Posts Tagged ‘Wisconsin’

Decision Making Up in the Air | Pilot Graham Wilson | The DECIDE model | SDP186

Graham Wilson is a freelance flight instructor in Windsor, Canada. He produces aviation-themed content for his ‘Superpilotish’ YouTube channel and website superpilotish.com. Graham has worked as a Chief Flight Instructor, Chief Pilot, Operations Manager and was formerly an accredited Transport Canada Pilot Examiner. He has worked various jobs in manufacturing, the service sector and was…

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Michigan Bill Would Ban Cellphones in Schools | 7 Reasons For And 7 Against Cellphones | SDP185

James David Dickson, managing editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential, wrote an article about Michigan House Bill 6171, introduced in June (2022) by Representative Gary Eisen. The proposed bill reads: “Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, the board of a school district or intermediate school district or board of directors of a public school academy shall…

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Juan Browne | Oroville Dam and Citizen-As-Journalist | The Velocity of Information | SDP179

[Podcast] In 2017, America’s tallest dam complex had partially, but catastrophically, failed. The Oroville Dam, located in northern California, left operators scrambling to figure out how to manage a main spillway failure, eroding secondary spillway, and a rising water level in the reservoir. Remember those tense days when America was riveted to the nightly news…

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Deep Fakes and False Takes | The Velocity of Information | David P. Perrodin | SDP176

[Podcast] In June, 2019, U.S. lawmakers held their first hearing devoted primarily to the threat of artificially generated imagery. Then in October, 2019, California banned political deep fakes during election season. But, such actions have raised questions. What might be consequences looming at the intersection of deep fakes and public policy? DIRECT LINK to MP3…

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