What is it to be intelligent

Wednesday 03 December, 2014 at 4:22 pm Steve OBrien 0

So first I want to shatter some commonly held beliefs. Playing chess, doing maths and complex sums are not signs of true intelligence. Machines can do this without being intelligent because the intelligence is programmed in. But it makes it no more intelligent that a glorified fridge. Or your smart phone. Get over it. It […]

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Installing Node On Debian The Easy Way

Monday 22 October, 2012 at 8:41 pm Steve OBrien 0

So I have been playing with node recently. While installing on the latest squeeze is quite easy following the default install methods, I found it quite tricky to get node up and running on older distros. So Here’s what works for me. The main thing is installing¬†dependancies¬†for make, g++ Next we have to get the […]

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Under the hood: Yii’s component class – part 3 – behaviors

Monday 13 February, 2012 at 11:23 am Steve OBrien 0


Hi Folks, www.phpmaster.com just published the third and final article in the “Yii component series”. This article focuses on implementing behaviors (yes amaerican spelling!) and how the CComponent class creates its magic.

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