The Thinking Machine, by Martin Wattenberg and Marek Walczak, shows you the thought process of a computer trying to win at chess. There have been several iterations that date back to 2002, but the most recent iteration was built for modern browsers and you can play against the computer.
Play chess against the machine and see what it’s thinking
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Counting the Hours
Every day is a bit different, but here is a wideout view of how Americans spend their days. Compare with your own time use.
Marrying Later, Staying Single Longer
Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States.
The Demographics of Others
I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.