Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lockerbie bombing: ‘It took 24 years to find out my son had died’

The following news article appeared on The BBC here Lockerbie bombing: ‘It took 24 years to find out my son had died’ Carol King-Eckersley’s son was one of the 270 people killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan-Am flight 103 … Continue reading

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Underperforming Athens Conservatory envisions better days

The following article appeared in the English version of the Kathimerini newspaper here. Underperforming Athens Conservatory envisions better days At its headquarters at the intersection of Vassileos Constantinou Avenue and Rigillis Street in the heart of the capital, the Athens … Continue reading

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Robots So Realistic They Can Deny They’re Bots

This fascinating story was published in Discovery News here Robots So Realistic They Can Deny They’re Bots This is how it starts, people. First we get our chatbots to sound and act realistic — and then we get them to … Continue reading

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Will the world be wowed by Dubai’s futuristic souk built for Expo 2020?

The following article appeared in CNN here Will the world be wowed by Dubai’s futuristic souk built for Expo 2020? (CNN) — Think of the Arab souk — the fabled marketplaces of the Middle East — and it immediately conjures … Continue reading

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Innocent man: How inmate Michael Morton lost 25 years of his life

This story appeared on CNN here Innocent man: How inmate Michael Morton lost 25 years of his life (CNN) — Imagine being out to dinner with the love of your life and your beautiful, smiling, 3-year-old child. It’s a double … Continue reading

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Pianist Maria João Pires panics as she realises the orchestra has started the wrong concerto…

The following story was published in the Daily Telegraph here Pianist Maria João Pires panics as she realises the orchestra has started the wrong concerto… This is quite extraordinary. The wonderful Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano … Continue reading

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After Six Million Miles in the Air, Few Complaints

Posted in the New York Times here After Six Million Miles in the Air, Few Complaints Chris Burton, the vice president for global sponsorships at the technology company SAP, in Beijing. I HAVE traveled my entire career, and now I … Continue reading

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