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Looking for someone to help with your tech troubles? Make a virtual appointment with one of Wood County District Public Library’s technology experts on Thursdays in May through June from 2-4 p.m. Each appointment is a 30-minute slot with one of our technology team members where patrons can get answers to questions involving software, applications, …

So now you can subscribe and get E. Jean every week as a Substack newsletter. I am a subscriber. The first issue came out this week and it is fantastic. So that’s my recommendation. You get all kinds of really great, snappy, fun writing. You get actual really good advice and you get those somewhat …

“At least the crater is in the right place!” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted. All three of SpaceX’s previous prototypes crash landed or exploded shortly after landing. SpaceX engineer John Insprucker, who hosted a webcast of the test launch, said SN11 had a normal ascent and all appeared to be well before on-board cameras lost …

Deutsche Bank has announced that Stefan Schaffer will assume the position of Head of DB Global Technology, Deutsche Bank’s technology centre in Bucharest that focuses on developing financial and banking software applications. Schaffer joins the Bucharest team while continuing to perform his current role of Head of Central Chief Information Office (CIO) …

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are expected to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about their platforms’ efforts to stem baseless election fraud claims and vaccine skepticism. Opaque algorithms that prioritize user engagement and promote misinformation could also come under scrutiny, a committee memo …

Tech Frontiers For The Next Normal: The Best Of The OPEN MINDS Technology & Analytics Institute | OPEN MINDS By Monica E. Oss Vladimir Lenin said, “There are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen.” For the past 50+ weeks of the pandemic, a lot has happened …

In the demarcation of certain important techno-cultural moments, I believe that early 2021 will be noted as the time in which one of my axioms from a prior moment of demarcation — “We will know blockchain-based music startups have arrived when people stop saying the word Blockchain” — may have come to fruition. NFT non-fungible …

Valerie Witt could have stayed with what was familiar and comfortable for her and continued to work as an elementary school teacher. After going through a divorce last year, though, and facing how to provide and care for her three young children as a single mom, Witt said she felt like “there was more out …

Work continues as State Technical College of Missouri’s Linn campus continues to expand with the construction of a Utility Technology Center. The center was originally expected to be completed in October, but the COVID-19 pandemic created delays related to suppliers, State Tech President Shawn Strong previously said. Strong said during Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting …

QUINCY (WGEM) — John Wood Community College (JWCC) will host the 2021 Illinois Advanced Manufacturing Virtual Summit. The summit will focus on what’s next with technology and manufacturing. JWCC is partnering with the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and the Illinois Manufacturing Association (IMA). Manufacturing is a business that employes thousands in the Tri-States. But, …