Alberto Pérez

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The Deep Blue Team Plots Its Next Move

IBM's <b>Deep Blue</b><p>It was a classic match of man versus machine: In February 1996, world champion chess player Gary Kasparov pitted his wits against Deep …

Artificial Intelligence

20 Years after Deep Blue: How AI Has Advanced Since Conquering Chess

Twenty years ago IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by becoming the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion in a six-game …

Artificial Intelligence

The meaning of life in a world without work

As technology renders jobs obsolete, what will keep us busy? Sapiens author <b>Yuval Noah Harar</b><b>i</b> examines ‘the useless class’ and a new quest for purpose<p>Most jobs that exist today might disappear within decades. As artificial intelligence outperforms humans in more and more tasks, it will replace …

The Future

A Hanging

It was in Burma, a sodden morning of the rains. A sickly light, like yellow tinfoil, was slanting over the high walls into the jail yard. We were …

'A Hanging' by George Orwell

Shooting An Elephant by George Orwell

Shooting an Elephant

In Moulmein, in Lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people — the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen …

Camille Saint-Saëns - The Carnival of the Animals

Death of a Pig

“I just wanted to keep on raising a pig, full meal after full meal, spring into summer into fall.”<p><b>1</b><p>I spent several days and nights in mid-September with an ailing pig and I feel driven to account for this stretch of time, more particularly since the pig died at last, and I lived, and things might …