In this week's Roundtable, the squad discusses a wide range of fun topics. We start by digging into the potential sales of Jagex and Gearbox, YouTube's new Playables feature for instant gaming, and Story Protocol's $54M raise for its unique web3 take on IP. Then we dive into the week's main headline: Unity's major installs-based monetization addition, which is sparking a major backlash from game developers. Lastly, we wrap up by discussing takeaways from the Roblox Developers Conference, chatting about VR and PlayStation support, and sharing some predictions. Join us for all the latest games business news with Felipe Mata, Dave Elton, Matt Dion and host Devin Becker.We'd also like to thank Lightspeed Venture Partners for making this episode possible! With its dedicated gaming practice, "Lightspeed Gaming," the firm is investing from over $7B in early- and growth-stage capital — the by far largest fund focused on gaming and interactive technology. If you're interested in learning more, go to gaming.lsvp.com.If you like the episode, please help others find us by leaving a 5-star rating or review! And if you have any comments, requests, or feedback, shoot us a note at email@example.com. Watch the episode: YouTube ChannelFor more episodes and details: Podcast WebsiteFree newsletter: Naavik DigestFollow us: Twitter | LinkedIn | WebsiteSound design by Gavin Mc Cabe.
The rebirth of the East Village in the late 1970s and the flowering of a new and original New York subculture -- what Edmund White called "the Downtown Scene" -- arose from the shadow of urban devastation and was anchored by a community that reclaimed its own deteriorating neighborhood.In the last episode (Creating the East Village 1955-1975) this northern corner of New York's Lower East Side became the desired home for new cultural venues -- nightclubs, cafes, theaters, and bars -- after the city tore down the Third Avenue Elevated in 1955.By the mid-1970s, however, the high had worn off. The East Village was in crisis, one of the Manhattan neighborhoods hit hardest by the city's fiscal difficulties and cutbacks. It had become a landscape of dark, unsafe streets and buildings demolished in flame.But the next generation of creative interlopers (following the initial stampede of Greenwich Village beatniks and hippies) built upon the legacies of East Village counter-culture to create poems, music, paintings, and stage performances heavily influenced by the apocalyptic situations around them.This was something truly distinct, a creative scene that was thoroughly and uniquely an East Village creation -- punk and hardcore, murals and graffiti, fashion and drag. In this episode Greg hits the streets of the East Village in a special live-on-the-streets event, with musician and tour guide Krikor Daglian (of True Tales of NYC), exploring the secrets of the recent past -- from the origins of skateboarding to the seeds of the American alternative rock scene.FEATURING: CBGB, Supreme, the Pyramid, Club 57, Niagara, 7B, Brownies, and many othersAND special guests Bill Di Paola from the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space and Ramon 'Ray' Alvarez from Ray's Candy StoreALSO: Check out our Walking The East Village playlist, curated by Krikor and Greg -- on Spotify
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Welcome episode 226 of the Cloud Pod podcast - where the forecast is always cloudy! This week Justin, Matt and Ryan chat about all the news and announcements from Google Next, including - surprise surprise - the hot topic of AI, GKE Enterprise, Duet, Co-Pilot, Code Whisperer and more! There's even some non-Next news thrown into the episode. So whether you're interested in BART or Bard, we've got the news from SF just for you. Titles we almost went with this week:
Happy Friday nieces and nephews!This week we are joined for a Freshly Squeezed episode with the talented musician, and singer, and don't sleep on the dancing skills of Durand Bernarr for some Grown, Honest, and slightly toxic conversations. If you haven't already, you should definitely go check out his Tiny Desk episode so you can see him in action. --------------------------------(3:44) Durand Bernarr's Tiny Desk performance: The impact on his career since and the inspiration behind the Proud Family-themed outfits(19:00) The different ages of your: emotions, body, and soul/spirit(24:30) Sources say that BMI might sell the company to a private equity company firm for 1.7B (39:00) An app where you can text Jesus or Satan (51:27) Would you listen to warnings about your partner from an anonymous number? (1:00:00) Game 1: “Lyrically Correct” (1:04:00) Game 2: Durand creates a freestyle song about a random subject: Apple Sauce (1:05:00) Things I Wish I Cared About Segment(1:11:00) Non-monogamy and the emotional maturity required to have compersion which is “our wholehearted participation in the happiness of others. (1:19:00) Freshly Squeezed --------------------------------StockX:StockX has created the smartest, most dynamic platform for current culture commerce today. We are an innovative live marketplace where you can find Retro Jordans, Nikes, Yeezys, gaming consoles, Legos, collectible artworks, trading cards, and more. Go to https://stockx.com/ and use promo code: STTI15NUULYNuuly is a great value at $98 a month for any 6 styles, but right now you can get $20 off your first month of Nuuly when you sign up with the code STTI20.—----------------—----------------LINKS:
This week, Drewby and Yergy head to the Ozarks to discuss the horrific story of Cassidy Rainwater, a young mother from rural Missouri who went missing during the summer of 2021 after staying with James Phelps, who was allegedly trying to help her get back on her feet. Cassidy's case could have gone cold if it weren't for an anonymous tipster who alerted the FBI to the horrors that were taking place at the Phelps cabin after discovering distressing images of Cassidy on the dark web. What happened next, including kidnapping, murder, arson, and possible cannibalism, was something straight from a horror film. 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Salesforce's Q2 FY24 total revenue came in at $8.6B, beating analysts expected $8.53B, and represented 11% growth year-over-year. Salesforce raised their full year FY24 revenue guidance from $34.7B to $34.8B, which would represent 11% growth year-over-year and beat the expected guidance of $34.65B. They stated recent price increases were accounted for in these numbers, but the increases did not have a significant influence on what they are now expecting for revenue. Elongated sales cycles, additional deal approval layers and deal compression were also factored into Salesforce's revenue guidance. It was made abundantly clear that Salesforce is going to be heavily pushing Data Cloud and AI solutions, like AI CRM, onto their customer base. Both are seen as significant revenue and cloud expansion drivers for Benioff's modern version of Salesforce: “AI + Data + CRM + Trust.” In this podcast, our Salesforce Practice Leader, Adam Mansfield, discusses what customers should expect from Salesforce leading up to their year-end and beyond. He also shares how customers should approach Salesforce and how best to leverage Salesforce's clear goals during their upcoming negotiations. Host: Adam Mansfield: https://bit.ly/3rPGp8r SalesForce Commercial Advisory Services: https://bit.ly/2V78ADX
In 1901, an enormous creature kidnapped a farm girl of Marble Falls, Texas. What occurred to her would be a story of terror and triumph leading to the discovery of something the small town's residents never saw. Was it a wild man, a bear, or possibly a Bigfoot? Join Gary and GoldieAnn as they venture Within the Mists of Marble Falls, Texas, to tell of the Bear King. Paracon 2023: https://www.facebook.com/events/265342046255546 An evening of Ghost Stories at Diane's Tea Room: https://www.facebook.com/events/322817786874162/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A%7D --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/withinthemist/support
#fentanyl #poisoning #death In Episode 196, I speak with April Babcock, who founded Lost Voices of Fentanyl after the death of her son, Austen at age 25. We speak candidly about how our government is failing us and how this illegal, illicit, counterfeit drug should be considered a weapon of mass destruction.Their 3rd Annual Rally will be on Saturday, September 23rd on the lawn in front of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. Please attend whether you are a bereaved parent or someone who supports these families. Details about the Rally and all its speakers are below. It starts at 10am - 3pm and then a march to the White House follows. Rally information via facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/654991293055443/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22group%22%7D]%7DVisit Lost Voices of Fentanyl - https://www.LVOF.org - where April and her wonderful team are committed to working with bereaved families, communities and politicians about this deadly drug.Their facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/groups/506404506985344Their Twitter "X" - https://twitter.com/LVOFentanylRead my corresponding blog here - https://marymac.info/2023/09/03/the-mary-mac-show-death-by-fentanyl-podcast-series-april-babcock-25-yo-son-austen-ep196/Watch the video version at https://youtu.be/9HVNkczpheIPlease share this episode with others who could benefit from it and subscribe for future episode of this series.#death #fentanyl #onepillcankill #poison #deathofason #aprilbabcock #austen #lostvoicesoffentanyl #themarymacshow #marymac #grieving #grievingchildren #griefpodcast #marymacjournals #themarymacjournalcollection #marymacjournalcollection #marymacjournals #grief #myjournal #mygriefjournal #mygratitudejournal #myremembrancejournal #grieving #death #dying #journalsbymarymac #marymacjournalcollection #themarymacshowjournalcollection Your support of my work, through PayPal - https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=DN22KFWSZ8XY8 - is greatly appreciated. Visit our other sites:https://www.MaryMac.info - our primary hub. Pick up our free ebook "21 Things You Must Know About The Grieving Process."https://www.TheMaryMacShow.com - for all episodes of my podcast. Join my mailing list here.The Mary Mac Show You Tube Channel - www.youtube.com/@themarymacshow - please subscribe to our channel, like our videos and share.https://www.GriefAuthority.com - pick up our digital book collection to download immediately upon purchase.https://www.FoundationForGrievingChildren.org/donate/ - your donation to our...
