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Aaron Swartz may change the Internet yet again, even in death, with the help of lawmakers who have expressed a fondness for breaking the law. At a Washington, D.C., memorial Monday night, members of Congress and loved ones gathered to remember Swartz,...
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Frank Zamboni, the man who invented the hypnotic Zamboni ice resurfacing machine, was honored Wednesday with a playable Google Doodle. It would have been his 112th birthday. Zamboni invented his ice-resurfacing machine back in the 1940s, after opening...
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World NowSouth Korea prison robots artificial intelligence?: South Koreans develop robots to use as prison guards...
24 FramesThe 10 hottest scripts in Hollywood -- check out the Black List 2011....
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In the mid-1950s mathematician John McCarthy issued a call for research on "Automata Studies," but the phrase was so bland that few people understood what he meant. So he came up with a more provocative description of the idea he was promoting. He called...
Nation Now11022011 palindrome day. Celebrate with palindromes: Go hang a salami, I'm a lasagna hog!...
Pop & HissJohn Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
L.A. Times Tech BlogAn Apple I computer, also known as the Apple-1, was sold at Christie's in London for 133,250 pounds, or about $210,000. The Apple I was built by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in Jobs' parent's garage and is one of 200 ever made. Marco Boglione, an...
Artificial intelligence researcher from Harvard wins Turing Award, considered the Nobel of computingL.A. Times Tech BlogA Harvard University professor whose artificial intelligence work has helped the advent of “thinking machines” has won what is regarded in computing circles as the equivalent of the Nobel prize for technology research. Leslie G. Valiant, who...
Today, Hickam and Simberg debate genetic solutions to the challenges of long-term space travel. Previously they discussed the grudge match between private space entrepreneurs and the federal space agency, examined the moon and Mars for signs of human life...
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I'm a 37-year-old single father with a 14-year-old son. I've raised him on my own basically since birth, with help from some good friends and nearby family. Overall he's a good kid: gets decent grades, rarely gets in trouble. Our relationship isn't...
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