New York State Scores Well For Staying Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020

There is a company that is tracking how well we are doing with the stay at home orders across the state and country. The company called Unacast tracks human mobility data. In other words they use GPS location from our smartphones and other devices. The social distancing scorecard grades are A-F. It goes off of […]

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XBox Live Went Down at the Worst Time

March 17, 2020

Right now this is the time to be playing games.  To be honest that’s about all you can do.  But what if that was taken away from you too?   Microsoft’s Xbox Live service was down over the weekend. This is no time for shut downs, with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Schools have […]

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Facebook and Twitter shut down accounts targeting black social media users in America

March 16, 2020

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Facebook and Twitter both revealed that they had shut down accounts connected to Russian parties that were using the platforms to interfere with elections by targeting black social media users with fake news and divisive messages. Posts, pages, and tweets were typically about civil rights and race topics, but also […]

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2020 black engineer of the year is RIT alumnus and NASA director

March 3, 2020

Among more than 10,000 national nominees, Clayton Turner received the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year award, presented to him in Washington, D.C. This award, representing achievement in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), honors Turner’s accomplishments at NASA. After he graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1990, Turner started […]

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RIT Alumni Named Black Engineer Of The Year

February 28, 2020

We have to give a shout out to a RIT alum who was named black engineer of the year. Clayton Turner graduated from RIT back in 1990 he’s a NASA Director for the research center. Turner received the honor at BEYA STEM Global Competitive Conference earlier this month. The conference is to connect students, educators, […]

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“It’s Gotta Be The Shoes” Nike Sneaker Could Get Banned

January 29, 2020

Back in the 80’s Michael Jordan did Sneakers Commercials for his Nike Air Jordan’s with legendary movie director Spike Lee. Lee also starred in the commercial with Jordan, created the famous line Basketball Shoe Line “It’s got to be the shoes!”  Well apparently, Nike has done it again. Creating a new runner sneaker that is […]

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Apple Producing An Affordable iPhone

January 22, 2020

Full disclosure, I have an iPhone. But I’ve tried other phones only because the iPhone price has gotten out of control. What ends up happening? I go right back to iPhone.  I have to say it’s the best phone I’ve ever had. But I do  have an wondering eye when it comes to new models […]

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New York Internet Crimes Are One Of The Highest In The Country

February 14, 2020

New York State is one of the most targeted states when it comes to Internet crimes according to a 2019 report from the FBI. Reports say across the country the FBI has responded to more than 1,300 cases of Internet fraud on a daily basis last year. According to the report the FBI has recovered […]

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State Troopers Sport New Vertical Light Bars

December 13, 2019

New York State Police are trying out something new with the lights on top of their police cruisers. In an effort to make police cruisers more visible, New York State Police are testing the use of vertical and horizontal light bars. The idea was inspired by the “Move Over” law. Vertical bars will allow police […]

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Ukrainian Airplane Crashes In Iran, Killing All 176 Passengers

January 8, 2020

A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet crashed in Tehran, Iran Wednesday morning shortly after takeoff. The Kiev-bound airplane was carrying 176 passengers and crew, all of whom tragically lost their lives. Ukrainian and Iranian officials believe it was a mechanical issue that brought down the aircraft, just minutes after taking off from Imam […]

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