What happened to corporate supercomputers?

It once seemed inevitable – a sure-fire thing – that supercomputers would help businesses cope with the demands imposed by massive databases, complex engineering tools, and other CPU-draining challenges. Then all of a sudden technology and business took a different path. Chris Monroe, co-founder and chief scientist at quantum computing …

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Letter from the Editor: When it comes to privilege, it’s more than the thought that matters

One of the burning issues in this era of social justice is the notion of “privilege”. But what does it really mean when someone says, “Check your lien”? Many of us spent time in the past week celebrating Thanksgiving. It’s a natural time to jot down and even list the …

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Biz Roundup: Households can apply for energy aid from Wednesday – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – Low-income households in Rowan County can apply for help with the cost of heating homes starting Wednesday, December 1. Individuals 60 years of age or older and those receiving disability benefits and services through the NC Division of Seniors and Adult Services may also apply. All other households …

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Payday Loans Using The Internet At Ca. Providers That Provide Payday Advances Française |

Payday Loans Using The Internet At Ca. Providers That Provide Payday Advances Française | We have removed some companies from your own databases in the past few months. It offers tough lending rates and many payday finance institutions and liberal loan providers do not support the condition much more. Use …

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A workers’ paradise? Portuguese new telework law criticized

LISBON – Portugal’s new homeworking law makes the country of the European Union a worker’s paradise. Companies cannot attempt to contact their staff outside of working hours. They have to help staff pay their gas, electricity and internet bills. Bosses are prohibited from using digital software to track what their …

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Joe Wiah prepares Brattleboro for Afghan arrivals, drawing on his own experience | Local News

BRATTLEBORO – When the Afghans who fled their country amid the chaotic US withdrawal arrive in Southeast Vermont to resettle here, they will need housing, language support and other services . Joe Wiah is the man who coordinates it all. Wiah, 48, of Brattleboro, is intimately familiar with the area’s …

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Phyllis Mirsky named Del Mar Community Connections Volunteer of the Month for November

Long-time Del Mar Community Connections volunteer Phyllis Mirsky has been named Volunteer of the Month for November by the non-profit organization Del Mar. Mirsky has been volunteering for DMCC for a number of years. time now; in the summer of 2020, she retired from the DMCC board of directors after …

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McLean student and group win volunteer awards in Virginia | news / fairfax

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] On November 23, Governor Northam announced the recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Community Service, two of which are from McLean. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding contributions from volunteers and organizations …

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Go pushes the bill for the digitization of government services

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go pushed for the passage of the e-governance bill, saying the digitization of government services has become essential. This, as the study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) showed that the losses in wages and productivity of …

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Smithfield Foods Announces First Participants in Support Program for Minority Farmers | Local

Smithfield Foods announced that the Martin family is the first family farmer to participate in its new contract growers program to support minority farmers on Thursday, November 18. The new Unity and Action program has been developed to help overcome historic obstacles disproportionately faced by minority farmers and to diversify …

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