Category: World Jazz Expressions

The Chess Gambit — Trail Baboon

Several baboons responded on Tuesday to a comment about the 6-part Netflix mini-series called The Queen’s Gambit. It’s based on a book by Walter Tevis (who is also author of three other books which became movies: The Hustler, The Color of Money and The Man Who Fell to Earth). Apparently chess sets have been flying […] The Chess Gambit — Trail Baboon

Neuroscience News — Discover

Neuroscience News research articles cover neurology, psychology, AI, brain science, mental health, robotics and cognitive sciences in a free, open access magazine. Neuroscience News — Discover

‘We Stand On The Shoulders Of Shirley Chisholm’: Brooklyn Political Powerhouse Serves As Source Of Inspiration For Sen. Kamala Harris — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Sen. Kamala Harris has said she often draws her words and inspiration from a Brooklyn political powerhouse — the great Shirley Chisholm, who was the first Black woman from a major political party to run for president. In her words and her campaign, Harris consistently pays tribute to Congresswoman Chisholm. “We… via ‘We Stand On The Shoulders Of Shirley Chisholm’: Brooklyn … Read More ‘We Stand On The Shoulders Of Shirley Chisholm’: Brooklyn Political Powerhouse Serves As Source Of Inspiration For Sen. Kamala Harris — CBS New York

Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information — Discover

It’s been a big week for the English heritage site Stonehenge — with the origin of the mysterious stones finally being discovered. Read all about it, and more, on a site dedicated to this ancient stone circle. via Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information — Discover

Computer Gremlins — By Hook Or By Book

This is probably going to sound like an odd question, but has anyone been having issues with font size changes in their posts? For the last few days I’ve noticed in a few of my posts, the font will be its regular size, only to get larger in certain sections. I do my blogging from […] via Computer Gremlins — By Hook Or By Book

When the computer won’t start… — Meeka’s Mind

Don’t panic! That’s what I said to myself at 8am this morning when I turned my desktop computer on, and it promptly turned itself off again. Actually, if I’m to be completely honest, I said quite a few things, most of which only had four letters, but let’s not get too precious about it. I […] via When the computer won’t start… — Meeka’s Mind

Earthship Biotecture — Discover

Specialists in modern off-grid design, systems and construction. You can buy your own plans, or join the Earthship Academy to learn how to build an off-grid home. via Earthship Biotecture — Discover

Culinary Backstreets — Discover

Culinary Backstreets positions itself as “the global guide to local eats,” offering city guides, food tours, and stories on off-the-beaten-path eating destinations from Tokyo to Tbilisi. via Culinary Backstreets — Discover

Brave New World? — Trail Baboon

Tech savvy are not two words that probably come to mind when you think of me. Some folks even laugh when they find out I am the go-to person at work when things are not going well computer-wise. My co-workers come to me when files go missing, when they need to know how to do […] via Brave New World? — Trail Baboon

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