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  • Taking a step toward a machine that can think

    Taking a step toward a machine that can think
    Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas.
  • Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty

     Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty
    How to Build an Android The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection David F. Dufty Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26 In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...

    PASSINGS: Gordon Tootoosis, Eddy Nicholson, Mika Myllyla, Anna Massey, Robert H. Widmer, Richard Poff

    PASSINGS: Gordon Tootoosis, Eddy Nicholson, Mika Myllyla, Anna Massey, Robert H. Widmer, Richard Poff
    Gordon Tootoosis Actor known for Native American roles Gordon Tootoosis, 69, a Canadian actor who often played Native American characters in movies and on television, including One Stab in the 1994 epic western "Legends of the Fall," died Tuesday at a...

    PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison

    PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison
    John Dye Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel' John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...

    Art Exhibit Features Paul Revere Williams

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo The Art Museum at the University of Memphis has opened an exhibition on the works of Los Angeles architect Paul Revere Williams, above left, with champion prizefighter Joe Louis in 1960. The university began the...