Machine Code – 1C Plus Plus Street http://1cplusplusstreet.com/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:37:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/default.png Machine Code – 1C Plus Plus Street http://1cplusplusstreet.com/ 32 32 How to inspect a project for bugs and odors with SonarQube https://1cplusplusstreet.com/how-to-inspect-a-project-for-bugs-and-odors-with-sonarqube/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:19:00 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/how-to-inspect-a-project-for-bugs-and-odors-with-sonarqube/ With SonarQube up and running, Jack Wallen shows you how to use it to analyze your project’s code for issues. Image: maciek905/Adobe Stock SonarQube is a great way to ensure your project code is free of bugs and other issues. I recently explained how to deploy the service with Docker and I already told you […]]]>

With SonarQube up and running, Jack Wallen shows you how to use it to analyze your project’s code for issues.

Image: maciek905/Adobe Stock

SonarQube is a great way to ensure your project code is free of bugs and other issues. I recently explained how to deploy the service with Docker and I already told you about the manual installation method. For those who are new to this field, the Docker method is ideal for small projects. If your project is larger or you know you’ll need to scale the platform to meet growing demand, you’ll want to go with the manual install.

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Whichever way you slice it, SonarQube should be considered a must for keeping your code clean. Now that you’ve deployed SonarQube, let’s see what inspecting a project looks like.

What you will need to inspect a project with SonarQube

Obviously, you will need a running instance of SonarQube. You will also need code to inspect. I will use Python code and create the new project manually instead of linking SonarQube to a GitHub or other repository. That’s all you need: Let’s get to the inspection.

Create a new project

The first thing you need to do is log in to your SonarQube instance. Once logged in, click the Create drop-down menu and select Manually (Figure A).

Figure A

Creation of a new project in SonarQube.

In the resulting window (Figure B), give the project a name and a project key will be generated from that. Click Configure.

Figure B

Name your new project in SonarQube.

In the next window (Figure C), click Local because our code will be hosted on a local system and not on a remote repository, such as GitHub.

Figure C

Creation of a local project in SonarCube.

SonarQube should then generate a project token, which you will need to copy. In the Provide Token window (Figure D), click Build, then click Continue.

Figure D

Generating a token for the new project.

My project is called ShuffleCards and will use a Python program to do just that. Because the code is Python, I will have to click on Other to describe the project (Figure E).

Figure E

Select the type of project we are creating (which will be Python).

You will then need to select your operating system (in my case, Linux), in which case you will be given a command to run in the project folder. For example, in my case, I need to open a terminal window on the machine hosting the project, navigate to the project folder, and run the command:

sonar-scanner
-Dsonar.projectKey=ShuffleCards
-Dsonar.sources=.
-Dsonar.host.url=http://192.168.1.3:9000
-Dsonar.login=sqp_0447424636db30328d6e946f9d562f4ab74a05bb

When you try to run this command, you will find that it cannot be found. Why? Because you have to install it. This is how I installed it on Ubuntu Server 22.04.

First, you need to download the source with:

wget https://binaries.sonarsource.com/Distribution/sonar-scanner-cli/sonar-scanner-cli-4.7.0.2747-linux.zip

Then install unzip with:

sudo apt-get install unzip -y

Unzip the downloaded file with:

unzip sonar-scanner*.zip

Add the path to the executable, which will be in sonar-scanner-XXX-linux/bin — where XXX is the version number. For example, if I downloaded and unzipped the sonar-scanner file in my home directory, I would need to add /home/jack/sonar-scanner-XXX-linux/bin to my PATH with:

export PATH="/home/jack/PROJECT/sonar-scanner-4.7.0.2747-linux/bin:$PATH"

Be sure to change the username and version number of your installation.

Next I need to add a configuration file. Remember when SonarQube created a unique key for the project? You need it now. Go to the directory hosting your project then create the configuration file with the command:

nano sonar-project.properties

In this file, paste the following:

# must be unique in a given SonarQube instance
sonar.projectKey= "ShuffleCards": sqp_0447424636db30328d6e946f9d562f4ab74a05bb

# --- optional properties ---

# defaults to project key
#sonar.projectName=My project
# defaults to 'not provided'
#sonar.projectVersion=1.0

# Path is relative to the sonar-project.properties file. Defaults to .
#sonar.sources=.

# Encoding of the source code. Default is default system encoding
#sonar.sourceEncoding=UTF-8

You will need to modify the sonar.projectKey line to match your project key.

Save and close the file.

How to run the inspection

From your project directory, you will paste the command presented to you by SonarQube when creating the project. The sonar-scanner tool will do its job, and once the scan is complete, the SonarQube project page will update and report its results (Figure F).

Figure F

SonarCube found no issues with my Python code.

I hope your project resulted in no issues found. If not, SonarQube will tell you where to start to resolve these issues.

Congratulations, you’re one step closer to clean (smell-free) code.

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Space Force wants more ‘indigenous software experts’ who can write code https://1cplusplusstreet.com/space-force-wants-more-indigenous-software-experts-who-can-write-code/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 21:09:04 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/space-force-wants-more-indigenous-software-experts-who-can-write-code/ General Jay Raymond appears at the 36th Annual Space Symposium. (Space Foundation) AFA 2022 – Space Force chief wants to train ‘indigenous software experts’ who know how to write code as he strives to achieve ba digital and data-driven service. Speaking at the Air and Space Forces Association conference today, Chief of Space Operations General […]]]>

General Jay Raymond appears at the 36th Annual Space Symposium. (Space Foundation)

AFA 2022 – Space Force chief wants to train ‘indigenous software experts’ who know how to write code as he strives to achieve ba digital and data-driven service.

