Monthly Archives: January 2012

Always Take the Weather with You

Ever been to a baseball game on a rainy day? You check the radar over and over, hoping that when you refresh your browser, the big swath of blue covering the city will have disappeared. You check the team website, … Continue reading

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The Cheese Stands Alone, and Clean, Forever

Ever thought about what superpower you’d have if you could choose one? I’d always considered teleportation to be the obvious answer. But then I had a student who said his superpower would be the ability to produce cheese from his … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day…Keeps Viruses Away?

What’s scarier than robot soldiers and stealth drones? The Borg Queen, grey goo, and spiders, for starters, but those are subjects for another time. I’m talking about viruses that can or will be able to infect militaristic AI. Sometimes, viruses … Continue reading

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