Saturday, November 19, 2022

Short Takes – 11-19-22

Democrats’ first leadership shakeup in decades takes shape with no drama — almost. article. Pull quote: “Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.), Katherine Clark (Mass.) and Pete Aguilar (Calif.) all declared their candidacies for the top three Democratic seats in the next Congress, respectively — a widely anticipated development that was delayed only by the long, slow counting of ballots from the Nov. 8. All three are expected to glide to power.” 

Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the State, Local Tribal and Private Sector (SLTPS) Clearance Program. Federal Register 60-day ICR notice. CISA is reducing the expected number of security clearance requests from 660 per year to 550 based upon recent program request history. Public comments requested by January 20th, 2023.

The Earth now weighs 6 ronnagrams. What does that mean? article. New scientific prefixes for 1030, 1027, 10-30, and 10-27. As our views expand so does our counting. Pull quote: “Regular use of the most recent additions to the measurement system is likely to be limited to scientists and data professionals. But the conference’s participants said that the prefixes needed to be introduced preemptively, to prevent the adoption of unofficial prefixes.”

No comments:

/* Use this with templates/template-twocol.html */