A weekly newsletter and podcast diving into Clojure programs and libraries by Daniel Compton.

29: Playing chess without the board

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It’s a lovely sunny day here in Auckland. I hope you’re enjoying summer if you’re in the southern hemisphere, and keeping warm if you’re in the north.

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“I want you to imagine you live in a world where everyone plays Chess against everyone else. … The oddest part of this however is that no-one in this world has actually seen a Chessboard. … Unbeknownst to either player, there is actually a board and when they press a piece then a piece of that type is randomly selected. … But all of this is hidden from the players, they don’t know any of this exists, they have no concept there is a board … all they see is the control panel and the sequence of presses.”

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