Advanced computer model locks in picks for Army vs. Georgia Southern, Week 12, 2020

The Army West Point Black Knights will take on the Georgia Southern Eagles at noon ET on Saturday at Blaik Field at Michie Stadium. The game will be played on CBS Sports Network and the Black Knights are 6-2 overall and 5-0 at home while Georgia Southern is 6-2 overall and 1-2 on the road. The Black Knights are favored by 4 points in the latest Army vs. Georgia Southern odds from William Hill Sportsbook and the Over-Under is set at 40. Before you make any Georgia Southern vs. Army picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,900 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is a sizzling 39-21

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Trump’s viral megaphone fueled by Twitter army in lead-up to election

The unusual finding underscores some of the little-known ways in which Trump’s social media army — composed of devoted followers and likely assistance from software that artificially boosts his content — has helped him develop one of the world’s most powerful political megaphones, unlike any other in the English-speaking world.

That megaphone has become a frequent source of misinformation, some of it so toxic that Harvard researchers recently dubbed attacks on mail-in voting by Trump and right-leaning leaders “a highly effective disinformation campaign with potentially profound effects … for the legitimacy of the 2020 election.”

Trump’s singular ability to spread his messages, often disseminating false or unsubstantiated information, comes from his prominence as president and the relentless clip of his tweeting to his 87 million followers. He is also aided by a vital feedback loop — often discussed but poorly understood — among the president, high-profile influencers and rank-and-file followers

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New Army computer tool will give commanders detailed risk assessments of their soldiers

New Army computer tool will give commanders detailed risk assessments of their soldiers


WASHINGTON – A new digital tool that the Army is providing its commanders this month will give them a one-stop dashboard with their soldiers’ detailed military and personal histories so they can better gauge issues that impact their unit’s combat readiness.


Army officials said this week that the Commanders Risk Reduction Toolkit, or CRRT, will help company and battalion commanders better understand their individual soldiers, which could help them mitigate potential risky behaviors or other issues that could hurt their combat readiness. CRRT is the latest in a six-year project meant to help commanders reduce risk in their units, said Randy Lane, the chief of analytical assessments for the Army, who unveiled the new platform Wednesday during the virtual version of the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting and exposition.


“It provides a

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