Some of the specific technology the state government hopes to deliver includes dedicated communications networks; smart CCTV, smart lighting, predictive analytics, and push to talk emergency systems to reduce crime; smart metres to help residents track water and energy usage; smart traffic signalling and real-time route planning to reduce traffic congestion; sensors to monitor air quality to help reduce hospital admissions; and digital models to improve construction planning and reduce costs. … [Read more...] about NSW government launches new strategy to build smart tech into future infrastructure
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“The self-quarantine is voluntary, but compliance is expected,” according to the New Jersey public health department website’s travel advisory page. The New York health department meanwhile, “expects all travelers to comply and protect public health by adhering to the quarantine.’ But, significantly, it also stipulates that it reserves “the right to issue a mandatory quarantine order” on any given individual, for which a violation is subject to a penalty of up to $10,000 or imprisonment up to 15 days, according to the state’s website. New York City also made a show of announcing checkpoints to enforce a quarantine on out-of-state travelers this week. … [Read more...] about How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
Opinion on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram appears divided with many people blaming the tabloid media for writing negative stories about a woman who was clearly in a fragile state and others criticising the police and the Crown Prosecution Service for prosecuting her in the first place. … [Read more...] about Social Media Blames UK Tabloid Media, Police And Prosecutors For TV Presenter’s Suicide