This Week in Cleantech is a new, weekly podcast covering the most impactful stories in cleantech and climate in 15 minutes or less. Produced by Renewable Energy World and Tigercomm, This Week in Cleantech will air every Friday in the Factor This! podcast feed wherever you get your podcasts.This week's episode features Reuters correspondent Nichola Groom, who shares insights from a lackluster offshore wind auction in the Gulf of Mexico.This Week in Cleantech – September 1, 20231. Google to begin selling maps data to companies building solar products, hopes to generate $100 million in first year — CNBC2. Tennessee secured $7B in clean energy business this past year — representing nearly 80% of new investments — WPLN News3. MSG Sphere announces plan to power 70% of Las Vegas arena with renewable energy, pending approval — USA Today4. Chemical fertilizer is a climate disaster. Can high-tech biology fix it? — Canary Media5. First US offshore wind auction in Gulf of Mexico attracts paltry interest — ReutersWatch the show on YouTubeHelp make This Week in Cleantech the best it can be. Send feedback and story recommendations to ThisWeekInCleantech@tigercomm.us. And don't forget to leave a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts.Join us every Friday for new episodes of This Week in Cleantech in the Factor This! podcast feed, and tune into new episodes of Factor This! every Monday.This Week in Cleantech is hosted by Renewable Energy World senior content director John Engel and Tigercomm president Mike Casey. The show is produced by Brian Mendes with research support from Alex Petersen and Clare Quirin.
In this week's Roundtable, the squad discusses Play Ventures raising at least $78 million for its third venture fund and Savvy Games Group as the financier behind the $2 billion Embracer deal that fell apart. We dive into the early international reception for the new Gran Turismo movie and where it falls under Sony's ongoing transmedia strategy. We dissect the information Zynga released about its new web3 gaming ecosystem, Sugartown, and whether Zynga is really a good fit. Finally, we dig into Netflix's newest gaming test, which uses a phone as a virtual controller. Join us for all the latest games business news with Jonathan Anastas, Dave Elton, and host Devin Becker.This episode is brought to you by Lightspeed Venture Partners. With its dedicated gaming practice, "Lightspeed Gaming," the firm is investing from over $7B in early- and growth-stage capital — the by far largest fund focused on gaming and interactive technology. If you're interested in learning more, go to gaming.lsvp.com.Also, a big thanks to data.ai for supporting all of Naavik's mobile data needs. If your team requires a market and competitive intelligence tool for tracking the mobile games industry, monitoring KPIs, and spotting opportunities across games, check out https://www.data.ai/en/?utm_source=naavikIf you like the episode, please help others find us by leaving a 5-star rating or review! And if you have any comments, requests, or feedback, shoot us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch the episode: YouTube ChannelFor more episodes and details: Podcast WebsiteFree newsletter: Naavik DigestFollow us: Twitter | LinkedIn | WebsiteSound design by Gavin Mc Cabe.
The Taiwanese American Arts Council (TAAC) has been selected to be an Organization in Residence on Governors Island from May to October of this year. The Taiwanese American Arts Council's house is at Building 7B in Nolan Park on New York's Governors Island. There will be several artists in residence there. About 20 or 30 artists will use the studios there. Every month there's something new to see and experience at the house. The art on exhibit is everchanging. Plus there are performances and other events. Altogether 40 artists will be involved. The Taiwanese American Arts Council is the only Asian organization on Governors Island this year. Related Links: https://talkingtaiwan.com/taiwanese-american-arts-council-from-island-to-island-on-governors-island-ep-249/ In this episode you'll learn about the theme of the house From Island to Island and what's going to be happening at there in September. Maxine Leu is a Taiwanese interdisciplinary artist who's living in New York. Her work includes environmental and cultural issues. Luchia Meihua Lee is the Executive Director of the Taiwanese American Arts Council. Jose Obando is the salsa curator of the musical instruments department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ming-Jer Kuo (born in Taipei, Taiwan) is a New York-based artist. He had worked as an environmental engineer for eleven years and came to New York for art. He creates interdisciplinary visual art works based on his lens-based media experience, urban living interests and engineer's analytic perspective. Sarah Walko is an artist, director, curator and writer. She is currently the Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey. Here's a little preview of what we talked about in this podcast episode: · The Taiwanese American Arts Council's house on New York's Governors Island · Artist Maxine Leu and the inspiration behind her dandelion sculptures · Luchia Meihua Lee, the Executive Director of the Taiwanese American Arts Council explains the concept and meaning behind the theme of the TAAC's house “From Island to Island” · Events and exhibits happening at the TAAC house in September · Jose Obando's September 2 lecture at the house which will about the transculturalization of the Taiwanese and the Cubans through salsa · Ming-Jer Kuo's background, what inspires his art, and what he'll have on exhibit in the group show in September at house at the Taiwanese American Arts Council's house on Governors Island building 7B · What inspires Sarah Walko's art and some of her pieces that were on exhibit at the Taiwanese American Arts Council's house on Governors Island building 7B Related Links: https://talkingtaiwan.com/taiwanese-american-arts-council-from-island-to-island-on-governors-island-ep-249/
Welcome episode 222 of The Cloud Pod Podcast - where the forecast is always cloudy! This week we take an in depth look at the latest earnings reports from all the major players, changes to IPv4 costs (inflation), Healthscribe, and all the news (in cybersecurity) that's fit to print. Titles we almost went with this week:
In May 2023, Mathematica hosted a convening on Capitol Hill about embedding evidence in federal decision making, with a focus on the legacy of the nearly five-year-old Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, also known as the Evidence Act. One of the attendees that day was Robert Shea, an expert on performance improvement in government who served on the bipartisan U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, a group whose recommendations informed the Evidence Act. Shea is the chief executive officer for GovNavigators, a government management consulting firm, where he hosts a podcast called The GovNavigators Show. His career has also included posts at the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. On this episode of Mathematica's On the Evidence podcast, Shea discusses the improvements he has witnessed since the mid-1990s in the use of data and evidence in federal decision making. “We have seen a sea change in the ability of agencies to understand that they need to articulate what they're trying to accomplish in terms of outcomes, report that transparently,” Shea says on the episode. “A lot of what we're talking about today is sort of dig deeper—find out whether it's what we're doing that's contributing to the ultimate outcome rather than some other factor.” This episode is part of an occasional series on the show called Evidence in Government, which explores new developments in the halls of government and the role that evidence can play in decisions that could improve people's lives. Mike Burns, Mathematica's senior director of communications and public affairs at Mathematica, conducts the Evidence in Government interviews. SHOW NOTES Listen to The GovNavigators Show, a podcast Shea hosts with Adam Hughes about government management: https://www.govnavigators.com/podcast Watch a recording of the event Mathematica hosted in May 2023 on the Evidence Act: https://www.mathematica.org/events/evidence-at-work-for-the-american-people Learn more about the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, which made recommendations ahead of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018: https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/omb/management/commission_evidence Read a fact sheet from the Bipartisan Policy Center on the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act: https://bipartisanpolicy.org/blog/fact-sheet-foundations-for-evidence-based-policymaking-act/ Read a press release about the resolution to establish a new commission on evidence-based policymaking: https://kilmer.house.gov/media/press-releases/kilmer-spearheads-legislative-change-with-introduction-of-evidence-based-policymaking-resolution Read the bipartisan resolution to establish a new commission on evidence-based policymaking to further embed the use of data and evidence in federal decision making: https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-concurrent-resolution/49/text?s=1&r=1&q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22Evidence+commission%22%5D%7D
