Monthly Archives: July 2007


Checkers has now been solved. After an 18-year computation, it has been concluded that checkers is a draw. At the same rate of computation, it would take well over 10^20 years to solve chess.

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‘Vantage Number One (of Not Throwing Things Away)

Usually that’s a fairly bad habit that plagues me, but on this particular occasion I happened to want to read an article from a Time issue from 1999. That’s easy! It happened to be at the top of a drawer … Continue reading

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