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Educators Reject Plan With #Armmewith | Fortune

Teachers are using the hashtag #Armmewith to counter President Donald Trump's plan for educators to carry guns. Full story

Good Mentors Help You Work Through Strong Emotions

Boston University’s Bill Kahn introduced managers to the idea of holding environments as a nurturing space to allow adults who experience strong emotions that are “disturbing, upsetting, or anxiety provoking” to safely interpret and express them. Researchers suggest that a developmental network, more commonly known as a board of personal advisors, can provide this function for developing leaders at work. For those of us looking to support our ... Full story

Teachers Are Speaking Out On What They'd Rather Be "Armed With" Instead Of Guns

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Google Assistant will soon recognize the language you're speaking

In advance of the Mobile World Congress , Google has announced some exciting new language features for Assistant. Later this year, Google Assistant will have multilingual features. This means that people who speak different languages over the course of their day can switch seamlessly between languages. Google Assistant will be able to identify the language you are speaking and follow along. The feature will be available first in English, German ... Full story

Google Assistant will get support for Routines 'in the coming weeks'

Today's Google Assistant is much, much more capable than the version that first debuted on the original Pixel and Pixel XL. Don't expect that progress to slow anytime soon, either: Google laid out s ome new plans to improve the Assistant just in time for Mobile World Congress, and they extend far beyond just teaching it more languages. Most importantly, Google confirmed it has been working with smartphone makers on ways to weave Assistant more ... Full story

Google Assistant will soon detect what language you’re speaking in

Google Assistant is getting some important language upgrades this year. By the end of 2018, Google says it’ll be able to understand and speak 30 languages, enough to cover 95 percent of Android users. And sometime later this year, the Assistant won’t be limited to speaking one language at a time. It’ll automatically detect your language each time you speak and respond in kind. So if you’re multilingual, you’ll no longer have to pick only a ... Full story

Staff return to Florida high school for first time since massacre

(Reuters) - Staff members returned for the first time on Friday to the Florida high school where 17 students and faculty were gunned down by an ex-student with an assault rifle last week in one of the deadliest school attacks in U.S. history. Teachers were welcomed back to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland as part of what the school district called an “emotional and difficult recovery process.”. Staff could be seen arriving at ... Full story

Why you should keep good company

The company we keep in our companies is often the key to our success. You don’t have to be the fastest runner in the relay team or the best speaker on the debate panel, as long as you surround yourself with great people and contribute in your own way. RICHARD_RECORDS_SHOP_FRONT_OCTOBER_2013.JPG. It’s no secret that I wasn’t the most academic student. Dyslexia held me back from focusing on school work and achieving good grades. However, I ... Full story

Google Assistant will soon understand nearly two dozen more languages

The Google Home Mini. Google Assistant is about to learn a bunch of new languages. In the next few months the search company's digital assistant will be able to respond by text in Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish and Thai on Android phones and iPhones. By the end of this year, the assistant will be available in more than 30 languages, reaching 95 percent of all eligible Android phones worldwide, Nick Fox, Google's vice ... Full story

Young Democratic Socialists of America

Young Democratic Socialists of America is the youth and student section of the Democratic Socialists of America, and a national organization of recognized campus chapters and several hundred activists. We are students organizing in our universities, colleges, and high schools to fight for the immediate needs of workers and students while building our capacity to fight for more radical and structural changes. We work with labor campaigns to ... Full story