Robocode, Sketching User Experiences, Backgammon AI

August 30, 2007

Well, it is Thursday again so it is time for another installment of the weekly Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton & Sarb.

The segments are linked to their individual audio pages with resource links. As we are still experimenting with the show format and presentation, feel free to leave us comments and suggestions.

  1. Robocode (audio chat): Learning with Java implemented tank battles, Resources: Robocode home page, good Robocode intro article
  2. Sketching User Experiences (audio chat): Creating better user experiences with Sketch, Resources: Book info, the Sketch a Move (toy cars) clip, the classic Bi-Focal Display clip, and other cool videos discussed in book, and some comments and links about Bill Buxton
  3. Backgammon AI (audio chat): Computer program playing better Backgammon than human grand master, Resources: Backgammon AI, more info
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User Generated Ad, Human Computing and ESP Game, Privacy in Social Networking, Time and Gravity

August 9, 2007

This is the first weekly (every Thursday) Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton & Sarb.

Each segment is linked to individual audio page. Here are the different parts of our first show with some resource links. As we are still experimenting with the show format and presentation, feel free to leave us comments and suggestions.

  1. Show Introduction (audio chat)
  2. User Generated Ad (audio chat)Resources: my Gmail ad, Wired magazine article on user generated ad
  3. Human Computing and ESP Game (audio chat)Resources: Google Tech Talk on ESP Game, blog entry with links to comments and tech paper
  4. Privacy in Social Networking (audio chat)Resources: Facebook, Myspace, interesting article: New York Magazine feature
  5. Time and Gravity (audio chat)