Humans 51,749,484,784,784 v. Computers 4

The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: A Computer Program Wins Its First Scrabble Tournament When Deep Blue first defeated chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov, the computer program’s victory was hailed as a watershed moment for artificial intelligence, and rightfully so. But in November, another program reached a gaming milestone of its own, and no one seemed to… Continue reading Humans 51,749,484,784,784 v. Computers 4

Johari Window

Please contribute to my Johari Window. If want me to contribute to yours, then let me know. Comment, IM, and email are good ways. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

Say No to Microsoft Window Vista

Microsoft Windows is a pain to diagnose. However, Run has many of the tools to determine issues. Someone at Microsoft hates it. Can someone tell me why? Finding Run has gotten more and more difficult over time. Now in Vista they hide it by default. 🙁 Where’s the “Run” dialog box in Windows Vista? »… Continue reading Say No to Microsoft Window Vista


Knut, a baby polar bear, was born in a Berlin zoo recently. A few friends, knowing I like them, have been sending me photos all week. I believe the name is pronounced Keh-noot or Keh-nyoot and is for: Canute the Great, the 11th Century King of England, Denmark and Norway (also known as King Knut).… Continue reading Knut

QotD: Counting Sheep

What do you do to ensure you get a good night's sleep?Submitted by Jacob’s Ladder. Go to bed at a reasonable hour. Make sure I am tired when I go to bed. No caffeine more than 5 hours before I should go to sleep. Read and post comments | Send to a friend