Does Anybody Have a Problem with That

Now, no one in his right mind would ever defend driving drunk—and I wouldn't, either. But I do think a sense of balance has been lost on this issue. Of course, the penalties for drunk driving should be strict, but with the allowable ...

Author: Bill Maher

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780307775368

Category: Humor

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WITH BILL MAHER, ITS NEVER POLITICS AS USUAL! Conservatives know what they want and they never forget it. Except for the time Reagan went to the Vietnam Memorial and shouted, Gorbachev, tear down this wall! Heidi Fleiss and Dr. Kevorkian [are] two visionaries of American social life, the queen and king of coming and going. The Packwood diaries must be pretty racy, because most of the people who read them apparently cannot wait to get to the bottom of the next page. Which, of course, was Packwoods problem, too. "Politically Incorrect is almost single-handedly reviving political satire. . . . [It] has pulled off the rare trick of being irreverent without being irrelevant." The New York Times "A funny collection of jibes, jokes and tidbits from his hilarious late-night show." Playboy
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Air Traffic Control Computer Failures

Does anybody have a problem with that ? I come from the system . I have just finished a million and a half miles talking to people all over the country on what is the condition of their employment , their facility , what is going on ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee

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ISBN: LOC:0018428263A

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 512

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Administrative Reorganization and Legislative Management

Could we not do as Bob suggests , merely say in our committee report that there will be great changes in the House ... I have no problem with that , none at all . ... Does anybody else have problems with this item in the report ?

Author: United States. Congress. House. Commission on Administrative Review

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ISBN: UCR:31210015686908

Category:

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Tax Treatment of Married Head of Household and Single Taxpayers

Does anybody have any trouble with that , if we assume for the moment that may be a relevant part of what we are trying to decide to do ? It seems to me it might make more sense than trying to say , if one spouse earns $ 10,000 and one ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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ISBN: UOM:39015082321988

Category: Families

Page: 415

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Changing Health Care Systems and Rheumatic Disease

MICHAEL MCGARVEY: We do have a panel of enrolled patients who we consult on a regular basis, although I am not aware that we have as yet had anybody with a rheumatic problem. JEREMIAH BARONDESS: How do they relate to the putative topic ...

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309056830

Category: Medical

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Market forces are driving a radical restructuring of health care delivery in the United States. At the same time, more and more people are living comparatively long lives with a variety of severe chronic health conditions. Many such people are concerned about the trend toward the creation of managed care systems because their need for frequent, often complex, medical services conflicts with managed care's desires to contain costs. The fear is that people with serious chronic disorders will be excluded from or underserved by the integrated health care delivery networks now emerging. Responding to a request from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, this book reflects the results of a workshop that focused on the following questions: Does the model of managed care or an integrated delivery system influence the types of interventions provided to patients with chronic conditions and the clinical and health status outcomes resulting from those interventions? If so, are these effects quantitatively and clinically significant, as compared to the effects that other variables (e.g., income, education, ethnicity) have on patient outcomes? If the type of health care delivery system appears to be related to patient care and outcomes, can specific organizational, financial, or other variables be identified that account for the relationships? If not, what type of research should be pursued to provide the information needed about the relationship between types of health care systems and the processes and outcomes of care provided to people with serious chronic conditions?
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Financing Problems of the Social Security System

Certainly if we look at what has happened to the budget deficit we can recognize that one of the reasons we have this ... Yet at the same time I hear all we need to do is wait . ... Does anybody else have any faith in the Laffer curve ?

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Social Security

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ISBN: LOC:00020419118

Category: Social security

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Larry Tyler and the Planet Buksdahuda

Does anybody have any ideas on that little problem?” “I think I do,” said Mark, with not one note of hesitancy. “As of today, I no longer build stairs for the space ships.” He paused for effect. “I now work on computers and I have a ...

