Archives for January 26, 2007

Boondoggling

No not me, sadly :-( RP has a nice article on and exceprting a piece by Richard Benedick on Climate Policy. One bit that struck me: These UN mega-conferences have by now developed a predictable pattern. Considerable time is occupied by tedious problems of coordinating positions and tactics, both inside the huge national delegations and…

Go

I used to play Go at university and after, but rather dropped out when I had children. Recently I’ve started playing online again, though its a somewhat inhuman way of playing. One of the themes of those times was that computers were rubbish at Go, in contrast their chess performance (one of the problems is…