Thursday: Surveillance, climate package, network manipulation, end of fleet & Windows 365

While an expert opinion criticizes “spyware against students” in the supervision of online digital exams, the EU climate package is also criticized for its phasing out of fossil fuels. Meanwhile, many civil rights organizations have agreed on a “People’s Declaration” and call for an end to “manipulative machines” on the Internet. Twitter is shutting down its self-destructive tweets called “Fleets,” ...

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17 Nominated for the Fernando Award

17 nominees for the Fernando Award | San Fernando Valley Business Journal Wednesday July 14, 2021 The Fernando Prize Foundation on Wednesday announced 17 nominees for this year’s Fernando Prize. “This is one of the largest and most diverse candidate pools in Fernando’s history,” said Fernando Award Foundation co-chairs Mark Levinson and Pegi Matsuda. “It shows that despite the challenges ...

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Home care workers demand better jobs.

More than 200 home care workers, advocates and partners gathered in Federal Square yesterday afternoon for the #CareIsEssential rally. They demanded better union jobs with decent wages. They also stressed the urgency of prioritizing an industry led by women of color in stimulus packages. At a press conference held before the rally, US Democratic representatives Robin Kelly and Jan Schakowsky ...

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Williamson County’s new homeless group home to open in fall

The county’s first group home to help the homeless will not open this month as scheduled. The house, made possible through grants and donations obtained by the Williamson County Homeless Alliance, was originally scheduled to open in July, but alliance co-founder Kevin Riggs told the Tennessean that the date of opening would likely be in the fall due to not ...

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Solista forms Zero Trust Alliance to deliver a unified security experience

CORPORATE NEWS: Solista, an award-winning Australian cloud transformation and security consultancy, announced the formation of the Zero Trust Alliance, an integrated security offering combining the best technologies from market-leading security providers , CrowdStrike, Netskope, Okta, Illumio, CyberArk and Mimecast. Digital businesses are creating unprecedented cyber risks, and many organizations struggle to balance cybersecurity with everyday business needs. Different organizational requirements, ...

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Sheila Edwards Lange chosen as UW Tacoma chancellor

Press Releases July 13, 2021 University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and President Mark A. Richards today announced the selection of Sheila Edwards Lange, President of Seattle Central College, as Chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma. His appointment, awaiting approval from the UW board of regents, is expected to begin on September 16. Edwards Lange has many years ...

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Interview with AP: EPA Water Officer on Drinking Water Protection

To finally determine a sustainable definition of waterways eligible for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the new Water Director of the Environmental Protection Agency said everyone affected by the issue will need to be involved. Radhika Fox recently spoke to The Associated Press about the Biden administration’s plan to rewrite the regulations, also known as Waters of the ...

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Finished first in all-around in Savannah, GA

Western Branch Senior Brianna Schluneker has been doing gymnastics for several years and suffered several injuries during her performances. “I broke several bones, suffered a tear in the labrum and also had hip injuries recently,” she said. “I have developed chronic pain but love gymnastics.” About a year after successfully undergoing hip surgery, Schluneker was at the top of his ...

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Artificial intelligence leader DataRobot to host Morgantown career fair on Tuesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – DataRobot, the leader in artificial intelligence, will host a public career fair from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown on Tuesday, July 13. In June, DataRobot announced the opening of a new office at Vantage Ventures Morgantown headquarters. The company plans to create new jobs in West Virginia’s rapidly growing tech ...

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What are the challenges of redistribution

Illustration by Adriana Heldiz San Diego is about to get a new electoral map. Each decade, an independent group reviews the census information and sets out to redraw the lines. The changes this time around will probably be less dramatic than in the past, however, there will be changes due to demographic changes during the last years. In a new ...

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