Monthly Archives: January 2007

And the longest sentence is…

I was looking at the longest line in the texts (see previous post) of Heart of Darkness and Alice in Wonderland; and I was struck by the fact that these longest lines were not whole sentences. So I now adjusted … Continue reading

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And the longest line is…

I wrote a little program this evening that takes a text and works out the longest line in it.. I fed it (1) the dictionary (2) Heart of Darkness (3) Alice in Wonderland Here are the results: (1) pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (2) … Continue reading

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"Free Will is considered a conceptual confusion."

This year one of university courses is on Artificial Intelligence. I have started on the first assignment which only requires one to get a general feel of the different fields and ideas which one will be required to confront and … Continue reading

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I hear its been hot in Europe this year…

Hot in Europe this year… polar ice-caps melting… hmmm…as my new favourite internet comic book writer, xkcd, says… hmmm….

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my tooth hurts

Last night of my Fedora Core 5 installation I upgraded my kernel to the latest stable kernel release; in order to make use of its better abilities to work with my ATI graphic chip. I also had to install the … Continue reading

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And onward ho, driving into 2007

Well. What a week. I had a car accident. Ugg. Am now driving a rented car whilst waiting for my car to be repaired. Last night, Orli and Denzil came over for supper on the last night of 2006. It … Continue reading

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