Mon.Jun 20, 2022

In the Battle Between Wildlife and Power Grids, Never Bet Against the Beaver

DRI Drive

While the big resilience concerns focus on natural disasters, cybersecurity and supply chain woes, a pair of recent attacks on the power grid are a reminder to never forget how much damage a single small animal can do.

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Better Science, Volume 1: Hardware and Software Co-design with DirectFlash

Pure Storage

Flash memory is pretty incredible stuff. At Pure Storage®, we’ve built our entire storage hardware portfolio on solid-state storage. We’ve eschewed disk as a relic of the past and are building a new generation of storage platforms centered around flash memory.

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SIA New Member Profile: Infusion Direct Marketing

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member Infusion Direct Marketing, Inc. specializes in developing marketing programs for the security industry. The company was founded in Hauppauge, New York, and is now headquartered in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

What if Russia's Army Fails in Ukraine?

The Rand Blog

Fighting in Ukraine will likely continue. But battlefield advantages could continue to ebb and flow, too. The West should prudently prepare for Ukrainian success as well as a less favorable outcome

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15 Ways to Cool Down a Room Fast

Constellation

How to cool down a room fast isn’t always about comfort. Room temperature can have a significant effect on the health and well-being of you, your family and pets. The post 15 Ways to Cool Down a. This is a content summary only. Click on the blog title to continue reading this post.).

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The Metaverse: What It Is and Is Not

The Rand Blog

The metaverse is quickly expanding, but its meaning remains unclear. Until an agreement on a definition of “metaverse” is reached, efforts to manage the technology development and related public policy could be muddled at best

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Do Americans Know Who Their Diplomats Are? Or What They Do?

The Rand Blog

Americans have a limited understanding of how diplomats are selected and how diplomacy interacts with other elements of the U.S. national security establishment.

Five reasons why high-stakes education has a role in safety

National Fire Protection Association

High-stakes education refers to learning and development that results in attaining a credential. This credential may come in many forms, including: Traditional degrees and certificates from a higher education or professional institute (i.e., Masters, PHD, or Professional Certificate Programs, etc.)

Will the New 988 Hotline Be a Game Changer for Mental Health or a Missed Opportunity?

The Rand Blog

Someone dies from suicide in the United States every 11 minutes, a rate that has increased almost 30% since 2000. The 988 mental health hotline will launch on July 16 but states need to clear significant hurdles: funding the expanded crisis response system and making sure people know it's available

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Jordan: Challenges and Successes in COVID-19 Pandemic Response

The Rand Blog

Lockdown restrictions that may have contributed to low COVID-19 case numbers in Jordan early in the pandemic resulted in economic stresses and increased psychological distress in the general population.