Tuesday, November 9

Kasparov Simuls in Silicon Valley

Did you know that Garry was in town last week?

Yes, the 13th World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov visited two Silicon Valley companies. He gave talks at Google and Palantir Technologies, even playing a pair of simuls. The following YouTube video shows the 10 board simul at Palantir on November 1.

Speaking at Palantir, Kasparov proclaimed the Apple II computer (1977) as America's most recent revolutionary invention. Never one to shy away from controversial opinions, Kasparov believes the United States has become complacent when it comes to innovation. Read more about the lecture here.

1 comment:

Joel Hugentobler said...

i wish i was good at chess! im jealous!