Tag Archives: Computer Science

Strange Science: Maillardet’s Automaton

In the early nineteenth century, a Swiss mechanician built an automaton that could write poetry and draw pictures. Granted, the poetry and pictures it could draw were pre-programmed, but the memory involved in the machine is the equivalent of slight … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Hexadecimal Word Colors

If you’re familiar with hexadecimal codes, a shortcut for representing binary, which can be used to get a brilliant variety of colors for webpages, you may be interested in this website, called #c0ffee is the color. On this page, you … Continue reading

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Constructing the Provably Complete Library

An essay by V. Cardigan, as provided by Emma Tonkin Art by Dawn Vogel Abstract The theoretical concept of a provably complete library, generated by an infinitely parallelised random process, is well-known. In this article, I report on the results of … Continue reading

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Shark Does It Again!

An essay by Lex Nearhood, as provided by Amandeep Jutla Art by America Jones SharkLightning‘s surprise announcement was a classic Shark move: bold and puzzling in equal measure. The news caught a lot of journalists (including your humble correspondent) off-guard: … Continue reading

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My PC is Cheating on Me

Professor Charles A. Donet’s journal entry – the early years as provided by Eamon Singh, as provided by J. Herman Art by Dawn Vogel I have an image of a stranger’s hand in my cookie jar of life. At odd … Continue reading

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Marasmus

An essay by Marasmus, as provided by Damien Krsteski Art by Errow Collins On the beach, squinting at the setting sun, was when the thought of murdering Rashid first crossed your mind. The waves rolled in while you did the … Continue reading

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The Unforeseen Wisdom of Early Adoption

An essay by S. Van Owen, as provided by Barry King Art by Leigh Legler Yeah, I know what you’re saying. It’s the “early adopter paradox.” The most advanced tech-head, the most gadget-crazy user, is the one whose technology goes obsolete … Continue reading

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Please Wait

An essay by Clifford Hahn, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Katie Nyborg I could tell the dame was trouble as soon as she slithered into my office. A real Sherlock Holmes type might have deduced this by scientific … Continue reading

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Automagical

An essay by Raymond C. Stewart, as provided by Damien Krsteski Art by Dawn Vogel Let me tell you a story about language. In 2021, with the conclusion of the Human Brain Project, several months before fully publicizing the research finds, chunks … Continue reading

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God Lives in My Computer

An essay by Dr. Radical N. Klein, as provided by Peter J. Carter Art by Leigh Legler Most people are goddamned pains in the ass. They’re constantly acting with defective intelligence, when not otherwise acting downright criminally apathetic. As if to prove … Continue reading

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