Well, if you took it out of storage, and fed it the same moves as the disputed game, it should win, because it would be exactly the same as the last game it played (the disputed one) - which would now be in the dataset. You would have to remove the disputed game from the dataset in order to reproduce the conditions of the first time it played that game.
Actually, that's a very good point, the last, disputed game, would have to be removed from the dataset.
I don't think it's dumb to say there is some controversy about this, and that it would be worth trying to verify the result. Why is that dumb?
Apart from sleight of hand, the only way to cheat in chess is to use outside help. It doesn't matter at what level this is, or via console hacking or colored yogurt.
I think the only way to find out would be to see if Deep Blue would make the same move again, and what the code looked like that would prompt it to do so.
I got a Samsung Galaxy I7500, and it's stuck at 1.5 - Samsung aren't upgrading it at all. I wouldn't recommend buying Samsung Android equipment - HTC looks a much better bet.
How many Prime Ministers would not be vulnerable at the ballot box for supporting sanctions against their own country?
1) Encryption = hidden writing 2) Whisper = Popular UK chocolate bar, now withdrawn 3) Whisper Systems (anag) Sweetish Mrs Spy
Swatting just reached a new level.
A black hole is much more likely to perturb the orbit of the Earth than to actually swallow it. Of course, if you wave goodbye to the habitable zone the net effect is the same.
palm flowers. Anyone fancy a run?
I don't think that's entirely fair given the mod points or my previous posts. Fair point about NO CARRIER though.
I don't live in a police sta%%%CARRIER DISCONNECT%%%
Finally I can instantaneously discover I am stuck at 99.9%.