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Oklahoma City Bike Rack Map Encourages Sustainable Transportation - KGOU

Tue Jan 9 2018 8:01am

KGOU

Oklahoma City Bike Rack Map Encourages Sustainable Transportation
KGOU
Cody Lusnia and Jake Fisher, creators of the OKC Bike Rack Map, hope to encourage less driving and more cycling. OKC Bike Rack Map. Since his car was totaled a month ago, Jake Fisher has walked to his job in digital marketing in downtown Oklahoma City ...

Facebook is shutting its human-powered M assistant on Jan 19 - India Today

Tue Jan 9 2018 12:52am

India Today

Facebook is shutting its human-powered M assistant on Jan 19
India Today
Facebook's M is going away forever. The social media giant has said that it will pull its plug on its virtual chatbot. The last date of M will be January 19. Contractors working on M will be offered other job at Facebook, says a Verge report ...

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Facebook to discontinue human-powered AI service M - Android Community

Tue Jan 9 2018 12:00am

Android Community

Facebook to discontinue human-powered AI service M
Android Community
When Facebook launched its M project back in 2015, they made sure that people knew the text-based virtual assistant was just in beta. The service combined artificial intelligence and actual humans and was available as a bot in Facebook Messenger. But ...

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Facebook Is Pulling the Plug on Its Human-Powered M Assistant for Messenger Jan. 19 - Adweek

Mon Jan 8 2018 6:00pm

Facebook Is Pulling the Plug on Its Human-Powered M Assistant for Messenger Jan. 19
Adweek
Scale was clearly an issue, as well: Messenger has more than 1.3 billion monthly users, and having a human-powered assistant at the ready for all of them would have been an impossible task. AI-powered suggestions from M will continue to be available ...

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Facebook is using AI in ways that go far beyond the M assistant - CNBC

Mon Jan 8 2018 4:43pm

CNBC

Facebook is using AI in ways that go far beyond the M assistant
CNBC
And on Monday, the company finally did away with the human-powered version of M altogether. Relative to Facebook's expansive use of AI, M assistant was never very significant. Every day, for billions of people, Facebook counts on AI to make sense of ...

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'Backcountry Film Festival' Coming to PLPOA Clubhouse on Jan. 27 - Pagosa Daily Post

Mon Jan 8 2018 10:10am

Pagosa Daily Post

'Backcountry Film Festival' Coming to PLPOA Clubhouse on Jan. 27
Pagosa Daily Post
The 13th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Pagosa Springs on Saturday, January 27 at the Pagosa Lakes Clubhouse. All proceeds benefit The Colorado Mountain Club Conservation Department. Through advocacy and ...

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Fast growing sport debuts at Thetis Lake this summer - Oak Bay News

Mon Jan 8 2018 9:44am

Oak Bay News

Fast growing sport debuts at Thetis Lake this summer
Oak Bay News
What do you get when you cross two thirds of a triathlon with Thetis Lake? You get SwimRun Victoria, a multi-sport race format that combines split segments of open-water swimming with trail runs, explained race director Rob Dibden. The event, sponsored ...

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Fast growing sport debuts at Thetis Lake this summer - BCLocalNews

Sat Jan 6 2018 1:02pm

BCLocalNews

Fast growing sport debuts at Thetis Lake this summer
BCLocalNews
What do you get when you cross two thirds of a triathlon with Thetis Lake? You get SwimRun Victoria, a multi-sport race format that combines split segments of open-water swimming with trail runs, explained race director Rob Dibden. The event, sponsored ...

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Innovation Lab: IoT for Zoos, Tomato Robots and Human-powered Bitcoin - MobileMarketing Magazine

Fri Jan 5 2018 8:50pm

MobileMarketing Magazine

Innovation Lab: IoT for Zoos, Tomato Robots and Human-powered Bitcoin
MobileMarketing Magazine
At Mobile Marketing, we're proud to help tech companies showcase their cutting-edge solutions, whether its on our website, in our magazine or at our Mobile Marketing Summits. Giving a platform to companies that are breaking new ground in their market ...

