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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for August 02, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  3 months ago

    Not only people but some rats, also.

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    ImDaRealAni  3 months ago

    I honestly thought for a second that Goat’s “snout” was a robot or something till I saw the second panel…

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    BasilBruce  3 months ago

    People make a big deal about artificial intelligence, but I prefer the real thing.

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    B UTTONS  3 months ago

    You sure do Pig. That little gray guy to your far left might be an example of artificial intelligence.

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    marilynnbyerly  3 months ago

    There’s a difference between artificial and no intelligence. Unfortunately, they aren’t smart enough to understand the difference.

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    Concretionist  3 months ago

    A fiction I enjoyed called them “Artificial Stupids”. Seems about right to me. They’re anything but SMART, though they can seem pretty clever as long as you stay within their area of “expertise”.

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    jennifer.usher  3 months ago

    I don’t believe true artificial intelligence is possible. A computer simply cannot have a soul.

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    Gent  3 months ago

    Ah yes. The “liberal” intellegensia. I always knews they was all artificial.

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member 3 months ago

    Genuine stupidity, alas, is all too common.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  3 months ago

    My teacher says I have NO intelligence.

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    iggyman  3 months ago

    Artificial intelligence? Just remember "Garbage in, garbage out " !

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member 3 months ago

    I suspect most people think they know some folks like that. I sure do.

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    stillfickled Premium Member 3 months ago

    Rat ruined their day.

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    Sanspareil  3 months ago

    No need to look for real stupidity , though, it surrounds us!

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    BlueBlisteringBarnacles  3 months ago

    I love how well this applies to goat, him representing people who ‘read’ books related to science to appear smart. You can’t really read a book about AI if you haven’t studied CS, furthermore you don’t need to. Since pig is usually the one who messes up meanings, I’m sure rat’s words were intentional, aimed at goat.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 3 months ago

    A smart person can pretend to be stupid, but a stupid person cannot pretend to be smart. I know, I’ve tried.

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    juicebruce  3 months ago

    Rat go talk to Bucky Katt ;-)

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    donlackie  3 months ago

    It’s called the Dunning-Kruger effect.You see it all over Social Media…

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    Procat Premium Member 3 months ago

    Most politicians could use some A.I. as they don’t seem to have a lot of natural intelligence of their own.

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    JamesBlanton1  3 months ago

    Technological singularity anyone??

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    unfair.de  3 months ago

    The difference between artificial and fake.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 3 months ago

    I quite often meet people who are educated FAR beyond their intelligence…

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    Darkknight55  3 months ago

    Oh, I know plenty of those.

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    Zebrastripes  3 months ago

    Stop the world, I want to get off…..fake anything turns me off….

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    pheets  3 months ago

    AI is still human generated and without a conscience, it is and always will be.. artificial.

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    Ellis97  3 months ago

    One of those guys who pretends to be smart is Rat.

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    YippiKiAyMofo  3 months ago

    Those who go around acting as if they know everything are very annoying to those of us who actually do.

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    retjeff  3 months ago

    having a soul has nothing to do with intelligence

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    Iseau Premium Member 3 months ago

    You can be intelligent but not smart or smart but not intelligent than you could be Pig and be happy or be happy and be Pig.

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    Gandalf  3 months ago

    Wisdom is more important than intelligence…

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    wmchere  3 months ago

    I’d like some of that artificial intelligence, maybe could get a good job, hate being a dumb sh t

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    eolan59  3 months ago

    I gotta go with Rat on this one, just look at the some of the people in congress

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    tripwire45  3 months ago

    The temptation to comment is enormous, but I will resist.

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    Linguist  3 months ago

    Don’t you just hate it when your cars, appliances, and gadgets are smarter than you are?

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    raybarb44  3 months ago

    That’s also a definition and it’s sometimes also called “make believe” intelligence or BS……

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    Bookworm  3 months ago

    I once heard, long ago in a more politically incorrect era, “artificial intelligence” defined as a blonde who dyed his/or/her hair brunette.

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    Flatworm  3 months ago

    Computers couldn’t beat grandmasters in chess, either.

    Until they could.

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    WCraft Premium Member 3 months ago

    Seems to be a lot of that going around nowadays. “ Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools” Romans 1:22

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    CaveCat87  3 months ago

    Someone needs to shut that rat’s mouth so that he won’t butt into other people’s business.

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    Goat from PBS  3 months ago

    I shall take my book to another part of the wall.

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    doesntplaywellwithothers  3 months ago

    Trump, De Santis, Greg Abbot, Ted Cruz …….

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    Buckeye67  3 months ago

    I think artificial reasoning will be much more difficult to develop than AI.

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    TwilightFaze  3 months ago

    As much as I’d love to see Goat’s version happen someday, sadly Rat’s is more realistic.

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    Bruce1253  3 months ago

    Have you ever tried to have an extended conversation with a Coder? These are the people who set up the AI. . . I don’t know if I should be very afraid or LMAO.

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    Malcome1  3 months ago

    You’re confusing fantasy with intelligence. Even if a soul existed, how would correlate with intelligence. Intelligence is not restricted to humans. Many animals display critical thinking and problem solving skills, all signs of intelligence. Unlike a soul, which beyond faith alone, has not been proven to exist. Don’t confuse consciousness with soul.

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    Eric S   3 months ago

    Yup.. Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, trump, biden, lots of others!

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    doesntplaywellwithothers  3 months ago

    A computer is only as smart as the guy who writes its algorithms. It can learn (by memory) but not think.

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    knight1192a  3 months ago

    Rat, go look in a mirror. You fit your own definition of A.I.

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    christelisbetty  3 months ago

    Bet AI’s would never have a conversation centering on the the meaning of their existence.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  3 months ago

    I think Rat’s definition makes the most sense.

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    Sisyphos  3 months ago

    Ah, that felt good! Rat is back to being thoroughly obnoxious and ignorant and boisterous!

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    bike2sac  3 months ago

    Dunning-Kruger effect

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