Hour 1 * Guests: Lance Migliaccio, George Balloutine, Hosts of The Big Mig Podcast / Videocast Powered by Truth! – TheBigMig.com * “The Tip Of The Spear” “If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” * Donald J. Trump, twice impeached and now twice indicted, surrendered to federal authorities in Miami and was arraigned on charges that he had put national security secrets at risk and obstructed investigators. * Trump was booked, fingerprinted, then his lawyer entered a plea of not guilty. * How did we get here? * Rules for Thee Not For Me! * Trump Indictment The Ultimate David Copperfield Moment! * Supporters sang “Happy Birthday” to Trump in a Miami restaurant after he left his arraignment! Hour 2 * Mykola Zlochevsky, founder of Burisma Holdings and boss to Hunter Biden, may be an asset with Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). * The Really Big Guy Behind the Big Guy, Obama WAS the Russian Agent – Cliff Kincaid, USASurvival.org * Obama, Maxine Waters Confirms Big Brother Database 2013. * Obama IRS Joke – Or Was It? * Biden Energy Secretary Granholm Admits False Testimony About Owning Stocks – Tony Gray. * The Biden Family Crime Cartel Cover Up! * Joe Biden Pressures Ukraine to Fire Prosecutor. * Obama administration acknowledges $1.7B transfer to Iran was all cash. * Biden: You Need More Than A Gun! * Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Tainted Evidence, Election Interference! * Sen. Chuck Grassley Reveals Existence of Audio Files Linking Joe and Hunter to Foreign National Linked to Bribery Scheme! * Grassley reported on Monday that an FBI informant believes a foreign citizen has more than a dozen audio recordings of talks with President Joe Biden and his son Hunter over an alleged $5 million bribery plan involving Ukraine. * Did Bidens pay taxes on that bribery income?! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/loving-liberty/support
That's a wrap on Futurama and also on our show format! We're excited to pivot to new exciting things. Enjoy our final binge: Futurama, season 7B! Hosted by Johnny2Cellos and ToonrificTariq Executive Produced & Edited by Michael Yunez Character and Logo Art by Kerrifique Theme Song by Jakeneutron
Community Connection Monday July 24th 2023 Midwest's Kind Harvest Market | This Saturday July 29th At 2:00 PM | The Soldiers & Sailors Monument on Monument Circle About: "This event will raise funds to provide $2M in food to Hoosiers in need. The event will be free to the public and a similar event had 3,500 attendees. This event is in partnership with Downtown Indy, Inc., and supported by Heather Tallman. The event will also have a free entertainment stage, family friendly activities, food trucks, and access to public facilities. Vendors are invited if they are selling at least 50% edible product and companies are invited to sponsor. For more information, email email@example.com." Event Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/244410421400875?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22group%22%7D]%7D Phone Guest:Marcie Luhigo - Executive Director, Midwest Food Bank, Indy Lights On Back 2 School Explosion ! | This Saturday July 29th 12 Noon - 4:00 PM | 3425 BLVD Place, Indianapolis, IN - New Zion Temple Church Back To School Giveaway! Free: Backpacks, School Supplies, Food, Fun, Fellowship, & Free Hairstyles/Haircuts *Event Also Takes Place August 5th Noon - 4PM At Their 926 Morris St. Hammond, IN Location! ***Children MUST be present to acquire backpack, school supplies and donated sneakers!!! Common Cause Indiana Executive Director Julia Vaughn Joined Us Live To Speak On Voter Education As Well As A Number Of Topics Such As: The Alabama Case & What does it mean here? Redistricting, Defiance of High Court, Israel's Dismantling Of It's Court System Common Cause Indiana: https://www.commoncause.org/indiana/?fbclid=IwAR2_XHrc-iUGY9FwjP4Hs_qJ2_RZBL1SlkpXReRspdwMMgBF6Z9fTbAf7hA See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In this week's Roundtable, the squad discusses the latest news on how mobile platforms are enacting blockchain policies. In particular, we hit on Google Play's new blockchain policy, how it differs from Apple's App Store policy, how these rules affect mobile game design, and the overall current blockchain game development sentiment. Then we discuss how AI game development studios are gaining funding traction and dive into a spicy debate about new models of game development. Join us for all the latest games business news with Matt Dion, Felipe Mata, and host Maria Gillies.This episode is brought to you by Lightspeed Venture Partners. With its dedicated gaming practice, "Lightspeed Gaming," the firm is investing from over $7B in early- and growth-stage capital — the by far largest fund focused on gaming and interactive technology. If you're interested in learning more, go to lsvp.com.If you like the episode, please help others find us by leaving a 5-star rating or review! And if you have any comments, requests, or feedback, shoot us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch the episode: YouTube ChannelFor more episodes and details: Podcast WebsiteFree newsletter: Naavik DigestFollow us: Twitter | LinkedIn | WebsiteSound design by Gavin Mc Cabe.
We welcome Steven London to "The Devil Doc Talk Show" to take a Deep Dive into the "Major Richard Star Act".Click the links below to support and learn more!https://www.majorrichardstaract.org/https://www.facebook.com/SupportMRSA/https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/1282/text?s=1&r=1&q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22Hr1282%22%5D%7Dhttps://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/senate-bill/344/all-info
NY Daily News, NYC school officials were warned of cybersecurity flaws weeks before attack on student data, July 9, 2023; https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-state-comptroller-warned-schools-of-cybersecurity-issues-before-nyc-breach-20230709-5nxdgo724rg3fi5mvpbt7lrzy4-story.html •Audit from the Office of the State Comptroller, Privacy and Security of Student Data, May 2023; https://www.osc.state.ny.us/files/state-agencies/audits/pdf/sga-2023-21s29.pdfTo contact the State Comptroller's State Government Accountability office with concerns about NYSED and/or NYC lack of compliance with the state student privacy law; contact Audit Director: Nadine Morrell; Phone: (518) 474-3271 Email: StateGovernmentAccountability@osc.ny.govThe Journal, K–12 Ransomware Attacks Rose 43% in 2022, Encryption Used More Often, Survey Shows, June 8. 2023; https://thejournal.com/articles/2023/06/08/k12-ransomware-attacks-rose-43-percent-in-2022-encryption-used-more-often.aspxSophos, The State of Ransomware 2023; https://assets.sophos.com/X24WTUEQ/at/c949g7693gsnjh9rb9gr8/sophos-state-of-ransomware-2023-wp.pdfEdSurge, Student Privacy Is at More Risk Than Ever Before. Can K-12 Schools Keep It Safe? April, 17, 2023; https://www.edsurge.com/news/2023-04-17-student-privacy-is-at-more-risk-than-ever-before-can-k-12-schools-keep-it-safe 74 Interview: Cybersecurity Expert Doug Levin on the Harms of Student Data Hacks, May 31, 2022; https://www.the74million.org/article/74-interview-cybersecurity-expert-levin-on-the-harms-of-student-data-hacks/ K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX). “The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: Year in Review – 2022 Annual Report.” https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5e441b46adfb340b05008fe7/t/6228bfe3f412c818293e16e1/1646837732368/StateofK12Cybersecurity2022.pdf EdWeek Market Brief: K-12 Dealmaking: Frontline Acquired for $3.7B; Illuminate Education Bought by Renaissance; https://marketbrief.edweek.org/marketplace-k-12/k-12-dealmaking-frontline-acquired-3-7b-illuminate-bought-renaissance/
