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Meow Wolf​ ​And Xsplit: ​Galaga ​World​ Championship

on December 15, 2017 - 9:47am
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE  Nationally-renowned arts and entertainment group Meow Wolf announces its first annual live streamed video gaming event, SCORE WARS, kicking off with a Galaga World Championship that will bring together the best Galaga players on the planet for an epic four-day throwdown to smash world records and crown a new world champ. 

SCORE WARS: Galaga World Championship launches Thursday, March 29 to Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe—home to THEA-Award winning phenomenal immersive arts experience House of Eternal Return.
 
All of the action will be

Navajo Midwife Seeks To Better Women’s Health

on December 15, 2017 - 7:49am

The Changing Woman Initiative team. Courtesy photo 

 

A rendering of the reproductive wellness and birth center in Pojoaque. Courtesy image 

Changing Woman Initiative News:

POJOAQUE—Because of modern medicine and insurance, women have less control of their birth experiences, especially in sterile and highly regulated hospital environments. But having a baby doesn’t have to be that way, according to Nicolle Gonzales, a Navajo midwife and founder of the Changing Woman Initiative, a nonprofit that aims to revolutionize how people—particularly Native women—think about reproductive health.

Communication 2: Advantages And Disadvantages Of Machine Translation

on December 15, 2017 - 7:42am
By SONYIA WILLIAMS
Los Alamos World
Futures Institute
Student Intern

Mechanical translators have many benefits, as shown in the previous column, but they are not flawless systems of translation. In a society of perpetually evolving technology, converting solely to mechanical translators seems like the logical thing to do, but the drawbacks of these translators prevent their sole use. This means that they have to work in conjunction with human translators in order for international translation to be as efficient as possible.

The main factor inhibiting the efficiency of machine translation is

Udall On FCC GOP Repeal Of Net Neutrality

on December 14, 2017 - 10:19pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
 
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall released the following statement after Republican Commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, voted to repeal net neutrality protections:
 
“Today’s vote is a major blow to the internet as we know it.

UC And UT Confirm Submitting Proposals For LANL Management Contract

on December 14, 2017 - 4:21pm

Staff Report

 

The University of California and the University of Texas have both confirmed that they submitted bids to the National Nuclear Security Administration before Monday’s deadline to manage and operate Los Alamos National Laboratory beginning Oct. 1, 2018. A NNSA spokesman declined to release the names of other entities that submitted proposals.

Stephanie Beechem, a spokesperson for the UC Office of the President said today that UC has submitted a proposal as evidence of its ongoing commitment to the stewardship of “this great scientific and technological enterprise and its

Avaya: Setting NORAD Santa Tracking World Record

on December 14, 2017 - 9:47am
NORAD News:
 
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Avaya is preparing its industry-leading Avaya Customer Engagement technology to help set a new record at the 62nd annual NORAD Tracks Santa, scheduled to start Dec. 24 and end Christmas Day, Dec. 25.
 
During the 23-hour period in 2016, more than 1,400 hotline volunteers answered a record 154,192 calls (1.8 calls per second) to the NORAD Tracks Santa 1-877 HI-NORAD hotline.
 
The mission critical Avaya Customer Engagement technology, which supports the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Operations Center at Peterson Air Force Base in

Four Scientists Win Los Alamos Medal

on December 14, 2017 - 8:51am

The Los Alamos Medal was established in 2001 to honor those who have contributed to the Laboratory at the highest level. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Cram, Deaven, Menlove and Moyzis receive Laboratory’s highest honor

Los Alamos National Laboratory will award four former researchers with the Los Alamos Medal for their scientific contributions. Scott Cram, Larry Deaven, Robert Moyzis and Howard Menlove will receive the award, the highest honor bestowed by the Laboratory.

The team of Cram, Deaven, and Moyzis are recognized for their work sequencing the human genome and Menlove for his work on

Santa Fe County And Four Pueblos Reach Monumental Agreement On Roads

on December 14, 2017 - 7:46am

San Ildefonso Pueblo Lt. Gov. Christopher Moquino, left, and Councilman Tim Martinez await the discussion of rights of way on Pueblo lands Tuesday at the Santa Fe County Commission meeting. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Residents of El Rancho gather at Tuesday evening's Santa Fe County Commission meeting. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Santa Fe County Commission and the Pueblos of San Ildefonso, Pojoaque, Nambe and Tesuque have reached agreements in principle on road rights of way and hope to sign four

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