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John Markoff: Technology Translator

John Markoff: Technology Translator

New York Times Writer

In this "First Person" interview, John Markoff, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times senior writer and author, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about growing up in Palo Alto, covering Silicon Valley for more than 30 years and his current interest in artificial intelligence and robotics -- the "next big thing.

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Betsy Franco: Creative Collaborator

Betsy Franco: Creative Collaborator

Multidisciplinary Artist

Betsy Franco, Palo Alto resident and mother of Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, talks to Palo Alto Online about her upcoming play "Metamorphosis: Junior Year" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, (March 3-5 and 10-12), her multimedia creative life, and what it has been like to raise and collaborate with three artistic sons.

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