Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Ages ago I went to a Russell Davies talk in which he spoke about the Google ESP game, which turned a tricky task for a robot (tagging images) into a fun game for humans. Clever stuff. Though computers think quicker than we do and are great with the complex calculations, humans are still much better […]


A quick lunchtime post before I pass out from hunger, but I’ve just seen a headline on the BBC website saying that “gorillas ‘play games of tag like humans’”. According to the article, scientists have studied footage of gorillas tapping each other and then running away, and reckon they’re playing as a way of testing […]