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When we hear the term Artificial Intelligence, most people might think of a servant (R2D2 in Star Wars), a law enforcer (K.I.T.T. “Knight Rider”), a comrade (Lt. Commander Data in Star Trek; The Next Generation), an overlord (The Matrix) or an assassin (Terminator). These depictions of artificial intelligence are not based on real science, but […]

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Recently a friend informed me of a new bittorrent client, Tribler,  that does not require the typical central tracker server as is normal for Bittorrent networks. I have not tried the software yet, but it got me thinking how they would achieve this and then I found a research project that explained some of the […]

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A recent paper I read had an interesting link to a research paper on Expert Systems and it’s use and place in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Below is a rudimentary introductions to the concept of Expert Systems. It is sometimes thought of AI as being able to solve all possible problems and at other times lacking tremendously. Both […]

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It was almost a “skip” day, but I made up for it working out after work tonight, instead of this morning. Usually I do my workout at 5:30am so that it is done for the day, but it is also beneficial doing a early workout. Without getting into all the reasons for doing a morning […]

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I figured I will share some of my workout tips and notes every day as I know that finding really good information on the internet is not easy with so much people trying to sell you the next fitness fad, being it P90X®, Zumba®, INSANITY®, Brazil Butt Lift®, TurboFire®, Body Gospel®, Slim in 6®, 10-Minute […]

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Yesterday, I did a introduction class to Microsoft Team System 2010 and Scrum Template with a local Microsoft MVP Trainer, Joe Homnick . During the class, there was some discussion as to what is the difference between a story point and number of hours as it relates to scrum story. In order to clarify it […]

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Every now and then I meet people that keep impressing me by being able to not just talk the talk but walk the walk as well. One such person is the Senior Architect at our company who released one of his many cool little projects on CodePlex a few weeks ago. Before getting into the […]

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As the result of a bet with a friend, I figured I will place the results from the FIFA World Cup 2010 Africa vs North America here so we can track it. The tournament runs June 11th 2010 to July 11th 2010 when the final will be played at the Soccer City located in Soweto, […]

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Can you find the next row in this sequence? 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 … Read on and I will provide the answer later. A discussion with a colleague over the past two days triggered this post. Part of the discussion was asking the question […]

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