This week I noted with interest reports of the success of an artificially intelligent system playing the game of Go against the current Go World Champion, Korean Lee Sedol.
Google-owned Deep Mind company has developed the AlphaGo program to the level that it was able to win the competition four games to one.
Click here for some thoughts on this event's implications for civilization as we know it.
Click here for details of this small step on the road to religious freedom!
Click here for my short burst of enthusiasm for this achievement,
and some video coverage of the historic event.
Have you got a second? How long have you had it? Can you keep one since time began?
Take some time to read an account
of counting time in small amounts.
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, and then THINK. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.
Click here for this year's selection of strange, unusual and obscure research, featuring un-boiled eggs, kissing, chicken walks, speed-bumps and genital torture!
I am an extremely intelligent, witty and fascinating guy.