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The Greatest Chess Tournament of All Time

I haven’t played an actual game of chess in many years, but I used to love to play chess in high school, when I had a lot of time. I still follow chess, mostly via the excellent In June … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Scary Science Fiction Movies

I’m a big fan of science fiction movies. Here are my top ten favorite scary sci fi movies. 1. Starship Troopers (1997) – The alien bugs in this movie are really scary. The part where the bugs attack “Outpost Whiskey” … Continue reading

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Research on Sports Statistics and Prediction

I’ve always been interested in machine learning predictions for sports. In particular I enjoy creating prediction systems for the National Football League games and American college NCAA basketball games. But there doesn’t seem to be very much in the way … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Animated Movies of All Time

I’m no expert on animated films, but I thought I’d put together my personal top 10 list. Put another way, if I was going on a three-month trip to the North Pole, these are the 10 animated films I’d bring … Continue reading

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A Recap of Science Fiction Movies of 2016

Now that 2016 is well over, I’ve had a chance to see most of the main science fiction films from 2016. It was an uneven year with a few decent films but some real clunkers too. Here are my top … Continue reading

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Conferences and Las Vegas

Many of the software development conferences I go to are in Las Vegas. More than any other city in the world, Vegas is set up to handle conferences of all types and sizes. There are several Web sites that list … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Snowy Science Fiction Movies

There are quite a few science fiction films that take place in the Arctic (North Pole) or the Antarctic (South Pole), or just generally snowy environments. Here are my top 10 favorites. 1. Dreamcatcher (2003) – A really strange but … Continue reading

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