The Stochastic Game

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Posts with tag 'wtf'

    The harpsichord and the clavichord!

    Google recently released Google Scribe, an experiment on auto-completing words for the user in advance, instead of spell and grammar checking what he’s already written. Go try it for yourself. I myself had some fun letting Google write stuff for me. Just start with an arbitrary word, and keep accepting whatever the first suggestion is. The UI slows down quite a lot after a dozen or so auto-completions, so sometimes you need to delete the last space and type it again to get some performance back.
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    Warning

    I was just adding CPPUnit to one of my projects. It ships with old VC6 workspaces, so you need to update them to the latest Visual Studio. While updating them to VS2005, I got a few of those little dialogs: So? Yes or No? Choose wisely!