Book Reports · Spirituality

An Eternal Golden Brain: Goedel, Escher, Bach

Easily one of the most complex, challenging, and interesting books I have run across, I first read Douglas Hofstadter’s “Goedel, Escher, Bach” in high school and have recently revisiting it. Below are some highlights:

Rise of the Machines

The Worlds Best Poker Player – A Computer?!?

This is incredible:¬† Researchers at the University of Alberta have created a computer program that is so good at poker, it may have “solved” the game of fixed limit Texas Hold ‘Em. The most important part is that the program does not win by brute-force calculating all possibilities, but “learns” from trillions of hands, and… Continue reading The Worlds Best Poker Player – A Computer?!?