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World NowMore than 100,000 people took to the streets Saturday in the biggest show of protest in Russia's capital since the breakup of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s....
Los Angeles TimesThe Chairs Are Where the People Go How to Live, Work, and Play in the City Misha Glouberman with Sheila Heti Faber and Faber:: 175 pp., $13 paper Sheila Heti wanted to write about her friend Misha Glouberman. The Canadian performance artists had...
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L.A. Times Tech BlogThe machine has won. Watson defeated the two top champions "Jeopardy" has so-far produced: Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The IBM supercomputer finished the final round of competition on Wednesday night with $77,147 in winnings over Jennings' $24,000 and...
L.A. Times Tech BlogIBM computer named Watson to play human Jeopardy champs...
L.A. Times Tech BlogAn IBM computer named Watson is taking on two of Jeopardy's top competitors. And to the winner will go $1 million....
Opinion L.A.The "Jeopardy!" clue: Humans, for now. The answer (in the form of a question, of course!): Who is smarter, people or computers? Monday night marks the debut of man versus machine, "Jeopardy!" style. A computer built by IBM, named Watson,......
Show TrackerWatson wins 'Jeopardy!'; Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter defeated...
How right were my 2007 predictions? Let's just say they included oil at $100 a barrel, the sub-prime meltdown and racist outbursts from Don Imus, Bill O'Reilly and Tom Hanks. Trust me, today is going to be a bad day for Hanks. For 2008, I see a lot of...
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One year ago this month I found myself in the unusual position of hosting lunch for Mikhail Gorbachev. It was a work meeting at the L.A. Times, not some kind of rubber-chicken tribute (the former Soviet president was in town to talk up his Green Cross...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBobby Fischer, the enigmatic American chess genius who became a Cold War hero with his 1972 defeat of Soviet champion Boris Spassky but fell from grace in later decades when he became a recluse and fugitive known for his hate-filled rants, has died. He...
RAJAN MENON is a professor of international relations at Lehigh University and a fellow at the New America Foundation.NEWS REPORTS these days opine with tiresome regularity that Russia and the United States are headed for a new Cold War. But don't believe the hype. It's true enough that Moscow and Washington have been exchanging cross words. Defense Secretary Robert M....
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