Mechanical Fury breaks through - Riverine Herald

Fri Jan 5 2018 7:07pm

Riverine Herald

Mechanical Fury breaks through
Riverine Herald
KYABRAM P-12 College students zipped ahead of their competition at the RACV Energy Breakthrough in Maryborough recently. Competing in their human powered vehicle (HPV) ''Mechanical Fury'', the talented team came an impressive seventh out of 17 in the ...

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation Summit - New Kerala

Thu Jan 4 2018 8:30pm

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation Summit
New Kerala
MILWAUKEE: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced details for the 2018 TrailNation Summit-a first-of-its-kind gathering that will convene the best thinkers, leaders and doers focused on making a more connected, walkable and bikeable America a ...

Lorain closer to grant request for 'Safe Routes to School' - The Morning Journal

Thu Jan 4 2018 5:56pm

The Morning Journal

Lorain closer to grant request for 'Safe Routes to School'
The Morning Journal
The city would pursue the grant in conjunction with the Active Transportation Plan Committee that began meeting in February 2017. The staff from the city and Lorain City Schools, with the Lorain County General Health District and transportation workers ...

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Winter sidewalk clearing system 'fails' in Kitchener, says TriTAG report - CBC.ca

Thu Jan 4 2018 1:11pm

CBC.ca

Winter sidewalk clearing system 'fails' in Kitchener, says TriTAG report
CBC.ca
'Probability of being obstructed along a very short walk of 50 metres exceeds 50 per cent'. By Kate Bueckert, CBC News Posted: Jan 04, 2018 11:10 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 04, 2018 1:03 PM ET. Sidewalks being power-plowed in Kitchener in January 2017 ...

Public officials, advocates and national experts join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation Summit - Travel Daily News International

Thu Jan 4 2018 5:46am

Public officials, advocates and national experts join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation Summit
Travel Daily News International
"But we'll only be successful if that movement grows to include everyone who has a stake in redefining mobility: public officials; trail and active transportation advocates; and philanthropic, public health and economic development professionals to ...

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit - The Daily Telescope

Wed Jan 3 2018 3:08pm

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit
The Daily Telescope
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 3, 2018 — Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced details for the 2018 TrailNation Summit—a first-of-its-kind gathering that will convene the best thinkers, leaders and doers focused on making a more connected, walkable and ...

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China kicks off its eighth annual Birdman competition - The News International

Wed Jan 3 2018 1:55am

The News International

China kicks off its eighth annual Birdman competition
The News International
China held its unique annual Birdman competition for the eighth time this year, where a total of 17 teams were seen soaring through the skies with their unique human-powered hand gliders. This annual Chinese competition gave the participants a chance ...

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT) - BikePortland.org

Wed Jan 3 2018 12:30am

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT)
BikePortland.org
Light snacks will be provided for committee members. * Bus tickets will be made available to committee members who need them. Project Description Southwest In Motion is a short-term refinement, prioritization and implementation strategy for planned ...

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Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT) - BikePortland.org

Wed Jan 3 2018 12:30am

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT)
BikePortland.org
Light snacks will be provided for committee members. * Bus tickets will be made available to committee members who need them. Project Description Southwest In Motion is a short-term refinement, prioritization and implementation strategy for planned ...

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Peterborough GreenUP offers eight money-saving, environmentally wise resolutions - Peterborough Examiner

Wed Jan 3 2018 12:15am

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough GreenUP offers eight money-saving, environmentally wise resolutions
Peterborough Examiner
What will your green New Year's resolution be? The weather can be chilly and windy but why not try ditching the car and choosing a more healthy, active way to work? Also, you can save a lot of money by choosing active transportation instead of driving ...

Cycling projects boosted by provincial dollars - Oshawa Express

Wed Jan 3 2018 12:15am

Oshawa Express

Cycling projects boosted by provincial dollars
Oshawa Express
The City of Oshawa can the get wheels rolling on cycling infrastructure projects this year after receiving $525,000 in funding from the province. The money will be delivered through the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program, which is set to ...

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