911 center to review system after Lumen, CenturyLink outage in Iowa

911 center to review system after Lumen, CenturyLink outage in Iowa

Galloping power lines: How winter storms cause power outages Iowa winters can bring heavy snow and fierce winds. When those factors combine, they can cause powerlines to bounce — or gallop — and knock out power. An emergency service provider in West Des Moines said the statewide telecommunications outage Thursday that impacted internet and landline …

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Smartphones could be banned in New York schools under Hochul plan

Smartphones could be banned in New York schools under Hochul plan

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday revealed her push to ban students from bringing smartphones into New York schools amid ongoing efforts to address intersecting educational and youth mental health crises. The Democratic governor has plans to introduce a bill banning schoolchildren from carrying smartphones on school grounds. She aimed to approve it during the 2025 …

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How it will impact us, model civility

How it will impact us, model civility

So, which path is it for AI and us? Armageddon or enlightenment? Alex Hummel  |  For the Oshkosh Northwestern Does the name “HAL 9000” ring a bell? HAL was the artificially intelligent (and authentically diabolical) computer in 1968’s landmark film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Despite his/its programmed politeness, HAL, uh … let’s just say HAL …

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AI used to fight hurricane-powered exotic invasions in the Everglades

AI used to fight hurricane-powered exotic invasions in the Everglades

Florida Gulf Coast University studying mangroves in long term sea level and climate change study FGCU Biologists and their students working on long term project to see how hurricanes, sea level rise and climate change affect mangrove system Andrew West, Fort Myers News-Press Note to readers: The News-Press and Naples Daily News are providing special …

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How to submit a claim for money

How to submit a claim for money

iPhone Control Center: How to customize the swipe down menu Your iPhone’s Control Center lets you access features like screen recording, your flashlight or calculator with a simple swipe. Problem Solved Owners of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may be eligible for a payout as part of a $35 million settlement. Tech giant …

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Is artificial intelligence a threat or a tool?

Is artificial intelligence a threat or a tool?

David Moon  |  Guest columnist New to Knoxville? Knoxpedia has answers to all your questions New to Knoxville? Navigating a new town can be difficult. Knoxpedia is here to help. Elon Musk recently said that artificial intelligence will probably take all of our jobs, prompting observers to debate whether that is a good or bad …

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Lumen, CenturyLink outage impacts 911 calls, phone, internet service

Lumen, CenturyLink outage impacts 911 calls, phone, internet service

A statewide telecommunications outage Thursday impacted internet and landline phones services, including calls to 911 and area hospitals. The outage is widespread, affecting everything from work-from-home employees, to bank ATMs, to restaurant credit card machines. Lumen Technologies did not have an estimated time for restoration. Lumen, which also operates CenturyLink internet, had an internal water …

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Goodwill of Delaware unveils glass pulverizer machine. Here’s how it works

Goodwill of Delaware unveils glass pulverizer machine. Here’s how it works

Bond, friendship that started during 2022 Phillies season endures Chris Greenwell and Cody Newton met during a 2022 Phillies postseason. Their chance encounter went viral and their friendship continues. 5/22/24 Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware Counties unveiled a new machine that will turn glass into sand, in turn supplementing a depleting resource and saving hundreds …

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