Merchants and Reform in Livorno, Berkeley: University of California Press, c In a study that began as a doctoral dissertation and that—in some real sense—has been living with me over the past fifteen years, a full list of acknowledgments is impossible. The assistance of some individuals, though, has remained impressive over the years, and to their names I must add some of more recent vintage. First, I would like to thank the members of that original doctoral committee—Professor Richard Herr, Gene Brucker, and Neil Smelser—for their encouragement and critical suggestions.
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A fascinating novel about artificial intelligence: a man is hired to input a lifetime's worth of journals written by his father into a computer to try to build a machine that can pass the Turing test Suppose you worked as part of a team to create an artificial intelligence, which would be successful in a competition using the Turing test a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent Scott Hutchins. Settled back into the San Francisco singles scene following the implosion of his young marriage just months after the honeymoon, Neill Bassett is going through the motions. But their spectacularly quotidian details, were exactly what artificial intelligence company Amiante Systems was looking for, and Neill was able to parlay them into a job, despite a useless degree in business marketing and absolutely no experience in computer science. Alarming to Neill—if not to the other employees of Amiante—the experiment seems to be working. Amid this psychological turmoil, Neill meets Rachel.
Andrea Bocelli marries longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in Italy
The Italian tenor wed his longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in a Tuscan village near Livorno, Italy, last week, his rep said in a statement to the Associated Press. Bocelli, 55, and Berti, 30, have been together for 12 years and are already parents to daughter Virginia, who turned 2 on their March 21 wedding day. Berti wore a double silk dress by designer Ermanno Scervino and Boccelli wore a Corneliani suit, AP said, and guests joined the bride and groom at their home in Forte dei Marmi in Pisa, just north of Livorno, for the reception. DUI arrest. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting shows new tattoo in tennis match with hubby.
He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by a surreal elongation of faces, necks, and figures that were not received well during his lifetime, but later became much sought-after. Modigliani spent his youth in Italy, where he studied the art of antiquity and the Renaissance. By Modigliani was exhibiting highly stylized sculptures with Cubists of the Section d'Or group at the Salon d'Automne. Modigliani's oeuvre includes paintings and drawings. From to , he devoted himself mainly to sculpture.