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29Jan/160

Japan adopts negative interest rate in surprise move – BBC News

In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan introduces a negative interest rate to counter the ongoing economic slump in the world's third-largest economy.

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27Jan/160

Google achieves AI ‘breakthrough’ by beating Go champion – BBC News

An artificial intelligence program developed by Google beats Europe's top Go player about a decade earlier than had been expected.

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21Jan/160

Preface: Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

Stephen Wolfram introduces his step-by-step book on the Wolfram Language. Principles of the language develop through clear examples.

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20Jan/160

The boy accused of blasphemy who cut off his hand – BBC News

BBC Urdu's Iram Abbasi travels to the Pakistani village where a boy cut off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy - and is now being hailed as a religious hero.

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14Jan/160

Websites That Will Make You Smarter

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6Jan/160

Georgia Town Teaches ‘Fight Back’ as Option in Mass Shootings – The New York Times

In Douglasville, Ga., and other cities, seminars instructing residents to stay alert, and to attack the attacker if necessary, have become increasingly common.

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3Jan/160

A Point of View: Is there any such thing as a wise person? – BBC News

An orgy of Shakespeare celebration is about to occur. The bard can tell us a lot about what it means to be wise, writes Howard Jacobson.

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