Pre-Show Crypto Firm Prime Trust Placed Into Receivership (https://www.investopedia.com/crypto-firm-prime-trust-placed-into-receivership-7554247), affecting many bitcoin businesses Crypto Firms Swan, Coinbits Disclose Prime Trust Ties as Fallout Continues - Decrypt (https://decrypt.co/146601/swan-coinbits-disclose-prime-trust-ties-fallout-continues) Alistair Milne on Twitter (https://twitter.com/alistairmilne/status/1674801660382830594): "This address: bc1ql49ydapnjafl5t2cp9zqpjwe6pdgmxy98859v2 ... has accumulated $3.5billion of #BTC in just 44 days @saylor needs to up his game @Tether_to is doing rookie numbers by comparison https://t.co/q5KHRUtoTZ" / Twitter News Apple is removing damus, a popular nostr (https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/damus-about-to-be-removed-from-apples-app-store/) client jack on Twitter: "Removed from the App Storer (https://twitter.com/jack/status/1673640974143168512) for enabling tipping to everyone in the world without the need for a bank, payment card, or government permission. https://t.co/kfeQNfal8Q" Economics The Bank of England is aware of liquidity problems, but creates arbitrary research (https://bankunderground.co.uk/2023/06/29/funding-structures-and-resilience-to-shocks-after-a-decade-of-regulatory-reform/) instead of lowering interest rates Where is the recession we've all been waiting for (https://wolfstreet.com/2023/06/29/waiting-for-the-promised-recession-economic-growth-even-stronger-than-feared-treasury-yields-spike/)? OPEC oil output posts small drop in June ahead of Saudi cut (https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2023/06/opec-oil-output-posts-small-drop-in-june-ahead-of-saudi-cut/) OPEC Forecasts 23% Rise in Global Oil Demand Through 2045 (https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/opec-forecasts-23-rise-in-global-oil-demand-through-2045/ar-AA1d3IN8) Bitcoin Education A beginner's guide to creating a wallet (https://www.athena-alpha.com/sparrow-wallet/) using Sparrow How to get started with RoboSats (https://bitcoiner.guide/robosats/), another guide You can Self-Host RoboSats (https://github.com/RoboSats/robosats) Boltz (https://boltz.exchange/) Also an Umbrel app A lean bitcoin optech (https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2023/06/28) Feedback Remember to get in touch email@example.com or @bitcoindadpod (https://mobile.twitter.com/bitcoindadpod) on twitter Consider joining the matrix channel (https://matrix.to/#/#bitcoin:jupiterbroadcasting.com) using a matrix client like element (https://element.io/get-started), details here (https://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/community/matrix/) Boosts FROM: adriatic_dany 99,999 Sats There's been some moderate hype (with the inevitable price speculation/manipulation aka p'n'd) last year around a proof of work project called Kaspa. I'm not invested (yet) because I'd love first to know your opinion, my technological analysis skills are lacking. I understand all the buzz is about their GhostDAG protocol posed to solve the historical dilemma way more efficiently than Lightning and the fact that they fair launched with no premined/presold coins and no company behind the project Home - Kaspa (https://kaspa.org/) What is Kaspa (KAS), and How Does it Work? | CoinGecko (https://www.coingecko.com/learn/what-is-kaspa-kas) The Kaspa Founding Contributors. The Architects Behind Kaspa's Success (https://medium.com/kaspa-currency/the-kaspa-founding-contributors-c2f06a2eb74c) Kaspa is the fastest, open-source, decentralized & fully scalable Layer-1 in the world. The world's first blockDAG – a digital ledger enabling parallel blocks and instant transaction confirmation – built on a robust proof-of-work engine with rapid single-second block intervals. Built by industry pioneers, led by the people. "completely open source with no central governance – following in the ethos of coins like Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Monero."
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This week's guest: Trygve Olson from the Lincoln Democracy Institute on growing violence in politics. We now have an audio tape of Donald Trump committing a felony: sharing classified military information that he stole from the White House and giving the details to people with no security clearance. Despite that, Oakland Republicans hand him a certificate for a made-up award as "Man of the Decade" which Trump immediately "humbly" included in a fundraising email. Back in the real world, the administration launches an all-out campaign promoting Bidenomics ... with some snark aimed at Republicans who "voted no but take the dough." The Supreme Court wraps up this term with positive results on voting rights, and reversing precedent on affirmative action in college admissions. In Michigan, a new state budget is now on the Governor's desk — on time and balanced, with major new funding for education, and tax cuts for millions of Michiganders.The Legislature also sends a tranche of bills on everything from expanded civil rights to allowing beer at college football games. And while the Michigan Legislature is passing laws to improve our elections process, there are warning signs about the potential for increased political violence. A new comprehensive national survey warns of an increasing appetite and tolerance for violence as a part of our political process. We talk with the onetime Mitch McConnell staffer who led the study … along with a collaborator on that report, the honorable and esteemed Mr. Jeff Timmer. =========================== This week's podcast is underwritten in part by EPIC-MRAEPIC ▪ MRA is a full service survey research firm with expertise in: • Public Opinion Surveys • Market Research Studies • Live Telephone Surveys • On-Line and Automated Surveys • Focus Group Research • Bond Proposals - Millage Campaigns • Political Campaigns & Consulting • Ballot Proposals - Issue Advocacy Research • Community - Media Relations • Issue - Image Management • Database Development & List Management =========================== This week's news links Michigan Politics and Policy Lincoln Democracy Project Full Study Lincoln Democracy Project Summary Supreme Court ruling on online harassment angers victims, advocates - The Washington Post Michigan Legislature sends $81.7B state budget to Whitmer's desk - Detroit Free Press Michigan lawmakers approve record $82B budget plan - Detroit News Michigan passes $21.5B school budget with boost for at-risk students | Bridge Michigan Michigan budget has $950M in no-bid pork projects, some transparency reforms - Bridge Michigan Early voting, beer in college stadiums await Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's signature - Bridge Michigan Michigan set to become 22nd state to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ youths - Bridge Michigan Michigan bill repeals Snyder-era law limiting state regulations - Detroit Free Press High-speed internet is a necessity, President Biden says, pledging all US will have access by 2030 - AP News Michigan to receive $1.5B to extend internet to 210,000 in rural areas - Bridge Michigan Dana Nessel: $10B PFAS settlement with 3M doesn't resolve Michigan's claims - Bridge Michigan Trump said EVs will ‘decimate' Michigan. Bridge fact-checks his claims - Bridge Michigan A return to the familiar as Trump kicks off Michigan campaigning for '24 - Detroit Free Press USS Carl M. Levin commissioned, going on active duty in US Navy - Detroit Free Press Across the nation Bidonomics - White House Embracing "Bidenomics," Biden seeks to turn an insult into a strength - The Washington Post White House touts legislative wins on the road, in GOP strongholds - POLITICO The public still has negative views of the national economy - AP-NORC Supreme Court rejects GOP in North Carolina case that could have reshaped elections beyon...