Speaking at the Air and Space Forces Association conference today, Chief of Space Operations General Jay Raymond said the Space Force is “working very hard” to develop Guardians who are comfortable with digital who can do more coding through programs like Supra encoders, a three-month immersive coding school. He added that there are currently “just under 100” Guardians who have completed the programme.

“And so one of the things that we’re working on is we have a program that we call Supra Coders and we’re trying to create native software experts within our department…And then as we develop those Supra Coders, we’re looking at where’s the best place to put them,” Raymond said. “And so we put them in software factories… We put them in innovation cells in our deltas, to be able to give them the challenges difficult to raise and see if they can write some code to be able to help us, and there have been some very good examples of progress in integrating these people with our operators. »

The Space Force unveiled its “Vision for Digital Service” [PDF] last May, which defined what the digital service would look like through four focus areasincrease the digital fluidity of the entire force through its workforce, drive joint solutions across all domains through digital operations, have a data-driven digital headquarters, and embrace digital engineering.

“And in our force design work that we’ve done, we’ve actually done everything numerically and using model-based systems engineering, we’ve come up with the numerical models, both of the threat that we see and design the architecture that we want to move to,” Raymond said today. industry and said here’s what we think.”

Beyond force design, Raymond added that this approach could be used for Guardian acquisition, testing, and training requirements all using the same digital thread.

“It’s nirvana. We are not close to that,” he said. “But we have taken… a good first step. We have done the digital design, we determine what the digital requirements process is. And I think that’s going to pay big dividends for us as we move forward.

Meanwhile, the Space Force is also looking for ways to reduce bureaucracy and “engineer” a culture of innovation that blends elements from other military services. At this point, Raymond said that within the next two weeks, Space Force will host a “culture session.”

“And what we’re going to do is understand rather than just see where the wind is blowing us when we merge these cultures together, we’re going to look at how are we deliberately designing culture?” he said. “What do we have to do? Things like ironing out the bureaucracy. What are these other things that we should be doing to design, to get the culture that we want to spit on the other side?

“Rather than just evolving and emerging, we will work to find the best way to design where we are today to where we want to go.”

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Mary Peltola is sworn in as the first Alaska Native in Congress https://1cplusplusstreet.com/mary-peltola-is-sworn-in-as-the-first-alaska-native-in-congress/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 14:40:01 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/mary-peltola-is-sworn-in-as-the-first-alaska-native-in-congress/ She launched into her new life around noon Friday last week, flying from western Alaska to Anchorage, where she hopped on another plane around 3 a.m. Saturday, then rushed through Seattle airport for its connecting flight to DC, and a seat in the US House of Representatives – an exciting prospect that may, in fact, […]]]>

She launched into her new life around noon Friday last week, flying from western Alaska to Anchorage, where she hopped on another plane around 3 a.m. Saturday, then rushed through Seattle airport for its connecting flight to DC, and a seat in the US House of Representatives – an exciting prospect that may, in fact, be quite temporary.

She made a hit on MSNBC on Monday, during which the host compared her to both Barack and Michelle Obama, then was sworn in around 6:41 p.m. Tuesday on the house floor while wearing the traditional lined shoes. of Yup fur. ‘ik people. In less than an hour, she cast her first three votes as a member of Congress, then drove her four children, three stepchildren, and two grandchildren to a jubilant reception hosted by Indigenous organizations across the country. Alaska and headlined by Nancy Pelosi — while running, sideways, yet another campaign: to keep the job she was just elected to (Alaska’s only seat in the House) after the Jan. 3 expiration of his new current and abbreviated mandate.

“I’m really running on adrenaline right now.”

11:33 a.m. Wednesday, her first full day as Rep. Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska).

His nameplate sat outside his new office, Rayburn 2314, the expansive former haunt of his legendary predecessor, the late Don Young(R), who was as obnoxious as he was sweet. The poles near the office door were still waiting for flags. The waiting room was empty except for a box of Dunkin’ Donuts, two apples on a paper plate and a new visitor’s log already containing the names of six voters – one of whom had scribbled “YAY!!!!”, presumably in celebration of Peltola’s historic election.

“I feel all nine cloud emotions,” Peltola, 49, said in perfect posture in a green leather chair. Capitol Hill bureaucracy buttercream.

“And I know it’s not a permanent state. Nothing is. Everything is temporary.

What can you do with less than four months in Congress?

Mary Peltola is about to show us.

His election alone is a major achievement in the eyes of Democrats, Native Americans, many Alaskans and even some Republicans. Peltola is the first woman to represent Alaska in the House and the first Alaskan native to represent the state in either house of Congress. She is also the first Democrat to hold the seat since the Nixon administration.

“It’s going to be impossible for me to get through this without crying,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, a member of the Pueblo de Laguna tribe, said at a Tuesday reception for Peltola in a ballroom at the Kimpton Hotel. Monaco.

“I’ve known Mary for a long time,” said Lisa Murkowski, one of two Republican senators from Alaska, as she entered the ballroom. . She has courage. I am very proud today.

“Mary looks like us,” Republican Tara Sweeney, an Alaska Native who also ran for House seat, said on the phone from Anchorage hours before Peltola was sworn in. “She understands what it is like to be in communities with no law enforcement, to have to pack water, to be mobbed in remote communities where you are invited to school or in church. She understands those challenges of growing up in rural Alaska.

