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Benny Willis . . . or is it Bruce Hill . . . .

I love junk TV and this evening whilst watching Die Hard 78, I was smiling to myself about the image of the cool funky computer genius who brings New York to a halt. The funny thing  is that as far as I remember the first ‘actor/person’ to play the computer nerd part in a film was Benny Hill – the ‘big woman’ obsessed crazy scientist in The Italian Job.

Funny old world….

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STOP PRESS: Artificial Intelligence … computer makes decision

Often Lesley and I, sad creatures that we are, do a sudoku puzzle at lunch. Today the one on offer was a BRAIN  i.e. extremely difficult. If we get it wrong we’ll sometimes re-print. Today the computer printed out, without being asked TWO COPIES ready for the inevitable 2nd attempt . . .  HA! we got it right….. small victory but there you go