Slideshow image

* Liberal Teacher Removed From Classroom After Student Pledge Allegiance To Pride Flag 

* Qanon And Anti-Vaxxers Brainwashed Kids Stuck At Home- Now Teachers Have To Deprogram Them

* Flying Drone To 'Automatically' Check Holidaymakers' Temperature On Italian Beach In Case Of Covid & Other Emergencies

* 24 American Students From One School District Left Behind In Afghanistan

* State Health Officials Urge IDA Evacuees To Get Vaccinated In Alabama While Visiting

* Samsung Says 6G Will Bring 'Digital Twins' 

* Spikevax (Previously COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna) 

* Montenegro Rocked By Violent Clashes Over Church Independence

* President Biden Discusses Vaccine Hesitancy

* UK Panel Does Not Recommend COVID Vaccines For Healthy 12- To- 15 Year Olds

* WhatsApp Fined A Record 225 MLN Euro By Ireland Over Privacy

* New Zealand Authorities Say Islamic Terrorist Stabbed 6 At Supermarket Suspect Dead

* U.S. Senators Talk About Two - State Solution On Israel Visit 

* AWS Service Terms

 

Liberal Teacher Removed From Classroom After Students Pledge Allegiance To Pride Flag

As we previously reported, in a video, uploaded to her previously public TikTok account, 11th Grade High School Teacher Kristin Pitzen teacher at Back Bay High School in the Newport Mesa Unified School District revealed that she doesn’t make kids say the Pledge of the Allegiance and that she also doesn’t have the Star-Spangled Banner in her classroom.

 

 

*******************************************************************

QAnon And Anti-Vaxxers Brainwashed Kids Stuck At Home — Now Teachers Have To Deprogram Them

 

When Sarah Wildes, a seventh grade teacher in Alabama, was asked by a student about the mass confusion surrounding the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, she knew she had a big job in front of her. 

“I have to tread lightly, but I pointed out that we do know,” said Wildes, a science and technology teacher at Sparkman Middle School in the small town of Toney. “There are facts. There have been committees who reviewed the election. The numbers show us a truth, but the social media bubbles confuse us about that truth.”

Wildes and teachers across the country face a vexing and evolving challenge as the new school year begins and students return to the classroom following a roughly 18-month hiatus from normal in-person learning. Since the last time full classrooms congregated, a whole industry of misinformation has exploded online, spreading conspiracy theories on everything from the alleged steal of the presidential election, which Joe Biden won, to the prevalence of microchips in Covid-19 vaccines Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

Flying Drone To ‘Automatically’ Check Holidaymakers’ Temperatures On Italian Beach In Case Of Covid & Other Emergencies

 

Italian officials want a drone to fly around and measure the temperatures of people relaxing on a beach near Rome in order to track Covid-19 and prevent health emergencies.

The ‘medical’ drone was scheduled to patrol the beaches of Ostia, a suburb of Rome, on Saturday and Sunday, but the experiment was postponed due to a bad weather forecast. 

According to local health officials, the drone would “automatically” measure temperatures while hovering at least 25m above the water and staying at least 30m away from people. Test flights were planned to last for five hours, between 11am and 4pm.

“When the drone detects a person with a fever, it identifies them and alerts the medical surveillance team,” the officials said, as quoted by Italian media. “Doctors then arrive at the site for investigation, which can lead to a Covid-19 test.”

Officials promised to respect privacy, saying that holidaymakers with normal temperatures will not be identified.    Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

24 American Students From One School District Left Behind In Afghanistan

 

Twenty-four Sacramento-area students remain trapped in Afghanistan after the U.S. military’s departure on Monday, according to officials at one California school district.

“Our office has been in close contact with the San Juan Unified School District, and have urgently flagged the students’ information with the State Department and Department of Defense,” Sacramento Congressman Ami Bera’s communications director Travis Horne said in a statement, The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday.

“We have not received an update from the State Department or the DOD,” Horne added. In addition, three students are reportedly still in Afghanistan from the Cajon Valley Union School District in El Cajon, California, according to a report Tuesday by The San Diego Union-Tribune. Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

State Health Officials Urge Ida Evacuees To Get Vaccinated In Alabama While Visiting

 

State health officials urge Ida evacuees to get vaccinated in Alabama while visiting

 

 

*******************************************************************

Samsung Says 6G Will Bring ‘Digital Twins’

 

6G will be 50 times faster than 5G and will enable the Metaverse where everything will be digitalized. Holograms, AI and virtual reality will be commonplace if not required for modern life in the real world. ⁃ TN Editor

‘It will be possible to replicate people, devices, objects, systems, and even places in a virtual world,’ a research paper states

Samsung has revealed its plans for 6G technology, outlining its vision for “digital twins” of our physical selves. In a research paper published on Wednesday, the South Korean smartphone giant stated that there will be three key 6G services: Immersive extended reality (XR); high-fidelity mobile hologram; and digital replicas. Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

Spikevax (Previously COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna)

 

Spikevax is a vaccine for preventing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in people aged 12 years and older.