Peltola was raised on the Kuskokwim River near Bethel, a 70-minute flight west of Anchorage, by a Nebraska father and a Yup’ik mother, whose people have fished in the area for 12,000 years. At age 6, Peltola began catching salmon commercially with his father. In her mid-twenties, after working for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Peltola won a seat in the Juneau State House, where she established a reputation as an independent thinker and collaborator. After 10 years in the state house, Peltola has focused on the Kuskokwim, helping run a nearby gold mining project and advocating for endangered salmon migrations, which are the region’s economic arteries. .

Its congressman, after nearly 50 years in office, died in March, triggering a crowded special election with 48 candidates including Peltola, Sarah Palin and Santa Claus. Peltola did not make national headlines. But she had credentials and campaigned on the issues – “pro-jobs, pro-fish, pro-family and pro-choice” – with courtesy and grace. That sets her apart from the sniping between Palin and the other leading Republican candidate, Nick Begich III, whom Peltola will face again in the Nov. 8 general election.

Alaska is having the craziest election of 2022

“It all comes down to how she ran her campaign,” said former Young spokesman Zack Brown, who called Peltola “a really good person.” She “went a positive, upbeat, policy-focused campaign that made no personal attacks,” an “important” strategy in Alaska’s new ranked voting system, which is designed to encourage civility in the campaign and providing consensus winners. On the second and final ballot, enough Begich voters ranked Peltola second – and/or omitted Palin entirely – to push Peltola above the 50% winning margin.

Recently, rookie representatives have tried grandstanding and disruption in order to make a splash in Congress, but Peltola’s commitment is continuity and goodwill. She hired Young’s former chief of staff as her own, on an acting basis; his acting press secretary, who consulted on his campaign, also happens to be a Republican.

On Monday, when MSNBC host Joy Reid tried to enlist him in a partisan fight, Peltola refused.

“I’m very sensitive to how the people of MAGA feel disenfranchised, forgotten, left behind,” Peltola told Reid, adding, “If you’re American, I want to work with you. … I try to stay away. messages of fear and hate.

In her office Wednesday morning, Peltola was determined to avoid the deadly contagions of cynicism and hostility.

“Old habits die hard for me,” she said. “And I default to this softer way of engaging, and the subtle means of communication. I think a lot can be expressed through body language, facial expressions, and sweet words that maybe still have more impact than being more direct.

Beneath the aura of idealism lurks a sudden, heavy workload: a backlog of voter applications, a pile of unfinished legislative work from Young, and a push for the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which governs the fisheries management in federal waters, plus trips back to Alaska every weekend and the ongoing campaign to keep the siege.

Everything is temporary, as Peltola says, but how temporary will his time in Congress be? Whether voters in Alaska affirm Peltola on Nov. 8 or rank candidates to reinstate a Republican, during this week in Washington, there has been bipartisan cheer around a single election. Republican senators from Alaska hugged, smiled and stood with Peltola on the floor of the House during his swearing-in ceremony. The reception that followed at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco had the warmth of a family reunion and the electric anticipation of a New Year’s Eve party.

“We came here as natives – we predate government, predate any law, predate any congress,” said Denae Benson, 26, a junior Hill employee who approached Peltola for a photo. “Yet 2022 is the first time an Alaskan native has represented the people on the body that governs them? It’s surreal that it’s taken so long, but it gives hope that the country changes and grows.

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Major career pivot for this student from northeast Vancouver https://1cplusplusstreet.com/major-career-pivot-for-this-student-from-northeast-vancouver/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 14:51:58 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/major-career-pivot-for-this-student-from-northeast-vancouver/ When Katie Lowen, a master’s candidate at University of Northeast Vancouverapplied for the computer science program, she didn’t have a clear idea of ​​what this career choice would entail. “I walked into this program never seeing a line of code, completely blind,” she says. “I don’t know what prompted me to apply.” However, Lowen, 29, […]]]>

When Katie Lowen, a master’s candidate at University of Northeast Vancouverapplied for the computer science program, she didn’t have a clear idea of ​​what this career choice would entail.

“I walked into this program never seeing a line of code, completely blind,” she says. “I don’t know what prompted me to apply.”

However, Lowen, 29, is no stranger to unconventional career moves and ambitious ventures. In high school, she traded a future in professional gymnastics for a chance to play basketball and was able to become good enough in three years to earn a basketball scholarship to Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. . While finishing her undergraduate degree in finance, Lowen decided to try her hand at modern dance and enrolled in a professional dance program after training with tutors for a year.

Lowen says that being from a small town in southern Alberta, she may have been naïve about the scope of what she was undertaking, but it helped her achieve her dreams.

“What I learned from gymnastics, but also from sport in general,” she says, “ [is] that I’m someone who can put my head down, practice and learn. I know how to train my brain to make this change.

Although it’s terrifying and incredibly stressful, Lowen says she knows she’ll eventually master whatever she wants to learn.

“I’ve been very lucky to meet people who are excited to have someone new on the scene,” she says.

While in dance school, Lowen was able to get an apprenticeship with Radical System Art dance company that fuses dance, theater and martial arts in its shows. She first replaced another dancer in an existing show and later became a full-time member of the troupe, performing and touring across Canada, the United States and Europe as well as Israel.

