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Relating Naturally to an AI

    Was pretty excited to see a nice welding of human data with AI, accessible via a “somewhat natural language” programming language, in Wolfram Alpha (https://www.wolframalpha.com/).    I enjoy asking it tough questions, but am not always totally pleased with the results. Since it’s a fixed database of knowledge, there’s …

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Virtual Machines in a Klein Bottle

I heard about a virtual machine implementation that runs in web browsers and was like “how? and why?”.  But this is a pretty amazing feat.   Let’s explore this accomplishment, which is available to try at http://copy.sh/v86/ I’ve used virtual machines a lot in the past. It’s the best way I …

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How to mount an ISO image on Linux

Many software packages provide an ISO disk image with their software on it. This can be burned to a DVD, but it doesn’t have to be if you just want to access the files on the ISO image. These steps will mount an ISO file and allow the files within …

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little guy in the logo…

ugh. so i had forgotten who the “little guy” was in the center of my wacky logo (on https://feistymeow.org). turns out he is euclid. thank you reverse image search (https://www.tineye.com/). now trying to find a copy of euclid’s elements to read, since apparently it was *the* textbook on geometry up …

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