Just started reading Akio Morita's

Just started reading Akio Morita's Made in Japan. It's the story of how Akio rose from the World War 2 hit Japan and became the chairman of Sony, one of the coolest companies around.

Found this algorithm to get rid of Spam, via /. It uses AI like principles, probability and weights to filter out bad emails. But have doubts about how well the Bayersian Method would work - should try implementing the it sometime. Personally, I think spam is fun. For example, I got this one today:

Congratulations you’re a winner!

You’ve won 2nd prize in our recent drawing for an all expense paid Carribean Vacation for Two.
The grand prize went to Emma Eichanaur and she was delighted. Sorry, you didn’t win. But you can upgrade to the first prize....

How else would you get to know about emails like these?

Some goons at MIT went and ´hacked" LasVegas - Wired Article.

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