Jan. 12, 1992 or 1997: HAL of a Computer
HAL 9000, the master computer aboard the Discovery spaceship in the fictional film and novel 2001: A Space Odyssey , becomes operational.
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Discord Dished Up at Every Meal
Every unhappy family may be unhappy in its own way, as Tolstoy wrote, but not all of those ways are necessarily interesting. This truth is borne out by the worthy but wearying new play “Blood From a Stone” by Tommy Nohilly, a New Group production that opened Wednesday night at the Acorn Theater.
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India’s farmer suicides blamed on fertiliser over-use
BHOPAL, Thursday 13 January 2011 (AFP) – The agriculture minister of a central Indian state on Thursday blamed a recent spate of farmer suicides on over-use of chemical fertilisers and urged the country to embrace organic production.
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