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Mark Lavelle and Joe Lynch discuss an alternative to UPS and FedEx. Mark is the Chief Executive Officer at Maergo, a first-of-its-kind parcel delivery platform, purpose-built for branded direct-to-consumer delivery using modern technology and advanced data capabilities. About Mark Lavelle Mark Lavelle is the Chief Executive Officer at Maergo, a first-of-its-kind parcel delivery platform, purpose-built for branded direct-to-consumer delivery using modern technology and advanced data capabilities. Mark has over 20 years of experience growing businesses at the intersection of commerce, payments, and internet technology. He's Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Deep Lake Capital. Previously, Mark was SVP of Commerce at Adobe as a result of the $1.7B acquisition of Magento where he was CEO. Other senior leadership roles include eBay, PayPal and Bill Me Later. About Maergo Serving the fastest growing brands across retail, Maergo simplifies and expedites small parcel delivery. Offering 1-3 day nationwide service, Maergo accelerates the end-to-end ecommerce & delivery experience through a comprehensive, proven network of providers, and simplifies the challenge many brands face of having to manage multiple carriers. Maergo takes care of it all through a single relationship. We deliver the reliability brands have come to count on, while offering freedom from egregious price increases, hidden accessorial fees, and lackluster support often seen from legacy providers. Topped off by improving time-in-transit and lowering your costs, Maergo is reimagining delivery and changing the way the retailers ship and deliver to their customers. Key Takeaways: An Alternative to UPS and FedEx Mark Lavelle is the Chief Executive Officer at Maergo, a first-of-its-kind parcel delivery platform, purpose-built for branded direct-to-consumer delivery using modern technology and advanced data capabilities. In the podcast interview, Mark and Joe discuss alternatives to UPS and FedEx. Mark's company, Maergo is one of those alternatives that many fast growing brands are using to simplify and expedite their small parcel shipments. Maergo simplifies and expedites small parcel delivery for the fastest growing brands across retail. They offer 1-3 day nationwide service, accelerating the end-to-end ecommerce and delivery experience. Maergo has a comprehensive network of providers, eliminating the need for brands to manage multiple carriers. They deliver reliability while avoiding price increases, hidden fees, and lackluster support seen from legacy providers. Maergo improves time-in-transit and lowers costs, reimagining delivery for retailers. They drive higher conversion rates by providing a faster delivery experience for brands. Maergo eliminates the need for expensive regional distribution centers and complex carrier relationships. Their network features include pick-ups seven days a week, flexible sortation, eco-friendly use of passenger flight cargo capacity, and diverse last mile partners. Maergo understands that providing a great shipping experience is crucial for brand success. They offer faster, cheaper, and greener shipping options for high-growth brands, reducing carbon emissions and providing an alternative to legacy carriers. Learn More About An Alternative to UPS and FedEx Mark on LinkedIn Maergo on LinkedIn Maergo website Maergo Blog Maergo Case Studies Report: The 2022 Peak Network Performance Report Report: The 2023 Maergo Post-Purchase Consumer Experience Study UnBoxing with Maergo series Episode Sponsor: Port X Logistics Is Drayage Just Drayage with Brian Kempisty Episode Sponsor: Lean Solutions Group Outsourced Sales and Marketing with Ryan Mann The Logistics of Logistics Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a positive review, subscribe, and share it with your friends and colleagues. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google, Apple, Castbox, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tunein, Podbean, Owltail, Libsyn, Overcast Check out The Logistics of Logistics on Youtube
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In late May 2023, Mathematica coordinated with Congressman Derek Kilmer's office to host a discussion on Capitol Hill about the impact of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (Evidence Act) and how to further embed the use of data and evidence in federal decision making. This episode of On the Evidence features edited audio from the event with remarks from Kilmer and his House colleague, Rep. William Timmons, in addition to a panel discussion with experts from government, think tanks, research organizations, and academia. Kilmer represents Washington State's Sixth District and was one of the Evidence Act's original co-sponsors. He is also the sponsor of a new bipartisan resolution to establish a new commission on evidence-based policymaking that would advise Congress on how to make greater strides in embedding the use of data and evidence in federal agencies but also in Congress itself. Timmons represents South Carolina's Fourth District and is a co-sponsor of the resolution to establish a new evidence commission. The other speakers included Robert Groves, Nick Hart, Ruth Neild, and Susan Jenkins. Groves is a provost of Georgetown University and served as a member of the previous U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, whose recommendations informed the Evidence Act. Hart is the president and CEO of Data Foundation and served as policy and research director for the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. Neild is an executive director of education and employment research at Mathematica and previously served as delegated director of the Institute of Education Sciences within the U.S. Department of Education. Jenkins directs the Division of Evidence, Evaluation and Data Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she also serves as an evaluation officer. A full transcript of the episode is available at mathematica.org/blogs/building-on-the-evidence-act-to-increase-the-positive-impact-of-federal-policymaking Learn more about the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, which made recommendations ahead of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018: https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/omb/management/commission_evidence Read a fact sheet from the Bipartisan Policy Center on the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act: https://bipartisanpolicy.org/blog/fact-sheet-foundations-for-evidence-based-policymaking-act/ Read a press release about the resolution to establish a new commission on evidence-based policymaking: https://kilmer.house.gov/media/press-releases/kilmer-spearheads-legislative-change-with-introduction-of-evidence-based-policymaking-resolution Read the bipartisan resolution to establish a new commission on evidence-based policymaking to further embed the use of data and evidence in federal decision making: https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-concurrent-resolution/49/text?s=1&r=1&q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22Evidence+commission%22%5D%7D
Our 127th episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! Read out our text newsletter and comment on the podcast at https://lastweekin.ai/ Email us your questions and feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org Timestamps: (00:00) Intro / Banter (02:50) Listener comments / corrections (05:33) News Preview Tools & Apps (06:38) Teaser's AI dating app turns you into a chatbot (11:38) LinkedIn launches generative AI tool to write ad copy (14:26) Adobe Express Gets Generative AI for Flashy Fliers, Social Videos (15:33) WordPress has a new AI tool that will write blog posts for you (17:00) Google's Bard AI can now write and execute code to answer a question Applications & Business (19:00) AI at Work: What People Are Saying (22:15) Doctors Are Using Chatbots in an Unexpected Way (26:05) Bankers Shopping FTX's 'Hundreds of Millions of Dollars' Stake in AI Startup: Report (28:15) OpenAI chief executive does not plan to take company public (29:49) The $500 million robot pizza startup you never heard of has shut down, report says (31:16) Adobe opens up its Firefly generative AI model to businesses (32:32) Google Cloud and Salesforce team up to bolster AI offerings (33:50) A new important Generative A.I. startup has come out of stealth Projects & Open Source (36:05) RedPajama 7B now available, instruct model outperforms all open 7B models on HELM benchmarks (40:23) LlamaIndex adds private data to large language models Research & Advancements (42:20) Faster sorting algorithms discovered using deep reinforcement learning (47:17) ControlVideo: Adding Conditional Control for One Shot Text-to-Video Editing (49:50) The Curse of Recursion: Training on Generated Data Makes Models Forget (51:20) InstructZero: Efficient Instruction Optimization for Black-Box Large Language Models (52:55) Simple and Controllable Music Generation (54:28) Can Large Language Models Infer Causation from Correlation? (57:24) Inference-Time Intervention: Eliciting Truthful Answers from a Language Model (01:01:22) Scaling audio-visual learning without labels (01:02:34) Tree-Ring Watermarks: Fingerprints for Diffusion Images that are Invisible and Robust (01:03:59) Shining a light on neuromorphic computing (01:05:34) Orca: Progressive Learning from Complex Explanation Traces of GPT-4 (01:07:20) From Pixels to UI Actions: Learning to Follow Instructions via Graphical User Interfaces (01:09:00) Mind2Web: Towards a Generalist Agent for the Web Policy & Safety (01:11:25) ChatGPT took their jobs. Now they walk dogs and fix air conditioners. (01:14:04) These are the American workers most worried that A.I. will soon make their jobs obsolete (01:17:02) A.I. poses new threats to newsrooms, and they're taking action (01:19:18) City of Yokosuka adopts ChatGPT after favorable trial results (01:20:35) AI generated content should be labelled, EU Commissioner Jourova says (01:23:35) OpenAI Sued for Libel After ChatGPT Allegedly Hallucinates Man Into Embezzlement Lawsuit (01:27:12) Lawyers blame ChatGPT for tricking them into citing bogus case law (01:30:16) U.S. Congress to consider two new bills on artificial intelligence Synthetic Media & Art (01:31:46) Why Nature will not allow the use of generative AI in images and video (01:34:30) Blush, the AI lover from the same team as Replika, is more than just a sexbot (01:37:47) Redditor creates working anime QR codes using Stable Diffusion (01:38:53) Runway's Gen-2 shows the limitations of today's text-to-video tech (01:42:17) Outro
* Mykola Zlochevsky, founder of Burisma Holdings and boss to Hunter Biden, may be an asset with Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). * The Really Big Guy Behind the Big Guy, Obama WAS the Russian Agent - Cliff Kincaid, USASurvival.org * Obama, Maxine Waters Confirms Big Brother Database 2013. * Obama IRS Joke - Or Was It? * Biden Energy Secretary Granholm Admits False Testimony About Owning Stocks - Tony Gray. * The Biden Family Crime Cartel Cover Up! * Joe Biden Pressures Ukraine to Fire Prosecutor. * Obama administration acknowledges $1.7B transfer to Iran was all cash. * Biden: You Need More Than A Gun! * Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Tainted Evidence, Election Interference! * Sen. Chuck Grassley Reveals Existence of Audio Files Linking Joe and Hunter to Foreign National Linked to Bribery Scheme! * Grassley reported on Monday that an FBI informant believes a foreign citizen has more than a dozen audio recordings of talks with President Joe Biden and his son Hunter over an alleged $5 million bribery plan involving Ukraine. * Did Bidens pay taxes on that bribery income?!
