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Digital accessibility has its roots in a decades-long legal movement.
“If you just chain together automatic transcription, translation, and speech synthesis, you end up accumulating too many errors.”
Superheroes worry about having their identities revealed, while the rest of us in the real world worry about surveillance technologies and how they can be easily abused.
There is promising, if somewhat slow, progress on making facial recognition software less biased.
We cannot put the genii back in the bottle, but we can ensure human control.
Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent.—Freeman Dyson
Security is still viewed by much of the computing research community in a narrow technical context, leading to results poorly aligned with motivating real-world needs.
Austria’s data regulator has found that the use of Google Analytics is a breach of GDPR. In the absence of a new EU-US data deal, other countries may follow.
General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, have overhauled how businesses process and handle data. Our need-to-know GDPR guide explains what the changes mean for you
In a conversation with WIRED, former representative Will Hurd talked AI, the metaverse, China, and how ill-prepared legislators are to grapple with any of it.
You’ll never be able to get a clean slate—but you can significantly downsize your digital footprint.
Underwater cables keep the internet online. When they congregate in one place, things get tricky.
Tropical storms are increasingly likely to batter the US as oceans warm—and will continue to wreak havoc so long as climate change remains unaddressed.
Climate change and human activity are destroying the layers of fungi, lichen, and bacteria that protect deserts from erosion.
Less pavement and more green spaces help absorb water instead of funneling it all away—a win-win for people and urban ecosystems.
Scorching temperatures in the Golden State are a test case for a more flexible energy grid.
The Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management has a new name, new leaders, and a new mandate to meet Joe Biden’s climate goals.
Unearthing streams breathes life back into local communities.
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The United States was hit by historically cold and windy Winter weather with a rare mid-latitude mid-continent cyclone, one that would undergo a process of rapid intensification called Bombogenesis, or Bomb Cyclogenesis. The event was termed “Winter Storm Elliott.” This …
Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon roads carve between steep mountains that are prone to avalanches in the winter. In fact, 57% of the 9-mile Little Cottonwood Canyon Road is in an avalanche runout zone. Still, recreationalists, residents, and canyon employees need to transport themselves up and down these canyons regularly and as safely as possible.
#Avalanche: In a world obsessed with social media, avalanche centers are relying more and more on the attention-grabbing platforms to better equip backcountry skiers
“Originally, we looked at social media very much as another way of disseminating the forecast,” said Ethan Greene, director of the CAIC. “We still do that, but have been using it more to engage people and try to get out information about current conditions as well as broader education out to people. It’s been a good way for people to ask questions, and we’ve done our best to address those questions.”
This historical memoir gives the reader a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes view of the founding of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort and discloses how the ski patrol worked on the avalanche-ridden mountain.
Cement Fill Avalanche on Highway 550 between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado on March 10, 2019. Stop-motion images from Silverton Avalanche School video on Facebook.
Use the nine “Avalanche Problems” to understand avalanche types. Learn to approach the mountain with an eye toward current avalanche conditions and avalanche problems to assist in making wise terrain choices.
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Yoast’s WordPress theme infographic.
This is an interactive video intro to flexbox and is comprised of 5 sections that walk through various parts of flexbox.
F.B. Purity is a browser extension / add-on that lets you clean up and customise Facebook. It filters out the junk you don’t want to see, leaving behind the stories and page elements you do wish to see. The list of story types that FBP hides is customizable to your taste.
At WPBeginner, our main goal is to provide cutting-edge helpful WordPress tutorials that are easy to understand for small businesses, bloggers, and non-techy WordPress website owners.
The Firefox 70 Accessibility Inspector is an auditing facility to help identify and fix many common mistakes and practices to help improve site accessibility.
The Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet. It was launched in 2001 by the Internet Archive, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California, United States.