Posts Tagged ‘ Blue ’

IBM Supercomputer to Compete on Jeopardy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

People interact with computers through programming languages and user interfaces, which are tools for issuing concrete commands. But when querying one another, humans use language in dense, sophisticated, and ambiguous ways. What if computers could keep up with natural language, and answer questions the way humans ask them of one another? This is
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Can Computers Pick the Next Big Thing?

Aug 16th, 2010 | By businessnews

They can, to a point—but human interaction can’t be reduced to algorithms By Barrett Sheridan Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive In the early 2000s, a handful of entrepreneurs became convinced that machines could mimic human taste and effectively predict popularity. This was a revolutionary notion, suggesting that the
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Jays score 4 in 9th to beat Red Sox 6-5 (AP)

Aug 12th, 2010 | By sportsnews

TORONTO (AP)—Jonathan Papelbon’s(notes) streak of perfection against the Blue Jays came to a costly end for the Boston Red Sox. Fred Lewis’(notes) sacrifice fly capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted Toronto to a 6-5 victory over Boston on Thursday, just the Blue Jays’ third win in 12 games against the Red
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State News: Ex-Anthem Blue Cross President Speaks Out; Clinics To Fill In N.M. Primary Care Gap

Aug 11th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance Also Included In: Primary Care / General Practice;  Pediatrics / Children’s Health Article Date: 11 Aug 2010 – 4:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article The Los Angeles Times: “The abrupt resignation last month of Anthem Blue Cross’
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Morrow no-hits Rays for 8 2-3, Ks 17 (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By sportsnews

TORONTO (AP)—Brandon Morrow(notes) wasn’t about to hang his head after coming inches away from a no-hitter. The Blue Jays pitcher still tossed his first shutout— first complete game, in fact—and struck out a career-high 17 batters. “Those things combined were more than enough to overcome the feeling of the missed no-hitter,” said Morrow, who allowed
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Blue Jays hit 8 homers, beat Rays 17-11 (AP)

Aug 7th, 2010 | By sportsnews

TORONTO (AP)—A group of fans wearing blue wigs decided against K signs for each home strikeout at Rogers Centre, opting for HR placards for each Toronto drive instead. They got plenty of work Saturday. The Blue Jays became the first team to hit eight homers in a game in three years, getting two apiece from
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Naomi Campbell’s friend: SAfricans have diamonds (AP)

Aug 6th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

JOHANNESBURG – Naomi Campbell’s friend said Friday that he had handed over three small uncut diamonds to South African authorities after the supermodel testified at an international war crimes court that she had given him the “dirty-looking stones.” A spokesman for the police special investigations unit said Jeremy Ractliffe handed over the stones on Thursday
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A-Rod hits 600th HR

Aug 5th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez added his own memento to Monument Park, even though retirement remains years off. After struggling to hit his 600th home run, A-Rod reached the milestone with his usual dramatic flair. He became the youngest player to attain the mighty mark and did it by driving a pitch over Yankee Stadium’s
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A-Rod youngest to hit 600 home runs (AP)

Aug 4th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Alex Rodriguez(notes) added his own memento to Monument Park, even though retirement remains years off. After struggling to hit his 600th home run, A-Rod reached the milestone with his usual dramatic flair. He became the youngest player to attain the mighty mark and did it by driving a pitch over Yankee Stadium’s center-field
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Managerial mayhem: Nearly half of clubs may sport new skippers

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By sportsnews

Maybe we should just list the major-league teams that definitely won’t have a new manager next year. Like the Angels. Mike Scioscia isn’t going anywhere. And … Come on. There must be more. Yes, there are, but a lot fewer than you would think. In fact, there’s a real chance that as of opening day
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