Ian McEwan's first "sci-fi" novel, Machines Like Me, published earlier this year, has not been getting the best reviews, but I found it enjoyable to read. I can't say it was my favorite of his, but he set the bar pretty high with Atonement and On Chesil Beach. As one member of my book club … Continue reading Machines Like Me: How did it REALLY End?
Writing collaboration is possible! Here it is. Many thanks to Steven Umbrello for getting this out. Other news: Sorry it's been so long. Looks like the spinal tap is normal, so now I'm waiting to get an appointment in Mayo Clinic.
Now I have the right to write about The Imitation Game, which I saw in the theaters last night. Spoiler alert. Those of you who read my post about Alan Turing will remember that I expected this portrayal to come across as Sherlock II, and I have to say it mostly did, except Cumberbatch makes … Continue reading The Imitation Game
The other night I watched Codebreaker, a documentary based on the life of mathematician, Alan Turing, widely considered to be the the father of computer science. I didn't know anything about his life. In fact, I didn't really know much about his work either, other than references to the Turing test for AI. Turns out his … Continue reading The Life of Alan Turing