Phil Corbluth

Philosopher. Writer. Artist. GeekDad. Joyful Benefactor.

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Phil Corbluth’s GitHub Page Online

Phil Corbluth’s new GitHub page is now online and contains repositories of coding projects currently being worked on.

AlphaZero AI Learns Chess in Four Hours to Beat World’s Best Chess Program

AlphaZero, a game playing Artificial Intelligence created by Google’s DeepMind, has beaten Stockfish 8, that was until now the world’s best chess-playing computer program.

Alan Moore on Science, Imagination, Language and Spirits of Place

In an excellent interview with the Daily Grail, author Alan Moore talks about the spirits of a place, time and simultaneity, and how the ephemeral artifacts of the current times are making it harder for the next generation to be… Continue Reading →

“No Man’s Sky” Game Begs Interesting Questions About The Universe and The Mind

The computer game on everybody’s lips at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this year was Hello Games “No Man’s Sky”. It’s a science fiction game that has a simple aim – to procedurally generate an infinite galaxy and allow the player to… Continue Reading →

GeekDad: How Many Atoms of Hydrogen Are There in The Universe? Just The One.

If I decided to build a model of the Universe in a computer and put Hydrogen atoms in it I would probably do it like this: I would create a Hydrogen “Method” which is a few lines of code (let’s… Continue Reading →

Tales from the Library of Babel: Part II

I have not, until now experienced true horror within the Library, the Library of all Libraries. That is unless the general loneliness of my long yet finite journey can be described as mere horror in itself. The books appear to… Continue Reading →

Proposition (X)

We can never own the new digital spaces that are springing up around us, we can only inhabit them. Like the spaces that we ‘physically’ move through; the rooms of our home, the countryside, and the city – we have… Continue Reading →

The Jolly Reaper

Welcome to Reaper version 2.045. Please may I ask your name? It’s Emily. Emily James. Hello Emily. You appear to be female, is this correct? It is.. I am. Great. Do you mind this voice or would you prefer it if I change to… Continue Reading →

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