Day before Super Bowl 50 halftime appearance, singer debuts first new song in over a year
Big news in gaming– a Google-affiliated company has apparently designed the strongest Go-playing computer yet. It’s already beaten a top European professional, but the program may need some tweaking before it can beat Korea’s Lee Sedol, probably the best living human Go-player. This AI goes beyond raw computing power, and seems to have accessed an ability that at least approximates what many professional players refer to as aesthetic judgements of game positions. Fascinating!
The Scandal Bowl: Tar Heels Football, Academic Fraud, and Implicit Racism – Businessweek. Not so much shocking as just plain disgusting. How much of this sort of thing is standard practice at American universities?
This is what I did last weekend. Yes, I’m wearing a funny haircut.
Here’s my nose! Photos by Doug Plummer, who was in attendance.-