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With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain

SAN FRANCISCO — As the waitress approached the table, Sam Altman held up his phone. That made it easier to see the dollar amount typed into an investment contract he had spent the last 30 days negotiating with Microsoft. “$1,000,000,000,” it read. The investment from Microsoft, signed early this month …

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The Downside of Having a Sweet Tooth

The latest findings underscore the advice from experts on diet, health and weight control to avoiding drinking one’s calories, except perhaps for a glass of wine with dinner. And, it turns out, serious health risks are not limited to liquid sources of sugar; the sugars found in processed solid foods, …

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'Avengers' topples 'Avatar' to lead all-time box office – Daily Times

“Avengers: Endgame,” the latest episode in the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe series, has powered its way into the record books, smashing the global box office record held by “Avatar.” Here are the top ten box office juggernauts of all-time, in a ranking which hasn’t been adjusted to take inflation into …

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