Read More The Wicklow native is the latest to join a stellar lineup - including Ed Sheeran, Esperanza Spalding, and more - playing gigs around the world for a great cause. Read More The colourful Kerry TD famously told us here at Hot Press last year that Noah's Ark was "proof" that God was in the charge of the weather.
And he's now at it again by telling people that ...
In 1995 I finally got around to setting up this page to tell everyone about it.
MGonz is finally written up as a book chapter: Humphrys, Mark (2008), "How my program passed the Turing Test", Chapter 15 of Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer, Robert Epstein, Gary Roberts and Grace Beber (eds.), Springer, 2008.
This goes back to an "Eliza" AI chat program (see What is an "Eliza" program?
) that I wrote in early 1987, in the 2nd year of my undergraduate degree at University College Dublin, Ireland.
The dark side is that some students graduate from high school with good grades, then find out they are not ready for college.
Half the graduating seniors at Licking Heights High School had a 2.9 or better in 2008, putting the median GPA in the B range.
Read More It all began with a party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx.Balancing the drugs, the drink and the sex with relentless training, recovery sessions and games was a struggle. Somehow, through bleary eyes and a heavy head, through the paranoia and the hallucinations, Leonard was part of a Dublin squad that reached an All-Ireland semi-final in 2007. It details the pills and the thrills, the moments where Leonard stared into an abyss and didn’t seem to care whether he lived or died. Even my mates now, they don’t know a lot about the stuff that happened and why I was the way I was. In one passage, Leonard wakes up in a Sydney back-alley with no idea how he got there. I was putting myself in these crazy situations and just didn’t care what happened. My t-shirt was over my head, I had about a hundred mosquito bites, my face felt bruised like I’d been punched, I had no wallet, no phone and I didn’t know where I was.Written by himself, it’s a stark and searingly honest memoir – a crucial final stop on his journey to recovery. You have this weird world where I’ve been so open and upfront about everything and people around me are still like, ‘Aghhhh, Jesus. And then in January 2006, he was called up to the senior Dublin panel by Paul Caffrey. It was controlled but there was always time for a blow-up. I thought to myself ‘I’m thirty-something now – I can’t be doing this anymore.WE’RE SITTING ON some steps, gazing out across Dublin Bay. And it was there where Leonard’s childhood was destroyed, his adulthood subsequently descending into a cocktail of wild drug abuse and alcoholism.It’s late morning and the sun glistens on the water, casting shadows. He was nine when the prolific paedophile priest Fr. It was years later when Leonard told his parents and his life became engulfed by chaos and self-sabotage.