Computer professionals celebrate 10th birthday of A.L.I.C.E.

Wednesday, November 30, 2005 File:Turing1.jpg More than 50 programmers, scientists, students, hobbyists and fans of the A.L.I.C.E. chat robot gathered in Guildford, U.K. on Friday to celebrate the tenth birthday of the award winning A.I. On hand was the founder the Loebner Prize, an annual Turing Test, designed to pick out the world’s most human […]

Oral Roberts University accountant claims he was ordered to “cook the books”

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 A former accountant for Oral Roberts University (ORU) has filed a lawsuit against ORU and its Board of Regents claiming he was told by Richard Roberts and his wife Lindsay to “cook the books”, hiding financial wrongdoing from authorities and the public. Trent Huddleston, the accountant, has filed suit against the […]

US pool player Wade Crane dies in car accident age 66

Thursday, December 30, 2010 US professional pool player Wade Crane has died after a one-car accident in Tennessee, USA. He was 66 years old. Crane’s Volkswagen crossed three lanes of traffic into the concrete retaining wall, then bounced back across five more lanes of traffic into another retaining wall. It is believed that Crane suffered […]

New version of Opera web browser released

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 After several months in beta, Opera 8 for Windows and Linux was released yesterday. The Opera browser is considered by many to be fast, small and standards-compliant. Håkon Wium Lie, the CTO of Opera Software said “The vast majority of Internet users have had to deal with a slow and insecure […]