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As offerings for assistive technology for note-taking proliferate, universities are deciding whether to supplant traditional note-taking programs with assistive technology and how to best shape accommodations for students with disabilities during the return to campus from the coronavirus pandemic. Note-taking software company Glean published a white paper in May that surveyed staff at 95 higher …

Dartmouth College researchers began tracking 217 students when they entered the school as freshmen in 2017 in the hopes of understanding how they behave. They’ve seen students’ stress levels rise and fall, usually in tandem with midterm and final exams. But since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety have soared …

Security personnel stand guard outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan as members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 coronavirus make a visit to the institute in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – President …

Here’s the album that shows just why the nondescript term “drummer” doesn’t get near the chemistry of earworm hooks, sharp-end jazz innovation and global-musical openness of New York percussionist/composer Ches Smith. With saxophonist Tim Berne (a big compositional influence), John Zorn, violist Mat Maneri and many others, Smith has blossomed from skilful sideman to the …

Under the subtitle “An American City and Its Search for Justice”, Scott Ellsworth has produced a much-needed book that acts like a mirror. Though documenting a particular place and time, it helps us understand the race-based and sectarian turmoil that is so pervasive today. Oprah Winfrey has hailed it as one of “20 of the …

The statue in Veterans Memorial Garden commemorating the B-24 Liberator bombers built in San Diego. Courtesy Balboa Park Online Conservancy Malcolm Gladwell has in his hands a very good story in The Bomber Mafia. On the one side, there are the Americans who believed that the Norden bombsight and the B-29, which could fly at more …

Building trust in telecom AI for the benefit of all Artificial intelligence (AI) is without question the primary enabling technology for the next generation of system automation. Aside from freeing up valuable resources, improving performance and boosting innovation, AI also opens up a wealth of opportunities for communication service providers (CSPs) to grow their businesses …

Annie Zimmerman, Emily Garman, Mauricio Avendano-Pabon, Ricardo Araya, Sara Evans-Lacko, David McDaid, A-La Park, Philipp Hessel, Yadira Diaz, Alicia Matijasevich, Carola Ziebold, Annette Bauer, Cristiane Silvestre Paula, Crick Lund Correspondence to Dr Annie Zimmerman; annie.zimmerman@kcl.ac.uk Abstract Introduction Although cash transfer programmes are not explicitly designed to improve mental health, by reducing poverty and improving the …

By: Catie Clark April 27, 2021 Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) announced that it will officially break ground on May 5 for a medical plaza inside the Northgate master-planned community in Pocatello. The medical plaza building will become the home for an Portneuf urgent …

On paper, the Surface Laptop 4 is a Surface Laptop 3 with better chips. In look and feel, very little has changed from the last generation. Sure, there are differences here and there: the Laptop 4 is ever-so-slightly thinner, and there’s a new “Ice Blue” color option. But you get the same 3:2 touchscreen, the …