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Wednesday 19 June 2019
by Wulf
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Did Aristotle have a cell phone?

Yesterday afternoon I attended the Strachey Lecture, a termly series in the University of Oxford’s Computer Science department. The speaker was Professor Leslie Valiant, a distinguished figure in the field, and his subject was “Can one Define Intelligence as a … Continue reading

Wednesday 17 April 2019
by Wulf
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Captive Apples

On my travels, I’ve had cause to sign into a couple of WiFi systems… and kept getting ‘this page can’t be loaded’ pages on my Mac when I should have got the sign in pages. Fortunately, I had another device … Continue reading

Thursday 7 February 2019
by Wulf
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micro:bit

I went to an interesting talk yesterday about the BBC micro:bit. What is that? It is a small device that the speaker summed up in contrast to a couple of devices in the same ballpark: much more a ‘thing’ than … Continue reading