So this is what project work is like at Google..
Pretty damn sweet, here is an awesome open source space shooter harking back to the uber-classic ‘Elite’. Very cool!
Just finished reading an awesome book and this quote completely blew me away and I’ve been thinking about it far too much:
consciousness is an emergent property of the brain as a whole, a natural consequence of millions of neurones processing information in parallel. It may seem astounding that something so “physical” as electro-biochemical processes within the brain could produce something so intangible as consciousness, but that is what happens. We just don’t yet understand how.
Looks like ALPHA DOG has a master to walk him…
A supercomputer that can interpret the nuances of language and more importantly ‘context’. Crazy thing is it runs on 90 IBM servers with 2880 CPU cores and 16Tb RAM just to understand language and context.
We do it all day long using a mysterious 1.4KG lump of grey matter that consumes
generates? ~20W electricity.
Been playing with a rather excellent property search tool where you draw the search area you want and available properties are displayed. A great and far more intuitive way of searching for properties:
It led to a tangent and I started looking around what must be the most expensive area of the UK; Sandbanks in Poole. Ouch at the prices there! 🙂 Here is a sample: