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Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on what happens when machines 'reach the level that is impossible for humans to compete'

LISBON, Portugal — Garry Kasparov knew as early as 1997 — 20 years ago — that humans were doomed, he says. It was in May of that year, in New York, that he lost a six-game chess match to IBM's Deep Blue, the most powerful chess computer of its day.<p>Today, it seems obvious Kasparov should have lost. …

Artificial Intelligence

Where to Find Great Taiwanese Food in NYC

Noodles, pork chops, bento boxes, and bubble tea<p>Gradually, Taiwanese food is becoming more prominent. While a decade ago there were only a few restaurants in NYC identified with the cuisine, now there are dozens. The menus offer an eclectic mix of regional Chinese fare, plus, for geographic and …

Stuffed Cabbage Roll Recipes

Stuffed cabbage roll recipes exist in every ethnic cuisine and are considered comfort food to the highest degree. Some are strictly vegetarian filled …

The best new restaurants in NYC that opened in April

Best new restaurants in NYC in April<p>1<p>Restaurants, American<p>Made Nice<p>Flatiron<p>Fine dining is going fast-casual: Brooks Headley and Mark Ladner both left …

East Village

Why Anyone Who Cares About Taiwan Should Watch 'A City of Sadness'

<i>By Anthony Kao</i><p>Let’s say you are someone cares about Taiwan and you had to pick only one movie from the island to watch. What should it be?<p>Our answer: Hou Hsiao-hsien’s (侯孝賢) 1989 historical drama "A City of Sadness," which follows a family’s experiences during the infamous 228 Incident.<p>But why …

China

Will Healthcare Bankrupt Taiwan?

In just 24 years, between 1993 and the end of 2017, Taiwan will have gone from an “aging population” with some 7% of the population 65 years old or older to an “aged society” with 14% of its population elderly. This same demographic shift took 125 years in France, over 40 years in the United …

The 20 best French recipes: part 4

Classic desserts including Raymond Blanc’s lemon tart and Richard Bertinet’s tarte tatin, selected by Observer Food Monthly<p>I’m sure everyone knows the story of how this tart is supposed to have been created accidentally by <i>les demoiselles</i> Tatin, the Tatin sisters, but in case you haven’t … One of …

The best pho restaurants in NYC

Best pho restaurants in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Sahra Vang Ngyuen<p>Restaurants, Vietnamese<p>Lucy's Vietnamese Kitchen<p>Bushwick<p>Purists may balk at the notion of a …

East Village

NYC's 7 Best Happy Hours To Find Cheap Eats

Yes, we all love to knock back a drink or three without burning a hole in that pocket, but throw in some discounted snacks, and we've got ourselves …

Track changes: How Trump’s executive order on immigration changed between the draft and final version

Several days before US president Donald Trump banned entry by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries, a draft of the order was obtained by several news organizations, including the Los Angeles Times and Huffington Post. Comparing the draft with the final version reveals significant editing of …

Immigration

New York’s Best New Restaurants of 2016

Having tracked the New York restaurant scene as a critic for exactly 60 years, I cannot recall a year with as many new and ambitious openings as …

Dining Rooms

Scientists say your personality can be deconstructed into 5 basic traits

The test — the International Personality Item Pool, available online in both long and short versions— rates you on five personality traits, known to psychologists as the "Big Five."<p>You can remember them using the acronym OCEAN: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, …

Personality

The best Chinese restaurants in NYC

Find a Chinese restaurant in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Beth Levendis<p>Restaurants, Chinese<p>Nom Wah Tea Parlor<p>Chinatown<p>New York's first dim sum house opened in …

East Village

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

University of California

Facebook co-founder drops unprecedented cash to stop Trump

A new Democratic megadonor emerges from nowhere and Democrats worry he won’t stay engaged.<p>If the first $20 million yielded cheers, the second $15 million generated stunned silence.<p>Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz vaulted suddenly and without any advance warning to the top rung of Democratic …