Salesforce released their Q1 FY24 earnings, and while they did beat their previously forecasted revenue target, they reported their slowest revenue growth since 2010 and stated they expect this slowed growth to continue. Salesforce's total revenue for the quarter was $8.25B, up 11%. Salesforce also reiterated full year FY24 total revenue guidance of $34.5B to $34.7B, which would represent 10% growth. In this podcast, our Salesforce Practice Leader, Adam Mansfield, discusses what to expect from Salesforce as they navigate customer sales cycles and renewal negotiations. Salesforce is going to be focused on pushing customers to adopt more products through aggressive sales pitches that bring together logical product portfolios for the customer to adopt. This will likely include a strong pitch centered around Salesforce's “AI + Data + CRM” strategy and Industry Cloud adoption. He also shares his thoughts on what customers should do to appropriately prepare for Salesforce's playbook and approach to ensure they don't leave anything on the table at the end of their negotiations with Salesforce.
Hey High Flyer and High Fivers. This is a special edition of the Midwest Wrestling Roundup as I had my good friend Germ T. Ripper on to talk aboat the upcoming POWW entertainment "You Better Work" on June 4th 2023. Great conversation and if I wasn't pumped up enough aboat this show after this it doubled. Tune in, tune out and enjoy because we sure as shit did. Follow the MWR Pod on Twitter https://twitter.com/MWRPod414 Join the MWR Pod Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1244836833095229/ Follow VGM at https://twitter.com/VisGlobalMedia Follow Germ on the Twitter machine at: https://twitter.com/rottengerm77 Stay posted on the event details https://www.facebook.com/events/586010243220011?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A%7D Second and GA tix still available (as of 05/28/2023) purchase at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-better-work-live-pro-wrestling-tickets-622096686937?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Hour 1 * Guest: James Edwards – Race, Politics & Hypocrisy in 21st Century America – thepoliticalcesspool.org * NewsGuard is a journalism and technology tool that rates the credibility of news and information websites and tracks online misinformation – NewsGuardTech.com – Restoring trust and accountability. * NewsGuard Fact Check: Political and corporate elites empower NewsGuard to censor anyone that doesn't comply with their agenda. That's why they hate truth-fighters like Liberty RoundTable and PragerU. * They want to control the narrative on any and every topic—from climate change and COVID-19 treatments and vaccines to elections, Planned Parenthood, and the World Economic Forum (to name just a few!). Any outlet that does not conform to their agenda is targeted, blacklisted, and punished. * Trump to End a Long Boycott and Appear on CNN. * Will Screenwriter Strike Shut Down Hollywood? * Is Tucker actually still on Fox News payroll? * Megyn Kelly fingers who she thinks is sabotaging Tucker at Fox. * Kelly theorized Irena Briganti, Fox's senior executive vice president for corporate communications, is behind the leaks. * Vice, a former juggernaut with a $5.7B valuation, is the latest to be on the brink of going belly up. Hour 2 * Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced bipartisan legislation to ban financial investments by Congressional lawmakers and their families. * The Bipartisan Restoring Faith in Government Act, which would prohibit members of Congress and their immediate family members from engaging in stock trades. * Matt Gaetz AOC is not corrupt. * CIA director William Burns met with Jeffrey Epstein twice in 2014, and President Biden's White house declined to comment. * Hunter Biden claimed he didn't have the finances to pay child support for his out-of-wedlock child, using one of the most expensive lawyers in Washington, DC. * Biden's attorneys said Hunter has already paid $750,000 in child support to the mother of his love child for his four-year-old daughter, Navy Joan Roberts. The child's mother is Lunden Alexis Roberts, a former stripper with whom Biden had a brief affair. * The federal gov. is shelling out $13B to take over and sell First Republic Bank to JP Morgan Chase after the regional bank failed over the weekend. * IRS Seeks To Hire Agents With Guns In All 50 States – Ben Zeisloft, TheDailyWire.com * The IRS is attempting to hire individuals qualified to wield firearms for the tax collection agency's Criminal Unit as enforcement activities are expected to increase amid a recent funding windfall. * The University of Texas at Austin promoted alternative spellings of “women” without the suffix “-men” in a “glossary of terms,”. * The University of Texas is now promoting the word “wimmin,” so that students and faculty can “avoid the word ending in ‘-men.' * In the 2023 Stanford's Woke Dictionary – ‘American' Is Discriminatory. * From transgendered to ‘transabled': Now people are ‘choosing' to identify as handicapped – Some with ‘body integrity identity disorder' even desire amputation or other impairments. * Can an able bodied person claim to be a double amputee and claim the associated benefits? --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/loving-liberty/support
Progressives back Mike Johnston in Denver mayor's race | Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signs slate of clean energy bills | $11B in federal funds allocated for rural clean energy projects | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples crisis commission meets in Flagstaff, AZ (WARNING: contains graphic descriptions of violence) | Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signs nation's first Right-to-Repair law | Violent Femmes perform their self-titled debut in Denver, Austin and Houston this week. Song playsIntro by hostWelcome to High Country - politics in the American West. My name is Sean Diller; regular listeners might know me from Heartland Pod's Talking Politics, every Monday.Support this show and all the work in the Heartland POD universe by going to heartlandpod.com and clicking the link for Patreon, or go to Patreon.com/HeartlandPod to sign up. Membership starts at $1/month, with even more extra shows and special access at the higher levels. No matter the level you choose, your membership helps us create these independent shows as we work together to change the conversation.Alright! Let's get into it: COLORADO NEWSLINE: Progressives back Mike Johnston in Denver mayor's raceBY: CHASE WOODRUFF - MAY 15, 2023 4:00 AMAs ballots begin to hit mailboxes for Denver's June 6th runoff election, Johnston and Kelly Brough, the other top-two finisher in April's first round of voting - have rolled out a veritable smorgasbord of endorsement announcements.Former mayoral candidates Ean Thomas Tafoya, Terrance Roberts, Jim Walsh, Al Gardner and Leslie Herod all endorsed Mike Johnston. Rep Herod (who was my preferred choice for mayor) said “Having shared countless debate and forum stages with Mike over the past months, I know that he has the passion, commitment, and vision to tackle Denver's toughest problems. Mike and I share the value of public service, hard work, and doing right by our communities, and I am excited to work with him to deliver on our progressive vision for Denver.”Meanwhile, Brough, the former Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce head who secured her spot in the runoff with just over 20% of the first-round vote, has picked up endorsements from Democratic state Sen. Chris Hansen as well as Thomas Wolf, an investment banker who campaigned on harsh anti-homelessness policies and received 1% of the vote for Mayor in April.Sen. Hansen said “Denver needs a proven executive — Kelly Brough is the leader we can trust to deliver results. It's going to take all of us to tackle Denver's biggest challenges, and I'm proud to join Kelly's team.”Brough also picked up endorsements from Democratic state Rep. Alex Valdez and former Tattered Cover CEO Kwame Spearman, both of whom entered the mayor's race but later withdrew. Brough and Johnston emerged from the crowded field of mayoral candidates after becoming by far the race's two best-funded candidates, each raising about $1MM in direct contributions and benefiting from millions more in outside super PAC expenditures from billionaires and real-estate interests.After a first round that featured a wide range of perspectives and ideologies, the runoff campaign has featured few stark disagreements on policy between the two candidates, both of whom are veteran figures in Colorado's centrist political establishment.Brough served as then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's chief of staff from 2006 to 2009, then led the conservative-leaning Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce for 12 years before stepping down ahead of her mayoral run. Some of her top endorsers include former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, both Democrats.On Friday, she touted the endorsement of the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance, a coalition of clergy and civil rights leaders in the city's Black community. Pastor Paul Burleson, the Alliance's vice president of political affairs, said that Brough's experience is key to her appeal.Brough has also picked up endorsements from the Denver Police Protective Association and other unions representing law enforcement officers and firefighters. She was one of the only candidates in the mayor's race to endorse a return of “qualified immunity,” a legal doctrine that bars people from suing law enforcement officers in their individual capacity. Colorado lawmakers, led by Herod, passed a landmark police reform bill that abolished qualified immunity in the wake of George Floyd's murder in 2020. - Just one reason I love Leslie Herod.During his time in the state Senate, Mike Johnston became one of the state's leading champions of education reform, a movement that has galled teachers' unions and progressives who've accused him of undermining public education. From 2020 to 2022 he was the CEO of Gary Community Ventures, a