Health & Safety


Parsing Cal State's agenda, Betsy DeVos' school choice push, gun-free school zones: What's new in education today

Los Angeles Times

California State University's Board of Trustees are meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss graduation rates, executive compensation and the budget shortfall. California State University's Board of Trustees are meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss graduation rates, executive compensation and the budget shortfall. Parsing Cal State's agenda, Betsy DeVos' school choice push, gun-free school zones: What's new in education today California State University's Board of Trustees meets in downtown Long Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday. A private investigator is accused of using a recently shut down student financial aid Web tool to search for Trump's tax records.


Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

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Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children "Million Meals" project applied artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain to drive efficiency and timeliness of lunch program in government schools across India BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world's largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The "Million Meals" project revolutionized Akshaya Patra's supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach. Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children "Million Meals" project applied artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain to drive efficiency and timeliness of lunch program in government schools across India


Meet BIG-i, the 'first personalised household robot'

Daily Mail

BIG-i is able to interpret voice commands and perform simple household tasks, such as controlling other smart devices and providing reminders. NXROBO, the company behind the robot, believes that in the future every family will have a robot which will act as the'hub for all smart home appliances.' Joe Zhang, marketing assistant at NXROBO, said: 'We believe that, with the development of AI technology and the robotics industry, the consumer-grade home robot will be a fixture of the future. 'It will be the hub for all smart home appliances.'


Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Cosplay Melee' on Syfy

Los Angeles Times

The Flash Continuing a crossover storyline that started on "Supergirl," Barry (Grant Gustin) and his team are taken aback when Mon-El and Hank Henshaw (guest stars Chris Wood and David Harewood, respectively) appear on their Earth with Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), who is comatose after the Music Meister's (guest star Darren Criss) attack in this new episode. New Girl Jess (Zooey Deschanel) uses her time taking care of her dad (guest star Rob Reiner) as an excuse to avoid thinking about her feelings for Nick (Jake Johnson), while Nick panics about his relationship with Reagan (Megan Fox). Trial & Error After failing to come up with a match for the DNA found in Larry's (John Lithgow) bedroom, Josh (Nicholas D'Agosto) and his team catch a break when they find more evidence that leads them to a different suspect in this new episode of the legal comedy. Bones Each of the principal characters gets a chance to shine as this long-running mystery series reaches its next-to-last episode.


What would a computer cook for dinner? - BBC News

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So how do you fancy Italian grilled lobster followed by Baltic apple pie? A second database will provide data on the flavour compounds in thousands of ingredients and it will also have to hand psychological data about how humans perceive different flavour combinations. "An important aspect of this research is pairing human creativity with machine creativity to create the best possible outcomes and results," said Mr Pinel. Nonetheless artificial intelligence agents have proved their artistic bent, writing music, painting pictures, even attempting to write articles.


Mass shootings could 'predicted by science' claim to US researchers

Daily Mail

The Orlando nightclub attack on June 12 was among the deadliest in American history, and it was the 133rd mass shooting to take place in the United States in 2016 alone.