Thanks to Trump, more U.S. milk will be coming from robots

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Robotics Agriculture industry Data managementAlong with immigrant worker worries, cheap credit and improvements in technology are coming together to tip the scales in favor of robotics on dairy farms.

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Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike

Dark Reading

New ransomware variant DoppelPaymer was leveraged in campaigns against the City of Edcouch, Texas, and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture

Summer Road Trip 2019: Maryland and the Traveler’s Toll

Unwritten Record

The first stops on our cross-country tour are close to home in the towns of Meadows and Croom in Prince George’s County, Maryland, which each served as filming locations for a Department of Agriculture production titled Traveler’s Toll. Time to hit the road!

European Commission Releases Factsheet on Artificial Intelligence

Hunton Privacy

The factsheet also includes some examples of projects conducted by the Commission in AI (including in agriculture, data and eHealth, public administration and services, and transport and manufacturing). On July 4, 2019, the European Commission published a factsheet on artificial intelligence (“AI”) for Europe (the “Factsheet”).

Spotlight: Propaganda

Unwritten Record

Because of poor infrastructure, their agriculture production is very low. This bridge will improve our compatriots’ life at Sung Nhon and Nghi Duc villages because of increased agriculture production.

High Severity DoS bug affects Several Yokogawa products

Security Affairs

Affected products are used in a broad range of industries worldwide, mainly in the energy, critical manufacturing, and food and agriculture sectors. A serious DoS flaw affects several industrial automation products manufactured by the Yokogawa Electric.

Special-Purpose Vehicle Maker Aebi Schmidt Hit by Malware

Security Affairs

Aebi Schmidt focuses on manufacturing agricultural, municipal and other special-purpose vehicles, including snow blowers, street cleaners, and other machinery used in airports. The special-purpose vehicle maker Aebi Schmidt was hit by a malware attack that disrupted some of its operations.

Hunting the ICEFOG APT group after years of silence

Security Affairs

A security researcher found new evidence of activities conducted by the ICEFOG APT group, also tracked by the experts as Fucobha. Chi-en (Ashley) Shen, a senior security researcher at FireEye, collected evidence that demonstrates that China-linked APT group ICEFOG (aka Fucobha ) is still active.

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Brazils Embrapa lab adopts 3D bioprinting tech to advance agricultural research


According to researchers from the lab, the center’s new bioprinters will enable them to manufacture increasingly complex and realistic biological structures for agricultural research. Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology’s Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology (LNANO) in Brasilia, Brazil has announced the recent adoption of 3D bioprinting technologies.

A cyberattack took offline websites of the Georgia agency

Security Affairs

This incident follows other similar attacks on government systems, such as the one that hit the city of Atlanta and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Some court websites of a Georgia state were brought offline after their systems were infected by ransomware in a cyber attack. A Georgia state agency confirmed that a cyberattack has brought offline some court websites.

DoppelPaymer, a fork of BitPaymer Ransomware, appeared in the threat landscape

Security Affairs

This new variant was behind a series of ransomware campaigns beginning in June 2019, including attacks against the City of Edcouch, Texas and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.”

Telstra warns public trust will crumble unless access to data is limited

The Guardian Data Protection

Telco says diverse agencies accessing data through legal loophole need to follow the same process as law enforcement bodies Telstra has warned that public trust in the security of their data will be eroded if government agencies continue to be allowed access to it without appropriate authorisation.

Summer Road Trip: Great Plains and 10,000 Lakes

Unwritten Record

These historical reports date back over a century, well before the advent of the photogrammetry, and were critical to the development of agricultural science and to the growth of towns like like Luverne across the Midwest. . TALLGRASS PRAIRIE NEAR MANHATTAN, KANSAS NAID 557189.

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

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The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture.

The Internet of Things (IoT): Managing the Data Tsunami


The Internet-of-Things has the potential to transform a range of industries – from automotive and agriculture through to healthcare, home appliances and insurance services. Continued adoption of IoT technologies will pose both opportunities and challenges. A tsunami of new data streams offers enormous opportunities in guiding digital transformation strategies across many industries.

Chinese professor turns straw etc agricultural and forestry waste into 3D printing material


And in that respect, a very good innovation has just come out of the Northeast Forestry University in China, where Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Guo Yanling has developed a new material for laser 3D printers made from waste of the agricultural and forestry sectors.

Now Showing: George Washington Carver on Kodachrome

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During his time at Tuskegee, Dr. Carver published forty-four bulletins for farmers covering many agricultural topics, with the most popular being How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption.

Food and Drink: New Video Wall Show

Archives Blogs

As an undergraduate, I studied horticulture and agriculture, and therefore the production and consumption of food and beverages are never far from my mind. Over the past several years, five video wall shows centering on various themes have been created at the Archives.

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Knock, Knock; Who’s There? – IoT Device Identification & Data Integrity Is No Joke

Thales eSecurity

The use of IoT technologies holds enormous potential in practically every segment of human enterprise – government, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, agriculture, and ecommerce to name a few. The Internet of Things (IoT) is very crowded. Connected devices outnumber people.

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Locked and Bloated

John Battelle's Searchblog

It happened in the entertainment business, it’s happening in agriculture , for goodness sake. The post Locked and Bloated appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image Vator News ) Companies get big. Companies gain market dominance.

