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LinkedIn Recommendations - Ugh, Do I Have To? 1
Posted Friday, Apr 24, 2020 by Jeff Safire

A LinkedIn recommendation has the ability to speak on your behalf and detail what the experience of working with you is like. This is your opportunity to showcase testimonials from a wide spectrum of your network –

Can Astronauts Use GPS to Navigate on the Moon? NASA Scientists Say Yes 2
Posted Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 by Jeff Safire

If astronauts reach the moon as planned under NASA’s Project Artemis, they’ll have work to do. A major objective will be to mine deposits of ice in craters near the lunar south pole—useful not only for water but because it can be broken down into hydrogen and oxygen.

This Small Company Is Turning Utah Into a Surveillance Panopticon 3
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 by Jeff Safire

Banjo is applying artificial intelligence to government-owned surveillance and traffic cameras across the entire state of Utah to tell police about “anomalies.”

AT&T turns on more low-band 5G, as device sales inch forward 4
Posted Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 by Jeff Safire

AT&T has expanded its low-band 5G service to more than a dozen additional cities, as the carrier aims to deliver nationwide coverage in the second quarter.

Fitbit for the flu: Researchers show the fitness wearables can help track outbreaks 5
Posted Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 by Jeff Safire

A new study showed that by employing secondary signals from heart rates, physical activity and sleep quality, common Fitbit trackers may be able to predict the spread of the flu in real time and better than current infectious disease surveillance methods.

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