13th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, Accepted papers, here.
SCOTUSBlog, here. Supreme Court of the United States Blog. So that’s how you organize a blog.
Wind Map, here. Might be the best thing you see today. Wind map folks say “This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US.” and “Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires “
Chessbase News, Busting the King’s Gambit, this time for sure, here.
Fifty years ago Bobby Fischer published a famous article, “A Bust to the King’s Gambit”, in which he claimed to have refuted this formerly popular opening. Now chess programmer IM Vasik Rajlich has actually done it, with technical means. 3000 processor cores, running for over four months, exhaustively analysed all lines that follow after 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 and came to some extraordinary conclusions.
He may have had more juice than the Rutgers Supercomputer Center since he is running Power 7 versus Power PC 450. He ran:
massively parallel cluster of IBM POWER 7 Servers provided by David Slate, senior manager of IBM’s Semantic Analysis and Integration department – 2,880 cores at 4.25 GHz, 16 terabytes of RAM
Forced win for Black unless White plays 3. Be2 in which case it is a draw. Nice endgame puzzle (but it’s apparently an April Fool prank, sry).