I held off doing this for a long time because I was worried I’d damage the drive. That said, the drive is pretty much non-usable for now, so it’s not like I could do that much more damage.
“Hopper invents a compiler in 1951, and it allows people who don’t have PhDs in Mathematics to start talking with these machines… to start programming these machines.”
In 2013, Silver and the website joined with ESPN. A few weeks ago they launched a new digital project entitled Signals, with the first episode being a look back a the rematch between Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue.
“Automation has become so sophisticated that on a typical passenger flight, a human pilot holds the controls for a grand total of just three minutes. What pilots spend a lot of time doing is monitoring screens and keying in data. They’ve become, it’s not much of an exaggeration to say, computer operators.”