A decade on, Sumatra’s ‘tusk force’ keeps the peace in famed national park

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Mahout Masrukin (front) rides the elephant Karnangin on patrol in Way Kambas National Park. Photo by Andi Aisyah Lamboge, used with permission Three meters above a jungle trail, the mahouts slowly rock and sway atop their elephants — inspecting the mud and thick grass below for signs of wild elephants and traps and snares set by poachers. Masrukin and Edi Sutrisno, mahouts with the Elephant Response Unit (ERU) in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park (WKNP), emerged from the bush after a three-hour patrol with their elephants Karnangin and Karnangun. “We love elephants and we don’t want to see … Read More “A decade on, Sumatra’s ‘tusk force’ keeps the peace in famed national park”

The Movement to Modernized Content Management Software

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By Milan Shetti, CEO Rocket Software If you ask business leaders to name their company’s most valuable asset, most will say data. But while businesses recognize the value of data, few have the processes and tools in place to access its full potential. In our most recent Rocket survey, 46% of IT professionals indicate that at least half of their content is “dark data”— meaning it’s processed but never used. A big reason for the proliferation of dark data is the amount of unstructured data within business operations. Research shows that more than 60% of today’s corporate data is unstructured, an… Read More “The Movement to Modernized Content Management Software”

10 User-Friendly Personal Finance Tech Tools

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Personal finance is a complicated part of life. For example, you can’t just take your income, subtract expenses, and see what’s left. Sure, that’s where it starts. But countless additional, nuanced elements also factor into a healthy budget and effective wealth generation strategy. Consequently, it helps immeasurably to add at least a few personal finance tech tools to your toolbox. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financial AdvisorFinding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial … Read More “10 User-Friendly Personal Finance Tech Tools”

Giants’ Wan’Dale Robinson out for season, Adoree Jackson 4-to-6 weeks

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New York Daily News

The fallout from Sunday’s 31-18 Giants loss to the Detroit Lions was as bad as initially feared. Giants rookie receiver Wan’Dale Robinson tore his right ACL, and his season is over, head coach Brian Daboll said Monday. Top corner Adoree Jackson is out 4-to-6 weeks with a sprained MCL in his right knee, sources confirmed to the Daily News. Robinson set career highs with nine catches and 100 receiving yards but went down on a fourth quarter hit near the Giants sideline and left MetLife Stadium on crutches. “Wan’Dale had a good game,” Daboll said on a Monday Zoom before the Giants’ walkthrough pr… Read More “Giants’ Wan’Dale Robinson out for season, Adoree Jackson 4-to-6 weeks”

strongAAA: Motorists to Pay Highest Thanksgiving Gas Prices on Record/strong

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Gas prices are two cents cheaper in Western Pennsylvania this week at $4.020 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Pennsylvania Average $4.020Average price during the week of November 14, 2022 $4.045Average price during the week of November 22, 2021 $3.582 The average price of unleaded self-serve gasoline in various areas: $4.151 Altoona$3.994 Beaver$4.159 Bradford$3.706 Brookville$3.975 Butler$4.059 Clarion$4.098 DuBois$4.083 Erie$3.965 Greensburg$3.978 Indiana$3.948 Jeannette$3.944 Kittanning$3.996 Latrobe$4.150 Meadville$4.122 Merc… Read More “strongAAA: Motorists to Pay Highest Thanksgiving Gas Prices on Record/strong”

Babies rescued from migrant boat in trouble in rough seas off the Florida Keys

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — A U.S. Coast Guard crewman cradled two babies after rescuing them from a boat struggling in swells of 6 to 10 feet. Their families, and many others, were desperate to get to the United States, in spite of the perilous seas, the risk of being stopped, or worse. Monday’s unfolding drama off the Florida Keys played out with dozens of people attempting to migrate from Haiti with their toddlers and infants. The disabled boat was stopped about 20 nautical miles off Rodriguez Key, a small island off Key Largo, according to law enforcement sources. Coast Guard crews initially rescued 22 people… Read More “Babies rescued from migrant boat in trouble in rough seas off the Florida Keys”

Sunak slaps down idea of Swiss-style Brexit deal to bring UK closer to EU

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City AM

By Stefan Boscia Rishi Sunak will not pursue a post-Brexit “Swiss-style” deal to bring the UK closer to the EU, the Prime Minister has said today. Sunak said he was “unequivocal on this” and that “under my leadership, the United Kingdom will not pursue any relationship with Europe that relies on alignment with EU laws”. The Sunday Times reported yesterday that senior government officials wanted to negotiate a closer trading relationship with the EU, after the budgetary watchdog last week said the volume of UK trade will take a 15 per cent long-term hit thanks to Brexit. Switzerland, while not … Read More “Sunak slaps down idea of Swiss-style Brexit deal to bring UK closer to EU”

Human and AI Partnerships Are Integral to the Future of Customer Experience

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The age-old debate on technology versus human capability remains inconclusive. But in this time of artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, and cloud, we’re seeing more opportunities to think of how humans and machines can come together as a team, rather than acting against each other. From diagnosing diseases and delivering effortless customer experiences to understanding human preferences and providing new customer insights, the human and AI partnership is evolving — and more in sync than ever. That’s making our lives simpler and more convenient. Gartner predicts that context-driven analytic… Read More “Human and AI Partnerships Are Integral to the Future of Customer Experience”

Cambridge murder probe: 17-year-old boy who died in stabbing is named

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Cambridge Independent

By newsdesk@iliffemedia.co.uk (Newsdesk Cambridge) A 17-year-old boy who died in Cambridge on Saturday (November 23) from a suspected stabbing has been named as Jesse Nwokejiobi. Jesse, who attended North Cambridge Academy, died in the vicinity of Logan’s Meadow, not far from his home in Edinburgh Road, Cambridge. Police were called by the ambulance service at 2.52pm with reports of a stabbing. Despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Wednesday morning (November 23), but police believe he was stabbed in a targeted… Read More “Cambridge murder probe: 17-year-old boy who died in stabbing is named”

The game-changing role of SMEs in Tanzania’s economy

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The Citizen

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania’s economy is steadily moving away from agriculture in an evolution that is all too common throughout the history of global economies. What is not very clear, however, is the cause it is now charting. Due to some very obvious factors the economy seems stuck in murky waters. The right direction would have been to move more towards the services domain. But that is not exactly what is happening due inadequate infrastructure, both hard and soft. The current, well connected road network has come somewhat too late. Its full potential has been curtailed by the dysfunctional int… Read More “The game-changing role of SMEs in Tanzania’s economy”