Reddit CEO: Remember the Human – Black Lives Matter

Reddit CEO: Remember the Human – Black Lives Matter. “We work for this platform because we care deeply about community and belonging. But community and belonging are not possible without safety from violence, and now is the time to stand in solidarity with the Black members of our communities (locally, at Reddit Inc., on Reddit, and beyond). As Snoos, we do not tolerate hate, racism, and violence, and while we have work to do to fight these on our platform, our values are clear.”

Neowin: Google releases AI Explorables to make machine learning more accessible and participatory

Neowin: Google releases AI Explorables to make machine learning more accessible and participatory . “…much of the existing literature on machine learning, barring a few resources, can come off as abstruse and pedantic. Considering this, Google has taken an initiative called AI Explorables to make the core concepts of machine learning more accessible via a series of interactive explanations.”

University of Virginia: UVA Creates Important New Tool For Developing Covid-19 Treatments, Vaccines

University of Virginia: UVA Creates Important New Tool For Developing Covid-19 Treatments, Vaccines. “Wladek Minor of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and other top structural biologists have led an international team of scientists in investigating the protein structures contained in the virus – structures that are vital to developing treatments and vaccines. The team has created a web resource that provides scientists an easy way to see the progress of the structural biology community in this area. It also includes the team’s assessment of the quality of the individual models and enhanced versions of these structures, when possible.”

Vanderbilt University: Vanderbilt University screening tool assesses COVID-19 risk

Vanderbilt University: Vanderbilt University screening tool assesses COVID-19 risk. “A new virtual self-screening tool developed by Vanderbilt University professors will help individuals assess their risk of being infected with COVID-19. The app also offers capabilities for expediting test screening for providers and ultimately giving public health officials real-time anonymized data to identify, map and target interventions where they’re needed most.”

TSA Art Magazine: German Museum Organises a Digital Initiative for Looted Benin Bronzes and Artifacts

TSA Art Magazine: German Museum Organises a Digital Initiative for Looted Benin Bronzes and Artifacts. “>German art institution, Museum am Rothenbaum (MARKK) in Hamburg with the support of the Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung, is setting up an international project that will digitally unite the globally dispersed works of art from the former Kingdom of Benin. Tagged Digital Benin, and involving German, Nigerian, European and American experts, the project aims to bring together object data and related documentation material from collections worldwide and provide the long-requested overview of the royal artworks looted in the 19th century.”

Federal Times: Federal food drive goes virtual to tackle hunger during the pandemic

Federal Times: Federal food drive goes virtual to tackle hunger during the pandemic. “The annual federal campaign to stock food banks and pantries during lean summer months has turned to more virtual avenues in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic has kept many employees out of the office. The Feds Feed Families campaign, run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and held in June and July when donations to food banks are traditionally at their lowest, launched June 1. This year, the agency also released a new website with virtual tools that allow federal employees to continue to contribute to hunger relief while ensuring pandemic safety.”

Public Radio Tulsa: New Pro Bono Portal Aims to Connect Legal Services Organizations with Clients

Public Radio Tulsa: New Pro Bono Portal Aims to Connect Legal Services Organizations with Clients. “A new website will help organizations offering free legal services connect with clients in need of civil representation. The Oklahoma Pro Bono Opportunity Portal launched Monday. It’s a partnership between justice tech company Paladin and the Oklahoma Access to Justice Foundation.”