Watson Wins!

“A supercomputer that soundly thrashed two of humankind’s most successful players at their own game.” “What is Watson?” Yes, after taking a strong lead after day two, IBM’s machine took a resounding win at the end of the third and final day of its Jeopardy challenge. Final score: Watson $77,147, Ken Jennings $24,000, Brad Rutter […]

Let’s Celebrate: All Your Base Are Belong To Us Turns Ten Today!

Yep geeks, the Internet’s first big meme turns ten today! Somebody set us up a cake… or something. [Via]

Jeopardy computer dominant but not perfect

The IBM computer “Watson” has established a clear lead after two days of its gameshow challenge against Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. But thankfully for those fearing 2011 may be the year the machines take over, it has made a couple of flubs. The three-episode challenge is an attempt to test IBM’s abilities […]

The Economics of Star Wars [Infographic]

When George Lucas was negotiating with 20th Century Fox to make the first movie, the director opted for a meek salary while negotiating for final cut of the film, 40 percent of the net box-office gross, all right to future sequels and ownership of all the merchandising rights for “Star Wars.”

Beautiful: Life Looks for Life – The Sagan Series

I don’t know about you guys, but this video, along with the first one of the series, left me with tears streaming down my face and a sense that there’s something much more important then myself out there. It seems that Sagan has that effect on people. Thank you for everything Carl. Yeah, I know, […]

Search Rankings Mystery: The Penney Drops

Google has cracked down on what has been described as the most ambitious attempt to unfairly influence its search rankings. And the offender? J.C. Penney. An online search expert says the retail store benefited from a mass-scale exploitation of one of the key elements of Google’s ranking: inbound links. While the exact algorithm Google uses […]

Darwinian Valentine [Picture]

[Source + other awesome science-based Valentine pics]

FREE Kindle Book: Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing

This one if for all you beer-loving geeks out there! Today only, Amazon.com offers Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing, Kindle edition, for absolutely FREE! Discover the extraordinary culture and history of brewing: the remarkable craft that reaches back before written history. Visit legendary British pubs now […]

I Chew Chew Chews You, Valentine!

Print out your custom I Chew Chew Chews You Valentine card at Zombieyeti.com!

Star Wars: If It’s Not Baroque…

Richard Grayson is a famous composer and pianist who is known for his ability to improvise any melody and play it any style, or tempo. Forgive me music geeks as I may be mistaken so feel free to correct me here, but here are his improvisations on the Imperial March and the Star Wars theme […]

Camera Tricks and Neat Zelda Music[Videos]

While Youtuber Sp0ntanius may have a hairstyle more hip than me, he does have a knack for recreating  Zelda songs with style and neat camera tricks that are really entertaining. From playing the Palace theme in stop motion with guitar and tearing paper, to playing crystal glasses for the Song of Healing, you have to […]