Another successful but unusual creative venture that Lowen was involved in was an underground dance space in an old tractor-trailer in Vancouver called boom box. Lowen and his two best friends found the old tractor-trailer, which needed an “insane” amount of work, on Craigslist available for rent. They converted it into a space for dance practices and performances.

“We were all young enough and crazy enough to say ‘Yes, it’s possible,'” Lowen says.

The 53ft long trailer had low seating capacity (up to 35 people), lacked electricity (they used a generator) and had basic sound and lighting systems. Despite the limitations of the site, Boombox subsequently hosted over 50 emerging and established artists from different disciplines exhibiting in the space and a youth residency.

A person in a red jumpsuit sits on the sidewalk in the sun.
Katie Lowen, modern dance artist and master’s candidate at Northeastern University Vancouver. Photo by Kezia Nathe/Courtesy Katie Lowen

“It was so immersive just because of the nature of the space,” says Lowen. “It was really a space where artists could come in and start something new from the very beginning, because it has to be built into that space for viewing, because it’s so specific.”

Lowen decided to return to school in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic closed theaters and performances. She wanted to learn technical skills by taking advantage of interdisciplinary grants available in Canada and bring technology to Boombox and the dance scene.

She found Northeastern University Vancouver through a Google search and applied on a whim, not thinking she would get in. In September 2020, she started her career in IT.

When the shows resumed, Lowen tried to combine studying and rehearsing for the dance company, but soon realized that it wouldn’t work for her.

“It’s a team effort. And it’s very physical with a lot of turns and a lot of closeness, and very fast,” she says. “So for that, you can’t miss rehearsals so everyone is safe on stage.”

Doing five-hour rehearsals and memorizing a lot of choreography was difficult because her brain was already overloaded with new information she was learning in school, Lowen says.

“There’s something amazing about depending on your body’s health and skills as a source of income,” says Lowen. “But there’s also something that’s really scary about it, especially as you get older, because you start to feel the weight of it getting heavier and also you hurt yourself a lot more.”

Although she believed she could still dance for another five years, she was also already so invested in the master’s program that she chose to quit dancing. In July 2021, Lowen performed for the last time.

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Maori Language Week 2022: My te reo journey to learn my mother’s mother tongue is not a destination but a journey of a lifetime https://1cplusplusstreet.com/maori-language-week-2022-my-te-reo-journey-to-learn-my-mothers-mother-tongue-is-not-a-destination-but-a-journey-of-a-lifetime/ Mon, 12 Sep 2022 22:50:00 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/maori-language-week-2022-my-te-reo-journey-to-learn-my-mothers-mother-tongue-is-not-a-destination-but-a-journey-of-a-lifetime/ My siblings and I prepare to honor our parents at a whānau tangi. Photo / Provided Ehara taku toa i te toa Takitahi, engari kē te hē toa takitini.My success does not belong to me alone, it is not an individual success but the success of several A journey that will last a lifetime. My […]]]>

My siblings and I prepare to honor our parents at a whānau tangi. Photo / Provided

Ehara taku toa i te toa Takitahi, engari kē te hē toa takitini.
My success does not belong to me alone, it is not an individual success but the success of several

A journey that will last a lifetime.

My parents could speak their mother tongue. Dad, Tongan and English (admittedly broken) and Mum, Maori, Tongan and English fluently.

However, they thought the way forward for their children was to speak English.

Te reo Māori and Tongan were spoken by my parents and aunts and uncles at home, but never to us when we were children. I picked up a few words and phrases, but was never encouraged to speak them.

At that time, te reo Maori and Tongan were considered subservient to English – so our parents decided, rightly or wrongly, that English was our language.

In 1981, like many young Kiwis, I moved to Australia and was away for 16 years.

While I was in Australia, both my parents died and I only came home for their tangi, but I thought there was nothing for me in New Zealand other than my siblings.

I had a wife and a young family in Australia. It seemed like I was destined to stay.

However, I returned to New Zealand due to the unfortunate death of a close uncle.

As I walked towards the marae, I heard people asking who were they? My six brothers in suits and my 2 sisters dressed in black to respect our uncle.

Professor James Los'e performs a haka while his uncle is carried out of the church.  Photo / Provided
Professor James Los’e performs a haka while his uncle is carried out of the church. Photo / Provided

That’s what our parents taught us. In fact, we were taught so many things but we never realized it until a moment came and you thought “so that’s what they meant”.

I found myself with my brothers sitting on the paepae not knowing what to do. Listening to the kaumatua talk like tangata quandua, I suddenly thought of my Maori teacher at Kelston Boys’ Secondary School, Mr Manihera.

A karakia, mihi, kaupapa, mihi waiata.

When the kaumatua waves to my cousin that it’s our turn to speak, my cousin looks at us, takes a deep breath, and is about to stand up when I tell him. “I have that”.

I clear my throat nervously, a whakatauki. I clear my throat again. My knees bang, my hands are shaking and I continue.

A mihi to the whare, marae, kai karanga, paepae, nga mate and I’m done.

And now? Not knowing what to say to my uncle in Maori, I break into English. Was it the right thing to do? I do not know.

So I continue with confidence in English? After several minutes or what felt like an eternity of telling my uncle and everyone else what he meant to me, my siblings, and our parents, I seamlessly step back into te reo Maori.

A kuia sitting behind my cousin gets up and sings a waiata tautoko. I finish with a mihi, karakia then I sit down.

What just happened, I wonder? Did I just do this? Tears fill my eyes and a strange feeling of jubilation and sadness. After a moment or two we stand up to hongi and are greeted.

