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Air Force vs. Navy prediction, odds, spread: 2022 Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy picks by proven computer model

The Navy Midshipmen begin their quest for a 17th Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy when they visit the Air Force Falcons on Saturday in the first leg of the annual series. Navy (1-2) has captured the trophy 11 times in the last 19 years to pull within four of the Falcons, who ranks first among the three US Military Academies with 20 awards. Army has won the trophy nine times while it has been shared on five occasions. The Midshipmen are looking to snap their four-game road losing streak against Air Force (3-1), which posted a 40-7 victory when it most recently hosted the matchup in 2020.

Kickoff at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Col. is set for noon ET. The Falcons are 14-point favorites in the latest Air Force vs. Navy odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 38. Saturday’s game can be seen live on CBS

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USC ISI Research Shows a Promising Future for Animal-like Computer Vision – USC Viterbi

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When you pull out your smartphone to take a picture of a magical sunset or a loved one’s smile, your camera freezes what you see in a moment in time forever. Even though a camera lens can capture potent colors, textures, and remarkable details in one click, it will always fall short to the remarkable processing performance of a human eye.

Humans and animals have the ability to not only see, but to perceive. Our eyes–or rather our retinae–are processing information about our surroundings in real-time, and sending signals back to our brain. Through cameras, robots are able to capture events happening around them like us, but they haven’t been able to perceive like we do–until now. The latest ISI research is now available on biorxiv, IRIS: Integrated Retinal Functionality in Image Sensorsbridges this gap and makes retina-inspired computer vision a tangible reality.

The IRIS (Integrated Retinal

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Lions vs. Seahawks odds, line: 2022 NFL picks, Week 4 predictions from proven computer model

Geno Smith and the Seattle Seahawks (1-2) travel east to take on Jared Goff and the Detroit Lions (1-2) in a NFL Week 4 matchup at Ford Field on Sunday. Both teams are looking to bounce back from tough Week 3 losses. The Seahawks fell short at home, losing 27-23 to the Atlanta Falcons, while the Lions lost 28-24 to the Minnesota Vikings. The Lions will be without their two most explosive offensive players, as running back D’Andre Swift (shoulder) and wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown (ankle) have both ruled out for this matchup.

Detroit is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Lions vs. Seahawks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 47.5. Before making any Seahawks vs. Lion Picks, you need to see the NFL predictions and betting advice from the red-hot simulation model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000

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Honolulu Man Pleads Guilty to Sabotaging Former Employer’s Computer Network | USAO-HI

HONOLULU – Casey K. Umetsu, Sr., age 40, of Honolulu, Hawaii, pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Jill A. Otake to sabotaging his former employer’s computer network. Sentencing is set for January 19, 2023.

According to court documents and information presented in court, Umetsu worked as an information technology professional for a prominent Hawaii-based financial company between 2017 and 2019. In that role, Umetsu was responsible for administering the company’s computer network and assisting other employees with computer and technology problems. As part of his guilty plea, Umetsu admitted that, shortly after severing all ties with the company, he accessed a website the company used to manage its internet domain. After using his former employer’s credentials to access the company’s configuration settings on that website, Umetsu made numerous changes, including purposefully misdirecting web and email traffic to computers unaffiliated with the company, thereby incapacitating the company’s web presence

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Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Established

AUSTIN, Texas — Alumnus Sanjay Chandra and his family gave a generous gift to help support the future of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Recognized as a national leader in research and education, with its programs consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country, it is the largest department in the Cockrell School, with more than 2,200 students and 80 faculty members.

“As a dedicated advocate for the value of higher education, Sanjay chose to give back to this department because of the powerful impact that his academic experiences had on his life and career,” said Roger Bonnecaze, dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering. “Sanjay and his family have been a fixture within the Cockrell School community for many years. Through the resources and educational experiences made possible by his gift, Sanjay and his family will have a significant impact on our community and leave a

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Why Computer Science Education Will Be Crucial for ‘Every Job’

Sophia Mendoza’s interest in technology integration in education started as a 3rd grader in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Her teacher brought in a TRS-80, a desktop microcomputer, and let students play with it. It was Mendoza’s first experience with programming.

Now, as LAUSD’s Instructional Technology Initiative director, ensuring every student has access to computer science education is one of her biggest priorities.

“We know that every job of today and the future will require some knowledge of computer science education,” said Mendoza, who has been an educator at LAUSD for 25 years and is also a board member of the International Society for Technology in Education.

Here’s what Mendoza had to say in a Zoom conversation with Education Week about LAUSD’s technology use, how schools can sustain innovative digital learning, and what her priorities are for this school year.

The following interview has been edited for brevity

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Digital Navigator position to teach Forest County residents all about basic computer and internet skills

Millions of dollars are being put into building and improving broadband infrastructure in rural Wisconsin.

But what good is having internet if you can’t afford it or even know how to access and best use it.

Christopher Stark calls them the three A’s of broadband.

“Access, affordability, and adoption. And this grant is really for adoption,” said Stark.

Stark is the Digital Equity Outreach Specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

He wrote the $375,320 grant the Forest County Broadband Committee received to hire, train, and support a digital navigator.

This person will be responsible for traveling around the county and teaching people how to use various digital devices.

“A lot of trial and error throughout the country right now has found out you can give people digital devices, but in many cases, they don’t know how to use them,” said Stark. “They go unused, but we have to be proactive

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Here’s what you should know about Microsoft’s 2022 Windows 11 update

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Thankfully, the same can’t be said for your computer.

After launching Windows 11 last fall, Microsoft is polishing it up with the first of many regular “feature updates” the operating system will get during its life span.

Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer of Windows and Devices, said that the update was designed to make our PCs “easier and safer to use,” and that the new software began rolling out to users in more than 190 countries on Tuesday. But what’s actually waiting for you on the other side of that update? And what happens if your computer isn’t compatible with it?

Here’s what you should know about how Windows is changing.

People who are already using Windows 11 on their PCs can install this new update free. Some people still using Windows 10 on their PCs may be able

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Computer Science Education Is Gaining Momentum. But Some Say Not Fast Enough

Major American companieslawmakers on both sides of the aisle, union leaders, and some big-name city superintendents agree: Expanding computer science education is critical to preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s careers.

Despite that sentiment—and billions of dollars in one-time federal money for new laptops, tablets, and internet connectivity—the number of students taking computer science education courses continues to rise at just a modest pace and stubborn gaps in access to courses persist, concludes a report released Sept. 21 by, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to the subject.

A little more than half—53 percent—of US high schools offered foundational computer science classes in 2022. That’s just a small increase from 51 percent the previous year, but a significant jump from 35 percent several years ago. And across all states, 6 percent of high school students are enrolled in computer science courses, up from 4.7 percent last year.


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MassMutual Gives $3 Million to Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences | BU Today

The Center for Computing & Data Sciences will house a new faculty that has received a $3 million gift from MassMutual. Photo by Janice Checcio

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Insurer’s second gift to CDS will support research into responsible data use

Fortune 500 life insurer MassMutual has given $3 million to BU’s Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS) to support research into the responsible uses of data.

The gift will also go towards the CDS endowment and long-term programming. It follows the company’s $1 million gift last year to the University’s newest academic unit.

“The [new] gift will be crucial in supporting translational research by faculty and students—work focused on how to integrate results from basic research in real-world products and systems,” says Azer Bestavros, BU associate provost for computing and data sciences. “This type of applied work is hard to fund through government-sponsored research, which tends to favor long-term basic

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