Month: February 2020

A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — Hackaday

At the close of the 8-bit home computer era there were some machines produced that attempted to bridge the gap between the 8- and 16-bit worlds, either by providing a 16-bit device with a backwards compatibility mode, or an 8-bit one with enhanced capabilities to compete with its newer rivals. These products largely fell by […] via A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — … Read More A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — Hackaday

Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem. — Discover

By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one scientist hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command. via Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem. — Discover

Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — Nicholas C. Rossis

You may recall my sci-fi romance, A Heaven For Toasters, taking place some 100 years in the future. Leo, the android protagonist, exhibits some distinctly human characteristics—including the ability to feel human emotions. But could Leo become a writer or poet? The Economist recently shared an article cheekily called Don’t Fear the Writernator – a […] via Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — … Read More Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — Nicholas C. Rossis

The Beginning of (Computer) Time — Trail Baboon

Today’s post comes to us from Barbara in Rivertown! This morning, we had a young man named Paul come to help us with our computer – just a few little things that we might have been able to learn for ourselves with some internet searches, help links, etc. but WHO HAS THE PATIENCE FOR THAT? […] via The Beginning of (Computer) Time — Trail Baboon

Computer Light – January Squares — Mama Cormier

https://videopress.com/embed/xhf3WkOB?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 …thanks to Becky B for hosting January Squares If I don’t put my computer to sleep at night the light that emanates from it keeps me awake. via Computer Light – January Squares — Mama Cormier