Saturday, June 30, 2012

Conspiracy Theories You Won't See Many Arguments About Online

Do quantum computers already exist?  Did humans intervene in the famous 1997 chess match between Gary Kasparov and Deep Blue?  A math and physics blog lists some fun conspiracy theories that various computer scientists have raised.  Somehow I don't see a lot of cranks getting involved in these - Pascal Boyer observed that physics cranks ("I've disproved quantum physics!") usually don't go much beyond algebra.

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