Whispers circulate in the marae atea – these are the children of Kuini and Tavake.

A kaumatua said to me in Maori: “Your mother and father would be so proud of you. Stand up to speak.

He continues a bit more in Maori when I tell him “I’m sorry sir but I don’t speak Maori. I just remembered some things listening to you when I was at school.”

He laughs and says it’s ok, “you can speak Maori. You just spoke on the biggest stage of all. Your marae”.

He kisses me with a hongi and a hug.

“Kia kaha Tama it will come” as he lets go of my hand. What’s crazy is that I had some understanding of what I was saying and I knew it was far from perfect or eloquent.

Nobody judged me on my way of speaking. Instead, they embraced me with pure admiration that I spoke Maori.

This started my desire for home. My wife, my children and I moved because I had a feeling.

Twenty-five years later. Our three youngest children attended a full immersion early childhood center (Te Kopae Piripono in New Plymouth).

My wife started working there and had no reo. However, with the support of her colleagues and her determination, she was fully aware within a few years.

Then to Kura Kaupapa Maori Te Pi’ipi’inga Kakano Mai I Rangiatea in New Plymouth, then both boys go to Hato Paora College and our daughter goes to Turakina Māori Girls College.

My wife graduated with a Diploma in Early Childhood from Christchurch College of Education and if that wasn’t enough, she completed another Matauranga Maori Diploma at Te Wananga O Raukawa.

I completed bilingual studies at Te Wananga O Raukawa to become a teacher 20 years ago.

I am not a teacher of te reo Māori. I am a Maori teacher with strong Maori beliefs, at Waitara High.

I will continue to kiss te reo me ona tikanga for as long as it takes – not because anyone tells me I have it too, but because it is the right thing to do for me and my whānau.

When will I know if I’m there? Not sure. That’s why this is a journey that will last a lifetime.

James Los’e is a bilingual teacher and he and his wife Wahi returned to learn te reo as adults.

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Feds change names of 650 places, including several in Colorado, with racist term for Native women https://1cplusplusstreet.com/feds-change-names-of-650-places-including-several-in-colorado-with-racist-term-for-native-women/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 23:22:05 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/feds-change-names-of-650-places-including-several-in-colorado-with-racist-term-for-native-women/ CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The US government has joined a ski resort and others who have stopped using a racist term for a Native American woman in renaming hundreds of peaks, lakes, streams and other geographic features on federal lands in the West and South. ‘somewhere else. New names for nearly 650 pitches bearing the offensive word […]]]>

CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The US government has joined a ski resort and others who have stopped using a racist term for a Native American woman in renaming hundreds of peaks, lakes, streams and other geographic features on federal lands in the West and South. ‘somewhere else.

New names for nearly 650 pitches bearing the offensive word “squaw” include the terms mundane (Echo Peak, Texas) peculiar (No Name Island, Maine) and native (Nammi’I Naokwaide, Idaho) whose meanings at a glance will escape those who are not unfamiliar with native languages.

Nammi’I Naokwaide, located on the traditional lands of the Shoshone and Bannock tribes in southern Idaho, means “Young Sister Creek.” The tribes came up with the new name.

The names of about two dozen places in Colorado have been changed.

“I feel a deep obligation to use my platform to ensure that our public lands and waters are accessible and welcoming. It starts with removing racist and derogatory names that have adorned federal sites for far too long,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in a statement.

The changes announced on Thursday capped nearly one year process which began after Haaland, the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency, took office in 2021. Haaland is from Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico.

Haaland in November declared the term derogatory and ordered members of the Board on Geographic Names, the Department of the Interior panel that oversees uniform naming of places in the United States, and others to offer alternatives.

Haaland has meanwhile created a panel that will collect public suggestions on changing other places named with pejorative terms.

Other well-known locations include Colorado’s Mestaa’ėhehe Pass near Mestaa’ėhehe Mountain, about 30 miles west of Denver. The new name honors an influential translator, Owl Woman, who mediated between Native Americans and white traders and soldiers in what is now southern Colorado.

The Geographic Names Board has approved the renaming of the mountain in December.

While the offensive term in question, identified as “sq___” by the Department of the Interior on Thursday, has only met with widespread scorn in the United States relatively recently, the changing of place names in response to the widening opposition to racism has a long-standing precedent.

The ministry ordered the renaming of places bearing a derogatory term for black people in 1962 and those bearing a derogatory term for Japanese people in 1974.

In some cases, the private sector has taken the initiative to change the offensive term for Aboriginal women. Last year, a California ski resort changed name in Palisades Tahoe.

A ski area in Maine also engaged in 2021 to change its name, two decades after that state removed slurs from community and landmark names, though it has yet to do so.

The term originated in the Algonquin language and may have once simply meant “woman”. But over time, the word has devolved into a misogynistic and racist term to denigrate Indigenous women, experts say.

California, meanwhile, has taken its own steps to remove the word from place names. The state legislature in August passed a bill that would remove the word from more than 100 places starting in 2025.

Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom has until the end of September to decide whether or not to sign the bill.


Adam Beam of Sacramento, California contributed to this report.

