Losing: How to Do It


My computer died this week and it has been a real headache getting everything back to normal. In the meantime, the deadline for producing the material for this space crept up on me. So I am just now sitting down to write. What should be the subject? The Chinese stock…

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How to Get Strong at Go


With the beginning of summer, go players start thinking about how to tune up their games. Here are some thoughts about the matter. Many are taken from a booklet published by the Nihon Ki-in (the Japanese Go Association) entitled, “Igo Zatsugaku Kojiten” (“A Dictionary of Miscellaneous Knowledge about Go”), which…

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