An Amazon A.I. scientist wants to transform downtown Jackson, Mississippi

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The Water Crisis in Mississippi America Can’t Afford to Ignore

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Like all residents of Jackson, Mississippi, she’s also been on a boil-water… Read more. Right now, Calandra Davis’ water pressure is too low to take a shower. When she turns on her sinks, the water comes out at a slow trickle.

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Hurricane Ida Reversed the Course of the Mississippi River

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The incredible power of Hurricane Ida was on display on Sunday as the storm reversed the course of the mighty Mississippi River. Read more. hurricane ida ida disaster accident environment tropical cyclones us geological survey storm surge weather atlantic hurricane season

Jackson, Mississippi, Embraces the Surveillance State

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Police in Jackson, Mississippi are reportedly asking resident owners of internet-connected security cameras, like Amazon’s Ring devices, to give them unfettered access to their live video feeds for use in a “Real Time Crime Center.”

Two Bull Sharks Swam Up the Mississippi River All the Way to St. Louis

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Louis by swimming up the Mississippi River, according to a team of researchers who looked at the shark’s fossil record and reported sightings over the years. Bull sharks are coastal creatures, but at least two of the animals were able to make it as far inland as St.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Partners with EON Reality to Use Augmented/Virtual/Extended Reality Technology

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“Partnering with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College opens the door for EON Reality to help countless students and faculty throughout Mississippi and beyond, so we’re extremely excited to see their recent successes. About Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

EON Reality and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Inaugurate Brand New Interactive Digital Center

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EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces the inauguration of a new Interactive Digital Center in Mississippi alongside its partner, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC).

Dick Wilde Is A VR Shooter In Which You Clear Out Mississippi’s Swamps

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Cast as the titular character, you’re tasked with heading out into the swamps of Mississippi to take on dangerous hordes of animals threatening the local residents. Kittypocaylpse might be one of VR’s most guilt-ridden games, getting you to blow up scores of aliens disguised as adorable kittens. For its second game, Dick Wilde, developer Bolverk Games is going with a slightly more acceptable form of animal slaughter.

After Hurricane Ida, the Map of Louisiana May Never Look the Same Again

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Comcast Partners With Charter (Spectrum) To Take on Streaming

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The Reason Right-Wing States Are Cracking Down on Indigenous Climate Protesters

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Line 3 Pipeline Construction Damaged a Sensitive Wetland, State Says

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday that it was ordering Enbridge Energy to pay $3.3 million for damaging a sensitive aquifer during the construction of the controversial Line 3 pipeline. It turns out the water protectors’ opposing the pipeline may have been onto something.

Oil Starts Flowing Through Line 3 on Friday, But Water Protectors Will Keep Fighting It

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Amazon's Former Security Chief Is Now Guarding the Line 3 Oil Pipeline

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Climate Justice Groups Flood Top Biden Administration Officials’ Inboxes With 5,600 Emails

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Since President Joe Biden took office in January, tensions between the White House and the environmental justice movement have ratcheted up. In recent weeks, though, they’ve come to a head over an email campaign.

Cops Are Using Facebook to Target Line 3 Pipeline Protest Leaders, New Documents Reveal

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Protests against Enbridge’s Line 3 have been ramping up in Minnesota—and so has the response from authorities. A video went viral this week of a Department of Homeland Security helicopter sandblasting protesters following mass arrests.

Flying a Drone Near a Pipeline Could Soon Cost You $4,000 in Louisiana

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Louisiana’s looking out to protect its pipelines and chemical plants from drone, raising the specter of nefarious climate protesters to pass the legislation. But the main pilots they’ve busted so far appear to be literal children. Read more.

'Sometimes the Good Guys Win': Company Cancels Plans for Oil Pipeline Through Black Neighborhoods in Memphis

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It’s hard to find good climate news these days–but there’s some out of Tennessee. A company that was set to build a hotly contested oil pipeline through Black neighborhoods in Memphis said on Friday that the project is off. Read more.

Joe Biden’s Justice Department Won’t Stop Defending Fossil Fuel Projects

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The Biden administration has been outspoken about its commitments to climate action and environmental justice. But, in the legal arena, it keeps falling down on the job.

Hurricane Ida Shuts Down More Than 90% of Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico

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As if reversing the course of the Mississippi River, forcing hospitals to hunker down with patients that couldn’t be moved, and nearly shutting off the power and internet in New Orleans wasn’t enough, Hurricane Ida has also disrupted oil and gas production.

