Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Last Wednesday, the D3 Innovation Summit was held at the U.S. Department of State. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the event brought together experts from across the U.S. Government and the private sector to discuss emerging technologies and collaborative, whole-of-government innovation essential to solving global challenges.
Washington, DC - The consumer movement, trust-busting, the women’s movement, and the work of the FTC have traveled parallel (and often intersecting) paths. Women’s History Month offers us a chance to consider the contribution women have made to the mission of the FTC and the unprecedented moment in women’s history we’re witnessing at the FTC today.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the world’s women past, present, and future and recognize their many contributions and reflect on what more needs to be done to empower over half of the world’s population.
Berkeley, California - The prospect of robots that can learn for themselves - through artificial intelligence and adaptive learning — has fascinated scientists and movie-goers alike. Films like Short Circuit, Terminator, Millennial Man, Chappie and Ex Machina flirt with the idea of a machine intelligence beyond the restricted rules of a set program. Pieter Abbeel is on a mission to create architectures to do just that. He is part of a growing cadre of scientists exploring deep machine learning.
Berkeley, California - In a lively and sometimes heated intergenerational exchange, Berkeley Blog authors are hashing out gender and generational dynamics of the Democratic side of the presidential campaign, and why, in particular, so many young women back Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton.
Imperial, California - A scam is trying to take advantage of residents of Imperial County. A subject pretending to be a Deputy from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office is calling local residents advising that they have a warrant for their arrest.