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WHO and FAO stress role of science and technology in food safety efforts

The chief scientists of FAO and WHO highlighted the role of science in keeping food safe while stressing the importance of technology during a webinar earlier this week.

The virtual event was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) to mark the third annual World Food Safety Day.

FAO Director General QU Dongyu and WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave video messages at the session that more than 600 people attended.

“Nobody should die from eating food. These are preventable deaths. When food safety is improved we reduce hunger,

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3 Types of Data Science SEO Teams and How They Work

When it comes to successful data science for SEO, nothing is more important than having the right team in place.

Challenges in obtaining and ensuring the consistency of the data, as well as in your choice of machine learning models and in the associated analyses, all benefit from having team members with different skill sets collaborating to solve them.

This article presents the three main types of teams, who is on them, and how they work.

Let’s open the floor with that loneliest of data science SEO professionals — the team of one.

1. The Solitary Data Science SEO Pro

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U of M computer science assistant professor resigns as sexual misconduct allegations come to light

Walter Lasecki, a well-known University of Michigan computer science assistant professor, is resigning as of August 30 amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him. 

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering said Lasecki, in the meantime, will not be able to have in-person interactions with students.

The Michigan Daily, U of M’s independent student newspaper, initially detailed the allegations against Lasecki from four people dating back to 2016. Many of these incidents allegedly happened during industry social gatherings or conferences. One person described incidents allegedly happening on campus.

An internal investigation by the University that started November 2019

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‘Building Back Better’ requires a new approach to US science and technology

Over 60 years have elapsed since the Sputnik moment, the last major redesign of the U.S. science and technology enterprise. Those organizational and process changes included the establishment of the National Science Foundation, NASA, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and ushered in decades of U.S. leadership in scientific research and development.

Today, it’s questionable whether the U.S. still holds global leadership in technology areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), biotechnology, quantum computing and advanced manufacturing. China’s rapid rise and stated intentions are predatory to U.S. science and technology. The global spread of advanced technologies translates to potentially greater

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