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SubjectRe: Unices are created equal, but ...
Date wrote:

> Twenty years ago I wrote some checkers playing programs.
> First a primitive one that did reasonably well.
> Then a much more sophisticated one, with lots of tunable
> parameters, and let it play against itself many times, in
> order to optimize the parameters.
> In the end it had become much worse than the primitive program -
> the only thing it was good at, was beating other incarnations
> of itself.
> Tuning is dangerous.

Hah. Nice to have reinvented the wheel. I'm probably much younger
than you are, and did have the same experience with a five-in-a-row
playing program.


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