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Ken Goldberg Isn’t Scared of Artificial Intelligence

Robots can do a great many things, but they can’t make art. That view, common even among AI boosters, has taken a hit.
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The Free Agent

For years, Joe Kapp fought the NFL. Now he’s tackling his memoirs. Joe Kapp is finally ready to get it all down on paper—the whole thing, from his hardscrabble upbringing in Salinas to his heyday in the pros; from his first appearance in Memorial Stadium in 1956 to his return, 25 years later, as the head […]

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Engendering Sons: Is It Doable—or Even Desirable—to Raise Gender-Neutral Children?

I grew up in Los Angeles in the 1960s and ’70s as the middle of three sisters—no brothers—and I took the “boy role.” I was athletic, did more of the outside chores (although we all had to weed the lawn), and wore pants in elementary school as soon as school rules changed allowing us to […]

The Selfless Quarterback: Cancer Intercepted Joe Roth’s Career, Not His Enduring Legacy

In 1975, two years before Tom Brady was born, another Golden Boy burst upon the football scene.

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