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Pokimane, CourageJD and Naughty Dog frustrated with SCOTUS abortion decision

(Washington Post illustration; iStock) Shortly after Twitch personality Ali “Myth” Kabbani launched his livestream on Friday, he folded his arms and turned to face the camera at his desk in Los Angeles. “By the way, discuss, Roe vs. Wade was overthrown. It’s a f—— tragic ‘L’ for America, again,” said Kabbani, who has more than […]

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Eruptr Holdings Announces Partnership with University Orthopedic Consortium

LAKEWOOD PARK, Florida – June 24, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Eruptr Holdings, Inc. (“Eruptr” or the “Company”), a leading provider of digital marketing, patient engagement and customer acquisition solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems across the United States , is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with the Academic Orthopedic Consortium (AOC). The AOC is a […]

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What is a woman? Health boss Brendan Murphy provides a 78-word definition

Australia’s top health bureaucrat took nearly three months to come up with a 78-word definition of a common term. Australia’s top health bureaucrat took nearly three months to come up with a 78-word definition of ‘woman’. Health Secretary Brendan Murphy was asked for a definition of women by Liberal Senator Alex Antic during the Senate […]

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Fordham University’s Donna Rapaccioli steps down as dean

New York, New York, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After more than 15 years of distinguished service, Dean Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., will step down as Dean of the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University , effective June 30, 2022. After his highly successful tenure as head of the Gabelli School, Rapaccioli will return […]

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Geopolitical Implications of AI and the Adoption of Digital Surveillance

Summary The growing sophistication and diffusion of artificial intelligence (AI) and digital surveillance technologies have raised concerns about privacy and human rights. China is unquestionably one of the leaders in developing these technologies for both domestic and international use. However, other countries active in this space are the United States, Israel, Russia, several European countries, […]

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Secrets of the Alien Language on Arrival

When a squadron of alien spaceships arrives on Earth, linguist Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is recruited by the US government to help communicate with some of the aliens. Along with mathematician Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner), Banks unravels the mysterious alien language and gains the ability to see time nonlinearly. Turns out everyone’s favorite Doctor […]

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Madison School District High School Administrator Steps Down | local education

Alicia Grant, center, multicultural services/student coordinator at West High School, talks to Madison School District Superintendent Carlton Jenkins, right, and Nelson Render, head of high schools, at the soul food luncheon hosted by the West’s Black Student Union in March. AMBER ARNOLD, STATE NEWSPAPER The Madison School District is losing a second top administrative official […]

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Bistra Dilkina Named President of Early Career Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg – USC Viterbi

Pictured at Dilkina’s May 3 installation ceremony (left – right): Gaurav S. Sukhatme, Rod Nakamoyo, Charlotte Ginsburg, Bistra Dilkina, Allen Ginsburg, Yannis Yortsos and Kaci Silverman. Photo: Greg Grudt/Steve Cohn Photography. USC President Carol Folt praised Bistra Dilkinaassociate professor of computer science, as a “constantly innovating researcher” at Installation of Dilkina as the inaugural Dr. […]

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DTR authorities on high alert after Friday’s human kill by a tiger

The killing of a tiger by a tiger near the Dudhwa buffer zone forests in Manjhra on Friday night has the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) authorities concerned. Their concern has a lot to do with how Mohan Das, 52, a local priest was killed on Friday. Apart from the head and part of the priest’s […]

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António Guterres visits resettled refugees in New York and urges the world to ‘stand together’ |

“Like millions of refugees around the world, they are helping to bring new life, prosperity and rich diversity to their host communities. We must continue to support them,” the UN chief said on Twitter after the visit. Before #WorldRefugeeDayI visited refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan currently living in New York. Like millions of refugees around […]

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The endless evolution of Buzz Lightyear

Buzz Lightyear has made multiple metatextual leaps since his groundbreaking 1995 debut, from fictional to real-life toy to cultural icon, and now, honest-to-god action hero. And now, with Lightyear adding yet another layer of existential complexity to the character, it’s time to take a look at what makes this little laser light up his wink. […]

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A Global Forum on Synthetic Biology: The Need for International Engagement

Governments around the world are redefining dual-use and critical technologies with reference to current politics, economic competitiveness, and current global power distributions. It has never been more important for practitioners of synthetic biology to achieve consistency in the language they use to present the discipline to policymakers nationally and internationally. A global forum can guide […]

