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Famous birthdays for Jan. 6: Lou Holtz, Norman Reedus

Famous birthdays for Jan. 6: Lou Holtz, Norman Reedus

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Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- French battlefield leader St. Joan of Arc in 1412 -- French inventor Jacques-√Čtienne Montgolfier in 1745 -- German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1822 -- Lebanese writer Khalil Gibran in 1883 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Early Wynn in 1920 -- Golf Hall of Fame member Cary Middlecoff in 1921 -- Auto executive John DeLorean in 1925 -- Author E.L. Doctorow in 1931 -- U.S. football coach/broadcaster Lou Holtz in 1937 (age 84) -- Actor Bonnie Franklin in 1944 File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Syd Barrett in 1946 -- Hall of Fame golfer Nancy Lope...

Sports news LIVE: Premier League clubs target May 18 return to training, Eddie Hearn plots six-week boxing marathon, tributes to Leeds legend Norman Hunter

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no official deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the […] talkSPORT

Sports news LIVE: Premier League clubs committed to ending season, tributes to Leeds legend Norman Hunter, Arsenal stars agree pay cuts

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the age […] talkSPORT
Jessye Norman, Grammy-winning star of opera, dies at 74

Jessye Norman, Grammy-winning star of opera, dies at 74

Entertainment
US opera singer Jessye Norman, one of the most renowned sopranos of the 20th Century, has died at the age of 74.A native of Augusta, Georgia, Norman was one of the rare black singers to reach fame in the opera world.She established herself in Europe in the 1970s and made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1983.Norman died in a New York hospital of septic shock and multiple organ failure related to complications from a spinal cord injury in 2015, her family said.Born on 15 September 1945, Norman grew up in a family of amateur artists and sang in church from the age of four. She earned a scholarship to study music at the historically black college Howard University in Washington DC before going on to the Peabody Con...
Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Technology
Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the world. When a "normal" algorithm generated by artificial intelligence is asked what it sees in an abstract shape it chooses something cheery: "A group of birds sitting on top of a tree branch." Norman sees a man being electrocuted.And where "normal" AI sees a couple of people standing next to each other, Norman sees a man jumping from a window.The psychopathic algorithm was created by a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as part of an experiment to see what training AI on data from "the dark corners of the net" would do to its world view.The software was shown images of...