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* Mixing Covid- 19 Vaccines Raises Antibodies

* President Joe Biden Says 66 Million Unvaccinated 'Still Unacceptably High' 

* Facebook Building, AI That Sees, Hears, And Understands' Everything We do

* WEF: You Can Now Live Forever ( Your AI- Powered Twin, That is) 

* See You In Court: Governor Plans To Sue Biden Over Vaccine Mandates

* Southlake Teachers Told To Balance Holocaust Books With 'Opposing' View

* Global Transport At A Crossroads: UN Conference To Advance Action On Zero Emission Vehicles, Boost Economy And Reduce

* President Biden Addresses Mass Shipping, Supply Chain Issues

* Covid- 19: Lateral Flow Tests Are More Accurate Than Previously Thought Researchers Find

* Palestinians Workers Vaccinated With Moderna By Israel Lose Green Passes

* NEWS TODAY: w/ Dr. June Knight - White House, UN, FDA, Trump, & More 

 

Mixing Covid-19 Vaccines Raises Antibodies, Study Finds

 

Mixing Covid vaccines produces as much or more antibodies as using the same shot as a booster, according to preliminary results of a widely awaited U.S. government-sponsored trial. Today, FDA advisers begin meeting to debate whether people who got the Covid-19 vaccines made by Moderna Inc. and Johnson & Johnson should receive booster shots.

 

 

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President Joe Biden Says 66 Million Unvaccinated 'Still Unacceptably High'

 

President Joe Biden touted the success of mandates in spurring vaccination against COVID-19 in the U.S., but said more needed to be done to get the 66 million people who are eligible yet still unvaccinated to get the shot.

 

 

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Facebook Building AI That Sees, hears, And 'Understands' Everything We Do

 

The social media giant reportedly wants to train its artificial intelligence to understand the world just like humans do, by feeding it video recordings from augmented reality glasses

Facebook wants to build an artificial intelligence that learns to understand the world like humans—by watching our every move.

The tech giant has announced plans to teach AI to 'understand and interact with the world like we do' in first person. It hopes to do this by using video and audio from augmented reality (AR) glasses like its new high-tech Ray-Bans.

"AI typically learns from photos and videos captured in third-person, but next-generation AI will need to learn from videos that show the world from the center of action," the company said.

It went on: "AI that understands the world from this point of view could unlock a new era of immersive experiences." Read More 

 

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WEF: You Can Now Live Forever. (Your AI-Powered Twin, That Is)

 

Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.

It’s January 17, 2020 — the world has yet to change; Wuhan locks down six days later — and Emil Jimenez is on a train from Vienna to Prague. His daughter, then four years old, inadvertently activates Siri while playing pony games on her iPad.

“She’s like, ‘Daddy,’ y’know, ‘what is this?’” Jimenez tells me on a video call from the Czech Republic. Jimenez tells her it’s Siri, and encourages her to talk to the digital assistant.

Her first question is if Siri has a mother.

From there, she peppers the artificial intelligence with the kinds of questions kids ask — do you like ice cream? do you like toys? — and, by the end of their conversation, tells Siri she loves it, that she’s her best friend.

Jimenez, who has a background in psychology, sees this heartwarming interaction and is struck by how quickly and seamlessly his daughter formed a relationship with the AI — we usually ring Siri when we need something, even if it’s a laugh. Read More 

 

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President Biden Addresses Mass Shipping, Supply Chain Issues

Amid the long wait for online orders, President Biden called on businesses to work together and laid out a strategy to “help speed up the delivery of goods.”

 

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COVID-19: Lateral Flow Tests Are More Accurate Than Previously Thought, Researchers Find

 

The tests will detect most people at risk of transmitting COVID-19 and are a reliable public health tool in stopping the spread of the virus, UCL researchers have found.

The peer-reviewed paper, published on Thursday in Clinical Epidemiology, found that the tests will detect most people at risk of transmitting COVID-19. The report also said the tests are a reliable public health tool in stopping the spread of the virus. 

The researchers used a new formula to show that lateral flow tests (LFTs) are likely more than 80% effective at detecting any level of infection. They are also more than 90% effective at detecting those who are most infectious when using the test, the researchers found. Read More 

 

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Palestinian Workers Vaccinated With Moderna By Israel Lose Green Passes

 

Some 120,000 Palestinian workers who were inoculated with Moderna COVID-19 vaccines around six months ago by Israel have lost their Green Passes, Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis told The Jerusalem Post.
Beginning October 3, only people who have been vaccinated or recovered within the last six months or who have received a booster shot – one for recovered, a third shot for those who were inoculated – are eligible for the pass. A Green Pass lets individuals enter restaurants, bars, cafés, event halls and more without the need to present a negative test.
“We raised the question with the [Health Ministry’s advisory committee for epidemic control and coronavirus vaccines] and what they suggested is – because we do not have enough information about the waning of Moderna – to wait for the FDA approval,” Alroy-Preis said. Read More 
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