Tech specialist. Social media guru. Evil problem solver. Total writer. Web enthusiast. Internet nerd. Passionate gamer.

Tech specialist. Social media guru. Evil problem solver. Total writer. Web enthusiast. Internet nerd. Passionate gamer. Twitter buff. Tech specialist. Social media guru. Evil problem solver. Total writer. Web enthusiast. Internet nerd. Passionate gamer. Twitter buff. Tech specialist. Social media guru. Evil problem solver. Total writer. Web enthusiast. Internet nerd. Passionate gamer. Twitter buff. Mercedes Components One engineers and researchers at College Faculty London have collectively created a coronavirus respiratory help in lower than 100 hours that has been authorized to be used inside the UK’s Nationwide Well being Service. Since March 18, the researchers and engineers have been working to develop the respiratory units along with clinicians at UCL Hospital, the place they may now bear medical trials. The aids have already been cleared to be used by the UK’s regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare merchandise Regulatory Company (MHRA), and Mercedes can start producing 1,000 machines per day in per week’s time for quick supply to hospitals. “Given the pressing want, we’re grateful that we have been capable of scale back a course of that would take years right down to a m...

Flat Rock Backpack Program’s “Empty Bowls” fundraiser postponed until fall

Due to current public health concerns with COVID-19, the fourth annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser is postponed until Sunday, September 27, 2020. Current ticket holders are encouraged to hold on to their tickets which will be honored at the event. Although the fundraiser is being postponed, the Flat Rock Backpack Program will continue to feed at-risk youth and their families at seven Henderson County schools. Donations are gratefully accepted throughout the year, and tickets ($25 per person or $50 for a family of two adults and children under 12) are still being sold by calling 828-693-9783. Attendees receive one hand-crafted bowl per ticket holder (all donated by area potters) and a meal featuring a variety of soups, breads and desserts. The autumn meal will take place inside the Parish Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock. Three seating times are offered at 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm. crocheted raffia bags Flat Rock Backpack Program: Each week during the school year, volunteers gather at Hubba Hubba Smokehouse on Friday mornings to pack between 150-180 grocery bags of food, providing nourishment for nursery and school age children i...

U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump Market Production, Growth Rate, Market Segmentation, Revenue, Export/Import 2024

Decresearch added a new report on U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump Market to its research database. The report focuses on major leading players with information such as company profiles, growth, product segment, technology segment, end user segment and region. The research study presents the historical data which evaluates a set of analytical tools such as Porter’s Five Force analysis, pricing analysis, regulatory evaluation, and supply chain analysis. It also offers an in-depth assessment of the top-line vendors as well as the remuneration and cost-profit analysis. The U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump Market report delivers a detailed decade long pre-historic and forecast for the sector and also involves data on socio-economic scenario. Key stakeholders will be able to analyse the statistics and the tables and figures given in the report for strategic planning that will help lead to the success of the organization. The U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump Market report also provides a detailed outline of the market size and share. U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump Market study will deliver marketers, senior management professionals, and strategists with the crucial information they require in order to assess t...

NRCan seeks proposals for EV fast chargers along underserved areas of national highways

Natural Resources Canada has launched a request for proposals (RFP) under its Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative (EVAFID), which provides funding for electric vehicle fast charging and hydrogen and natural gas refueling projects across the country’s key transport corridors. The RFP calls for proposals to build fast chargers along underserved areas of Canada’s national highway system, which consists of over 38,000 kilometres of road across the nation including the Trans-Canada Highway as well as a number of smaller regional routes. The program also calls for hydrogen and natural gas refueling projects that will extend freight corridors or create new freight corridors. It is accepting applications until July 23rd, an application period which is extended to reflect the current outbreak of COVID-19.  NRCan will provide 50 per cent of funding for fast chargers rated for 50 kW and above, up to a maximum of $50,000 per charger. If built on the same site as 50 kW plus chargers, chargers between 20 kW and 49 kW can also receive up to $15,000 each, and Level 2 chargers up to $5,000 per connector. Each project is eligible for total funding of up to ...

