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<div class="moz-cite-prefix">Saku Ytti wrote:<br>
<pre wrap="">On Mon, 14 Dec 2020 at 19:12, Miles Fidelman <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"><email@example.com></a> wrote:
<pre wrap="">As to chess... I've begun to think that the game to master is now Go...
capturing territory, not pieces, and instantaneous global state changes.
Now implies change, when, in your mind, this changed from Chess to Go?
Not sure it's marked by a discrete moment in time. More that the
Chinese have been playing Go, while the West mostly still plays
chess - and that seems like a problem.<br>
I remember learning, decades ago, that there's a form of Chinese
poetry, written with ideographs, that has to make sense both
horizontally & vertically. Essentially painting with
ideographs. A mind that can handle that, and a culture that
nurtures that kind of thinking - that scares the shit out of me.
(And definitely makes me want to do some more acid, to keep up.)<br>
<pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">--
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
Theory is when you know everything but nothing works.
Practice is when everything works but no one knows why.
In our lab, theory and practice are combined:
nothing works and no one knows why. ... unknown</pre>