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  • Cutting a figure

    A few years back, a copy editor from The Sun who was attending a conference of the American Copy Editors Society was approached at the bar by an editor from another paper who asked, "Does McIntyre really wear a bow tie to the office?"  The answer was...
  • National Weather Service Gets Big Computing Boost

    The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe weather. "This is a game changer," Louis Uccellini, who...
  • Today in history: The Internet is born

    Today in history: The Internet is born
    Just as victory has many fathers, great events often have many birthdays. We choose Oct. 29, 1969, as Day One of the Internet (which would make it 44 years old today) for a good reason. That was when the very first message moved between the first two...
  • Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world, outflanking President Obama, whose authority was damaged by the recent government shutdown and budget crisis, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday in its annual rankings of global...
  • PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton

    PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton
    Karin Higa Expert in Asian American art Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
  • Downtown L.A.'s 'mural mayor' Daniel Lahoda draws praise, controversy

    Downtown L.A.'s 'mural mayor' Daniel Lahoda draws praise, controversy
    Fresh paint on the cement wall of an industrial warehouse space across from Handsome Coffee Roasters reveals two sides of Los Angeles' downtown Arts District. Graffiti tags cover one half of the wall; the other has just been coated with glossy red paint...
  • Douglas Engelbart dies at age 88; computer visionary

    Douglas Carl Engelbart, who in the 1960s envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet, died...
  • Kicking 'Bubble Butt' and taking names

    Kicking 'Bubble Butt' and taking names
    In an industry that often celebrates artists' antics over their artistry, Walshy Fire is an anomaly. The DJ wears no bling, and you won't catch him onstage in a mask or costume. A good night for him is not spent wilding out, but hanging out with...
  • Fairness should be top priority in choosing, compensating employees [Commentary]

    Frequently, we hear the lament that government should be run more like a business. As a fellow who has worked on both sides of the street, I can certify that there are vast differences in objectives and what we might call the rules of the road. But...
  • Women's colleges are still vital

    Women's colleges are still vital
    With the recent announcements that Wilson College in Pennsylvania and Pine Manor College in Massachusetts will join the lengthening list of formerly women-only institutions that are now co-educational — including Hood College and Goucher College...
  • IBM acquires Trusteer to boost cybersecurity expertise

    Recognizing the growth in online payments and the increasing number of targeted cyberattacks on big companies, technology giant IBM is making the first major expansion of its nearly 2-year-old security division. On Thursday, IBM announced an agreement...