Videokonferenzen mit Kollegen und danach Netflix schauen oder online spielen. In der Corona-Krise bleiben die Leute

Videokonferenzen mit Kollegen und danach Netflix schauen oder online spielen. In der Corona-Krise bleiben die Leute zu Hause und der Datenverkehr steigt. Am Internet-Knoten in Frankfurt hat sich der Datenverkehr von Videokonferenzen in der Coronavirus-Krise verdoppelt. Insgesamt sei der durchschnittliche Datenverkehr um zehn Prozent gestiegen, teilten die Betreiber des DE-CIX-Knotens am Mittwoch mit. “Die Nutzer sind nun auch tagsüber häufiger und länger online, das merken wir stark”, berichtete Technikchef Thomas King. An Kapazitätsgrenzen stößt der Internet-Knoten angesichts der Nutzungssteigerung demnach aber nicht. Die notwendigen Bandbreiten könnten bereitgestellt werden, “selbst wenn alle Firmen Europas ausschließlich aus dem Home-Office arbeiteten und nebenher noch ein weltweites sportliches Großevent übertragen werden würde”. Neben dem Anstieg beim Konferenz-Datenverkehr – wie beispielsweise über Skype oder Zoom – verdoppelte sich auch die Zahl der Nutzer von Online- und Cloud-Gaming-Plattformen. Der Social-Media-Datenverkehr sei deutlich gestiegen. Videostreaming-Anbieter hätten ihre Kapazitäten teilweise verdoppelt. Die Dienste hatten zul...

As Bradley promotes its new building as a collaborative space for students and the community, the

As Bradley promotes its new building as a collaborative space for students and the community, the Business and Engineering Convergence Center is designed to be widely accessible. However, some of the designs could come at a disadvantage. The convergence center is designed to have a better fire control system than most of the buildings on campus and multilayered access area control. As a result, the building has many sets of corridor doors. While most of the restrooms are double-doored and located behind corridor doors, the design may have created more barriers. The building has one gender neutral-restroom on the first floor and nine sets of male and female restrooms throughout all five levels – two sets on each of the four floors, and one set in the basement. Though all of the restrooms are labeled as handicap accessible, eight sets of them are double doored. Accessing the restroom also may require going through some fire doors. “Typically, with the code requirements, it’s the general idea of removing barriers,” said Kim Green, planning supervisor and sustainability coordinator at Bradley. “The double doors themselves [are] used primarily to minimize the line of the sight into ...

Dallas Invents: 130 Patents Granted for Week of Dec. 31 » Dallas Innovates

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 12 for patent activity out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Amazon’s audio signal processing for motion detection • Avodah Labs’ real-time gesture recognition method and apparatus • Baylor Research Institute’s methods for diagnosing or detecting colorectal cancer metastasis • Frito-Lay’s fried food product with reduced oil content • Solera Holdings’ vehicle smart mirror system with a heads-up display • USAA’s blockchain-based transaction management • Animal Experts’ training tool Dallas Invents is a look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity. Listings are organized by Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).  Texas Instruments Incorporated (Dallas) 19 Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano) 5 Toyota Motor Eng...

What are life-sustaining businesses? Here’s Gov. Wolf’s list of what’s staying open and what has to close

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has asked all nonessential businesses in Pennsylvania to close. JESSICA GRIFFIN / Philadelphia Inquirer Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering the shutdown of all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical location as of 8 p.m. Thursday to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Using his authority under an emergency declaration, Wolf made this mandate and intends to begin enforcing this order starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. The following are considered life-sustaining businesses that are permitted to remain open under the governor’s order. (Note to readers: The list of the types of business that must close are listed below it): Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment (except automotive and electronic) repair and maintenance Personal care services (includes barber shops, nail salons beauty salons, gyms including yoga, barre and spin facilities) Thanks for visiting PennLive. Quality local journalism has never been more important. We need your support. Not a subscriber yet? Please consider supporting our work. Aluminum Extrusion Alloy 6063 Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a c...

