College to Get $2M Grant for Technical Education Program

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Al.com reports the U.S. Economic Development Administration announced Thursday that the grant will go to the Wallace State Community College in Hanceville. The grant will go toward establishing the college's technical education center, which will house a business incubator and welding program.


Career and Technical Education Offers a Promising Alternative for Students

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And career and technical education has evolved, said Thomas. No longer is it a home economics or wood shop course. Students in career and technical education are earning certificates in culinary arts and carpentry, for example, which gives them the credentials they need to start a viable career.


Rose Byrne's Greatest Technical Challenge? 'Peter Rabbit'

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Byrne plays Bea in this modern day spin on author and illustrator Beatrix Potter's mischievous rabbit and Mr. McGregor's garden from writer-director Will Gluck ("Easy A," ''Annie"). In the film Bea is an artist who illustrates the rabbits (voiced by the likes of James Corden, Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley and Elizabeth Debicki) in her backyard and often saves them from the cranky Mr. McGregor (Sam Neill). Things take a turn, however, when old Mr. McGregor dies and his nephew (Domnhall Gleeson) comes to town. Although he's none too happy about the destructive bunnies, he and Bea also start to fall for each other.


'Rainbow Six Siege' Technical Test Server Begins Today: How To Join On PC

International Business Times

Rainbow Six Siege technical test servers have been the talk of the game's community over the past few weeks, and now they're a reality. Posters on the title's official subreddit have confirmed receiving emails from Ubisoft about being accepted into the program. A screenshot of the message can be seen below. You have been selected for the soft launch of the Rainbow Six Siege Technical Test Server which starts on March 22. Much like we've seen for games like The Division and Overwatch, the Rainbow Six Siege Technical Test will allow daring players to try new patches early to check for bugs.


Technical Perspective: Why Didn't I Think of That?

Communications of the ACM

Once in a while, an idea will strike you with great force, and you say "Why didn't I think of that?" The history of programming the Web is a sequence of innovations in abstraction, each of which might make you utter the aforementioned phrase. The Web is supported by an array of interlocked standards, including HTTP, HTML, CSS, CGI, and JavaScript. On top of these have been built a series of abstractions, each increasing the ease with which a Web application can be designed and implemented.