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Posted on September 30, 2022 | 4:11 p.m. Students, staff and faculty read a total of 1,190,514 book pages over the summer Crane School kindergarten, first and second grade students who read over 10,000 pages for the summer reading challenge have lunch with school principal Joel Weiss and librarian Traci Cope from school. (Courtesy picture) …

For the Record provides information about recent professional activities and honors for University of Delaware faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Recent new assignments, presentations, publications and accolades include: New assignments Weisong Shi, former acting chair of the computer science department at Wayne State University, has been named chair of the computer and information science department …

Above: Chago’s AI self-portrait, generated in Midjourney. I learned to embrace and explore the creative possibilities of computer generated imagery. It all started with the introduction of Photoshop thirty years ago, and more recently I became interested in AI software, Midjourney, a wonderful tool that allows creatives to explore ideas more efficiently than ever. The …

Professor Hironobu Fujiyoshi spent six weeks, August 3 to September 14, 2022, in Athens as Visiting Professor Robert Glidden from Chubu University. Following his participation in a 2019 Chubu University research delegation visit to OHIO, the Bobcat community was thrilled to welcome him back to campus. As a professor in the Department of Robotics and …

Letter criticizes publisher lawsuits over e-book lending Publishers Said Internet Archive “Library” Maryland Law Violates Copyright (Reuters) – A group of more than 300 authors, including Neil Gaiman, Naomi Klein and “Lemony Snicket” writer Daniel Handler, released a letter on Thursday criticizing lawsuits by major publishing houses over book lending digital. The authors said in …

September 28 (Reuters) – An election worker in a western Michigan town has been charged with two felonies after he allegedly inserted a USB drive into a computer containing confidential voter registration data during an election in August, local officials said Wednesday. During the Aug. 2 primary, an election worker was seen inserting a USB …

That’s what I thought to myself as I strolled the grounds of San Francisco’s newest major music event, the Portola Festival. Organized by Goldenvoice, the producers of Coachella, the festival had a massive footprint at Pier 80, flanked by a backdrop of gigantic ships, the bay and views of downtown. In an interview with Billboard, …

A Pennsylvania school district has banned the Girls Who Code book series for young readers, according to an index of banned books compiled by the free-expression nonprofit Pen America. The books are four of more than 1,500 unique book titles that have been banned by schools across the country after conservative pushes to censor the …

First published September 26, 2022 Updated 4 hours ago 360info 360Info is an open-access global news agency staffed by journalists working with academics to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and deliver practical solutions Show more Science Technology that can interpret mood and visualize it using augmented reality is just the first step in a promising …

Y-Ben only released one product so far, which was a mini e-reader. The company just released a new one and it’s a dedicated six-inch e-reader with warm white lighting. It supports a myriad of book formats and has physical page-turning buttons, which rely on a satisfying click. The Y-Ben P60L features a six-inch E INK …

The cookbook records the carbon footprint of an activity. A cookbook, picture books and podcasts are some of the ways the University of Hawaii in Mānoa, business students raise awareness of the global fight against climate change. The projects were part of the instructor Constance Paranal IIIsummer 2022 marketing course titled “Imagination, Entrepreneurship” at Shidler …

As with many institutions in the Lowcountry, the Charleston County Public Library has grown over the years to serve its growing community. In the process, he acquired significant assets, large and small, from books to buildings. The John L. Dart Library at 1067 King St. began in 1927, when Susan Dart Butler converted her father’s …

Applications developed at RIT using artificial intelligence range from sophisticated medical monitoring devices to the development of autonomous systems for Indy race cars. These represent some of the exciting and complex work being done at the university that will be highlighted at the [email protected] Summit: Discovering and Harnessing the Breadth and Depth of Artificial Intelligence …

Telecommunication, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science Graduate Job at Nokia Insight: Nokia is recruiting an experienced technical manager at its Chennai site. The full details of this work are as follows:- Roles and responsibilities: The ideal candidate must be able to: xPON ONT system level test to ensure the delivery quality is in line with customer …

Training materials for Michigan Medicine’s Electronic Health Record fall upgrade are now available. To prepare for the new features and enhancements, training content has been created for all MiChart users to review before these changes go into effect. The following online courses are available for this upgrade: All other content is available for review on …

Analyzing babies’ vocalizations using machine learning could aid in early diagnosis of Rett syndrome, a small study has found. Researchers say such voice analysis in infants aged 6 to 11 months can help identify signs of Rett, or fragile X syndromelong before a child is typically diagnosed with these disorders in early childhood. “We…demonstrate that, …