Author: Lawrence R. Pefferly

Publisher: Lawrence Pefferly

ISBN: 9780978996918

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 312

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"Larry Tyler and the Planet Buksdahuda" is an "out of this world" adventure involving eight young boys abducted from their homes on Earth and taken to Planet Buksdahuda. Used by their hudian captors for experimental purposes and as slaves, some had been prisoners for years until Larry Tyler, the latest arrival, rallied them to fight for their freedom. A born leader, Larry noted their personalities, strengths and weaknesses and used those traits to form a brotherhood as they planned their escape and to foil the hudians' quest of invading Planet Earth. Through teamwork and trust, they learn more of one another and of themselves as they run for their lives in the hostile terrain of Buksdahuda. Share their story of determination, compassion, successes, and failures in their attempt to find their way home, bound in friendship, forever.
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The Alignment Problem Machine Learning and Human Values

This predictive approach turns the problem of driving into something almost perfectly analogous to the ImageNet competition of labeling images. ... “Does anybody have any ideas about one thing that might go wrong with this?

Author: Brian Christian

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393635836

Category: Science

Page: 496

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A jaw-dropping exploration of everything that goes wrong when we build AI systems and the movement to fix them. Today’s “machine-learning” systems, trained by data, are so effective that we’ve invited them to see and hear for us—and to make decisions on our behalf. But alarm bells are ringing. Recent years have seen an eruption of concern as the field of machine learning advances. When the systems we attempt to teach will not, in the end, do what we want or what we expect, ethical and potentially existential risks emerge. Researchers call this the alignment problem. Systems cull résumés until, years later, we discover that they have inherent gender biases. Algorithms decide bail and parole—and appear to assess Black and White defendants differently. We can no longer assume that our mortgage application, or even our medical tests, will be seen by human eyes. And as autonomous vehicles share our streets, we are increasingly putting our lives in their hands. The mathematical and computational models driving these changes range in complexity from something that can fit on a spreadsheet to a complex system that might credibly be called “artificial intelligence.” They are steadily replacing both human judgment and explicitly programmed software. In best-selling author Brian Christian’s riveting account, we meet the alignment problem’s “first-responders,” and learn their ambitious plan to solve it before our hands are completely off the wheel. In a masterful blend of history and on-the ground reporting, Christian traces the explosive growth in the field of machine learning and surveys its current, sprawling frontier. Readers encounter a discipline finding its legs amid exhilarating and sometimes terrifying progress. Whether they—and we—succeed or fail in solving the alignment problem will be a defining human story. The Alignment Problem offers an unflinching reckoning with humanity’s biases and blind spots, our own unstated assumptions and often contradictory goals. A dazzlingly interdisciplinary work, it takes a hard look not only at our technology but at our culture—and finds a story by turns harrowing and hopeful.
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Problems of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation FSLIC

Most of the institutions in Texas that are in difficulty do have franchise value . They do have local ... Does anybody have any idea as to what the market value of any known healthy savings and loan of sufficient size is ? Mr. BRYAN .

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105062228528

Category: Banking law

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The draft Local Transport Bill and the Transport Innovation Fund

Does the proposed implications and all the local policies — although a governance framework give you the powers ... However , we do feel , as was said by the previous speakers , that we do need Q509 Chairman : Has anybody had a problem ...

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 0215035852

Category: Political Science

Page: 374

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Incorporating HCP 564-i, session 2006-07
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New Securities Powers for Bank Holding Companies

You have reservations about that , is that right ? ... Does anybody have a view on that that they would like to ... with 50 State laboratories out there , we will have the opportunity to find out where there may be some problem areas .

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105006286400

Category: Bank holding companies

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Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic

When everybody has settled down to begin the day's work, a student or I (LH) read the problem aloud as the rest of the class read it silently. “Does anybody have any questions?” I ask, and the children start working individually.

