For the first time, a computer passed the test for machines engaging in intelligent thought. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the real test is whether computers can behave the same way thinking people do.
One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat here is imported and often of lower quality. Why? Author Paul Greenberg says it has to do with American tastes.
Also: Raymond Chandler will get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; Joy Williams on writing.
Crime fiction writer Peter Temple has created a resourceful Aussie investigator: Jack Irish can fight off bad guys with everything from a child's swing to a tin sheet turned fatal Frisbee.