The Beer of the Future Tastes Like Ass

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My first legally purchased beer was Fat Tire, at the time only available west of the Mississippi. When I turned 21, I was living in New Mexico. As someone raised in Massachusetts and in an era before the explosion of craft breweries, it was the peak of novelty at the time. Read more.

Carbon Dioxide Pipelines Are Going Dangerously Unregulated

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In February 2020, a cloud of gas washed over Sartartia, Mississippi, causing residents to pass out on the spot and sending nearly 50 people to local hospitals.

Tennessee Faces Dangerous Floods for the Second Time in a Week as Ida Moves North

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All eyes are rightfully on Louisiana and Mississippi, where more than 1 million are without power and the impacts of Ida are still becoming clear. Skies are clearing in the Gulf Coast as now-Tropical Storm Ida moves inland, but the danger from the storm is far from over.

A Multibillion-Dollar Clean Coal Plant Never Worked, and Now It’s Been Imploded

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Residents in Kemper County, Mississippi, were startled early Saturday morning by a “loud explosion” coming from the local coal plant. It wasn’t an industrial accident, though. Instead, it was the planned demolition of parts of the Kemper Plant. Read more.

EON-XR 9.0 Launch Event

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This live-streaming event will also feature: New Use Cases from some of our top partners, such as Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College , Baker College , Babe?-Bolyai Join us for the EON-XR 9.0 release on June 15, 2021. EON-XR 9.0 Launch Event. June 15th, 2021 – 8:00 AM PST.

EON Reality Brings New Interactive Digital Center to Hinds Community College

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The Mississippi-based Interactive Digital Center will continue EON-XR’s growth in the area. As the largest community college in Mississippi, Hinds boasts over 12,000 students focusing on a variety of subjects.

XR EdTech Experience – Episode 003

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8:15 Interview with Guest: Dr. Mary Graham , President of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. XR EdTech Experience. A weekly webinar series exploring the future of education and training technology. May 27th at 8 am Pacific Time.

XR EdTech Experience – Episode 003

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8:15 Interview with Guest: Dr. Mary Graham , President of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. XR EdTech Experience. A weekly webinar series exploring the future of education and training technology. May 27th at 8 am Pacific Time.

Trump’s Unfinished Border Wall Could Worsen Texas Flooding

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EON Reality Brings New Interactive Digital Center to Hinds Community College

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The Mississippi-based Interactive Digital Center will continue EON-XR’s growth in the area. EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new Interactive Digital Center for Hinds Community College’s campuses Mississippi. As the largest community college in Mississippi, Hinds boasts over 12,000 students focusing on a variety of subjects.

Activists march in 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protests across the country

Mashable VR

The groups organized in response to a leaked draft opinion on a current Mississippi abortion law case being heard by the Supreme Court. As the country awaits a final decision from the United States Supreme Court on the future of Roe v.

XR Education in 2021

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Lobaki and Kemper County Mississippi. Through a recent grant from the State of Mississippi, the Kemper County School District is partnering with Lobaki and Pico Interactive. VR is for games and AR is for industry, right?

AR Meditation App Helps Calm Veterans Suffering From Trauma

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Steve Mills, a commander in the US Navy, uses the app 3-4 times a week at his favorite spot near the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tennessee, using his Apple Watch to track his heart rate as he attempts to illuminate an AR solar system via his breathing. . Healium AR’s use of neurofeedback technology could revolutionize anxiety management. After nearly 20 years of hard reporting, television journalist Sarah Hill was at the end of her rope.

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Interestingly named VR swamp shooter Dick Wilde launches on PSVR with Aim Support

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Take to the swamps of Mississippi as Dick Wilde, the ultimate outdoorsman and “Exterminator Extraordinaire”, armed to the teeth with an arsenal of saw-blade rifles, nail guns and an electrified bow and arrow. Set in the swamplands of Mississippi and the surrounding area, players can pit themselves against exterminators from all over the world with the online global leaderboard.

Instagram and Amber Alert team up to put breaking information into your scroll

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Lewis was abducted near Camden, Mississippi, in 2014 and hasn't yet been found.

Instagram has been blocking posts that mention abortion

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Some states, like Kansas and Mississippi , do not allow abortion medications to be provided via telemedicine consultations. Instagram has been blocking posts that mention abortion , at times asking users to verify their age before being able to view such posts.

Apple's digital ID is finally here, and so are the privacy concerns

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Up next, according to Apple, are Colorado, Hawaii, Mississippi, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah. Apple just took another step on its one device quest.