[FoRK] Raspberry Pi + Qt5 + OpenGL = awesome

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Thu Apr 11 17:42:24 PDT 2013

I wonder where AI would be today if DARPA had funded none of it. There 
would have been no boom and therefore no bust?

I ask this as I regularly pass Google self-driving cars every day in my 
commute to work.

I guess I have to worry only when they pass *me*, with enough AI to know 
exactly where the cops are patrolling.

- Joe

P.S. The spinning can on top of the Google cars? I want to vandalize one 
and make it look like an MBJ Coffee can. Or a KFC Chicken Bucket.

P.S. The other day I was followed to Home Depot from work by a Tesla 
"prototype vehicle". It looked like a regular sedan with shitty seat 
fabric. I'm guessing it was a prototype for something already in production.

On 4/11/2013 5:33 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> Not sure.
> I've been out of Lisp game for exactly 23 years. 1990 was the year 
> DARPA zero'd out all of it's AI funding as conventional wisdom was 
> that algorithmic computing techniques had far surpassed what actual 
> computing technology could execute for the next 50 years. That very 
> same year the foundational proof of scalability for multiprocessor 
> computing was published in the Journal of Parallel and Distributed 
> Computing.
> Greg
> On 4/11/2013 5:26 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>> But surely modern LISPs have classes? CLOS? Dunno, I've only heard about
>> these things.

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