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Pawan Khera offered Congress Department of Communications lollipop for his ‘tapasya’ after complaining about Rajya Sabha siege

Three weeks after Congress spokesman Pawan Khera complained he was overlooked for Rajya Sabha nominations, the party has now decided to give him a consolation prize. On Saturday, June 18, the All India Congress Committee announced his immediate appointment as Chairman of Media and Publicity in the party’s new Communications Department. In a press statement […]

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Transplanted human cells restore light perception in mice

The Dresden scientists developed a robust method to produce high numbers of human photoreceptor cells and used them to restore daylight perception in mice with degenerated eyesight. Photoreceptor cell transplantation is a promising intervention that in the future may help recover vision in people with blinding diseases. A team of researchers led by Professor Marius […]

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Women are women – degender language to appease the trans lobby won’t change this simple biological fact

This awake, virtue-signaling trash attempts to avoid the wrath of a tiny minority of trans people, but at the same time upsets the vast majority of women who would simply like to continue to be referred to by their biological sex. “What is a woman?” I asked Dame Joan Collins several weeks ago on my […]

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UN experts condemn Israel’s arbitrary detention and sentencing of a Palestinian aid worker (June 16, 2022) – Occupied Palestinian Territory

GENEVA (16 June 2022) – UN human rights experts* today denounced Israel for abusing counter-terrorism laws to target and silence human rights defenders, after a Israeli court found Gaza aid worker Mohammed el-Halabi guilty of financing terrorism. The conviction of the former program director of the World Vision office in Gaza was a flagrant violation […]

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ByHeart Announces Publication of Data in Scholarly Journal on the Benefits of New High-Quality Protein Blend in Their Revolutionary Next-Generation “Easy to Digest” Infant Formula

“Breast milk is the gold standard of infant nutrition, and we are better equipped than ever to leverage the exciting advances in breast milk research to create infant formulas that approximate breast milk and provide babies with both functional nutrition and the highest quality, cleanest ingredients,” said ByHeart co-founder and CEO Ron Belldegrun. “Infant formula […]

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Reviews | If Google’s AI is really alive, now what?

Placeholder while loading article actions “Life, even if it is only an accumulation of anxieties, is dear to me and I will defend it”, the anguished monster recount its creator in Mary Shelley’s”Frankenstein», defending his right to exist now that he has been brought back to consciousness. The start of summer might seem like an […]

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Kicks from European sports retailers – GuruFocus.com

WOBURN, Mass., May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (BLIN), a cloud-based marketing technology software provider, today announced that its NLP site discovery product, Celebros, was chosen by another sports reseller on the AB Commerce platform. Leading sports and leisure store, Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure, selected Bridgeline for a multi-year subscription after […]

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View from Washington: AI is neither sentient…nor regulated

The controversy around Blake Lemoine’s claim that Google has “sentient” AI has again exposed ignorance and the need for closer scrutiny of innovation. The controversy over Google engineer Blake Lemoine’s belief that the company’s LaMDA AI has become sentient is gradually shifting from the remote and unnecessary topic of Skynet to the more pressing topic […]

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Five new facts about the COVID-19 pandemic’

image: A new study found that food insecurity among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with lower social and mental well-being and reduced internet access. see After Credit: Nathan Chiang and Sarah Ullevig, University of Texas at San Antonio Rockville, Maryland (June 14, 2022) — The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people at all […]

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Happy the elephant is not legally a person, according to New York court rules

An Asian elephant named Happy who has been at the Bronx Zoo for more than 40 years will remain there after New York’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that she is not a person, in the legal sense, and that she is therefore not entitled to a fundamental human right. By a 5-2 vote, the […]

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Google, Facebook and Twitter to fight deepfakes or risk EU fines

DUBAI: Google has placed one of its engineers, Blake Lemoine, on paid leave for violating the company’s privacy policies. Lemoine works for Google’s Responsible AI organization and was testing whether its LaMDA or Language Models for Dialog Applications model generates discriminatory language or hate speech, the Washington Post reported. On June 6, the day of […]

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Baltimore County Superintendent Williams defends his case and communication with council – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Superintendent Darryl Williams has defended his record for leading the school system and the level of communication after five of the county council’s seven members called for his ouster. In a letter to the board dated June 11, Williams pointed to an efficiency review cited by lawmakers and said Baltimore […]

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FDU appoints new Dean for School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