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk Foundation is to spend $200 million to develop what it says will be the first practical quantum computer for life science research, with applications ranging from creating new drugs to finding links between genes, environment and disease. The nonprofit foundation, which is the majority owner of pharmaceutical group Novo Nordisk, joins a …

The Polaris Music Prize annually celebrates the best Canadian album of the year, awarding the artist $50,000. There are 10 albums on the shortlist. The winner will be announced on September 19, 2022. The virtual event will be hosted by CBC Music’s Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe and will stream live on CBC Gem, CBC Music’s Facebook, TikTok, …

This computer-enhanced image shows interacting chromatin chains – the densely packed structure of DNA. New research from UTSW shows that a machine learning program can diagnose subtypes of heart disease by analyzing how DNA molecules inside heart cells are organized into chromatin. Credit: Horng Ou, Sebastien Phan, Mark Ellisman, Clodagh O’Shea, Salk Institute, La Jolla, …

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – The type of video games kids play can impact who they become. Several studies have shown that violent games can have an impact on children by making them immune or desensitized to violence. “Kids playing these online first person shooters, they’re interacting with real people and I think that’s the big …

Concerts at the Ramsgate Music Hall in Turner Street Family-friendly matinee concerts on the last Sunday of each month are launched by the Ramsgate Arts Barge group. The live music sessions will take place between 2pm and 5pm at Ramsgate Music Hall, with the first event taking place next Sunday (September 25). The shows are …

By collecting memories over the years, a grandmother has created a most treasured gift for her grandson on his graduation day. Carolyn Rodgers, known to many in Stephens County as the Crapemyrtle Lady, wrote her memories and published a book, “Maverick Corley’s First 18 Years” for her grandson, Maverick Corley. Rodgers said she wanted a …

Self-driving, or self-driving, vehicle makers have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop the fully robotic product. However, industry leaders and experts say the technology may still require human oversight. Proponents of autonomous vehicles, or AVs, claim that computers and robotic technology will reduce the number of traffic accidents. But in …

Comment The first round of Brazil’s 2022 presidential election is scheduled for October 2. This will be the seventh national presidential election using electronic voting machines, which are similar to self-service touchscreen devices found in fast food restaurants. Besides Brazil, other countries that use electronic voting machines nationwide include Bhutan, India, and Venezuela. These voting …

Automakers cut 76,000 vehicles from global production plans last week, according to analysts at AutoForecast Solutions. They will produce about 3.23 million less this year than expected, according to the company. Analysts have long predicted that the global microchip shortage plaguing the automotive industry will ease towards the end of 2022. Further production cuts appear …

Announcement from National Editor Matea Gold, Associate National Editor Phil Rucker and America Desk Editor Cathleen Decker: We are thrilled to announce that Reis Thebault will be our new West Coast Correspondent, a role in which he will help lead our coverage of the biggest news events in the Western United States and pursue revealing …

SHANGHAI, September 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About September 13, 2022, Qidi technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as “Qidi”) announced the closing of an angel financing of 100 million RMB ($14.44 million), with Joy Capital as lead investor, Matrix Partners China and Meridian Capital as co-investors, and Winsoul Capital as financial advisor. Founded in …

Puzzlemaster Aaron Steimle of the Muppet Liberation Front contributed to this post. Each year, EFF joins thousands of IT security professionals, DIY enthusiasts, and hobbyists for Hacker Summer Camp, the affectionate term used for the Las Vegas tech conference series, including BSidesLV, Black Hat, DEF CON, and more. EFF has a long history of collaborating …

In July, when President Biden visited Saudi Arabia and met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, the White House said the president spoke about human rights abuses and the murder of our colleague, Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Biden claimed he “had received commitments regarding the reforms and institutional safeguards in …

Arie Kaufman describes the Reality Deck located in the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technologies (CEWIT) to Stony Brook as a dream he carried for a decade before finally securing the funding to build it. Ten years after its completion in 2012, the immersive display, the largest of its kind in the world, …

Electronic Arts is tackling cheaters in its games with an all-new anti-cheat solution developed in-house by its engineers. Double EA AntiCheat (EAAC), the company touts the technology as a “kernel-mode anti-cheat and anti-tampering solution.” It’s not the only new anti-cheat offering to appear in competitive gaming in recent years, with by Valorant vanguard and Call …

Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent relating to unique finger-mounted devices that will make typing on a full-size virtual keyboard feel more natural. The fingers can be individual devices or part of a glove. Lenovo once introduced a dual-display laptop with a keyless keyboard, as seen below, but …