Summer Road Trip 2019: San Francisco and Yosemite National Park

Unwritten Record

This hand-colored glass lantern slide is one of a series found in the records of the United States Department of Agriculture. This post was co-written by Audrey Amidon and Ashley Behringer. On the Streets of San Francisco.

RFID Market – Global Forecast to 2023

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

Animal Tracking/Agriculture. MarketsandMarkets. June 2017. Driven by lower prices of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, and increasing penetration of RFID technology in various industries, the RFID market is likely to witness high growth in coming years.

Balance of power

MIKE 2.0

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, worker and agricultural cooperatives grew around the world in response to power imbalances or vacuums where business either displayed unfair practices or were unprepared to support a sector. The digital economy is transforming every corner of our lives. The changes in the businesses we interact with and the way many of us are employed mean subtle but important shifts in power.

Summer’s Last Hurrah

Unwritten Record

As the United States became a more industrialized society, fairs reflected this change by including not only agricultural products but also carnival rides, games, automobile racing, and concerts. Labor Day is quickly approaching, and with it, the unofficial end of summer.

RoleModel Software’s New Chief Technology Officer: Caleb Woods

Role Model Software

Caleb’s first assignment in 2012 was to work with me on a pretty advanced project building a cloud-based data storage service for the Agricultural industry.

The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn — How Digital Disruption is breeding new roles within the project and business landscape, are you ready for it?


New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) are impacting established industries such as the automotive and agriculture sectors. Disruptive Technologies are changing existing landscapes.

Stock Footage Spotlight: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in WWII

Unwritten Record

Prairie View students study agriculture and learn to forge machine parts and tools. When scanning films in the National Archives Motion Picture Lab, we sometimes come across images that we want to learn more about.

The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn — How Digital Disruption is breeding new roles within the project and business landscape, are you ready for it?


New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) are impacting established industries such as the automotive and agriculture sectors. Disruptive Technologies are changing existing landscapes.

US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet of Things (IoT)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

IoT is also impacting supply chain and agriculture industries, enhancing productivity and efficiency. On May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled “ Internet of Things: Status and implications of an increasingly connected world.” ” In the report, the GAO provides an introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT), describes what is known about current and emerging IoT technologies, and examines the implications of their use.

Ready to lead the 5G revolution


A myriad of use cases is emerging, spanning industries as diverse as transport, retail, healthcare and agriculture. Ready to lead the 5G revolution. Mon, 02/25/2019 - 05:48. We’re about to break the next barrier in connectivity by building a 5G world, but this requires a revolution — in thinking, planning, and implementation and, so far, thinking is not yet mature. Every revolution needs a focal point, and we believe there’s a role waiting for CGI.

Robert Reich: “Saving Capitalism” From Itself

John Battelle's Searchblog

From banking to broadband, pharma to agriculture, Reich details subtle market mechanisms that concentrate power and capital into the hands of the “new oligarchs.” The post Robert Reich: “Saving Capitalism” From Itself appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

Improving economic forecasting with AI


Analyze current developments in major industrial sectors of the economy—including housing, real estate, technology, agriculture, energy, communications, transportation and manufacturing—for their potential effects on the federal government’s financial risk. Improving economic forecasting with AI. kathy.jacquay@…. Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:40.

Workers Must Watch Out For These Types Of Wage Theft


The most cases of wage theft occur in agriculture, poultry processing, janitorial services, restaurant work, garment manufacturing, long term care, home health care and retail industries. Wage theft is a new hot topic sweeping across the United States.

Innovative Solutions to Real Business Problems with Big Data from Space


Agriculture: Submissions to support national scale crop monitoring, early yield prediction, or regulatory compliance checking. Innovative Solutions to Real Business Problems with Big Data from Space. Wed, 06/27/2018 - 10:00. 10 Petabytes of free Earth observation (EO) data is generated by the Copernicus Programme every year.

Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information

John Battelle's Searchblog

The potential information inside agriculture? The post Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Plenty of potential at the top of this particular system.

Collecting for continuity and for change: The web archiving experience in Westborough


Once an agricultural and then an industrial community, Westborough has been transformed in the last fifty years by rapid residential, commercial, and corporate growth. By Anthony Vaver, Local History Librarian and Archivist, Westborough Public Library.

The Relevance of the Past – Doris Chapman’s Facial Reconstructions in the 1930s.

Archives Blogs

The Neolithic Cultures of the British Isles: A Study of the Stone-Using Agricultural Communities of Britain in the Second Millenium B.C. We were delighted to welcome Cherwell School student Jack Evans on a sixth-form work placement here in the archives.

Student Societies of Amherst Academy & Their Questions

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Is the manufacturing interest of our Country more important than agriculture?”. This week’s blog post comes from our Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Amanda Pizzollo: As avid readers of this blog will know, Amherst College was conceived out of the previously existing Amherst Academy.

3D printing dew collectors that pull water out of desert air


Chromoplastic dew collectors were envisioned by Frank Herbert in his 1965 science fiction novel Dune; they’re gadgets used by natives of the desert planet Arrakis to extract moisture from the atmosphere to sustain their agriculture.

One of the County’s Earliest African-American Radio Programs on WNYC 1929-1930

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Department of Agriculture, where he was involved with research related to black farmers. WNYC was one of the earliest broadcasters of a regularly scheduled program aimed at African-Americans.