Denver-based philanthropic organization founded by oil tycoon Sam Gary.Though hardly a progressive firebrand himself, Johnston spoke at Wednesday's event of the coalition he hopes to build as mayor. Along with former mayoral rivals, he received endorsements from Democratic state Sens. Julie Gonzales (another legislator I have tremendous respect for) and James Coleman (who is my state senator but someone whom I don't know much about), adding to a list of supporters that also includes former Mayor Federico Peña and former Colorado House Speaker Terrance Carroll.Rep. Leslie Herod said “Make no mistake: We are the progressives in this race, and we have chosen to back Mike. We are the candidates who have consistently spoken about putting people over structures, putting people over businesses — people always first.”So for my part I'll be following State Sen. Julie Gonzales and Rep. Leslie Herod, voting for Mike Johnston.Final thought: Johnston might not be seen as progressive, but if he wins this election assembling a progressive coalition to bear a developer/business-backed candidate in Kelly Brough, then progressives should absolutely have a strong voice in the Johnston administration if he wants to keep his job. But first he's got to win.COLORADO NEWSLINE: Gov. Jared Polis signs slate of clean energy measures, utility regulation billBY: CHASE WOODRUFF - MAY 11, 2023 5:36 PMGov. Jared Polis has signed into law a bill that commits Colorado for the first time to a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target, along with other measures to address spiking utility rates and the state's long-term energy future.Flanked by Democratic lawmakers and state energy officials, Polis signed Senate Bill 23-16 at an event at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The bill, a wide-ranging package of reforms aimed at boosting clean energy efforts in a variety of industries, was approved on party-line votes by Democratic majorities in the General Assembly just before its adjournment on May 8.SB-16 sets a statutory goal of a 100% reduction in Colorado's greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, revising that target upwards from a 90% goal set by the Legislature in 2019. It's the first time the state has formally established the net-zero goal that scientists with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have said is necessary to avert the most catastrophic impacts of global warming.To get there, the bill contains what sponsors called a “potpourri” of measures to accelerate the transition to clean energy, including sections that streamline the process for the installation of electric transmission lines and rooftop solar panels; stricter requirements on large insurance companies to assess climate risk; tax credits for the purchase of electric-powered lawn equipment; and more authority for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to regulate carbon capture projects.COGCC chair Jeff Robbins applauded the bill's efforts to encourage carbon capture, which he called “critical as a tool in addressing climate change.”“The COGCC is well poised with its resources and regulatory understanding to now help carbon storage be deployed safely and responsibly in Colorado,” Robbins said in a press release.Gov. Polis also signed House Bill 23-1252, which establishes a new state grant program for geothermal energy projects and requires large natural-gas utilities to develop emissions-reducing “clean heat plans.”Senate Bill 23-291, a package of reforms to state utility regulations, and House Bill 23-1234, a bipartisan measure aimed at streamlining permitting and inspection processes for solar projects were also both signed into law. SB-291 emerged from hearings held earlier this year by the Joint Select Committee on Rising Utility Rates, a special panel of lawmakers convened by Democratic leaders following sharp increases in many Coloradans' utility bills in 2022.It directs the state's Public Utilities Commission to more closely scrutinize how privately-owned utilities manage volatility in natural-gas prices, the main culprit in rate increases that caused the average monthly payment for customers of Xcel Energy, Colorado's largest utility, to rise by more than 50% last year. Other provisions in the bill are aimed at assessing the long-term future of natural gas infrastructure as more homes and businesses transition to all-electric heating and cooking appliances.In a press release, Advanced Energy United, an industry group representing clean energy companies, said the legislation creates a “national model” for dealing with volatility in the natural gas market.“This bill will help make Colorado's energy system more affordable long-term, and should be seen as a model for states across the country on how to manage high gas prices and a transition to cost-saving alternatives to gas, like high-efficiency heat pumps, rooftop solar and battery storage,” said Emilie Olson, a senior principal at Advanced Energy United.House Bill 23-1272, creates or extends a variety of clean energy tax credits, including incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles, e-bikes, electric heat pumps, industrial decarbonization technologies and more.Gov. Polis said “These exciting money-saving changes for Coloradans mean reliable, lower energy costs and good-paying jobs, as we continue to fuel the innovation that makes Colorado a national leader in clean energy. We are cutting red tape, creating good paying jobs and improving air quality as we continue to make bold progress towards achieving 100% renewable energy by 2040.”ARIZONA MIRROR: Rural electric co-ops to get $10.7B in USDA funds for clean energy grants, loansBY: JACOB FISCHLER - MAY 16, 2023 7:11 AMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin to administer two loan and grant programs worth nearly $11 billion to boost clean energy systems in rural areas, administration officials said Tuesday. The programs are the New ERA program for rural electric cooperatives, and the PACE program for other energy providers. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the funding “continues an ongoing effort to ensure that rural America is a full participant in this clean energy economy.”White House National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi said, “Rural areas can have more difficulty than more urban ones in attracting private sector investment. The programs are intended to allow those rural areas to take advantage of an industry-wide trend to invest in clean energy production.He said, “There's a favorable wind blowing here. This allows rural communities to put up a sail.”The programs are meant to put rural electric cooperatives on equal footing with larger privately owned companies that have already put major funding into clean energy deployment.The programs represent the largest single funding effort for rural electrification since President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act in 1936.The money is meant not only to address the climate impacts of fossil fuel energy and reduce home energy costs, but to act as an economic engine for rural areas.Rural electric cooperatives are eligible for the New ERA program, and up to 25% of the funding in that program can be in the form of direct grants. Utilities can use the money to build renewable energy systems, zero-emission systems and carbon capture facilities.The USDA will begin to accept initial applications for funding on July 31. Applicants are expected to write more detailed proposals for funding after the USDA accepts their initial applications.The PACE program provides loans to renewable energy developers and electric service providers “to help finance large-scale solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydropower projects and energy storage in support of renewable energy systems,” the release said. The program is targeted to “vulnerable, disadvantaged, Tribal and energy communities,” the release said. It's in line with a Biden administration goal to allocate at least 40% of the overall benefits of certain federal spending to disadvantaged communities.The USDA can forgive up to 40% of most of the loans in the program. Up to 60% of loans to applicants in some U.S. territories and tribal communities can be forgiven.Initial applications for that program will open June 30.ARIZONA MIRROR:National commission on the MMIP crisis meets in Arizona to hear testimony, recommendationsBY: SHONDIIN SILVERSMITH - MAY 15, 2023 1:50 PMFive empty chairs sat at the front of the Not Invisible Act Commission hearing, each wrapped in a shawl, blanket or quilt representing a different group of individuals impacted by human trafficking or with a loved one who is missing or murdered.