“Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale, of Digital Encode Limited, accepted into Forbes Technology Council”

LAGOS, Nigeria, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Digital Encode Limited, who is arguably the most credentialed and Multi-Award winning cybersecurity professional in Africa has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Dr. Obadare into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater

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Watch: 12-year-old boy accepted to Georgia Tech, seeks NASA career

Nov. 24 (UPI) — A 12-year-old Georgia boy who has been accepted to attend Georgia Tech said he plans to study aerospace engineering for a career in space exploration.

Caleb Anderson, 12, who is dual-enrolled in high school and Chattahoochee Technical College, is aiming to start classes at Georgia Tech next fall, his family said.

“I think I am going to go to Mars, and do more school, I think, and try to get my master’s at Georgia Tech,” Anderson told WSB-TV.

“Then do an internship with Elon Musk, and then I’ll probably get my Ph.D. at MIT. And then I think I’ll start working at either NASA or SpaceX.”

The boy’s parents said they noticed their son was exceptionally intelligent at a very young age.

“At 3 weeks old, I did notice that Caleb was trying to mimic some of my words. … By 4 months, he was picking

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iQIYI Research Paper on Smart Animation Colorization Accepted by Prestigious Technology Conference

BEIJING, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) (“iQIYI” or the “Company”), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced that its research paper on the Company’s proprietary automatic animation colorization technique has been accepted by the Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2021), the world’s leading international computer vision event, that is due to be held virtually from January 5th to 9th, 2021.

Building on iQIYI’s proprietary smart colorization engine that will be employed in the Company’s original animation series Devour Eternity, the new model proposed in this research paper improves the accuracy and efficiency of automatic animation colorization. iQIYIs newest smart colorization engine reduces manual labor by nearly 30% compared with traditional manual colorization, thereby enabling producers to devote more of their time and energy to creative ideas.

iQIYI’s smart colorization engine is an automated animation

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Challenge accepted: Inventing a plausible far-flung future for ST: Discovery S3

Sonequa Martin-Green plays Michael Burnham in the third season of <em>Star Trek: Discovery</em>, which is set over 900 years in the future from the first two seasons.
Enlarge / Sonequa Martin-Green plays Michael Burnham in the third season of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set over 900 years in the future from the first two seasons.

Star Trek: Discovery started out as a prequel to the original series, set roughly 10 years before Captain Kirk and his crew took over the USS Enterprise and boldly went where no man had gone before. But we’re now in uncharted territory with ST: Disco S3, which rocketed the ship and her crew over 900 years into the future. That posed a considerable creative challenge to stay true to the ethos of the franchise while reimagining its future—a challenge facing not just the writers, but series prop master Mario Moreira and science consultant Erin MacDonald as well.

(Some spoilers for S2 and the first five episodes of S3 below.)

The series stars Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham, an orphaned human

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New research reveals widespread contamination, with two neurotoxic pesticides found in concentrations that far exceed accepted safe limits — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Sussex have found widespread contamination of English rivers with two neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in veterinary flea products: fipronil and the neonicotinoid imidacloprid. The concentrations found often far exceeded accepted safe limits.

These chemicals are banned for agricultural use due to the adverse environmental effects, but there is minimal environmental risk assessment for pesticides used on domestic cats and dogs. This is due to the assumption that there are likely to be fewer environmental impacts due to the amount of product used.

But there is growing concern that this assumption may be incorrect. To investigate this, Professor Dave Goulson and Rosemary Perkins from the University of Sussex analysed data gathered by the Environment Agency in English waterways between 2016-18. They found that fipronil was detected in 98% of freshwater samples, and imidacloprid in 66%.

Rosemary Perkins, a PhD student at Sussex and a qualified vet,

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Ramp’s Neal Stanton Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives

Neal Stanton, Co-CEO, Ramp

Ramp Co-CEO Neal Stanton Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Ramp Co-CEO Neal Stanton Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Ramp Co-CEO Neal Stanton Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

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Ramp Co-CEO Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Ramp Co-CEO Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Ramp Co-CEO Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neal Stanton, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ramp, the leading provider of enterprise video delivery solutions, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.        

Stanton was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Neal into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective

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AI teachers must be effective and communicate well to be accepted — ScienceDaily

The increase in online education has allowed a new type of teacher to emerge ¬ — an artificial one. But just how accepting students are of an artificial instructor remains to be seen.

That’s why researchers at the University of Central Florida’s Nicholson School of Communication and Media are working to examine student perceptions of artificial intelligence-based teachers.

Some of their findings, published recently in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, indicate that for students to accept an AI teaching assistant, it needs to be effective and easy to talk to.

The hope is that by understanding how students relate to AI-teachers, engineers and computer scientists can design them to easily integrate into the education experience, says Jihyun Kim, an associate professor in the school and lead author of the study.

“To use machine teachers effectively, we need to understand students’ perceptions toward machine teachers, their learning experiences with

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