Author: Constance Kamii

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807776247

Category: Education

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In this fully revised second edition of the classic Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic, Constance Kamii describes and develops an innovative program of teaching arithmetic in the early elementary grades. Kamii bases her educational strategies on renowned constructivist Jean Piaget's scientific ideas of how children develop logico-mathematical thinking. Written in collaboration with a classroom teacher, and premised upon the conviction that children are capable of much more than teachers and parents generally realize, the book provides a rich theoretical foundation and a compelling explanation of educational goals and objectives. Kamii calls attention to the ways in which traditional textbook-based teaching can be harmful to children’s development of numerical reasoning, and uses extensive research and classroom-tested studies to illuminate the efficacy of the approach. This book is full of practical suggestions and developmentally appropriate activities that can be used to stimulate numerical thinking among students of varying abilities and learning styles, both within and outside of the classroom. “In this new edition of her important book, Connie Kamii demonstrates scholarship not just in what she has written, but in her willingness to incorporate new ideas and findings. Many people update their books; few assiduously revise them, confronting what they believe to be past errors or gaps in their thinking. Such intellectual honesty, along with consistent connections between theory and practice, make this book a solid contribution to mathematics education of young children.” —Douglas Clements, State University of New York at Buffalo “The development of young children’s logico-mathematical knowledge is at the heart of this text. Similar to the first edition, this revision provides a rich theoretical foundation as well as child-centered activities and principles of teaching that support problem solving, communicating, reasoning, making connections, and representing mathematical ideas. In this great resource for preservice and in-service elementary teachers, Professor Kamii continues to help us understand the implications of Piagetian theory.” —Frances R. Curcio, New York University
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How They Run The Country

Does anybody expect any problem raising adequate funds quickly for a leadership run?” Senator Sawyer led in the laughter. However, it was a question that had to be asked. “Finally, does anyone doubt that if Jim seeks the leadership that ...

Author: Tex Enemark

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 9781460270646

Category: Fiction

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Here are 19 short stories about Canadian politics and government. These fictional “inside accounts” of political and governmental events, discussions and decisions give the reader an unvarnished view into how Ottawa works. That is, how politicians think, what it’s like to live with the pressures of decisions, and what kinds of issues and preoccupations confront political activists, organizers, prime ministers, governments, elected politicians, their staffs and lobbyists. It covers people trying to do their best for the country, and those less idealistic. The stories go from the recruitment of a candidate, through an election campaign, to appointment to Cabinet then to decline in political fortune, defeat and what happens after. In between are stories about political staff, a lobbyist, an Opposition MP who takes things seriously, and a Government MP that does not, political leadership, and even how a single person missing from a situation changes the outcome. So the various stories cover honesty and dishonesty, loyalty and disloyalty, marital fidelity and marital betrayal, political wisdom, political stupidity, luck both good and bad, how things might happen, or are planned to happen, are hoped to happen or didn’t happen. Nothing in Government and politics is as simple as it sometimes seems, but sometimes the confusion is deliberate. For anyone interested in Canadian politics, these stories will inform, amuse, confuse, and beguile you.
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Comprehensive Tax Reform

I don't have a lot of other problems like they do . Does anybody have any thought about that idea , that we have high marginal rates but an effective rate that might be quite different ? There is a perceived inherent unfairness .

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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ISBN: PSU:000011996736

Category: Income tax

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National Driver Register NDR

Well , both the remote job entry and the rapid response system are building blocks for the problem driver pointer system . ... Do they have the money to change some of their software ? ... Does anybody have any-Mr. HASELTINE .

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

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ISBN: UCR:31210016343988

Category: Automobile drivers' licenses

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Illinois Appellate Reports

Anyone have any problem with that ? ... Anybody have a problem with that ? ... If the plaintiffs over here prove their case , plaintiffs prove their case , do any of you have any hesitation of signing a verdict in favor of the ...

Author: Illinois. Appellate Court

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ISBN: UCAL:B5330156

Category: Law reports, digests, etc

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Competitive Problems in the Drug Industry

Does anybody else have anything ! Dr. MARTIN . I would just like to reinforce what Dr. Adriani and Dr. Beaver have said . The theoretical basis behind the use of these muscle relaxants is that certain types of pain are due to muscle ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Monopoly

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ISBN: UIUC:30112083426343

Category: Pharmaceutical industry

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Demand Letters and Consumer Protection

How do we get at the problem ? ... And then we have to determine whether there is actually a systemic problem that justifies a great systemic change because costs are always symmetrical . ... Does anybody else own patents on the panel ?

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance

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ISBN: MINN:31951D03754792H

Category: Consumer protection

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