0 This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Traffic & Transit A virtual public presentation of proposed IC transit changes with Q & A to be held at 6:30 p.m. Th., April 29th, via Zoom. Maria Houser Conzemius , Community Contributor Posted Reply A virtual public presentation of proposed Iowa City transit changes with Q & A is to be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29th, via Zoom. * Meeting ID: 961 6186 0502 * Zoom phone: 312-626-6799 Below is a high-level overview of the changes, not yet approved by the Iowa City Council. To review the proposed route changes in greater detail, visit www.icgov.org/transitstudy . * New or modified transit routes * Simplified routes -- same route weekdays, nights, weekends * Faster, more direct service with improved on-time performance * More bus service mid-day and Saturdays * Two-year pilot of Sunday … [Read more...] about Rolling out Iowa City Transit Changes
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 12 ULVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that they started with joy and that had held such promise. They're the 21 people who were killed Tuesday when an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in a fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School in the southwestern Texas town of Uvalde. Some families have been willing to share their stories with The Associated Press and other media. Others asked for privacy. Here are their names. Nevaeh Alyssa Bravo, 10 Her aunt noted that Nevaeh’s first name is heaven spelled backward. In a Facebook posting, Yvonne White described Nevaeh and her friend Jailah Silguero as “Our Angels.” ___ Jacklyn Cazares, 9 Javier Cazares said his daughter was someone who would … [Read more...] about The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 DETROIT (AP) — Fire destroyed a landmark restaurant and brewpub Friday in Midtown Detroit, but spared the neighboring Third Man Records store owned by musician Jack White as well as Shinola's flagship watch store. No one was inside Traffic Jam & Snug at the time of the blaze and the restaurant was believed to be a total loss, according to fire officials. “Such sad news. The Cass Corridor institution ‘Traffic Jam and Snug Restaurant’ suffers a total loss fire,” White, a singer and songwriter wrote Friday on Instagram. “My heart and support goes out to them and their workers for this loss." The Detroit-born performer founded The White Stripes. He opened the Third Man Records store in 2015 and launched a vinyl record pressing plant there in 2017. The blaze did not spread to the record store, the Shinola store or other nearby businesses. Detroit Fire Community … [Read more...] about Blaze destroys landmark restaurant in Detroit’s Midtown
Privacy is relative when it comes to browsing the web , and it’s no secret that — to a certain extent — users are always being tracked to some degree. Tracking initiatives are almost entirely non-malicious and care more about your search results in regard to what you buy rather than who you are . Still, it can be unsettling. Enter: DuckDuckGo . Founded in 2008, DuckDuckGo set out to offer a safer, more private search engine that protects users’ searches from being tracked and used for ad-targeting. “Tired of being tracked online?” the company website asks. “We can help.” And the truth is that they can, but with an asterisk. How is DuckDuckGo different from Google search? The two browsers are shockingly similar, and to the naked eye, DuckDuckGo search results and Google search look nearly identical. The key difference is that DuckDuckGo does not store IP addresses or user data, allowing users to browse the web somewhat anonymously. Google, on the other hand, does … [Read more...] about Is DuckDuckGo as Private as It Claims? Turns Out, Not So Much.
Growing access to online platforms has made it so much easier for individuals like you and me to use our personal brands in order to be positioned as thought leaders, to build online audiences and to ultimately increase revenue-earning opportunities. A thought leader, or the "go-to expert," is defined as "an individual or firm recognized as an authority in a specific field ... to consistently answer the biggest questions on the minds of the target audience on a particular topic." Thought leaders get the opportunities to be invited to speak at events, be a guest on TV shows, radio shows and podcasts, are invited to write columns in local and international publications, host and moderate events and so much more. Thought leaders also get paid for their knowledge/expertise and for bringing more of a unique or different perspective to a topic. Let's look at some thought leaders across industries: Steve Jobs: innovation and technology Brene Brown: authenticity and … [Read more...] about 11 Ways to Build Thought Leadership With Your Personal Brand
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