The Only 3 Pasta Brands Worth Buying, According to a Top Chef

It's understandable why packet pasta is a go-to midweek meal of choice for busy women, but when most of the ingredients are ready-made, the dish can …

24 One-Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Change Dinner Forever

SEAFOOD PASTA<p>Bee Yinn Low of <i>Rasa Malaysia</i> uses shrimp, clams and scallops but insists you can use any combination of fishes you choose. “It’s really …

The Foods You Should Be Freezing To Give Them A Longer Lifespan

No freezer is complete without a stash of cookie dough in it.<p>When it comes to cooking (and saving money), the freezer is your best friend. There are a lot of articles circulating the web that discuss surprising foods you can freeze and foods you should never freeze. These articles are important, …

US Army committed $6.5 trillion in accounting fraud in one year

In June, the Defense Department’s Inspector General released a report on the US Army's accounting, revealing that the Army had invented $6.5 trillion …

The Forgotten Government Plan to Round Up Muslims

In the ’80s, terror led the government to consider something far more extreme than Donald Trump’s ban.<p>In the early morning hours of January 26, 1987, federal agents across Los Angeles charged into the homes of seven men and one woman and led them away in handcuffs. More than 100 law enforcement …

How to get flavor, texture of veggie burgers right

Vegetarians and vegans have a love-hate relationship with the meatless burger.<p>There's no beating the patties for convenience, and when done well, they're packed with flavor and texture. A bad veggie burger, however, tastes about as good as a sawdust-filled hockey puck.<p>Meat-free burgers are booming, …

The best cheap eats in NYC

Best cheap eats in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Roxana Marroquin<p>Restaurants, Hamburgers<p>Shake Shack<p>Upper West Side<p>Perennial burger mecca Shake Shack continues to …

East Village

Judy Hesser’s Oven-Fried Chicken

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This smart recipe comes from our co-founder Amanda Hesser's mother Judy, and will give you the best fried chicken you can make without committing yourself to quarts of hot oil (this recipe only calls for 2 tablespoons of butter). Best of all, the process is simple and mostly hands off. …

Recipes

The best restaurants in Brooklyn

Best restaurants in Brooklyn<p>1<p>Restaurants, Eclectic<p>Aska<p>Midtown West<p>You better plan in advacne if you want to dine in this Michelin two-star …

Williamsburg

The 20 most underrated restaurants in Manhattan, according to food experts

RoundTable is an online restaurant guide built by a community of local experts who know where to eat. James Beard award-winning chefs, internationally acclaimed sommeliers and popular food writers curate lists of the best places to dine and drink in New York City and beyond.<p>Here, some of those food …

East Village

The Best Burgers in Brooklyn

It’s no secret that Brooklyn has an abundance of good things to eat in general, and an abundance of good burgers, specifically. And even though we’ve …

Live: Sampling the Best of Austin Barbecue in a Day

Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ<p><b>Barbecue Stop #1, 10:30 a.m.</b><p>First stop of tour is <b>Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ</b> for the famed breakfast tacos. It is hard to fathom that these might be overhyped, so compelling are they as breakfast objects. Even without the hefty slab …

Clinton Allies Launch Celebrity Effort Aimed At Energizing Young Women

CLEVELAND — The largest women’s organization in Democratic politics has tasked a group of filmmakers, actors, directors, and other creative types with the mission of motivating and mobilizing a chunk of the electorate that has yet to coalesce behind Hillary Clinton’s bid to become the first woman …

EMILY's List

14 Excellent New York City Doughnut Shops & Restaurants

These are the restaurants and bakeries that make the finest doughnuts in New York City.<p>New York City has a great mix of old and new bakeries that sell excellent doughnuts. The city also has a number of restaurants that serve doughnuts that go the distance. Here's a guide to 14 doughnut destinations …

The Rolls You Should Be Making on Thanksgiving Are a Cross Between Biscuits and Bread

I know, it’s getting a bit late for a Thanksgiving recipe suggestion. (The <i>Times</i> started rolling out its proposed menu weeks ago!) But the recipe I …