Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jingmai O’Connor Values Peer Review and Palaeo PhDs and Demonstrates Their Uselessness

Some dramas you’ve just got to comment on, whether or not they lead to any moral conclusions… But as it happens, this one certainly does… CAST: Jingmai O’Connor. A feisty but very very personable person (she chats very pleasantly here), … Continue reading

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Marvin Minsky – I Sat Next To Him Once! :-)

Marvin Minsky was a giant of the 20th century – not just his own field, and especially for me. He is credited, along with John McCarthy and one or two others, with having invented the term Artificial Intelligence in 1956 … Continue reading

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