Future of School Welcomes MGT Consulting as a Partner in the Resilient Schools Project

DENVER, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Future of School (FoS) today announced that MGT Consulting, a national public sector management consulting and technology services firm working with state, local and education clients across the U.S. and abroad, is the latest partner to join the Resilient Schools Project (RSP). The RSP, a partnership between FoS and the Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC), is an initiative to assist schools and districts with developing an ongoing response to instruction disruptions during the 2020-21 school year.

“One of the primary, immediate objectives of the Resilient Schools Project is helping districts address their pressing instructional and technology needs―and in these efforts, we couldn’t ask for a better partner than MGT Consulting,” said Amy Valentine, CEO of Future of School. “MGT’s expertise in strategic planning and implementation, including the firm’s proven track record of leading turnaround efforts at a significant scale, will provide RSP members

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PPK Selama to kick off first e-satelite farm project in Perak

LARUT, Dec 3 — The Selama Area Farmers’ Organisation (PPK) has been selected to implement the first e-satellite farm project through smart fertigation in Perak using digital technology known as Internet of Things (IoT) next year.

Farmers Organisation Authority (LPP) director-general, Azulita Salim said the RM200,000 project would involve the cultivation of various crops including chilli, cucumber and long beans in an area covering 2.02 hectares in Kampung Damak, Selama, here.

She said through IoT, farmers would not have to be at the farm the whole time, instead they could monitor the farm via their smartphone which could also be used in the aspects of care, watering, fertilising and pesticide spraying through smart fertigation.

“Young people are now more interested in IoT and we believe IoT can increase agriculture output,” she said at a press conference after a working visit by state Agriculture, Fisheries, Plantations and Food Security Committee chairman, 

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Swinerton Announces New Operations Manager and Project Executives in San Diego

Swinerton has promoted Liz Hawkins to Operations Manager, Special Projects, and adds four Project Executives—Chris Jadwin, Scott Morgan, Jeff Jenco, and Brian Holley—to oversee key markets in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) November 30, 2020

Swinerton is proud to announce key promotions and new hires in San Diego.

Liz Hawkins was recently promoted to Operations Manager, overseeing the Special Projects group in San Diego. Liz started with Swinerton in 2007 as an estimator and played a key role in the growth and success of Special Projects, which focuses on small to midsize projects, interior renovations, tenant improvements, and a multitude of other unique and specialized project types in San Diego.

She progressed quickly in her career, moving from estimating and preconstruction to the operations side as Project Manager and subsequently Project Executive, overseeing many healthcare and tenant improvement projects for repeat clients such as Qualcomm, Sharp Healthcare, UC San Diego,

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Luokung won bid for Heilongjiang Institute of Technology Smart Campus Project Expanding the IoT Smart Campus market

BEIJING, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Luokung Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LKCO) (“Luokung” or the “Company”), one of the global leading spatial-temporal big-data processing technology companies, a leading interactive location-based services company in China, today announced that it won bid for Heilongjiang Institute of Technology (HIT”) Smart Campus first phase procurement project of USD 1.3 million, which is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The second and third phases will be implemented based on the infrastructure built by the first phase. The amount for the second phase is approximately USD 8 million. As the exclusive service provider for the first phase, it is highly probable that the Company will continue to implement the subsequent phases.

The Company will build a comprehensive digital base for campus smart management and smart educational administration management that integrates software and hardware, all generated data is

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Ci Design hires Bukesova as project architect for science and tech. group : NEREJ

Daria Bukesova

Boston, MA Ci Design has hired Daria Bukesova, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C as the latest addition to the architecture firm’s growing science and technology practice group. Bukesova joins Ci as project architect and will be contributing her laboratory design experience to numerous projects.

“We are very excited to welcome Daria to the Ci team. Her experience working on S&T projects will strengthen our design team and allow us to continue to provide outstanding architectural design solutions to our clients,” said Ci vice president Chris Ladd, AIA, NCARB.

