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Subject: Re: a question to Tord about detecting threats in null move

Author: Sune Fischer

Date: 07:32:49 10/06/03

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On October 06, 2003 at 10:06:56, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>On October 06, 2003 at 07:24:56, Sune Fischer wrote:
>>On October 06, 2003 at 03:17:14, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
>>>On October 05, 2003 at 16:49:15, Uri Blass wrote:
>>>>As GCP explained the world championship is not important and Fritz is the
>>>>program that is going to play against kasparov for a lot of money inspite of >not winning world championships after 1995 and even not leading the ssdf today.
>>>Conclusion: don't play any tournaments, don't bother making the engine better.
>>>Make fortune somewhere else and then pay Kasparov to play you.
>>>Great plan!
>>No the conclusion is don't blow a lot of money to go to a tournament that has no
>>If the title of world champion is to have any meaning, it should come with
>>certain rights and only be granted to the winner of a _world wide_ tournament.
>>Neither seems to be the case, it's a joke title then.
>No, the conclusion is to put Vincent on the USS Pittsburg.  Get rid of
>the nuclear reactor.  He produces _more_ than enough hot air to keep the
>sub in plenty of steam for its 30+ knot top speed.

We ended up deciding against that, the investments needed for the larger cooling
system would blow the budget.

>Having such an energy source might lead to a drastic increase in suicide-
>deaths on the sub however.

Yes, that's another concern, the question is how to minimalize the damage when
the safety radius is some 240 km. I see a future in space exploration perhaps,
naturally no downlink?


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