aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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shh, it's thinking
Posted by dav at 2006 January 3 02:46 PM
File under: Geek

This computerized chess opponent certainly has its intimidation style locked in. I think I'm about to get my ass kicked.



Ha! I love it! You're right, points go for intimidation, but what a great graphic way to see all the moves! I half expected a voice to pop up with every move, 'I am going to crush you!' or 'You're still playing? fool!'. kudos to that site!

Posted by: Laura Fisher on January 11, 2006 09:57 AM

I found it kind of annoying - kind of like a hyperactive kid that kept moving a piece to take you, then taking it back and trying out another move - it's hard to see the board and think of my next move because the Thinking Machine is scurrying it's grubby fingers all over the place!

Posted by: Ian Kennedy on January 23, 2006 10:07 PM

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