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 …

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 …

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 …

Stop the Windows speaker beeps!

Stop the Beeps, please… Some Windows operating systems still insist on using the speaker inside the computer case to make horrid sounding beeps. This can drive oneself and one’s office mates quite mad. Silence is golden. The steps to disable the speaker beeps are quite simple. They work on at …