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Civic Engagement through Community-Led Programming

In 2017, Seattle Public Library (SPL) staff spent the year exploring the social impact of mass incarceration in our city and country. This project marked the second year hat a civic topic was selected to explore through a series designed...Show More Summary

Microsoft Brazil to deliver digital crime training program to Public Prosecutor's Office

Prosecutors will be trained in the company's tools for crime investigation and prevention.

Gallup: Public split on Universal Basic Income (UBI) to address future automation

According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans are split in their support for a hypothetical universal basic income (UBI) program that would guarantee a minimum income for workers who lose their jobs because of advances in artificial intelligence (AI). Forty-eight percent support and 52% oppose a UBI program for workers who are displaced by technology. READ MORE

US Army Calls for Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle Prototypes

The US Army’s Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle (NGSAR) program is moving forward with a Prototype Opportunity Notice scheduled for publication later this week. The US Army Contracting Command has issued a draft Prototype Opportunity Notice (PON) for the NGSAR. Show More Summary

Xbox One Update Adds Improved Audio And Video Options

Microsoft has rolled out a new update for the Xbox One Insiders; these are the people who are part of the Insiders Program, testing and experimenting with updates before it rolls out to the general public. The new update adds new audio improvements and video options.

Self-driving car startup takes to the streets with new test program and partnership

Self-driving car technology startup is taking to the streets as the company officially launches its first public road tests of autonomous vehicles using its technology., little-known in the west but founded by formerShow More Summary

Medicare Extra’s MoE on Medicaid

I am starting to read through the Center for American Progress’s Medicare Extra proposal.  It proposes to create a huge comprehensive public option with multiple buy-in points.  It also replaces other government programs like CHIP and Medicaid with Medicare Extra.  Most of the financing is federal.  There is something that strikes me as odd with […]

Yuja Wang: I listen to Rihanna, before and after

The pianist has given a promo interview to her program annotator, avoiding the more contentious aspects of her public persona. Amid the soft questions, her essential naivety shines through. ‘Maybe I’m shallow,’ she says at one point. She listens to a pop singer, before and after giving a recital, ‘to calm myself down’. Read here. […]

Microsoft brings its Quantum Development Kit to macOS and Linux

Microsoft last year released the first public preview of Quantum Development Kit which helped developers learn how to program a quantum computer which is believed to be the future of computing. Since its release, thousands of developers including...Show More Summary

Evaluation of I-TOPP examines outcomes of transdisciplinary doctoral training program

URBANA, Ill. - Over the past 30 years, the prevalence of overweight and obesity has doubled in 2- to 5-year-olds and tripled in children aged 6 to 11 years. To address this public health concern, in 2011, the USDA funded the Illinois...Show More Summary

Dropbox Files S1 with $1B Revenue, Lots of Restricted Stock

Dropbox, the 11-year-old file storage service, filed to go public in a half-billion-dollar IPO led by Goldman Sachs, with 22.1 million common shares pledged to a program of restricted stock awards for founders, including CEO Andrew Houston.

DC: White House Praises Oregon Program of Mileage Tax for Infrastructure Funds

The White House is touting a pilot vehicle mileage tax program in Oregon as a reasonable means to fund infrastructure investment, suggesting a potential revenue stream for public works.

Poll: Scottish public opposes government’s pro-abortion program

The Scottish people registered their discontentment with the government's intention to dispense abortion pills and provide taxpayer-funded abortions to Northern Irish women.

Obtaining Student Loan Discharges Under The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Could Be Harder For Attorneys

Expect a big inquisition from the Department of Education since they are potentially discharging hundreds of thousands of dollars.

HUD is failing to manage experimental public housing program, government watchdog finds

Over the past 20 years, dozens of housing authorities across the country have been allowed to skirt federal regulations and were given extra discretion in how they spend millions in federal funds through an experimental low-income housing program.  Under the watchful eye of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 39 housing authorities created […]

USDA staffer shocks agency with public admission about sex for promotion

The event at the Agriculture Department’s headquarters started like many others honoring Black History Month, but no one imagined how it would end. Rosetta Davis was among the employees listening to the program on Thursday, but she wasn’t like the others. She couldn’t take the talk about USDA being a good place to work. The […]

Special LifeMiles Promo For OMAAT Readers: Buy Miles With A 140% Bonus

Last week, the LifeMiles program launched their latest bonus on purchased miles. Their publicly available promotion offers up to a 125% bonus when you buy miles. I’m happy to share that LifeMiles is once again offering a special increased bonus on purchased LifeMiles for readers of OMAAT. Show More Summary

An Interview with a Person Who Received PSLF Forgiveness

Check out The Biglaw Investor or read An Interview with a Person Who Received PSLF Forgiveness Many people are rightly worried that the Public Student Loan Forgiveness program could disappear in the next couple of years. There are budget...Show More Summary

Bucking the trends in business – Holiday happenings

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Anyone with children or has any connection to Canberra schools would be aware of a publication called “Holiday Happenings”. It’s a little guide to all the great holiday programs for your children, to help them to stay meaningfully engaged, and for you to keep your sanity intact. But few would realise what a great business story […]

Trump puts public school safety and trauma counseling funding on the chopping block

With school mass shootings on the rise across the country, the Trump administration is proposing major funding cuts for violence prevention and recovery assistance programs at public schools. Funds targeted for reduction or elimination in President Donald Trump’s FY’19 budget request, which was released two days before the tragedy at a high school in Parkland, Florida, have […]

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