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September 21st, 2004

Quotes of the Day [Sep. 21st, 2004|09:36 am]
Peter Sheil
Oh, some good ones today - number two is so applicable to my work :)

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents.
Nathaniel Borenstein (1957 - )

Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away.
Sir Thomas Beecham (1879 - 1961)

People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson (1958 - ), Calvin and Hobbes
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(no subject) [Sep. 21st, 2004|10:24 am]
Peter Sheil
Alice chatbot wins for third time
A computer program called Alice has won a prestigious prize for human-like talk for the third time.

[and you all thought I was a real human right? ;) ]

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I'll have a pint and the surf special ... [Sep. 21st, 2004|02:43 pm]
Peter Sheil
Reg (www.theregister.co.uk) road tests the Wi-Fi pub
Ale + internet = recipe for success?
20 Sep 2004 16:19
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