The leading online social network is augmenting maps on "population movement" with tools to glean insights in ways that still protect people's privacy, according to a post by Facebook head of health KX Jin and Laura McGorman of its Data for Good arm. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Facebook draws on user data to help battle COVID-19
"After the investigation of this video, those affected are being treated under the supervision of the Chief Minister's Office. The civic body and fire brigade team were asked to sanitise the buses, but they did this because they were overzealous," he said in a tweet.इस वीडियो की पड़ताल की गई, प्रभावित लोगों का सीएमओ के निर्देशन में उपचार किया जा रहा है। बरेली नगर निगम एवं फायर ब्रिगेड की टीम … [Read more...] about Video shows disinfectants sprayed on UP migrant workers, administration says action initiated against officials
- Contribution of Rs 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Maharashtra- Contribution of Rs 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Gujarat- India’s first 100-bed exclusive COVID-19 hospital geared up in just two weeks to handle coronavirus patients- To provide 50 lakh free meals in the next 10 days across India, with plans to provide more such meals in newer areas- One lakh masks daily for health-workers and caregivers- Thousands of personal protective equipment (PPEs) daily for health-workers and caregivers- Free Fuel across the country to notified emergency response vehicles- Jio seamlessly connecting nearly 40 crore individuals and thousands of organisations daily on its telecom backbone via ‘work from home’, ‘study from home’ and ‘health from home’ initiatives- Reliance Retail providing Essential supplies daily for millions of Indians via stores and home deliveries … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | RIL, Reliance Foundation announce several initiatives to fight COVID-19
Google your field and “what certification should I get?” Ask your favorite HR person, and email a couple professional associations (though be aware that the association may nudge you toward its own programs). Ask yourself, What is a problem that many organizations need to solve asap? Current can’t-go-wrong options are data science and risk management credentials, or certificates in highly used software (such as Google Analytics, Google Ads, Salesforce, Hubspot, Facebook), or essential expertise (project management, routing, design). Coursera, Udemy, LinkedIn Learning, and many others offer hundreds of certifications. Many professional association websites are also offering low-cost certification and webinar programming during the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about This week’s best ways to upskill and get credentialed online during coronavirus
At a time when countries across the world, including India, are looking at implementing privacy and data protection laws, Zuckerberg’s message is clear. You can block us if you want. “That's a trade-off we're willing to make,” he says. But we are not going to build local data centres just because the government says so. … [Read more...] about This week in IT: Could the Facebook founder’s recent blog post be an answer to India’s data localisation mandate?