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Posted: March 9, 2010, 9:58 pm - IP Logged

 I hope this is not an off-topic thread.

 I was wondering if it's possible to 'download' education and experience to the human brain. If this becomes possible then this will cause major chaos in the job market. Still, it can be really helpful if there's a demand for highly trained specialists. They can find the suitable candidates and inject the knowledge and experiences.

 Now, here comes the lottery-related question. What if the PRIZE FOR A LOTTERY GAME IS DOWNLOADING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE INSTEAD OF MONEY? Will people flock into this kind of lottery game?

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    Just my opinion but I'll say no, at least no as far as most players who play now.

    Lottery players are looking for an instant, huge, life changing score. If they make that score they may or may not keep working, but plenty of them that say they will keep working don't stay at it too long.

    If the prize was education and experience it  stilll might put people in a situation where the work is still drudgery, or what they thought would be their dream job turns out to be nothing like it.

    As they say in the Las Vegas Season long football contests, "cash is king".

    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

    Lep

    There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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      Posted: March 10, 2010, 2:34 am - IP Logged

       Well that's kinda disappointing.

       I am an art major and I am not happy with my skill level. If there's a technology to DL skills, knowledge, and experience that would be awesome. And guess what, that's an instant, huge, life changing score for me.

       Or winning a few million dollars in Super Lotto Plus won't hurt. :)

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        Posted: March 10, 2010, 6:28 am - IP Logged

         I hope this is not an off-topic thread.

         I was wondering if it's possible to 'download' education and experience to the human brain. If this becomes possible then this will cause major chaos in the job market. Still, it can be really helpful if there's a demand for highly trained specialists. They can find the suitable candidates and inject the knowledge and experiences.

         Now, here comes the lottery-related question. What if the PRIZE FOR A LOTTERY GAME IS DOWNLOADING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE INSTEAD OF MONEY? Will people flock into this kind of lottery game?

        Ideally, we should all hope that never becomes possible.

        If there were no initiative or drive necessary to excel in any given field or endeavor humanity would of necessity become slothful and slug-like.

        Kind of like a socialist state where everybody works for the government and there is no impetus to excel because everyone is treated the same regardless, unless you're a member of the ruling elite.

        Downloading education and experience would therefore have the same result as socialism - utter failure in every single instance of application.


                                                     
                             
                                                 

         

         

         

         

                                                                                                           

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          Posted: March 10, 2010, 7:21 am - IP Logged

          The way things are going the lottery of the future could very well be for food. we have a scratch off game here that offers gasoline.

          Did you exchange a walk on part in the war ?

          For a lead role in a cage?

           

                                                      From Pink Floyd's " Wish you were here"

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            Posted: March 10, 2010, 9:57 am - IP Logged

            Just my opinion but I'll say no, at least no as far as most players who play now.

            Lottery players are looking for an instant, huge, life changing score. If they make that score they may or may not keep working, but plenty of them that say they will keep working don't stay at it too long.

            If the prize was education and experience it  stilll might put people in a situation where the work is still drudgery, or what they thought would be their dream job turns out to be nothing like it.

            As they say in the Las Vegas Season long football contests, "cash is king".

            I Agree!I agree with you coin!!! As many would say,  "this the real world" Coin!

            forget what "they" say about youWhat you say about you?...

            Now, does it count??

             

             

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              Posted: March 10, 2010, 10:13 am - IP Logged

              Biggest problem with this idea is: You'll have people out there that "infect" the knowledge downloads with viruses just as they do with computers. Can you imagine your brain just shutting down due to infection...and with no warning whatsoever?

              Who's gonna go in there and "debug" the virus? How will they know what the virus is? Our brains, by natural design, are way more complex than the best and most advanced computer in the world. Why? Because a human brain designed it just as it has everything else.

              IMHO, that would be a world disaster...even a time bomb waiting to happen. At least with "natural" learning, we can "self-filter" any bad information.

              L.L.

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                Posted: March 10, 2010, 4:05 pm - IP Logged

                 I hope this is not an off-topic thread.

                 I was wondering if it's possible to 'download' education and experience to the human brain. If this becomes possible then this will cause major chaos in the job market. Still, it can be really helpful if there's a demand for highly trained specialists. They can find the suitable candidates and inject the knowledge and experiences.

                 Now, here comes the lottery-related question. What if the PRIZE FOR A LOTTERY GAME IS DOWNLOADING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE INSTEAD OF MONEY? Will people flock into this kind of lottery game?

                Theres is a script to a Hollywood movie in there somewhere , but i wonder if a downloaded memory would be as good as a real memory. Just a silly example, i'll never forget riding the Indiana Jones Ride in Disney Land when i was younger, the anticipation of walking through the stone line seeing all the spikes and aztec style decor, gripping the handles and laughing and smiling the whole ride, wonder which door we were going through, getting off the ride and still feeling a buzz. Just thinking about that makes me smile. Would a downloaded memory be like that, or would it be just like a 3-D Youtube?

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                  Posted: March 10, 2010, 4:58 pm - IP Logged

                  Anybody remember the movie Total Recall?

                  Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

                  Lep

                  There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                    Posted: March 10, 2010, 5:05 pm - IP Logged

                    Anybody remember the movie Total Recall?

                    Haha yes, ARNOLD and Sharone Stone. Seems like that movie is on TBS or TNT every other night.

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                      Posted: March 10, 2010, 5:26 pm - IP Logged

                      Reminds me of The Matrix where you can just DL skills like flying a helicopter. Lol.

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                        Haha yes, ARNOLD and Sharone Stone. Seems like that movie is on TBS or TNT every other night.

                        I don't like that woman but I like looking at her.


                                                                     
                                             
                                                                 

                         

                         

                         

                         

                                                                                                                           

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                          Posted: March 10, 2010, 5:28 pm - IP Logged

                          Theres is a script to a Hollywood movie in there somewhere , but i wonder if a downloaded memory would be as good as a real memory. Just a silly example, i'll never forget riding the Indiana Jones Ride in Disney Land when i was younger, the anticipation of walking through the stone line seeing all the spikes and aztec style decor, gripping the handles and laughing and smiling the whole ride, wonder which door we were going through, getting off the ride and still feeling a buzz. Just thinking about that makes me smile. Would a downloaded memory be like that, or would it be just like a 3-D Youtube?

                          The Indiana Jones ride has got to my my all time favorite rides. I remember I recreated the ride using legos when I was a kid. Lol. Going under the boulder was the best part.

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                            how about downloading rich old mens brains into fit young bodies. heck theyre poor they wont enjoy their bodies like rich people could.

                             

                            i certainly hope it never happens

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                              how about downloading rich old mens brains into fit young bodies. heck theyre poor they wont enjoy their bodies like rich people could.

                               

                              i certainly hope it never happens

                              Speakin' of Sharon Stone, I wouldn't mind downloadin'... uh... well... never mind.


                                                                           
                                                   
                                                                       

                               

                               

                               

                               

                                                                                                                                 

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