Last night, I watched IBM's Watson defeat the two winningest human Jeopardy players in the show's existence. It was one of the most impressive things I've seen in recent history. Best part: during final Jeopardy, Ken Jennings writes his answer:
Who is Stoker?
(I for one welcome our new computer overlords)
Unrelated: my laptop's backlight now provides even lighting. This was not the case on January 29th, when I wrote about how the left side was fading, nor was it the case when I was in Cambridge for the Mystery Hunt, when someone pointed out that my monitor was kinda dark on the left side. But it appears to be fixed now!
My dad sends me this article from Fox News, with the comment "I truly believe that the nation is setting up your generation for an economic collapse by refusing to get the budget under control." I've written about the US's failure at fiscal responsibility before. Unfortunately, dad, I can't disagree.