Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: Fun

  • 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…

  • Videogames in the Classroom?

    Yes!! Videogames in the Classroom? – Newsweek Education – MSNBC.com: Where parents see hours wasted in front of a screen, these scientists see potential. An FAS study released this week, titled “Harnessing the power of video games for learning,” reports that best-selling games are built in surprisingly pedagogical ways. Players improve at their own pace.…

  • Dragons

    This series is my LOTR (the books I have read over and over). From 7th grade through 11th grade I read them at least once a year, usually twice. I replaced my first copy with another as the covers were nearly destroyed. So, now I know how the fanatics feel (not true, . I so…

  • UFO Seeker Hacker

    Poor guy. I am curious about how people come up with the figures they do about how much damage a hacker caused. My guess is whatever they spend to fix the problem. So… holes in computers they should have patched by didn’t or software they should have purchased but didn’t until the hacker caused the…

  • Finally Beat Halo for PC on Heroic

    Now to beat Legendary!! Unless it turns out that I do have something bad Wednesday…. In which case I probably will be spending hours at the gym not playing games. 🙁