. Wave functions are effectively creating their own time loops by collapsing and decollapsing. The uncertainty principle proves this. All we need to do for local time travel is to find the right sequence of QM observables and measure them on macroscopic scale.
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>>12004253
We're travelling through time right now
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I’m gonna need an image with the magnetospheres of each planet in our solar system and the sun
Particularly with orientation and strength and direction of rotation of the planet
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>>12003682
>>>/sci/sqt/
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>>12004324
What testifiable predictions does your theory have?

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Can i consume 480mg of ginkgo bilobe per day for 4 days without having any side effects ? Also what is the timeframe that it should be used for studying 1-2-3 hours before the start ?
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>>12002556
Lol, the real danger of blood-thinning is not getting a surface cut, but an internal lesion. Also, when you stop having a blood-thinning product your blood may clot very quickly, which can lead to other problems.
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What is this stuff for. Google just told me memory aid. Kind of sounds like a meme
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>>12003511
>Kind of sounds like a meme
It sort of is. I took ginkgo pills/tea for a year to help against brain fog and I honestly don't know if it worked or not. It gave me a couple of hours of relative mental clarity. Sort of like coffee but without the jitters.
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>>12003511
get the stuff that has the siberian ginseng as well as the ginko. It takes about a week of one a day to get full benefits. But it definitely makes you sharper
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>>12003511
It does work. I‘ve always had bad memory and a slow processing speed, and it’s helped me a bit. It’s not a significant advantage, but it is noticeable. I take the ginkgo extract along along with ginseng. I take it in the morning and in the afternoon. I’ve been doing it this way for several years. I recommend it if you don’t want to be on amphetamines or wakefulness nootropics but want to be sharper. Modafinil and Focalin work a lot better, but they cause manic mood swings for me so I just stick to the ginkgo and ginseng.

Should I major in computer science or computer engineering?
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>>12003919
Imagine thinking $80k is good for CS PhD.
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>>12003963
It's great for NC
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>>12003387
Electrical Engineering
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>>12003387
Computer Engineering. It's harder. You'll learn more. Get paid more with better job security. Possibilities to cross discipline in grad school. You'll be a highly valued member of society anon.
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>>12003387
Well based on job options, computer engineering. If you actually want to do research related to AI or something then obviously CS. If you want to do robotics, computer engineering.

We already have the answer to global warming. Why don't we use it?
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>>11992983
This is a picture of a coal power plant. You can see the long, skinny towers in the distance. Those are smoke stacks for coal burning furnaces.
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Solar is a meme, useless in the northern hemisphere during the winter, especially without innovations in battery tech (which we won't have for 10 years and would cost billions on billions to implement per city)
And the panels are expensive, inefficient, and degrade over time
Wind is a meme, it's not windy all the time, and some area's are never windy enough lel
Hydro is maxed out, and not all cities are built near a fucking river valley where a damn could be build
Any tech required to make them functional is further off then fucking Fusion
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>>12002006
Ah yes, much better to spend a projected 520 billion euros over 25 years just to replace the power output of the few nuclear reactors still in service. Meanwhile base-load power remains coal fueled.
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>>12004290
>even France pays an higher energy cost than comparable European countries (if you count construction, maintenance etc.)
Source ?
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>>12004347
You can repeat your nonsense as much as you like, but why? Investors spend money on wind and solar for years. Because it's cheap, fast to build and profitable. wake up

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what is the science to not ask every little single shit? do reliable research? how do you prove your gay ass faggot dogshit non polyamorous niggersian dick is a$ reliable as the less faggotables? actually being helpful than helpless? not getting shouted for every little centimeters?

grow another penis?

have bigger balls?

mutilate sheeps for everysingle thundersturm?
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yes
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>>12003922
that only answers 3 you mouthwatering 1stworlder fatgaydicc
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>>12003922
hewwo

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>>11999109
of course
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>>11999109
>social distancing designed to reduce the spread of a respiratory disease reduces the spread of a respiratory disease
wow
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>>11999109
I wish it was, but probably not.
We should have had a week of a martially controlled world-wide lockdown.
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Who's looking forward for COVID-19 wave 2: Electric Boogaloo?
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>>12004356
>We should have had a week of a martially controlled world-wide lockdown.
So you could have delayed/flattened the curve for 1 week? The virus made it into the environment. It is never going to go away. Ever. Just like the flu or common cold.

