Monthly Archives: September 2011

Watson supercomputer pimped out to insurance industry

My favourite computer in the world (if such a thing exists) is the Watson supercomputer, most famous for his trouncing of Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on Jeopardy. There were grand visions of what Watson could be used for. Most … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the KHL plane crash victims

It has been a summer of hockey related tragedies with the deaths of a group of NHL enforcers.  Most recently, the crash of a Russian plane killed almost the whole KHL’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team.  While the loss of 43 lives is … Continue reading

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