Posts Tagged ‘chess’

“…philosophy is music, music is philosophy, and the other way round.” – Thomas Bernhard

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbPUkLrmzUA

Abner Jay reinverts the age-old ‘looking for a virgin’ myth in “Don’t Mess With Me Baby.”

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpjy0MOMn3Y

Anthony Braxton called Abner Jay an American master.

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New Excellent Crawl

Friday, February 5th, 2010

“He’d say, ‘If it is familiar, it has not eaten you yet.’ ” -on cognitive fluency and disfluency.

GW: My only interest in photographing is photography. That’s really the answer. -an interview with photographer Garry Winogrand.

Yes yes yes! Bookforum editor and The Awl contributor Chris Lehmann has signed a book deal with Or Books–he’s expanding Rich People Things, a series originally for The Awl. Details here. Congratulations, Chris!

Weak human + machine + better process was superior to a strong computer alone and, more remarkably, superior to a strong human + machine + inferior process. -Garry Kasparov on chess and computers.

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Writing the Great American Video Game.