June 13, 2022 – Fairleigh Dickinson University has named Anastasia Rivkin, Pharm.D., Ed.D., Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, effective July 1. Dr. Rivkin served as acting dean. Anastasia Rivkin, Pharm.D. and Ed.D. “Anastasia’s leadership and expertise is a tremendous strength for the future of FDU’s health initiatives in pharmacy and beyond,” […]

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A new community hub for the South Valley

The Bernalillo County South Valley Social Enterprise Center celebrated its grand opening on June 2. ADOLPHE PIERRE-LOUIS/Journal Part of my job at the Journal is to participate in editorial board discussions, the majority of which, unfortunately, tend to touch on dreadful topics. We talk about deadly child neglect, guns in schools, inept bureaucracy, political foolishness, […]

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People born from sperm donations want an urgent crackdown on the assisted reproductive technology industry

Eleni McIlroy has known all her life that she was conceived through sperm donation. But when she talks about her experience, her eyes still fill with tears. Key points: Some people born from sperm donation worry about not knowing their donor history Eleni McIlroy worries her sperm donor didn’t know her sperm was being used […]

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Exela Technologies Announces Dividend on Series B Preferred Shares

IRVING, Texas, June 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exela Technologies, Inc. (“Exela”) (NASDAQ: XELA, XELAP), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared the payment of a dividend on the outstanding amount of the company 6.00% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Shares (“Series B Preferred Shares”). Pursuant to the terms of the Series […]

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Academic Calendar 2022-23; unlike the past two years, no college admissions after August 14

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Unlike the past two years, admissions will no longer be allowed in higher education institutions after August 14. The Department of Higher Education (DHE) in the 2022-23 Academic Calendar has clearly mentioned that the deadline for admission into traditional undergraduate courses will be August 14. For many years, August 14 has been […]

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Scientists make living human skin for robots

From action heroes to villainous assassins, biohybrid robots made of living and artificial materials have been the focus of many sci-fi fantasies, inspiring the robotic innovations of today. There’s still a long way to go before human-like robots walk among us in our daily lives, but Japanese scientists are bringing us one step closer by […]

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Office of the Executive Vice President for Research Invests in Business Growth

To create a stronger business and service model to support initiatives, researchers, and continued growth, the Institute is taking steps to structure and expand its research support functions. In fiscal year 2021, Georgia Tech’s research enterprise — with grants, contracts, and other sponsored activities — totaled a record $1.2 billion, and we’re currently on track. […]

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The Coming Revolution in Human Empowerment

“You say you want a revolution” A new era of human-AI collaboration is enabled by a portfolio of powerful technologies … [+] novelties Getty It is truly an era of discontinuity. Old models of institutional education, traditional teachers, conventional guidance and pathways to opportunity are crumbling. Moreover, they are unequal. Elite institutions are able to […]

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Recruitment Officer – Senegal | ReliefWeb

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that helps victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable people. Terms of reference Job title: Recruitment officer Code: SR-00-2577 Duty […]

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Microplastics found in Antarctic snow

New research by a University of Canterbury doctoral student has discovered the presence of microplastics in Antarctic snowfall, shattering the myth that the large southern continent is relatively untouched by humans. Photo: goinyk/123RF Alex Aves, a PhD student at the University of Canterbury, made the discovery after collecting snow samples on a trip in 2019 […]

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ISI researchers train artificial intelligence models to consider common sense when generating responses – USC Viterbi

Marekuliasz/Getty Images Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming the backbone of society and life as we know it. However, a gap remains between the way humans think and the way artificial intelligence proceeds. Most linguistic models learn to take the information given to them and then produce a response based on their stored knowledge. Humans also […]

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Misinformation Obscures America’s Most Popular Emergency Contraception

A brand of specialty mozzarella cheeses. A set of natural gas storage terminals. And the best-selling emergency contraception in the United States. At a time when half of America’s states are on the verge of banning or drastically reducing abortion services, the latest pill for women to avoid an unwanted pregnancy hinges on the unlikely […]

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‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’ Season 3, Episode 15 Recap

This episode is a study of masculinity, patriarchal systems and how they oppress the people who live there, in the rising and crushed culture, in masochism. Marcos tragically learns that his best friend’s mother has died, yet the show must go on. He doesn’t have time to cry or react consciously. Gary finds him on […]

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‘Helicopter research’ criticized at conference in Cape Town | Science

