tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post195321890485132496..comments2020-02-19T03:43:18.369-05:00Comments on Computational Complexity: If 50 is the new 40 then is 100 the new 80?Lance Fortnowhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06752030912874378610noreply@blogger.comBlogger9125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-87847282314825300372008-02-25T21:35:00.000-05:002008-02-25T21:35:00.000-05:00Well, all I can say is, my website is FiftyIsTheNe...Well, all I can say is, my website is FiftyIsTheNewForty.net, so I'm not sure HOW I feel about the numbers you put up there!!Just One Opinionhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08223372620036014664noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-43623125175681102662008-02-05T11:59:00.000-05:002008-02-05T11:59:00.000-05:00I am 70, dateing a woman who is45=30 year differen...I am 70, dateing a woman who is<BR/>45=30 year difference.<BR/>Will this "50 is the new 40"<BR/>improve my bedroonm performance?robert younghttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04838143679110811383noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-35041183604673303512008-02-03T00:32:00.000-05:002008-02-03T00:32:00.000-05:00So typical of Yahoo: accuracy be damned. The ACTUA...So typical of Yahoo: accuracy be damned. The ACTUAL PHRASE IS :*40* IS THE NEW *50* (remove the caps and asterisks, and THAT phrase returns *OVER 86 MILLION HITS*). It originated in CANADA, due to a proposed change in retirement age, and refers to people over 40 being discriminated against in hiring as badly as people over 50 were a few years ago, as a result of that change. Yahoo is heading downhill SO fast, Microsoft will probably end up buying y'all out, or something.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-33614751218878949062008-01-31T23:23:00.000-05:002008-01-31T23:23:00.000-05:00The function is more complex at the low end too.I ...The function is more complex at the low end too.<BR/><BR/>I read that girls are beginning puberty in the US at 7-8.<BR/><BR/>So that means 8 is the new 14.<BR/><BR/>Only gets 3 results though and those are talking about the size of women's clothing(thats using the search sentence as a single string in quotes)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-13042825020410040542008-01-31T12:19:00.000-05:002008-01-31T12:19:00.000-05:00Hi, Bill.70 is not the new 60, if we view it democ...Hi, Bill.<BR/><BR/>70 is not the new 60, if we view it democratically. 70 is the new 50 (3170 hits and, as I recall, the caption of a great New Yorker cartoon).<BR/><BR/>Perhaps your function should be multivalued.Fred Greenhttp://babbage.clarku.edu/~fgreen/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-54404120439586407642008-01-30T16:39:00.000-05:002008-01-30T16:39:00.000-05:00The average age of a first-award NIH R01 award has...The average age of a first-award NIH R01 award has risen to 42 (!)<BR/><BR/>Sscientifically speaking, this means "42 is the new 25". :(John Sidlesnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-91877101596860162792008-01-30T14:49:00.000-05:002008-01-30T14:49:00.000-05:00Well, here's some data, from: http://www.infopleas...Well, here's some data, from: <BR/>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0005140.html<BR/><BR/>If you define : "x is the new y if<BR/>g1(x) = g2(y)" then, by doing interpolation, we get:<BR/><BR/>10 is the new 0<BR/>20 is the new 13<BR/>30 is the new 22<BR/>40 is the new 32<BR/>50 is the new 42<BR/>60 is the new 53<BR/>70 is the new 63 <BR/>80 is the new 74<BR/>90 is the new 88<BR/><BR/><BR/>Of course this is only a first-order approximation since <BR/>by the time you move from 50 to 60, <BR/>60 becomes even younger. <BR/>So life-expectancy has greatly <BR/>increased, unless you're pretty old - if we want to keep this trend, we must fight aging:<BR/>http://www.fightaging.org/Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-20219523275127312222008-01-30T11:55:00.000-05:002008-01-30T11:55:00.000-05:00If we extend Bill's function, it can also explain ...If we extend Bill's function, it can also explain the phenomenon of so many young adults moving back in with their parents rather than setting off on their own. After all, now 40 is the new 28, and 30 is the new 16. <BR/><BR/>And the implications for college campuses of 20 being the new 4 are staggering. :-)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-32895223855481554842008-01-30T11:18:00.000-05:002008-01-30T11:18:00.000-05:00To me the inverse is the more relevant question. A...To me the inverse is the more relevant question. At what age should someone be having their x-life crisis? When should I start feeling like I'm 50?Chrisnoreply@blogger.com