“We want to allow space for representing our relatives,” commission member Grace Bulltail said, noting the traditions in many Indigenous families to always preserve a space for absent loved ones. “We're doing that to honor our loved ones,” Bulltail said, explaining that, by putting the chairs there, the commission hearing was holding space for them.The chair wrapped in a red shawl with white and yellow handprints honored the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The chair wrapped in a red, orange, bridge, and white Native design shawl with a black blazer draped over it was to honor the missing and murdered Indigenous men and boys. Another chair was wrapped in a light blue, white and purple quilt. Pinned to the quilt was a picture of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike, a Navajo girl who was abducted and killed on the Navajo Nation in 2016. This chair honored Indigenous children.The chair wrapped in a maroon shawl with floral designs honored the LGBTQI and two-spirit Indigenous community. The chair wrapped in a brown Pendleton honored Indigenous veterans.The Not Invisible Act Commission, organized by the U.S. Department of the Interior, held a public hearing at the Twin Arrows Casino near Flagstaff to hear testimony and recommendations from victims and families impacted by human trafficking and the missing and murdered Indigenous peoples crisis. The commission also heard from local tribal leaders and advocates. The Not Invisible Act was passed into law in October 2020, establishing the commission as a cross-jurisdictional advisory committee of federal and non-federal members, including law enforcement, tribal leaders, federal partners, service providers, family members of missing and murdered individuals, and survivors.The meeting at Twin Arrows was the commission's third public hearing. This summer, it has four more planned in Minnesota, northern California, New Mexico and Montana. The hearings are being held in communities impacted most by the MMIP crisis.Commissioners heard emotional testimony from Seraphine Warren and Pamela Foster as they shared their experiences of losing a loved one and advocated for change.Ms. Warren is the niece of Ella Mae Begay, a Navajo woman who went missing from her home in Sweetwater, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation on June 15, 2021. Warren continued to advocate for not only her aunt but all Indigenous people.Speaking through tears, she told her aunt's story. “I know it wasn't her legacy to be stolen or to be murdered,” Warren said. “Just because she isn't here doesn't mean she can't be part of change.”Begay is still missing, but there have been developments in her case. In March, Preston Henry Tolth, 23, of New Mexico, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Phoenix for assault and carjacking.The indictment alleges that, on June 15, 2021, Tolth assaulted Begay, resulting in serious bodily injury, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Tolth then took her Ford F-150 pickup truck and drove it from Arizona to New Mexico with the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury to Begay.Warren said during Tolth's arraignment hearing on April 7 in Flagstaff that she heard details about the night her aunt went missing that she was not ready for.Warren, in tears, told the commission that Tolth told federal agents that he “snapped” and struck her in the face multiple times, causing her to bleed from the nose and mouth. Tolth told authorities that he wasn't sure if she was dead, Warren said, and when he drove away, he said he regretted hitting her, since all he wanted was the truck.Tolth is being held in custody and is expected to go to trial later in May.Pamela Foster is the mother of Ashlynne Mike, the 11-year-old Navajo girl abducted and killed on the Navajo Nation in 2016. Foster has been at the forefront of advocacy efforts for Indigenous children and people since she lost her daughter. On the afternoon of May 2, 2016, Ashlynne Mike and her 9-year-old brother, Ian Mike, didn't make it home from school. When they got off the school bus in Shiprock, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation, a predator tricked them into getting into his van by promising them a ride home.Hours later, passersby found Ian Mike wandering alone in the area. Police located Ashlynne Mike's body on May 3, 2016, and discovered she had been sexually assaulted, strangled, and bludgeoned repeatedly with a tire iron.She said, “I miss my daughter every single day. I became a voice for my daughter the moment I received word that her life was taken from her.”She talked about how the system failed when her children were missing in 2016. She said that May 1 to May 6 is a nightmare for her every year, because she relives what happened to her children.Foster talked about the hours from when her children disappeared to when they found her daughter's body; she ran into countless obstacles that left her without support.“It was very hard to sit there and know that there were no resources available for my children,” Foster said. “I absolutely had nothing.”She said local law enforcement was not adequately trained to handle child abductions. There was no clear communication between local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Instead of searching for her children, Foster said they were trying to figure out exactly what protocols were needed to start looking.“Time was lost,” Foster said, and they did not send out an AMBER Alert until the following day. Foster recalled the alert went out at 2 a.m., and she said that helped no one because not many people were awake then. She remembers hearing officers from the neighboring jurisdictions tell her they couldn't go out to look for her daughter until they were given the clearance to do so by the Navajo Nation Police Department. Foster said it frustrated her how long it took for that to happen. She said the anger and hurt about what happened to Ashlynne led her to be a voice for her daughter.“I promised her I would do something for all of our other Indigenous children. To give them the protection that they need so they don't go through the same thing.”Foster has led many grassroots efforts to support Indigenous children, including advocating and petitioning for the AMBER Alert system to include Indian Country.Foster said she wanted to change, and she knew the justice system in Indian Country needed to be updated, so she focused her efforts on the AMBER Alert system. Her advocacy resulted in the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018, which makes tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants to integrate into state and regional AMBER Alert communication plans.“I always say that I've never received justice for what happened to my daughter because nothing can bring her back,” Foster said. “There will never be justice, but we can learn how to move forward in changing laws to make things better for our people.”The goal of the hearing was for the federal commissioners to listen and hear recommendations on the best course of action for the MMIP crisis. Commissioners will use the suggestions to develop their final report for the Department of Interior.Foster's big recommendation was not only geared at the commissioners, but other attendees of the hearing. She encouraged them to tell their tribal leaders to receive the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act training. “It is free,” she said, adding that it is a vital program for Indigenous communities because it will train police officers and social workers from the tribe. Because tribes are sovereign nations, the Department of Justice has to receive a request in order to run the training on tribal land: “Have your tribal leaders request this training for your community because the children are our next generation,” Foster said. “There's still a lot of tribes that need to be trained.”When Seraphine Warren was finished sharing her aunt's story, she laid out her recommendations. “Transparency and swift action is key,” she said, “which means that when a person is missing, law enforcement should immediately inform all jurisdictions and issue press releases to media channels to inform the public.”“Family members need to be regularly and constantly updated with the progress of the investigation, and families should be prioritized if any remains are found in any jurisdiction.” Some of the other recommendations included allowing families to hire private investigators, providing them access to case files, supporting families in organizing their task force, providing families with constant and reliable access to grief counseling services, medical attention, financial and legal assistance, and safe housing for families of missing or murdered loved ones. ASSOCIATED PRESS: If you're not first, you're last. DENVER (AP) — Sitting in front of a hulking red tractor, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill Tuesday making Colorado the first state to ensure farmers can fix their own tractors and combines with a “right to repair” law — which compels manufacturers to provide the necessary manuals, tools, parts and software farmers would need.Colorado, home to high desert ranches and sweeping farms on the plains, took the lead on the issue following a nationwide outcry from farmers that manufacturers blocked them from making fixes and forced them to wait precious days or even weeks for an official servicer to arrive — delays that hurt profits.While farmers wait and their increasingly high-tech tractors or combines sit idle, a hailstorm could decimate an entire crop. Or, a farmer could miss the ideal planting window for their crops to grow.Lawmakers in at least 10 other states have introduced similar legislation, including in Florida, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas and Vermont. But Colorado has taken the lead. At the signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon, under a light drizzle of rain, Gov. Polis said: “This bill will save farmers and ranchers time and money and support the free market in repair” before exclaiming, “first in the nation!”Behind the governor and arrayed farmers and lawmakers sat a red Steiger 370 tractor owned by a farmer named Danny Wood. Wood's tractor has flown an American flag reading “Farmers First,” and it has been one of two of his machines to break down, requiring long waits before servicers arrived to enter a few lines of computer code, or make a fix that Wood could have made himself.As the signing ceremony ended, Gov. Polis and Rep. Brianna Titone, who ran the bill in the state House, climbed inside the tractor for a photo as the ceremony ended.Great job, Rep. Titone! Huge win for this up-and-coming legislator. When I first saw her speak announcing her initial candidacy in 2017, I didn't know what to expect. Honestly, I didn't expect a lot, and I didn't particularly expect her to even win. And then, winning that seat was just the first of many instances where I've seen her demonstrate a level of depth, grit, and smarts that rival any of her peers. Great job Rep. Titone, you rock. CONCERT PICK OF THE WEEK: Violent Femmes - performing their self-titled album - Levitt Pavilion in Denver on Sunday May 21. The cult favorite folk punk band from Milwaukee is celebrating 40 years since the release of their first album in 1983. More info at vfemmes.comWelp, that's it for me! From Denver I'm Sean Diller. Original reporting for the stories in today's show comes from Colorado Newsline, Arizona Mirror, Denver Post, Associated Press and Denver's Westword.Thank you for listening! See you next time.