In the 1970s, when Helen Garner was starting to write, ambition was a dirty word. Now, looking back, she sees that she was ambitious and still is: “I’m ambitious to do it right, to do it right.” But different writers have different kinds of ambition. At the Melbourne Writers Festival last weekend, Garner said she …

AI is having a big impact in the pharmaceutical industry, from treatment discovery to patient experience. Pharmaceutical companies and researchers are using AI and machine learning in a variety of ways. Applications lead to higher quality drugs and vaccines, faster product development and a better patient experience. Applications of AI in the pharmaceutical industry AI …

After the inauguration, the neighborhood bibliophiles flocked, eager to take a look after a year and a half of waiting. NEW ORLEANS — The Nix Library on South Carrollton Avenue is open again and, for the first time in its 92-year history, anyone can come in and browse. On Thursday afternoon, Mayor Latoya Cantrell and …

Arize AI raised $38 million in Series B funding. TCV led the round with participation from existing investors Battery Ventures, Foundation Capital and Swift Ventures. The investment is the largest ever in a machine learning observability platform and comes at a significant inflection point for the industry. Machine learning models are now deployed in almost …

Tirana, Albania — Albania has suffered a new cyberattack, the country’s interior ministry said on Saturday, blaming Iran which Tirana has also accused of previously attacking its digital systems. “The national police’s computer systems were hit on Friday by a cyberattack which, according to initial information, was carried out by the same actors who attacked …

A new tech repair shop offers quick fixes for phones, tablets, laptops and more DULUTH, Minn., September 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A new electronics repair shop, Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions™, opened in Duluth at 1405 Miller Trunk Highway. The store offers professional fixes for most consumer electronics, from smartphones, tablets and computers to game …

Assistant U.S. Attorney Melanie Pierson (619) 546-7976 SUMMARY OF PRESS RELEASE – September 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – New Trade Ship Management SA, a ship operating company, and the ship’s chief engineer Dennis Plasabas were convicted today in federal court of environmental crimes. The company and its engineer pleaded guilty on August 9, 2022 to …

Panagiota Karava, Jack and Kay Hockema Professor of Civil Engineering, examines data collected at Purdue’s ReNEWW home, a “net zero structure.” Karava received a grant to use smart devices to monitor energy use in Indiana homes. (Photo Purdue University/Erin Easterling) Download image A research team from Purdue University recently received an additional $400,000 from the …

Arizona State University moved up three spots to rank 8th in U.S. utility patents issued to universities worldwide in 2021, continuing to contribute to America’s technological evolution and success. This is the second time that ASU has ranked in the top 10 universities in the world and the fourth time that ASU has ranked in …

Training a machine learning model to efficiently perform a task, such as image classification, involves showing the model thousands, millions, or even billions of example images. Collecting such huge datasets can be especially difficult when privacy is a concern, such as with medical images. Researchers at MIT and MIT-born startup DynamoFL have now taken a …

From the outside, Japan, the world’s third largest economy after the United States and China, is considered one of the most technologically advanced societies in the world. Inside the country, its government and businesses still use floppy disks. But that’s likely to come to an end soon as Taro Kono – the social media-savvy prime …

Amid the ongoing noise about cryptocurrencies, it’s often hard to decide what really matters. However, this month, if all goes according to plan, the energy-hungry digital sector will experience its biggest shake-up in years. Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, is tomorrow expected to initiate a technological transition which, once completed, should reduce …

After nearly three decades of focusing on console gaming, both set-top box and handheld, Sony PlayStation is aiming for mobile phones. This week, PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst announced in a post on the company’s official blog that he would be devoting some of his business efforts to PlayStation Studios’ new mobile division. Sony’s move …

In short A man won an art contest with an AI-generated image, and some people aren’t too happy about it. The image, titled Space Opera Theater, looks like an impressive painting of an opera stage with performers on stage and an abstract audience in the background with a huge moon-shaped window. It was created by …

BOSTON MOMS SHARES SOME WAYS TO MANAGE TIME AND SCHEDULE. >> IT’S A LOT LIKE THE NEW YEAR, SO IT’S A GREAT TIME TO ESTABLISH NEW RHYTHMS AND SCHEDULE FOR YOUR WHOLE FAMILY. ANTOINETTE: A SIMPLE THING YOU CAN START DOING NOW: USE A PLANNER. WHETHER IT’S AN ELECTRONIC DAILY DAILY, A PLANNER YOU WRITE …

Joyce Carol Oates stands in her office, gazing out over the woods in rural Princeton, New Jersey, while her Maine Coon, Zanche, sprawls atop a posh white cat tower. We talk on video and Oates walks around the room – large, lined with books – to show it to me. She lets the camera linger …