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Policy, State & Local

Justice Department declines to represent GOP congressman in January 6 suit

July 28, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

The Justice Department on Tuesday rejected a request by Congressman Mo Brooks, a Republican from Alabama, to defend him in a civil lawsuit filed against him by fellow Congressman Eric Swalwell of California for his role in the January 6 […]


Policy, State & Local

Los Angeles must ‘do better’ on data privacy, controller says

July 15, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Los Angeles city officials need to do more to show that new “smart” technology isn’t being used to spy or store information on residents, according to a new report from city Controller Ron Galperin. Residents should be “absolutely sure” that […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Digital acceleration at Stanley Black & Decker places data at the center

June 16, 2021

Via: CIO

For Stanley Black & Decker, digital technologies are transforming every aspect of the company, from internal operations to customer experience to the products and services themselves. Recently, I spoke with Rhonda Gass, CIO, about her approach to strategy, architecture, and […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

AAA automates road service scheduling

May 28, 2021

Via: CIO

The ripple effects the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be fully understood for years if ever, but the boost in digital channel consumption in most sectors has been edifying. With contactless service in high demand, every business is taking the “tap here […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Most cloud security problems breathe

May 28, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

A study by Ponemon and IBM indicates that misconfigured cloud servers cause 19% of data breaches. This is an expensive problem with an average cost of half a million dollars per breach. This figure does not consider the potential PR […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Teach AIs forgetfulness could make them better at their jobs

May 14, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

While modern machine learning systems act with a semblance of artificial intelligence, the truth is they don’t “understand” any of the data they work with — which in turn means they tend to store even trivial items forever. Facebook researchers […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

May 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

The cloud is typically a destination for systems needing to be modernized to take advantage of technologies such as AI, predictive analytics, or a hundred other cloud services. It’s typically cheaper, it can be allocated and changed in minutes, and […]


Education, Industry

Erase All Kittens raises $1M Seed round for Mario-style game which teaches girls to code

April 29, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Erase All Kittens (EAK) is an EdTech startup that created a ‘Mario-style’ web-based game designed for kids aged 8-12. However, the game has a twist: it places an emphasis on inspiring girls to code (since let’s face it, most coding […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Chip shortage shows no signs of abating, may drag into 2022

April 6, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Auto manufacturers and other companies are hoping that the global chip shortage will end soon, but snarled semiconductor supply chains may not untangle until next year. The mess began when the pandemic upended the market for semiconductors. As demand for […]


Cloud Computing

The cloud is green. Let’s get on with migration

March 12, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

A new report from IDC shows that the continued growth of public cloud computing could prevent the emission of more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 2021 through 2024. Reduced power consumption and emissions means we’re […]