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Robotics team building, programming robot in lab

For six weeks it is pedal to the metal. Starting from scratch with a manual outlining the challenge and the parameters of the base, the 456 Siege Robotics team has six weeks to build and program a robot from scratch. The 25 member team is made up high school students from throughout the area and they spend hours a day ...

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Ingram Appointed to TEC of Bay Springs

Brian Ingram has been appointed a Technician at TEC located in Bay Springs, MS. In this role, Ingram will be responsible for the installation and repair of company products and services. Ingram has several years of experience, and lives in White Oak with his three children, Logan, Laney and Lindsey.

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Jordan appointed to TEC of Bay Springs

Barry Jordan has been appointed to TEC in Bay Springs, and will responsible for maintaining and monitoring inventory of incoming and outgoing materials. Jordan has several years of experience in purchasing and inventory management. Jordan lives in Louin with his wife, Shelley. Jordan has three daughters, Molly Grace, Meredith and Jill.

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TODD SMITH — Perceptions of news bias on the rise

Americans’ perceptions of news media bias have increased significantly over the past generation. Thirty-two percent believe the news media are careful to separate fact from opinion, well below the 58 percent who held this view in 1984. Meanwhile, 66 percent currently agree that most news media do not do a good job of letting people know what is fact and ...

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TODD SMITH — TV news audience continues to dwindle

Blistering fast wireless networks, digital assistants everywhere, and a coming out bash for augmented reality. Americans are relying less on television for their news, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. Just 50 percent of U.S. adults now get news regularly from television, down from 57 percent a year prior in early 2016. But that audience drain varies across ...

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There’s a code for jobs: With 1,000 unfilled positions in state, teachers look for students

By JULIA MILLER mbj@msbusiness.com From cell phones, to tablets, to smart watches, technology never seems to be out of reach. As it permeates every aspect of life, businesses are quickly following to improve customer experience and satisfaction, and with that, coding jobs are being posted nonstop. Today, more than 1,000 coding jobs remain unfilled in Mississippi. Innovate Mississippi has partnered ...

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LEC introduces major innovation in Industrial Internet of Things

By BECKY GILLETTE mbj@msbusiness.com LEC Inc. has been involved in industrial automation for nearly 30 years in the Jackson area. Recently the company introduced iQ2, a major innovation in the next generation Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which is the use of the Internet to communicate with and operate electronics, software, hardware, sensors and other devices used in manufacturing, said ...

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TODD SMITH: 7 technologies to watch in 2018

Blistering fast wireless networks, digital assistants everywhere, and a coming out bash for augmented reality. These and other technologies are worth keeping an eye on in 2018, according to USA TODAY. There is sure to be more digital innovations on the horizon in 2018! All of these new technologies will leverage advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence in a ...

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