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    5.3 km = 51:48

    So I had the bright idea of going for an early morning run on the beach this morning. Thought it would be lovely, and in some ways it was, but without daylight saving, even though I was up and out at 5:30 the sun was well and truly up. Not…

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    Quantum Supremacy and the Threat of AI Supremacy

    OK, it’s not the zingiest title in the Hogwarts world… 😉 Google recently claimed (a claim disputed by others, including IBM) to have achieved ‘quantum supremacy’. This is a term, popularised by John Preskill, for the ability of a quantum computer to solve a computing problem that would be impossible…

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    Three Grounds

    I’m not vegetarian, although I’m increasingly moving in that direction, trying to taper off the flesh and add more plants. Both my daughters, Cassie and Alexandra, and their respective partners, Crank and Peter, are vegetarian, but all of us have our different reasons, and that’s what this post is about.…