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Well hello there /sci/...
It's been awhile since I've posted, and I finally have some down time, allowing me to post again.
Would any of you fine, aspiring scientists need any textbooks for your upcoming semester? If any of you remember my thread earlier this year, you know I'll do my best to deliver your request.
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So, about 3 weeks ago I was in a car wreck. An old man in an SUV hit my girlfriend and I in her tiny Eclipse. In the wreck my girlfriend and the old man basically game out unharmed, but for me I got multiple skull fractures and severe nerve damage on the left side of my face above my eye all the way to the top of my head. I was unconscious for 12-16 hours after the wreck and they were worried I had bad brain damage, but luckily I didn't have any.
Anyways, the reason why I post this on /sci/ is because what happened minutes after the wreck..
After we got hit my girlfriend noticed I was not moving. I was in the driver's seat with blood running out of a few gashes out of my head. She called the ambulance and for the next 5 minutes while she waited for them she and all the bystanders thought I was dead. After when the EMTs got there, they tried to extract me from the car, but during the moving process "I" woke up. When they tried to get me out and get me inside the ambulance I fought off the EMTs punching them, headbutting them, even spitting on them. It finally took 6 of them to get me down and onto the stretcher. Keep in mind, I said earlier that I was unconscious for over half a day after the wreck, so I don't recall any of this and it was DEFINITELY atypical behavior for myself.
So, during this time when I was going bonkers, what was controlling me? My subconscious? Random neuron impulses? What would make me act like that?
Here's a picture of me after my skull surgery as a treat; I never post pictures of myself on 4chan, but I think you'd guys find it interesting.
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Hey sci, tg here
I've been doing macros in maptools that have become increasingly more complex. and I've run into a quandry, the user can select between 5 different options 3 times and the end result is that these choices are tallied by adding to variables and have them multiplied and added to become one number.
For example, a person selects option a twice and option b once, the first variable is 2*1, then the next is 1*10, (the rest are 0*x which ends up producing nothing) another possible combination is option e, b and a, which would produce 10011.
The purpose of this complicated system is to emulate this kind of letter arrangement system
but to also eschew from it functional duplicates. for example, If I simply made them letters and had them added together, I could get a result like AAB and BAA, I'm trying to avoid duplicates like this since they aren't necissary and for a reason below.
After these numbers are generated each time, they are fed through an array of cases that call for the particular numbers, then the user recieves some text mostly unique to each possible combination. The problem is this method relies on me by hand counting out all the different numbers and possibilities and I have no way to double check and make sure they're all there.
I looking for someone to help me find a way to calculate and display all the possible unique combinations.
Alternatively, an easier way to do this.
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I'm not really sure if this is the right board for this, but here goes nothing, I guess..
So what I need is, the names of the most uncommon books about psychology.
Uncommon in the sense that no one's ever heard of them.
And about psychology, in the sense that it would be about understanding people and their minds, etc.
I know this is pretty random, but I could really use the help.
Hard SciFi movies
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Can someone recommend good SciFi movies which try to be realistic?
- Made in the last 20 years
- Features space (spae travel, space exploration, space living)
- Features future society
- More than one technological advantage is explored
- No "Rule of cool" (impractical like robots wielding light sabers, just because robots=cool, swords=cool)
- Intelligent protagonist (engineers, scientists = cool. knights, ubersoldiers = stupid)