“This is not just about stopping the BBC from broadcasting news in China, there are significant and growing global threats to the free media as some seek to increase their control of information. Now, more than ever, it is important that we speak out to defend free and fair journalism.” Senior BBC sources said there was now three fold threat from states such as China and Russia, through manipulation of social media, funding their own biased news operations and shutting down trusted international broadcasters. “These states are actively manipulating social media to undermine legal democracies while at the same time flexing their muscles by pumping millions of rubles or whatever currency into global news services that distort the truth.
I believe the majority of the Council will support the appeal. Traditionally the Executive Operating budget is introduced at the first meeting in October but the Mayor is delaying introduction until Wednesday because he will be traveling back to Madison on Tuesday afternoon. It will be available in legistar on Wednesday.
As not na mentioned, this could be a dead front lcd front panel. We have these custom made through optically clear injection molded plastics with an optically clear adhesive (oca bonding) between the display and the panel (which we call lenses though this may be local tribal jargon). The molds are cost prohibitive for low volume applications, but you could potentially have some 3d printed with some optically clear plastics and there are some arcane arts to get a smooth finish on them through chemical treatment with solvents.
Starting Sunday, August 25, Metro Transit will implement a number of route and schedule updates including new service to Sun Prairie. Trip times and interlined buses have also been adjusted on several other routes. Passengers are encouraged to check departure times and the “From Route” and “To Route” columns in Metro’s updated schedules.
“Our goal with the original Quest was to bring standalone VR to as many people as possible. We’re doubling down on that goal with Quest 2. It combines the performance gamers want with the flexibility people need, all at a price significantly lower than similarly featured headsets on the market.
I do not interpret this decision as one in which Chief Koval prevailed and I’m appalled that anyone would construe the outcome in such a manner. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word “prevail” to mean “to triumph or succeed”. While Chief Koval did not face discipline, we do not interpret the decision and in particular the quoted language above to mean that the chief triumphed or succeeded..