#Virtual Environment

Making It Happen

Whether we are on-site at the Washington Convention Center or in a virtual environment, it truly “takes a village” of authors, moderators, Library of Congress staff, curators and coordinators, contractors, partners, volunteers and other Festival “ambassadors” to bring the Festival to fruition annually. Among the most important of these ambassadors...
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Red Team Attack Lab for TTP testing & research

Disclaimer: right now this is in a development state. This is also my first time really using Vagrant & Ansible. A virtual environment with various realistic operating system and vulnerabilities for red teamers play with. Impetus. Every lab environment that I have come across (Splunk Attack Range, DetectionLab, etc) has...
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Highland Around Town — Sept. 29 edition

Noon Wednesday, Sept. 29, is the deadline to appear in next week’s “Around Town” listing. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the number of submissions, events may run only one time in print, will be edited and appear in the week before the event date.
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Advice for Remote Workers

Working from home is more convenient for many people, but it also presents a new set of challenges. Remote workers can benefit from setting up an effective home office with good lighting and minimal distractions. Additionally, making it a point to speak up and collaborate with others will help boost...

O’Fallon Around Town — Sept. 30 edition

Noon Thursday, Sept. 30, is the deadline to appear in next week’s “Around Town” listing. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the number of submissions, events may run only one time in print, will be edited and appear in the week before the event date.

Northrop Conducts Virtual Air Mobility Exercise for USAF, International Partners; Terri Malone Quoted

Northrop Grumman conducted a virtual training event that gathered air mobility forces from the U.S. Air Force, Canada, Australia and New Zealand for a synthetic exercise that included training opportunities for tactical maneuver against adversary threats. The Coalition Virtual Guardian 2021 event was executed to provide USAF Air Mobility Command...
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Mike Brush of Core International: “Make a habit of providing regular feedback to your people, both good and bad”

Make a habit of providing regular feedback to your people, both good and bad. Regularly discuss what is going well and where course correction is required. Once providing feedback becomes part of your regular leadership practice then the easier it will be for you to provide feedback when the tougher conversations are required. Deal with facts and observations not feelings. Provide feedback that is specific. Focus on the issue not the person. Follow up afterwards and reinforce the behavior changes you are seeing.

Exploring the microscopic cosmos beneath our feet in Secrets of Soil

The earth beneath your feet might not seem exciting or pretty, but Secrets of Soil aims to change that. Taking players of a striking, beautiful journey through soil, it creates visual representations of the interconnected living beings and microorganisms that make up the world under us. Game Developer spoke with...

Bunch: AFMC ‘Not Going Back’ to Pre-COVID Office Model

Air Force Materiel Command has shown that it can perform its missions without all its employees and Airmen in the office and is aiming to have only half of pre-COVID headquarters staff back at their desks, AFMC commander Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. said. “The message to the Airmen of...

What to Expect When Joining PAN’s Virtual Community

Earlier this year, PAN announced that our return-to-office plan would feature a HyFlex model, where our employees could choose the schedule that works best for them – whether that’s a split model between in-office and home, full time at home, or even 100% remote, away from any of PAN’s physical office locations.

In search of the lost app, free apps and games by …

Apple Event Week and we started it with a new compilation of free apps and games for a limited time called “In Search of the Lost App.” IOSMac Weekly Slot in its 25th Edition. What is this about? Directly on the App Store both discounts and free apps are offered,

Virtual striker: Using VR to train Premier League stars

Virtual reality (VR) is starting to find its feet as an enterprise tool, and one of the most popular use cases for it is in training. Engineers can use it to learn how to maintain large and expensive pieces of machinery, managers can run conflict resolution simulations, and construction workers can model building projects. These applications are merely the tip of the iceberg, however, and the technology is being used in some unique and unexpected settings.

Meredith Corp. (MDP) stock gains during current market. Here’s to know why?

Meredith Corp. (NASDAQ: MDP) stock rises by 26.79% during the current market trading session. Meredith Corporation, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is an American media giant. Magazines, television channels, the internet, and radio stations are all owned by the firm. MDP stock’ Significant Development. People en Espanol’s Festival En Casa,...

Best Practices for Meetings in a Hybrid World

While the seemingly overnight shift to a virtual environment was initially jarring, workforces readily adapted and seized its many benefits, including access to a larger talent pool, less overhead, more flexibility, and even environmental benefits. Now, many of these same workforces are returning to the in-person setting alongside remote work which continues to perpetuate the post-pandemic workplace, presenting a dynamic challenge. f these workforces are beginning to return to the in-person setting.

Python Environment Set-Up with M1 Chip

There are some python library packages that don't support M1 chip yet. The solution: Jump into a virtual environment with conda - `conda activate.venv` The solution is to install the conda package manager via conda. Miniforge supports conda (allows you to install conda)

Top tips to help agents protect sensitive data on virtual viewings

When private data in a virtual tour slipped past estate agents earlier this year, exposing a significant amount of personal information, including financial paperwork, an insurance policy document, unblurred family photos and invoices, it highlighted some of the potential risks of conducting viewings virtually. Ultimately there are a number of...

Computer Science Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Study VR Cybersickness in Children

TCNJ Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Dr. Sharif Mohammad Shahnewaz Ferdous has been awarded a $175,000 two-year grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research program and to engage undergraduate researchers in his work. The title of his project is “Toward Understanding of Virtual Reality Sickness in Children”. The project will focus on understanding Virtual Reality induced sickness – cybersickness in children.

Dreamforce 2021 Exclusive - Chief Revenue Officer Gavin Patterson on the future of sales, work and what happens to all those skyscrapers (2/2)

When Gavin Patterson joined Salesforce nearly two years ago, back in the ‘old normal’, the way that the firm’s sales teams operated was very different to today, with an accepted norm that everything was done face-to-face. COVID put paid to that, but as it’s turned out, that’s not been the bad thing that pre-pandemic tech sector veterans might have assumed it would be.

Why You Need a Trade Show Consultant On Your Team

If your company is going to participate in a trade show, you’re going to want to make sure that everything is just right. Trade shows are a significant investment of time and money, so it’s only natural to want to use your resources in the best way possible. This might...

Understanding Machine Learning Models Better with Explainable AI

Building an interactive dashboard in few lines of code with ExplainerDashboard. It is interesting to decipher the working of Machine Learning through a web-based dashboard. Imagine gaining access to the interactive plots displaying information on model performance, feature importance as well as What-if analysis. What is exciting is that one does not need any web development expertise to build such an informative dashboard but simple few lines of python code are sufficient to generate a stunningly interactive Machine Learning Dashboard. This is possible by using a library called ‘Explainer Dashboard’.