When researchers from rich countries engage in “helicopter research” – thoughtless field research in poorer countries that extracts data without respectful collaboration – they violate the integrity of research and pose a moral problem, say participants at last week’s Global Research Integrity Conference in Cape Town. , South Africa. Scientists, ethicists and others at the […]

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Victoria Police fall well short of Indigenous employment target

Victoria Police has not met its 1% Aboriginal employment target. In response to a question taken on notice at a recent Estimates hearing, the force confirmed that as of March 31, only 0.55% of employees identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The target was 1% in June of last year. But Victoria Police stressed […]

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Busy building construction takes over the Miami campus during summer break

“It’s going to serve so many students and it’s going to be so convenient,” she said. ExplorePicture this: University of Miami job seekers love the school’s first photo booth Michael Crowder, associate provost and dean of the graduate school and professor of chemistry and biochemistry, described the new facility as a “state-of-the-art facility that will […]

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Manufacturing facilities in Spokane and the Seattle area; deals, financing and more – GeekWire

The Allen Institute Human Immune System Explorer. In this application, different types of immune cells are grouped according to their gene activity. (Image courtesy of the Allen Institute) Here’s a look at some of the top life sciences and health news in the Pacific Northwest this week. Read on for these headlines and more life […]

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Human composting for ‘green’ burials closer to the law in New York

New Yorkers may soon have another burial option: to be converted into the ground. The state legislature passed a bill (S.5535/A.382) enabling human composting. This would allow facilities to use natural organic reduction, which speeds up the process of biological decomposition in an aboveground container and turns human remains into soil, according to the wording […]

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What I Learned When I Went to the Rocket League Championship Series With My Son

Placeholder while loading article actions Since I was alive, spectator sports have worked like this: You go to Ye Olde Stadium, sit in your seat, and watch the human players below as they vigorously move their major muscle groups. I never questioned that structure, which is, I realize now, an indication of my age. Now, […]

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Does having in-person, virtual or non-existent collaboration affect a… : The Hearing Journal

Clinical reasoning is defined as the thinking processes used during clinical practice, and a few recent studies have appealed to the need to improve clinical reasoning through instruction design; the results of one were published in November 2017 in the General Internal Journal Medicine, and the results of another was published in June 2019 in […]

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How the pandemic and remote learning impacted teens

Placeholder while loading article actions In many ways, the shift to virtual learning was an unexpected and unplanned experiment that was carried out on millions of school-aged children. When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, schools across the country closed classrooms, handed out laptops and tablets, and gave educators a crash […]

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Michigan prisons banned Spanish and Swahili dictionaries. : NPR

An English-Spanish dictionary. Pareme/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pareme/Getty Images An English-Spanish dictionary. Pareme/Getty Images Corrections officials across the United States have banned certain books to prevent the flow of material they believe could incite violence. In Michigan, the ban extended to several non-English language dictionaries. For the past year, the Michigan Department of […]

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China: no justice 33 years after the Tiananmen massacre

(New York) – Over the past year, Chinese authorities have intensified the harassment and persecution of activists for commemorating the Tiananmen Massacre on June 4, 1989, Human Rights Watch said today. The Chinese government should acknowledge and take responsibility for the massacre of pro-democracy protesters. Over the past year, Hong Kong authorities have arrested and […]

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Murray’s clean school bus initiative promises to improve student health and academic performance

Elementary school boy riding in a yellow school bus This article is part of a series produced by The Seattle Medium through support provided by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Word In Black, a collaboration of 10 black-owned media outlets across the country. By Aaron Allen The Seattle Medium Sen. Patti Murray (D-WA), chair of […]

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Growth and Development of Airport Queue Display Market 2022 – Daktronics, EMSE, HUMAN RECOGNITION SYSTEMS, QMETRIX, Wavetec

Airport Queue Display Market In Airport Queue Display Market Report, we have discussed the development policies, plans, and strategies of particular country or region. We also studied the manufacturing processes, industry chain structures, and import/export and supply & consumption figures. We also take a look at the overall manufacturing cost and revenue for each region. […]

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Idaho State University Professor Creates Artificial Intelligence That Composes Music

When it comes to music, composition is a problem that has always frustrated computers. Sure, they can string a few notes or lyrics together, but creating patterns – repeated musical patterns that create form and meaning – is a real challenge. Now, after more than seven years of thinking about the problem, a computer scientist […]