Altus Midstream : Proxy soliciting materials. Revised preliminary material

You are cordially invited to attend the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders of Altus Midstream Company, a Delaware corporation (“Altus” or the “Company”). At the annual meeting, Altus stockholders will be asked to consider and vote on proposals to: Each of the proposals above is more fully described in the accompanying proxy statement, which each Altus stockholder is encouraged to review carefully. This proxy statement is dated April 9, 2020 and is first being mailed to Altus stockholders on or about April 9, 2020. Notice is hereby given that the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders of Altus Midstream Company, a Delaware corporation (“Altus,” the “Company,” or “we”), will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (Houston time), at One Post Oak Central, 2000 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77056-4400, for the following purposes: Holders of record of the Company’s common stock as of the close of business on March 23, 2020, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual meeting. We will send this proxy statement on or about April 9, 2020. Your vote is important. Whether or not you plan to ...

As we continue to figure out how to navigate this strange, new isolated world, more and

As we continue to figure out how to navigate this strange, new isolated world, more and more artists are turning to alternative methods for getting their music straight to fans. While concerts, tours and festivals are being suspended or straight-up canceled around the globe, musicians are, in turn, bringing virtual performances to their fans. The weekend was dotted with live Instagram events such as the ones hosted by Courtney Barnett, Lucius and Ben Gibbard, but those are far from the only live music streams you can check out these days on your phone or computer. We already rounded up a few folks who are bringing all-encompassing quarantine content to your Instagram feed. Here, however, is a more comprehensive calendar for specific livestreams happening on a daily basis. Check this space throughout the week (March 23-27) for new additions, and don’t forget to tip/support the artists you love during this ongoing crisis. Country singer Brandy Clark (who recently released her excellent new album Your Life is a Record) is also partnering with Global Citizen/World Health Organization today for a #TogetherAtHome livestream. Asthmatic Kitty records announced Monday that they’re relea...

Once upon a time a highly successful film director named Blake Edwards teamed with his very

Once upon a time a highly successful film director named Blake Edwards teamed with his very popular actress wife to make a big budget Paramount musical called “Darling Lili”. Released in 1970, the WWI-era movie was a major flop. Edwards blamed studio head Robert Evans for having made significant cuts to the final version of the film, though Paramount maintained that the film’s budget had gone out of control and they had to exercise their right to salvage it through whatever means necessary. Several years later, Edwards had a contentious relationship with MGM that  was exacerbated by the studio altering his final cuts of “The Carey Treatment” and “Wild Rovers”. Hell hath no fury like a director scorned, especially a director who was not lacking in self-esteem. Ultimately, Edwards sought his revenge with the release of his notorious 1981 madcap comedy “S.O.B.”  The movie is a take-down of the film industry, presenting an ugly picture of Hollywood as a place populated by crooks, shnooks, disreputable studio brass and disloyal hangers-on all willing to sell their souls to advance their careers. Doubtless, Edwards was done wrong b...

Coronavirus timeline: How the disease spread across the globe

Well being staff display a affected person for coronavirus on March 18 at a drive-through testing web site in Arlington, Virginia. COVID-19, the illness brought on by the novel coronavirus, has quickly unfold and reached the stage of pandemic. Cities, states and nations mandated quarantines. Well being care methods scrambled to comprise outbreaks and full industries have shut down. Tech giants had been hit onerous by provide chain issues and social media networks have wrestled with the unfold of misinformation and conspiracy theories. This timeline highlights how the pandemic unfolded since December 2019, with a specific deal with breaking information occasions and lockdown data because it occurred. For rolling protection of the coronavirus pandemic and the most recent developments, head to CNET’s coronavirus updates web page. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, has examined constructive for coronavirus. In a tweet Sunday, Paul’s account revealed that he examined constructive and is in quarantine. In line with the tweet Paul is “asymptomatic and was examined out of an abundance of warning attributable to his intensive journey and occasions,” with a follow-up tweet noting that his worker...

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