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2020-leading-women-mary-nichols | Automotive News

Location:  Sacramento, Calif.

Education: B.A., Russian literature, Cornell University; J.D., Yale University

 

 

What drew you to the auto industry? Its extreme importance for Southern California and, of course, for the nation. But particularly as someone who has been involved in fighting air pollution my whole career, I recognized early on that trying to get a grip on the impact of transportation and to figure out how to make it cleaner was going to be the most important thing that I could do for pollution.

First job relative to automotive: I started work as a lawyer in Los Angeles in 1972.

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“Doing machine learning the right way” | MIT News

The work of MIT computer scientist Aleksander Madry is fueled by one core mission: “doing machine learning the right way.”

Madry’s research centers largely on making machine learning — a type of artificial intelligence — more accurate, efficient, and robust against errors. In his classroom and beyond, he also worries about questions of ethical computing, as we approach an age where artificial intelligence will have great impact on many sectors of society.

“I want society to truly embrace machine learning,” says Madry, a recently tenured professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. “To do that, we need

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E-Learning Workshop 2020 | News

April 20, 2020 — Park University’s Office of Continuing Education is offering a four-week online workshop geared for K-12 teachers to help in the transition to e-learning. The workshop, “From the Schoolhouse to Their House: A New Playbook for Teaching and Learning,” will kick off on Monday, May 4.

The workshop was designed by educators in K-12 and higher education settings, as well as instructional designers. Each night (Monday through Thursday) at 7 p.m. Central time during the four weeks, expert panels will present a variety of session topics, including:
          •  Makeover Mondays, such as Taking What I Already Have

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Modern Machine Shop Industry News: Jan. 21, 2020

“Our predictive maintenance services maximize machine uptime and part quality by detecting major spindle problems before costly and time-consuming catastrophic spindle failure,” says Allen Turk, president and CEO.

Precision Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of precision spindle motor support and repair based in Bessemer City, North Carolina, has launched a new data-driven predictive spindle maintenance program. 

“Our predictive maintenance services maximize machine uptime and part quality by detecting major spindle problems before costly and time-consuming catastrophic spindle failure,” says Allen Turk, president and CEO of PDS. PDS spindle monitoring technology also protects the machine and workpiece by rapidly shutting

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Modern Machine Shop Industry News: Mar. 20, 2020

The postponement of the Spanish trade show also applies to the ADDIT3D, BeDigital, IMIC and Workinn events, which were planned to be held in parallel with BIEMH. 

The International Machine Tool Exhibition, or BIEMH, has been potsponed from its original dates in May to November 23-27, 2020. The decision to postpone the Spanish event was in response to the World Health Organization’s declaration of a public health emergency with the spread of the coronavirus internationally. The postponement also applies to the ADDIT3D, BeDigital, IMIC and Workinn events, which were planned to be held in parallel with BIEMH. 

The organizing committee

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