Edmund Nelson


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Sadly I lack the skills necessary to do such a monumental task otherwise I would apply. What are the "lesser" roles you are looking for?

"I also found that, controlling for rents, the partisanship of a state did not predict homelessness""

Did Partisanship correlate with rents if so what direction?


Good post, it makes me think a lot of the homeless crisis is more literally "I can't buy a home". 

At what point is Ai judged to have "superhuman performance"

From what I can tell there are roughly 4 stages of "Ai performance"

Stage 1 : subhuman (this covers a lot of ground) The Ai is unable to perform as well as a top human in the field (such Ai's can still be useful) 

Stage 2: The "superhuman" stage: Ai's outperform humans on normal variations of the task

Stage 3: The "adversarial stage" : Humans find adversarial examples which let them outperform the AI (This is most relevant in games) ex [starcraft 2](

Example of exploitative play allowing human to beat AI (this AI beat then top human Serral in a best of 5)



Stage 4 the god phase: Even in adversarial examples humans are outperformed by the computer (ex Chess) 

Obviously Ai's can skip stage 3 entirely, and that does happen but I hear conflicting results on stage 3, many people argue we have superhuman results in starcraft 2, but unless there is an Ai more advanced than blizzcon alphastar, it appears we are on stage 3 (humans can reliably beat the AI with anti-AI tactics, but normal play loses). Is stage 3 generally considered "superhuman"? 

Alphastar vs serral link (is there a way to collapse these?)

The main way I have gotten around these in practice has been to wager non-monetary items, things like "Whoever loses has to file the other's taxes" The method tends to work much better when you live in the same house (since housework is a very tradeable thing and is always in demand). This obviously has the weakness that it tends to work best for 50/50 wagers and is worse at the full continuum. However there are ways around this (\instead of betting on IF something will happen you can bet on WHEN, or you can bet on HOW MUCH ex "I bet 30 guests will arrive at the party tommrow, " person 2 : "I'll take the under on that")

The oldest Chess engine you can find for free online is  cray blitz https://craftychess.com/downloads/crayblitz/ which was the world computer chess champion in 1983. Unfortunately A: it is not UCI compatible and B: the oldest version available is the 1989 version. I asked Harry Lewis Nelson himself yesterday and he said that he doesn't have the source code for the 1983 version anymore. Unfortunately any farther back and the original author doesn't appear to be alive anymore. (harry himself is 89)


The oldest chess engine that can be called a champion is kaissa https://www.chessprogramming.org/Kaissa however the best I can do is give you a rewrite in turbo C http://greko.su/index_en.html I figure 1977 is as old as you're going to get. Hippke can probably do most of the heavy lifting from here.

I agree with the use of stockfish 11 as it appears to be the best engine with poor hardware, NNUE requires more RAM than actually exists on a 1997 machine.