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Are you looking forward to, or are you afraid of the inevitable upcoming AI revolution, where human jobs will be replaced with autonomous AI?
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>>11992176
>spreading FUD as a trolling technique
*yawn* bored now
either that or you watch too many TV shows and movies and think that shit is real
>hurr durr GPT-3
You'd probably be impressed by an Eliza program written in interpreted BASIC.
>nothing to see here, folks
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What does autonomous mean to you?
Is the robot in the OP autonomous? Because to me it just looks like a glorified dumbaiter.
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>>11997902
Jesus christ man you need to spend less time on reddit. Also it's obvious you've got a totally retarded sense of politics
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>>11992756
This. My firm (electronic market making) has been using "machine learning" for a decade or so. It is good at certain things ie. finding extremely subtle patterns in a sea of data but terrible for pretty much anything that requires lateral thinking, it's garbage.
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Tbh I just want to stop hearing about. Call me when something interesting happens, good or bad.

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Is ADHD real? i'm still gonna take amphetamines as living without them for two years has caused me to regress but like is it scientifically and neurologically a real disorder?
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>>12004251
while the Rx industry has been pushing for doctors to diagnose more based on less symptoms in the last decades.

getting diagnosed used to be something people used to avoid, preferred to keep private to avoid getting singled out

nowadays, it is used both for attention and justifications of ones own failures.

sure, there is a growing percentage of defective goods. however, many could vastly benefit from non pharmaceutical intervention. this issue as a whole is vastly overblown
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just get some self control and stop staring at flashing lights on a screen all day
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>>12004237
majority of people are incredibly docile and moldable, the environment is the issue because our brains are not wired for these things, mental illness will become more common as society 'progresses' and the overdiagnosing of mental disorders will continue when inevitably more people struggle to meet the system's requirements
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>>12002918
Yes, people with ADHD have lower brain arousal in the part of their brain dealing with executive function. However it is absolutely over diagnosed from kids trying to get a script / dumb parents who think a kid being hyper is ADHD. If you actually have it you will be impacted in all areas of your life not just school.
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>>12004292
New selection pressures for conscientiousness, docility, less sleep, probably lower cognitive ability in working class. The new human work drone.

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How can I test if I'm a Boltzmann brain?
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No need to test what is, by very definition true.
The human brain, just like the brain of any living creature, is literally a Boltzmann brain
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>>12003567
"I" is just a letter.
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>>12004291
13By is not really a large amount of time. In fact, brains appeared/evolved relatively quickly.
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>>12003567
>muh thought experiment
pointless, just like the simulation hypothesis, it changes nothing lel
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>>12003567
You can't. Literally any test one could come up with can be followed up with "But what if you're hallucinating harder than you thought?".

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monkey
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How may I help ladies?
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I've been bleeding on and off for over 26 hours now since I got my wisdom tooth extracted. I have no idea what to do and I'm starting to get insanely worried. No one wants to take me seriously on the issue and I can't call the office as they're closed now. I think my family hopes I die.
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Just took the gauze out. Even more mild than earlier. I believe I'm going to make it.
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>this thread got nearly 50 replies so far
Lmao, what
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>>12003306
>I believe I'm going to make it.
Whew! It sure seemed touch-and-go there for a while. I'm glad you recovered.
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Holy shit no wonder your family wants you to die. If you're like this on 4channel you must be insufferable in real life.
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i wish you people would take your fucking medical problems to a doctor instead of posting your nasty ass problems here

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What's all this scarring? Not the plate boundaries, but the horizontal lines
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>>12003195
Stretch marks from where Atlantis lost a bunch of weight and it's skin still has the same surface area as when it was bigger.
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Don't shame her!!!
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>>12003195
Those are shear fractures (not sure if that's what geologists call it).
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>>12003215
>maybe differences in the rate the mid atlantic ridge produces new sea floor?
Yep
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The irrefutable, most objective, unversally fundamental proof, that OP sucks dicks for a living, enjoys it but will maintain that he isnt gay

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What are /Scis/ thoughts on nootropics?
I've been using Phenylpiracetam (pic related) for about a week and noticed a sharp uptick in my energy and memory retention
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More like penal piracetam
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>>12002488
>>12002286
meth is less neurotoxic at low doses than amphetamine which is adderal
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>>12003725
2-fma, better than meth and amp
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4f-mph situationally

Daily:
Alpha GPC
Stack of brahmi/ginko biloba/ashwaganda/bacopa and likewise subtances in Nature's own focus supplement
Lions Mane
Niacin

microdosing lsd-25 3 times a week


patiently waiting to try NALT (N-Acetyl L-Tyrosine) when it arrives. It's been a while since I've seen something shilled that hard
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>year of our lord 2020
>not taking bromantane

>In 1996, it was encountered as a doping agent in the 1996 Summer Olympics when several Russian athletes tested positive for it, and was subsequently placed on the World Anti-Doping Agency banned list in 1997 as a stimulant and masking agent.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bromantane


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