Bukesova has designed for semiconductor and life science research facilities ranging from 400 to 1.6 million s/f. She has participate d in the design process at all stages, from master planning to construction administration.

Before joining Ci, Bukesova served as a project architect and an architectural designer at R.E. Dinneen Architects and Planners. She previously worked as an intern at M+W

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Yanire Valdez Monge, the young woman from Sonora selected to participate in a NASA project

The student confessed that since she was little it has been her dream to work at NASA, so she has worked hard to achieve it.

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At just 19 years old, the third semester student of the Mechatronics Engineering career at the Hermosillo Technological Institute (ITH) was chosen to participate in NASA’s International Air and Space Program 2021.

He detailed the following through social networks: “Since I was little my dream has always been to work for NASA, that is why I have always studied a lot and worked hard.”

Similarly, he mentioned that he does not want to miss this great opportunity and that he needs support to raise the cost of

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Fighting space junk: UT, IBM project aims to bring order to orbital chaos – Business – Austin American-Statesman

It’s getting crowded in Earth’s orbital space.

More than half a million man-made objects — ranging from as small as a speck to as large as a school bus — are orbiting the planet at a variety of speeds and paths. Many of those devices are no longer active — space junk, if you will — and only about 26,000 satellites are being tracked.

Still, various governments and private companies have plans to send 20,000 more objects into orbit within the next five years.

Satellites serve a variety of key uses, from national security to keeping the Internet online. But for the most part space traffic — and the resulting debris — is being tracked imperfectly, inconsistently or not at all.

“There are no sort of laws or rules right now in the space. It’s the Wild West. Whoever can put stuff up, it’s yours,” said Naeem Altaf, an Austin-based

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Ambri Inks Agreement With TerraScale’s Energos Reno Project To Deploy Proprietary Liquid Metal Battery Technology

CULVER CITY, Calif. and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TerraScale, a clean infrastructure design and development firm committed to transforming and modernizing digital infrastructure, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Ambri, to deploy its proprietary Liquid Metal Battery technology. As part of the agreement, TerraScale and its data center development partners will integrate an Ambri energy storage system for its Energos Reno project. The project will include the development of a data center that will capitalize on the site’s renewable energy infrastructure. The reduced carbon operations are of strong interest to TerraScale’s data center future tenants including large commercial and government data users, as sustainable data center demands continue to rise.

Together with its partners, TerraScale’s Energos Reno Project intends to deploy green data center technologies that are based on proprietary, high-performance energy production and data computing processes. Energos Reno is a 3,700

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How Google’s Project Guideline Technology Helped A Blind Runner Gain ‘The Freedom To Run Solo’

In a blog post published last week, Google shared a first-person account by Thomas Panek on using Google’s Project Guideline technology to help him better pursue his passion for running. An avid runner, Panek, who is blind, has completed more than twenty marathons, including five Boston Marathons. Last year, he became the first blind runner to complete the New York City Half Marathon guided entirely by dogs. Panek is president and CEO at Guiding Eyes For The Blind. The organization helps people with vision loss access resources such as orientation & mobility training, guide dogs, and more. “[We] work tirelessly to help people with vision loss receive running guide dogs that can help them live more active and independent lives,” he wrote.

Project Guideline is a Google Research initiative, a group that tinkers with

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In New York’s East River, a tidal power project takes shape

This image shows the three turbines from Verdant Power’s Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy project, located in New York’s East River.

Verdant Power

Over the years, New York City’s East River has been commemorated in song, provided iconic shots for movies and even inspired the composition of poetry.

From ferries taking commuters to and from work to larger ships transporting cargo, this body of water — a tidal strait which has suffered greatly from the effects of pollution over the years — can be a bustling hive of activity.

For a good while now, it’s also been home to a scheme focused on the development of tidal power, a form of renewable energy which could have an important role to play in the years ahead.

Verdant Power’s Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) project, as it’s known, has been in development since 2002. Towards the end of October, the initiative took another

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