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    whoever has the superior algorithm that can extract a fraction of a second of quicker and more accurate data than the competition.  Just a couple of years ago there was that corporate scandal with Goldman Sachs making all that money by just trading stock fractions of a second faster than its competitors, and undoubtedly they're still doing that, only more so.  Frank Herbert's prediction was prescient: Machines are at first liberating, but then they liberate malicious people to be even more effective at enslaving others.

    Nothing makes a Republican angrier than a smile on a poor child's face.

    by Troubadour on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 12:57:31 PM PDT

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