Day: September 1, 2020

The British Museum Has Added a Label to a Bust of Its Founder Identifying Him as a Slave Owner

The British Museum has taken down a prominent bust of its founder, Sir Hans Sloane, whose collection was built using money from his wife’s sugar plantation in Jamaica. 

The sculpture has been relocated in a special glass cabinet with signage that describes him as a “slave owner” whose work was “enabled by the wealth and networks that grew out of European imperialism.” Also included in the cabinet are artifacts from Sloane’s personal collection, including some the museum has labeled as “anatomical specimens relating to skin color and theories of racial difference.” 

“We have pushed him off the pedestal. We must not hide anything. Healing is knowledge,” the museum’s director, Hartwig Fischer, told The Daily Telegraph, which first reported the news. 

“Dedication to truthfulness when it comes to history is absolutely crucial, with the aim to rewrite our shared, complicated, and, at times, very painful history,” the director added. “The

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Industrial Internet of Things Market Trends, Growth, Scope, Size, Overall Analysis And Prediction By 2025

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Aug 31, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Selbyville, Delaware Market Study Report, LLC, has recently added a report on the Industrial Internet of Things market which provides a holistic synopsis of the market size, market valuation, revenue estimate, SWOT analysis, and the geographical spectrum of this industry. The report accurately underlines the key challenges and opportunities for growth during the forecast period. In addition, it sheds light on the current competitive scenario and reviews the business strategies adopted by the Industrial Internet of Things market players.

According to Research report a??Global Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Market Analysis, 2020a??, the Industrial IoT market across the globe is forecast to grow at the CAGR of 8% during 2020-25. Asia Pacific grabbed the major market share in 2019, owing to the increasing R&D investment in countries such as China

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Education jobs spike amid the pandemic: Monster

Monster shows that the field of education is garnering increased attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. ” data-reactid=”32″New data from the Monster shows that the field of education is garnering increased attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Monster career expert Vicki Salemi tells Yahoo Finance that job searches and postings have spiked as the nation tries to figure out its back-to-school situation. Searches for “education” and “teacher” have increased dramatically since April.

“The top three [positions] are teachers and instructors, instructional designers, and technologists. So thinking about the roles that people are teaching in the current curriculum and methodology, involving technology, and this new normal,” she says.

Salemi says that tutor positions have been on the rise in July and August compared to the same time last year. Monster data also show that there has been an increase in the need for specific skills within the field of education, such as tutoring,

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Leading Insurance Company Adopts Low-Code from Mendix to Accelerate Digital Transformation

BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced that VGA, the Dutch insurance company owned by the municipality of Amsterdam, has leveraged the Mendix low-code platform to create ‘VGA Schadeportaal,’ a digital portal for damage claims.

The newly built digital portal enables VGA to work closely with its customers in one environment where claims are both reported and processed. The new solution not only enables VGA to speed up the process and improve efficiency but also provides customers with 24/7 insight into the status of their claim. And thanks to the flexibility of Mendix low-code technology, VGA can easily add new functionality based on the needs of its customers, essentially creating a future-proof solution.

VGA’s new digital portal built with low-code from Mendix underscores the fact that leading insurers are increasingly turning to

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Second stimulus check: How soon might the IRS get you your money? We map it out

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How soon could your second stimulus check come? We lay out some possible dates from the time the bill is passed to when your money could actually arrive.


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If the negotiators manage to reach an agreement in the coming weeks, the IRS could still send a second stimulus check to eligible Americans by the end of 2020. What’s more, the paper check, direct deposit or EIP card could arrive faster than the first round of stimulus payments did. Exactly how fast depends on when decisions are actually made.

Both Democratic and Republican leaders have publicly stated they want to reach a deal but have made little movement over the last month to a compromise on the size and scope of the package — the two sides are still trillions of dollars apart in their thinking.

“It’s critically important that we find some solutions,” White House Chief of Staff

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