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Kaufman on the Run

“Thanks bro, this looks amazing, I love it.  And the place looks great, by the way.” “Yeah we just painted it and added some rooms.” This conversation was happening as we strolled through the front lo...

AI Will Kill Us All

Computers will overtake humans with A.I. within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours. Stephen Hawking No. F’ing. Kidding. What should ...

Poker Player

Poker Theory

My name is Peter Allen, I’m a part time poker player and a full time software engineer. I am not a writer. What I am is someone who has played poker for most of his life and has obsessed over th...

Getting Things Done

It’s Productivity Time!

My name is Luke and I, (like you) am very very busy. We make a ton of commitments on a daily basis in all facets life: Commitments to ourselves, our families, employers, communities, friends, and scho...

Robots

Robot Friends: Social AI and the Need for Human Connection

Born in 1979, too young for Generation X and too old to be considered a millennial, I was fortunate to have witnessed the computer age in its infancy.  Like many households in the late 20th centu...

The Uncanny Valley

Welcome to the Valley

The Uncanny Valley is a new arts and culture magazine, bringing you the stuff that’s entertaining and the stuff you need to know!

The Great Southwest Adventure Part II

My wife Jenn and I love the Southwest United States. Last year we did a two week road trip through Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. We enjoyed it so much that we had to go back this year. The night skies in...

How we carry our photography gear

I started out with photography as a travel photographer. My wife and I took a trip to New Orleans some years back and bought a camera to capture the event. We’ve bought a bunch of cameras, been ...

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