Author Archives: andrei

Moving Up on Lichess.org

Another 402 games and I managed to improve my Rapid chess rating from 2000 (I mentioned it in my previous post) to 2100 on Lichess.org. Rapid (10 mins per player with no added time for each move) is what I … Continue reading

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Playing Chess in the Age of AlfaZero

Chess is a fascinating game that hasn’t lost its appeal even after the strongest human player of the time was finally defeated by a computer. I refer to the historical 1997 face-off between Garry Kasparov and IBM’s Deep Blue. In … Continue reading

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My First Cyber-Fiction Book

Twenty years ago, in 2001, I published my first book.  It was about computer data storage and took me over 6 months to write. My child was just one year old then but, with the full support of my wife, … Continue reading

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Fixing Spaceship Earth (Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, 2021

It’s been a pleasure to speak twice at the Conference on World Affairs last week. Check out my second panel below. This time, we discuss “Fixing Spaceship Earth: Forecasting Our Future with Big Data and Tech.” 

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Data is Money (Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, 2021

It’s been a pleasure to speak at the Conference on World Affairs this week. Check out my “Data is Money” panel below. 

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