The Turing Politician

The new movie “The Imitation Game” is about Alan Turing. Among Turing’s many accomplishments was a test for assessing artificial intelligence – quite a feat for a man living at a time when computers were the size of bank vaults and as mentally quick as 1st graders. Turing’s Test is a deception game. The examiner … Continue reading The Turing Politician


Telephone Deceiver

I know I shouldn’t do it, but I just can’t resist… picking up the phone when the caller ID says “UNAVAILABLE”. No good ever comes of this. Today, there was an Indian gentleman from the local police on the line saying he’d called about a federal complaint filed against me. I laughed and hung up. … Continue reading Telephone Deceiver