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“Critical” network outage on all 3 campuses of The Ottawa Hospital resolved https://1cplusplusstreet.com/critical-network-outage-on-all-3-campuses-of-the-ottawa-hospital-resolved/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 21:13:13 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/critical-network-outage-on-all-3-campuses-of-the-ottawa-hospital-resolved/ Operating rooms were on standby and some appointments were canceled after a critical network outage Friday morning across all sites of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH). According to information provided to hospital staff and obtained by CBC News, a “hardware problem” was discovered around 5 a.m. Friday, resulting in a network outage that affected multiple software […]]]>

Operating rooms were on standby and some appointments were canceled after a critical network outage Friday morning across all sites of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH).

According to information provided to hospital staff and obtained by CBC News, a “hardware problem” was discovered around 5 a.m. Friday, resulting in a network outage that affected multiple software systems.

As a result, the hospital entered a critical infrastructure failure code gray, which remained in place Friday afternoon.

Systems affected included: EPIC (an electronic health record management system), PACs (picture archiving and communication systems), Cerner (a medical software suite), Rhapsody and SPOK Mobile paging.

“An Incident Command Center has been established and operations teams are working on outage procedures for all TOH sites and our relevant regional partners,” said information provided to TOH staff on Friday morning.

Staff were advised that TOH did not expect anything to change until “at least” noon.

Systems began to come back online before noon

A doctor who declined to be named because she was not authorized to speak told CBC News staff can continue to do medicine without a computer.

Healthcare staff outside the general campus told CBC that some systems are starting to come back online and they are implementing workarounds such as printing and calling patients with results instead. to send them emails.

An email sent to staff at 11:50 a.m. said systems were starting to work again, but advised staff not to log on immediately.

Amanda Holroyd, administrative assistant at TOH, said the issue was affecting “most of the hospital” and systems were back online by noon.

In a statement sent just before 5 p.m., TOH said it was fully operational and the network issue had been resolved.

“The outage was caused by a hardware issue,” spokeswoman Vanessa Sanchez wrote via email. “Unfortunately, we have no information on the number of people affected.”

Isobel Salole’s partner was able to have her blood work done on the general campus on Friday morning despite the network outage, but she said other patients weren’t so lucky. (Radio Canada)

“The most unfortunate”, says the visitor

Isabelle Salole said she checked into hospital on Friday morning with her husband, who needed a blood test for a transfusion early next week.

They managed to get everything done just before the hospital closed the entire lab until Tuesday morning, she said.

People who showed up without printed copies of requisitions weren’t so lucky, Salole said.

“It’s very unfortunate, and I guess it applied to the entire Ottawa Hospital system,” she said. “We were very lucky to have done the blood test.”

Mary McEwen, who was on general campus to help her mother, said a doctor had to go down to another room to retrieve images, but otherwise didn’t notice much of a difference in their care.

“They seem like a really well-oiled machine. The nurses I spoke to are adapting. It’s pretty easy to do things on paper,” McEwen said.

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Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters erased language on the campaign website saying the 2020 election was stolen from Trump https://1cplusplusstreet.com/republican-senate-candidate-blake-masters-erased-language-on-the-campaign-website-saying-the-2020-election-was-stolen-from-trump/ Mon, 29 Aug 2022 22:38:00 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/republican-senate-candidate-blake-masters-erased-language-on-the-campaign-website-saying-the-2020-election-was-stolen-from-trump/ A review of Masters’ website by CNN’s KFile showed it also removed controversial language saying Democrats were trying to ‘import’ a new electorate – language that fired for mirroring far-right conspiracies that Democrats are trying to weaken the power of European-born Americans in the country through the mass immigration of non-white immigrants. Both positions were […]]]>
A review of Masters’ website by CNN’s KFile showed it also removed controversial language saying Democrats were trying to ‘import’ a new electorate – language that fired for mirroring far-right conspiracies that Democrats are trying to weaken the power of European-born Americans in the country through the mass immigration of non-white immigrants.
Both positions were on the Masters website at August 1, the day before his victory in the Republican primary to face Democratic Senator Mark Kelly in the highly watched Senate race. The sections were gone by August 26, according to screenshots from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

Masters’ new campaign posture comes as a wave of Republican candidates nationwide attempt to distance themselves from unpopular or divisive policy positions, particularly on abortion and the legitimacy of the 2020 election, ahead of the election November mid-term.

NBC News first reported last week that Masters tried to water down his stance on abortion by removing his support for a “federal personality law” and several other tough anti-abortion stances from his website. while posting a video in which the Republican nominee took a softer stance on the issue.

A person close to Masters told CNN last week that the Republican candidate designs, codes and updates his website himself – and that his recent updates to the abortion section reflect his desire to use its political section as a “living document” rather than immutable. statement of his positions.

It’s unusual for candidates to update their major issues pages, and CNN has reached out to the Masters campaign about the changed language regarding the 2020 election.

Removed sections on immigration and 2020 elections

In early August, the “The Master Plan” page, Lily“We must take election integrity seriously. The 2020 election was a rotten mess – if we had had a free and fair election, President Trump would be sitting in the Oval Office today and America would be so better off.”

The page now only says, “We need to take election integrity seriously.”

In another section of the Masters website regarding immigration, The masters wrote“Joe Biden and Mark Kelly caused this crisis. They canceled the construction of the border wall. They invite illegal immigrants to come here and give them housing and money. The Democrats dream of a massive amnesty, because they want import a new electorate.”

The masters deleted the last line, which nods to the replacement conspiracy theory.

Site removed from archiving in 2018

The Masters website was temporarily removed from the Web Archive at his request, according to a spokesperson for the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

Anyone can request that their content be removed from the Wayback Machine and netizens reported it being removed on Friday after NBC’s report. Although the removal sparked cries that Masters was trying to hide changes to his campaign website, his page was actually requested for exclusion in 2018 before he was a candidate.

