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Communication Seven: Vulnerabilities Stemming From Electronic Communication

SONYIA WILLIAMS Los Alamos World
Futures Institute
Student Intern

Throughout this series of articles, we have explored the new efficiency of translation through the use of mechanical translators and how they have changed the world of translation. We also analyzed the growing use of electronic communication.

Electronic communication has allowed individuals to communicate throughout their community, throughout their state, throughout their country, and even throughout the world with the click of a few buttons. This extremely innovative form of technology has allowed the human race


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NM Health Insurance Exchange 2018 Vendor Contracts

NMHIE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange recently awarded a new contract for Outreach & Education Services to the Waite Company, LLC in the amount of $3,277,110.00.
 
The award was voted on, approved, and announced during the December 15, 2017, Board of Director’s meeting. The Waite Company, a woman-owned, Albuquerque-based business, won the competitive bid for outreach and education services. The Waite Company and its team of vendors will coordinate statewide outreach and education programs, advertising, and public relations

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As Solar Tariff Decision Looms, Heinrich Says Trump Has Opportunity To Stand Up For American Workers

U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s decision on whether to impose tariffs on imported solar panels and modules that would negatively impact the growing solar industry in New Mexico and the American solar industry as a whole. 
 
“President Trump has an opportunity to actually stand up for American workers. I hope he will look at the bigger picture of the American solar industry and its role as a major employer

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MobileGeeks Help Untangle Tech Problems

MobileGeeks owner Ron Phillips discusses his new business during a visit to the Los Alamos Daily Post newsroom. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

“Software, hardware, networking – we do it all!” said Ron Phillips, owner of MobileGeeks, a new computer support company operating in Los Alamos.

Phillips started MobileGeeks in 2016 in Durango, Colo. Although the company continues to do business in Durango, it is now based in Los Alamos.

The Phillips family discovered Los Alamos while visiting their daughter and decided


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Petree Garden Center Opening In Los Alamos

Craig Wehner and his wife Rachel Wehner purchased the former De Colores building and are leasing a large portion of it to Laural Hardin who is opening Petree Garden Center in early April. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Buliding owners Craig Wehner and his wife Rachel Wehner, right, with certified arborist Laural Hardin who together with Mike Petree of Taos owns the new garden center coming to Los Alamos and is the general manager. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos natives Craig Wehner


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Governor Announces $250,000 To Help NM Small Businesses Grow

Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE — Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez announced another tool to help New Mexico small businesses grow and thrive. The Small Business Innovation Research matching grant will help New Mexico companies commercialize their research and innovation as marketable products and services.
 
“Helping our small businesses grow and thrive – particularly those centered around science and technology – is a top priority in growing and diversifying our economy,” Martinez said. “New Mexico is well-positioned to be a hub for high-tech jobs tied to

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LANB Replacing Drive-Up ATM At 1200 Trinity

LANB News:

Los Alamos National Bank will be replacing one of the drive-up ATMs at its 1200 Trinity Dr., location in Los Alamos. The current ATM has experienced a malfunction, but a new machine has been ordered and will be installed as soon as possible.

The walk up ATM located inside the entrance of the building and the other drive-up ATM at that location are both still available for use.

There also are six other LANB ATM locations in Los Alamos County along with several in Santa Fe, Espanola and Albuquerque for your convenience.

Visit the LANB website for more details: https://www.lanb.com/home/customer-service/atm-locations-home


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Los Alamos Association Of Realtors Elects New Board

LAAOR 2018 Board of Directors, from left, Past President David Horpedahl, President Carrie Montoya-Pegg, President Elect Trish Maes, RANM Director Pearl White, Secretary Brian Tyson and Director Lance Eaton. Not pictured are Treasurer Jessica Hoffer and directors Sarah Keane and Jeanette Metzger-Thorp. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Association of REALTORS® (LAAOR) held its annual meeting this morning at UNM-LA.

Members elected their new Board of Directors for 2018 including new president


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Posture Alignment Therapy, Another Local Resource

Sandra West offers posture alignment therapy classes and personalized sessions. Courtesy photo
 
PRI News:
 
Los Alamos has many options for supporting health and wellness, including a posture alignment coach, Sandra West, who uses exercises to retrain the body, align joints, and regain functional movements.
 
What is the result? Posture therapy reduces pain, improves mobility, and builds the body’s strength and resilience to injury. West teaches group classes and offers personalized sessions.
 
West teaches three classes each Wednesday:
  • Balance Posture meets 11-11:45

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