Tagged: poem

This is what happens when you talk to your mother about artificial intelligence - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Oct 03, 2017

I have been chatting with my mother about the headlines around artificial intelligence and my own venture into the field. In this poem she has picked up beautifully, I think, on the idea is that any problems with AI will be because of our own inadequacies as we train the machines.  K.A. Pickering, October 2017   Artificial Intelligence  Artificial Intelligence … Read More

Science! thou fair effusive ray… - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 09, 2013

Science! thou fair effusive ray From the great source of mental Day, Free, generous, and refin'd! Descend with all thy treasures fraught, Illumine each bewilder'd thought, And bless my lab'ring mind. But first with thy resistless light, Disperse those phantoms from my sight, Those mimic shades of thee; The scholiast's learning, sophist's cant, The visionary bigot's … Read More

"Knowledge is merely opinion." Storm – in cartoon and words - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 09, 2011

Tim Minchin’s 9-minute beat poem Storm that takes on medical ‘woo’ in an expatriate London dinner-party setting is well-known to many already, but this new cartoon presentation of it, released a few days ago, makes for good weekend viewing. (Credits: Poem written and performed by Tim Minchin. Directed and animated by DC Turner. Produced by Tracy King. Read More

One thousand genomes deep - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 28, 2010

I’d like to write about today’s paper* from the 1000 genomes project, but I have a tax return to file first. In the meantime a quatrain and a haiku: There's no forsaking what you are No existential leap As witnessed here in DNA and code A thousand genomes deep ... We're all mutants you and I, all broken codes for … Read More