RE: The most powerful approach to AI ever discovered?

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (
Date: Mon Dec 17 2001 - 11:50:36 MST

> I've got this really fantastic book on how to make $$$$$$
> on horse race betting. It's only $29.95!!!
> Spot the logical hole?

That may seem like a hole, and the AI thing is almost certainly
a scam, but there /are/ in fact legitimate books on handicapping
and other potentially positive-EV gambling games like blackjack,
poker, sports betting, and others. The authors of such
books generally can and do earn a living gambling; but books are
even higher EV--less investment, lower risk, more predictable.
I wouldn't trust such a book written by someone who didn't make
his primary living using the techniques rather than writing about
them, but there are indeed people who do both.

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
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