Talk about taking the whole 'self improvement' thing too far. The weekend should come with a WTFPL licence.
Dragon's Lair wasn't really multi-threaded, there was a single thread that you had to follow religiously or you died. Proper multi-threaded story telling is much more interesting. (and difficult to implement well)
The oldest example I know is Inigo Gets Out by Amanda Goodenough, from 1987 on an Apple Mac.
It's Bram Stoker spining is his grave.
Um... yea.. Thanks for that.
Are you high?
IMHO what is mostly needed is faster memory. Modern ML often involves working with multi-Gigabyte domain models, stored in DRAM, where the access latency hasn't changed particularly in the last 10 years.
Pretty sure it's still printer ink.
Worse still, it's a "proprietary format" which (as Sony has proven) tend not to have a very long life span.
"At 12:04:03, every screen in the building strobed for eighteen seconds in a frequency that produced seizures in a susceptible segment of Sense/Net employees."
'Forever' is a long time.
'Offline' is difficult to deal with long-term (i am thinking decades to centuries) such is the nature of technology and the lack of any real history we have of digital data management,
Personally I would say the best bet is keeping your data 'live' online to some extent, it is the only real way to monitor and control the inevitable decay.
Basically your data's lifespan is related to how long you can convince someone to care for it for you.
45% of all child deaths are simply down to malnutrition.
I'm more 'old school' so was thinking Andromeda Strain
I find you lack of faith in the forth dithturbing. - Darse ("Darth") Vader