Spikevax contains a molecule called messenger RNA (mRNA) with instructions for producing a protein from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Spikevax does not contain the virus itself and cannot cause COVID-19. Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

Montenegro Rocked By Violent Clashes Over Church Independence

 

Around 40 citizens and 20 police officers have been injured in Montenegro during protests against the inauguration of a bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The country has been divided over the issue of church independence for the past two years.

*******************************************************************

President Biden Discusses Vaccine Hesitancy

 

Last month, the FDA gave full and final approval to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Watch President Biden and Stephanie, a nurse, talk about her decision to get vaccinated – and find a vaccine near you at vaccines.gov.

 

 

*******************************************************************

UK Panel Does Not Recommend COVID Vaccines For Healthy 12- To 15-Year-Olds

LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Britain's vaccine advisers said they were not recommending the vaccination of all 12- to 15-year-olds against COVID-19, preferring a precautionary approach in healthy children due to a rare side effect of heart inflammation.

The advice could see Britain pursue a different approach to the United States, Israel and some European countries, which have rolled out vaccinations to children more broadly.

However a final decision has not been taken, as the British government said it would consult medical advisers to look at other factors, such as disruption to schools.

Many politicians and some scientists have spoken out in favour of vaccinating more children amid concern that COVID-19 could spread in schools that are re-opening after summer holidays, further disrupting education. Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

WhatsApp Fined A Record 225 MLN Euro By Ireland Over Privacy

 

DUBLIN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Facebook's (FB.O) WhatsApp was fined a record 225 million euro ($266 million) by the Irish data protection regulator on Thursday after the EU privacy watchdog pressured Ireland to raise the penalty for the company's privacy breaches.

WhatsApp said the fine was "entirely disproportionate" and that it would appeal. Still, the Irish fine is significantly less than the record $886.6 million euro fine meted out to Amazon by the Luxembourg privacy agency in July. read more

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems, who has taken on Facebook in several privacy cases, said the initial fine was 50 million euros.

Ireland's Data Privacy Commissioner (DPC), the lead data privacy regulator for Facebook within the European Union, said the issues related to whether WhatsApp conformed in 2018 with EU data rules about transparency. Read More 

 

*******************************************************************

New Zealand Authorities Say Islamic Terrorist Stabbed 6 At Supermarket; Suspect Dead

 

Authorities in New Zealand say they shot and killed an Islamic terrorist on Friday afternoon, within 60 seconds of when he started stabbing people at a supermarket.

Of the six people stabbed, three were in critical condition, one was serious and two were in moderate condition, according to outlet Stuff New Zealand.  

The man, a Sri Lankan national, was a known ISIS supporter and was being followed around the clock, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, identifying the incident as a terror attack. 

"A violent extremist undertook a terrorist attack on innocent New Zealanders," Ardern said in the briefing, BBC News reported. "What happened today was despicable, it was hateful, it was wrong. It was carried out by an individual, not a faith."  Read More 

 

 ******************************************************************* 

US Senators Talk About Two-State Solution On Israel Visit

 

A delegation of four US Democratic senators visited Israel on Thursday and Friday, in order to meet the new government and discuss regional issues, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
“We expressed our hopes for the success of the new government and our strong support for a two-state future,” tweeted Senator Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) after his delegation met with Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday.
Murphy chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee panel dealing with the Middle East, and was the head of the delegation that included Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) and Jon Ossoff (D-Georgia). Read More 

 

 

*******************************************************************

AWS Service Terms

Section 42.10 from here

42.10. Acceptable Use; Safety-Critical Systems. Your use of the Lumberyard Materials must comply with the AWS Acceptable Use Policy. The Lumberyard Materials are not intended for use with life-critical or safety-critical systems, such as use in operation of medical equipment, automated transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, aircraft or air traffic control, nuclear facilities, manned spacecraft, or military use in connection with live combat. However, this restriction will not apply in the event of the occurrence (certified by the United States Centers for Disease Control or successor body) of a widespread viral infection transmitted via bites or contact with bodily fluids that causes human corpses to reanimate and seek to consume living human flesh, blood, brain or nerve tissue and is likely to result in the fall of organized civilization.


Leave a comment

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We reserve the right to remove any comments deemed inappropriate.