A massive accomplishment has been made in the development of artificial intelligence. For the first time a computer has beaten a professional go player. For decades humans have been creating computers to play games. This may be a combination of a deep fear, that all scientist secretly share, of having to interact with other humans and their general their [...]
Month: January 2016
Opinion : The Revenant
SPOILER ALERT Let me start by saying, I liked it. There got that out of the way. I think a lot of the rave reviews I have not only read online, but have been given by friends and family have been slightly overblown. Not to say it doesn't deserve praise but I think a lot of people realized it [...]
What is Cancer?
In the wake of several celebrities dying from cancer recently, namely David Bowie, and Alan Rickman. I though I would take a moment to talk about what cancer is and why finding a cure is more complicated than it sounds. First let me start by saying that I am actually a cancer researcher, I wake [...]
How Long is too Long?
I recently read a review about The Hateful Eight when I was deciding if it was worth seeing in theaters. This is not really about the movie, but when I saw the run time was 187 minutes it got me thinking. How long is too long? At what point do you say "Ain't nobody got time [...]
Opinion : Kylo Ren
This is a new segment I will be doing from time to time. It will differ from our normal posts by presenting more of an opinion and less of a informative article. The intent of this segment is not to be a review, though I may occasional talk about books, movies and games and convey [...]
Breaking up with George RR Martin: It’s not me, it’s you.
If you are a fan of the Song of Ice and Fire Series or it's WILDLY popular HBO show Game of Thrones (and let's admit it, if you're following this blog you probably are) you have heard the news that the newest book The Winds of Winter has been indefinitely delayed. George [...]