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Global Intelligence

I read George Dyson’s Darwin Among the Machines way back in 1998. Its subtitle is The Evolution of Global Intelligence; in it, Dyson tries (I think—I was nev...
April 09, 2008

Morning Routine

Log in to my desktop Windows box. Start a script that does "svn up" in all the repositories I care about (currently 40+, as I'm watching a lot of student ...
April 09, 2008

Our Own Little DemoCamplet

Tomorrow (Wednesday, April 9, 2008), from 1-3 pm, the students in my consulting course will be giving their end-of-term demos upstairs at Molly Bloom’s on Co...
April 08, 2008

Summer of Code Applications Are In

According to Leslie Hawthorn, Google received over 7000 applications for this year’s Summer of Code. I’m pleased to report that 19 of them came from 14 U of...
April 08, 2008