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T4: Rise of the Scrabble Cheaters
It's hard enough to play word games against a computer that has entire dictionaries at its disposal -- now they're playing dirty pool. Or in this case, dirty Scrabble.
Folks out of the University of Illinois have created a Scrabble playing program that attempts to predict what letter tiles the human player has, and use that information to make moves which might block their opponent's chances at playing higher-scoring words.
What's next? C3PO cheats some poor kid playing Candyland? Cylons stack the Uno decks with "Draw Four" cards? When will the madness end?
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