“Blake Masters sent us a request to remove blakemasters.com from the Wayback Machine in 2018, long before his campaign,” the spokesperson said. “We had no idea he would become a candidate for public office and have banned the site. We have currently reactivated access to the site’s archives for the period following the posting of the Masters campaign.”

CNN’s Alex Rogers contributed to this report.

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Chinese-Canadian seniors left behind as many Chinese-language newspapers go out of print https://1cplusplusstreet.com/chinese-canadian-seniors-left-behind-as-many-chinese-language-newspapers-go-out-of-print/ Sat, 27 Aug 2022 16:39:41 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/chinese-canadian-seniors-left-behind-as-many-chinese-language-newspapers-go-out-of-print/ As the world came to a halt two years ago, they sat unread in dusty newsstands in empty restaurants and grocery stores. Chinese-language newspapers, vital to the community, became largely inaccessible during the pandemic, as people were not allowed to visit the places where they were distributed. This is partly why Canada’s largest Chinese-language daily, […]]]>

As the world came to a halt two years ago, they sat unread in dusty newsstands in empty restaurants and grocery stores.

Chinese-language newspapers, vital to the community, became largely inaccessible during the pandemic, as people were not allowed to visit the places where they were distributed.

This is partly why Canada’s largest Chinese-language daily, Sing Tao Daily, has ceased printing across the country. After 44 years of circulation in Canada, its last release date is Saturday.

“The Chinese newspaper is really, really important to a lot of my members, seniors,” said Liza Chan, executive director of the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association. “It’s a big success for Calgary.”

This is a trend in the Canadian Chinese media landscape.

In Calgary, a number of other Chinese-language newspapers have gone out of print due to the effects of the pandemic, leaving only one locally printed newspaper to inform the Chinese community, especially seniors who do not receive generally not their information online.

The pandemic has changed readership patterns

Hailing from Hong Kong, Sing Tao Daily was distributed in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver. The daily ceased circulation in Calgary in 2016, but its weekly publications — Canadian City Post and Sing Tao Cosmopolitan — also cease physical editions on Saturday.

While some Sing Tao readers returned after restrictions were lifted, Wong says it hasn’t rebounded to pre-pandemic levels, which were already falling.

“We’re seeing the shift in audience consumption of their daily news and information,” Wong said. “We think it’s the right time to change and move into a new phase.”

It’s the same situation for Trend Media, formerly known as Trend Weekly. It was a free weekly magazine before going out of print and moving completely to an online platform in August.

“With the pandemic, more and more people are relying on online information in some way right now. So fewer and fewer people are really paying much attention to printed copies,” the publisher said. Danny Chan.

The pandemic has impacted the readership of many Chinese-language newspapers across Canada, as they are distributed in restaurants and grocery stores. (Ose Irete/CBC)

Chan says high printing costs have also been a major factor, especially with a reduction in readership. He says all revenue from the publication would go to printing.

“I think the newspaper printing business is going downhill right now because we can barely make enough money to cover printing costs,” he said.

He also saw a decline in the number of volunteer advertisers, the publication’s main source of income. Most advertisers target readers under 50 and now spend their money on online promotions, Chan says.

“Most readers of the print publication are older people. They don’t have that kind of buying power.”

Trend Media and Sing Tao will continue to publish e-books online.

Other local Calgary newspapers, such as Oriental Weekly, mention on their websites that they have ceased printing indefinitely during the pandemic.

Chinese seniors left behind

As much of the world has moved online during the pandemic, Wong says older people have become more technologically savvy and can learn to find the news online.

But Liza Chan says that’s not the case for the seniors she works with at the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association.

Liza Chan is the executive director of the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association. She says many older people are offline, so they depend on Chinese newspapers. (Submitted by Liza Chan)

“There are still a lot of seniors [who are] unable to access a computer or do not have the capacity to do so,” she said.

She says routine is important for older people, and reading the Chinese newspaper each week is a big part of their routines — namely, the weekly publications of Sing Tao and Trend Weekly. But now these are no longer an option.

A few other international newspapers are still distributed in Calgary, including Vision Times and Enoch Times, but there is now only one locally printed Chinese newspaper in Calgary that seniors can rely on.

It’s limiting for older people, Chan says, because that option is more in demand.

“When you have three different types, you can always get one out of three. But now you might not get any more,” she said.

Last locally printed Chinese newspaper

The Canadian Chinese Times was the first local Chinese-language newspaper established in Calgary in 1981. Today, it is the last in existence.

“It’s sad, actually,” said Jake Louie, publisher of the Canadian Chinese Times. “We don’t mind the competition at all, as it will give readers and the community more choice.”

“Now we’re the only ones left. So it’s kind of a lonely feeling, you know, in a way.”

Jake Louie is the founder and publisher of the Canadian Chinese Times, today the only locally printed Chinese newspaper in Calgary. (Submitted by Jake Louie)

The weekly, published on Thursdays, is aimed at Chinese seniors and new immigrants who want to learn more about the Canadian way of life and keep up to date with what’s going on in Calgary.

Approximately 12,000 copies are printed each week and distributed to over 60 locations across the city. As the last Chinese newspaper standing, Louie says demand has skyrocketed.

“Our diary is going like hotcakes,” Louie said.

