Georgia Secretary of State Pushes Back against Voter Fraud Claims: ‘Failed Candidate Doug Collins is a Liar’
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Sunday pushed back against unfounded claims of voter fraud in the state in a series of social media posts, calling Representative Doug Collins (R., Ga.) a “failed candidate” and a liar.Raffensperger criticized a lawsuit brought by Atlanta lawyer Lin Wood, best known for his defense of Richard Jewell in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics bomb threat case, over a March settlement with the Democratic Party that outlined changes in how signature matching on absentee ballots is handled. Wood has argued that the settlement was unconstitutional, therefore invalidating absentee ballots cast in the 2020 election. In a Facebook post the secretary of state said his team had “secured and strengthened absentee ballots for the first time since 2005.”“As Secretary of State the first thing I
Law enforcement in Jackson, Mississippi has launched a pilot program that allows officers to tap into private surveillance devices during criminal investigations.
On Monday, the AP reported that the trial, now signed off by the city, will last for 45 days.
The pilot program uses technology provided by Pileum and Fusus, an IT consultancy firm and a provider of a cloud-based video, sensor, and data feed platform for the law enforcement market.
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WLBT says that up to five city-owned and five private cameras will be used during the trial. However, if the scheme is considered successful, residents could then be encouraged to submit their own cameras to the pool — drastically expanding the surveillance capabilities of local law enforcement.
Once a crime is reported, police will be able to “access cameras in the area” to
As a tech investor, I get to talk to some intriguing people. But there’s one group that I think is really special. These are people who are supremely talented, endlessly curious, fanatically committed, and who are unconstrained by disciplinary boundaries. This combination of traits makes them uniquely well-suited to solve the world’s most critical and intractable problems. I’ve dubbed these individuals “missionary misfits,” and every few months, I’ll introduce readers to one of these extraordinary humans.
The first missionary misfit I’d like you to meet is Missy Cummings. Missy is a professor in Duke’s School of Engineering and the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences; she’s also the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics. Her research centers on autonomous vehicles and the policy, ethical, and social impact of autonomous technologies.