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KC-46 Boom Operators Work Around Software Flaw

A feature in the advanced refueling system of the KC-46, designed to improve safety and ease the burden on boom operators, is not working as designed due to a software flaw, so the Air Force implemented its own workaround as the service and Boeing wait for more pressing issues to be solved first.

The issue is with the aircraft’s Aerial Refueling Software, which has preset limits for individual receivers to control the boom’s independent disconnect system. Simply put, the system automatically selects the left/right and up/down limits for the boom to stay connected to an individual receiver, and if the

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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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Reading ‘Futureproof’ and Thinking About the Ways That Technology Has Made Academic Work Worse

Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation by Kevin Roose

Published in March of 2021.

Futureproof is a book that is less about the future and more about the present.

For close readers of the “robots will or will not take all the jobs genre” (count me in), Futureproof offers little that is original.

Those convinced that the future will be one of technological unemployment will not feel any better after reading Futureproof. Nor will those persuaded that society will adjust to new technologies by creating new types of jobs feel any less confident in their

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Warren County supervisor lauds work to restore computer servers | Nvdaily

Warren County staff along with state and federal law enforcement agencies continue to investigate last month’s “intrusion” into the local data servers.

Interim County Administrator Edwin Daley gave an update on the situation at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. The county is providing new laptop computers to employees and restoring their email disabled during the investigation.

Daley has not called the incident a “hack” but he has said an “intruder” entered the county’s servers and viewed the data. Daley said days after the incident that it did not appear that the intruder stole or damaged county information.


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The future of work is uniquely human

The disruptive shifts of 2020, including covid-19 shutdowns that led to millions of workers working remotely, forced organizations to radically rethink everything from worker well-being, business models and operations to investments in cloud-based collaboration and communication tools.

Across every industry, last year’s best-laid plans were turned upside down. So it’s not surprising that technology and work have become, more than ever, inextricably intertwined. As business moves toward an uncertain future, companies have accelerated their efforts to use automation and other emerging technologies to boost efficiency, support worker well-being, accelerate work outputs, and achieve new outcomes.

Yet, technology investments are not

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Education Technology Has Come a Long Way During Pandemic, but More Work Required to Protect Privacy and Keep Students Safe

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) released an update to their survey report from last fall on teacher and parent views toward education technology (edtech), data, and privacy. CDT’s research shows that support for continued online learning is strong, with 85 percent of teachers and 74 percent of parents supportive of online learning continuing as part of classroom instruction when students return to campus. The full report can be viewed here.

“As schools begin to reopen in-person around the country, our research suggests that schools are adapting, but work

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