He says they have already considered moving to an online-only platform due to soaring printing costs and a decrease in advertisements. But when they asked readers what they think, the comments were almost unanimous.

“‘No, I don’t know how to go online and I don’t have a computer. We really need physical print papers to be able to get the information there.'”

Tony Wong, president of the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, says Chinese newspapers play an important role in the daily life of the community.

Reading the newspaper with his family every Thursday and Friday has become a ritual, he says. Not only does this help him stay informed about community happenings, but his wife searches ads for the best promotions and sales to share with her sisters.

This has not changed during the pandemic. Instead, at first, his wife made sure he wore gloves to pick up the newspaper. She would also spray her hands and the paper with disinfectant.

“I just pray that the Canadian Chinese Times will remain in print for many years to come. Otherwise, a large part of our lives will be in danger,” he said.

Chan says she hopes the Canadian Chinese Times will consider printing more copies as demand increases so that no Chinese Calgarians lose touch with the community.

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Big Crypto Firm Tether Defies US Sanctions Over Service That Hid Stolen Assets https://1cplusplusstreet.com/big-crypto-firm-tether-defies-us-sanctions-over-service-that-hid-stolen-assets/ Wed, 24 Aug 2022 10:13:20 +0000 https://1cplusplusstreet.com/big-crypto-firm-tether-defies-us-sanctions-over-service-that-hid-stolen-assets/ Comment this story Comment The latest effort by the US government to crack down on the illicit use of cryptocurrency by rogue foreign regimes and criminals is meeting resistance from the industry itself, including one of its most important players and the most influential. Earlier this month, the Treasury Department sanctioned Tornado Cash, a cryptocurrency […]]]>

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The latest effort by the US government to crack down on the illicit use of cryptocurrency by rogue foreign regimes and criminals is meeting resistance from the industry itself, including one of its most important players and the most influential.

Earlier this month, the Treasury Department sanctioned Tornado Cash, a cryptocurrency service it says allowed North Korean hackers and others to launder billions of dollars in digital assets stolen in virtual burglaries. Typically, sanctions target individuals, countries or companies, and US companies comply by ensuring that they avoid doing business with them.

But the penalties for Tornado Cash are new. Tornado Cash is known as a mixer, hiding the source of digital assets by bundling them together before users withdraw them. It exists as software code on a decentralized, worldwide network of computers, and its authors have written it in such a way that even they cannot modify it. Crypto Industry Leaders Say They’re Insecure what they need to do to stay on the right side of the law.

“More than anything else right now, we’re an industry in need of guidance,” said Ari Redbord, a former treasury official now with TRM Labs, which provides crypto firms with tools to monitor fraud and corruption. financial crime.

A Crypto Firm That Attracted meticulous examination on our side regulators and law enforcement in the past, Tether, may be in violation of new Treasury rules. According to a Washington Post analysis of data from Dune Analytics, a cryptographic intelligence firm, Tether does not blacklist accounts associated with Tornado Cash.

So far, the US government has done nothing. “Tether has not been contacted by U.S. officials or law enforcement with a request” to freeze transactions with Tornado Cash, Tether Chief Technology Officer Paolo Ardoino said in a statement, adding that the company is “normally complying with requests from US authorities”.

Tether issues the world’s largest stablecoin, a dollar-pegged token that helps form the engine of the global crypto economy. Investors use it to buy and sell other digital assets and as collateral for certain transactions.

It is unclear whether Tether is legally obligated to comply with Treasury sanctions. The Hong Kong-based company suggests that is not the case, as it “does not operate in the United States or onboard American people as customers,” Ardoino said. But he said the company views the Treasury sanctions “as part of its world-class compliance program.”

to others timeTie frames have claims the company is supervised by the Treasury since it is registered with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, an office of the department which fights against illicit finance.

When asked if Treasury considers Tether to be in violation of Tornado Cash sanctions, the department declined to comment.

Sanctions experts said the issue was moot. The restrictions “generally apply to all U.S. nationals or corporations, or any person or organization in the United States or doing business in the United States, or any transaction affecting the United States,” said Scott Anderson, former State Department adviser at the nonpartisan Brookings Institution. said in an email. “I don’t know if Tether fits into that or not. But if there’s a chance they (or their employees) will, non-compliance could lead to real legal risk.

US Failed to Stop North Korean Gang from Laundering Crypto Trafficking

A former senior official with the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which enforces the sanctions, said Tether was treading dangerous ground.

“It’s never a very good idea to test OFAC. Right now is a particularly tough time for any crypto-related business to do that,” the former official said. “Looks like they’re doing that.”

Tether’s response, and the ambiguity surrounding it, highlights the firestorm the Treasury has unleashed with its latest attempt to thwart the criminal misuse of digital assets.

Cryptocurrency developers have long been divided on whether they are just working on innovative financial technology or part of an explicitly political attempt to create a parallel financial system beyond the reach of government control.

But crypto executives largely agree that the Treasury overstepped its Aug. 8 announcement against Tornado Cash, which they portray as an unprecedented targeting of computer code, rather than a person or entity typically victimized by sanctions. Some argue that the penalties may be unconstitutional — and could be an attempt to open up a broader attack on the privacy protections offered by their technology. Many try to determine how to comply and resist the decision.

A Treasury spokesperson stressed the urgent need for the department to act, noting in a statement that Tornado Cash “has been used to launder billions of dollars for criminals and other illicit actors.”

The Treasury Department is working with industry representatives “to monitor the effects of this action and issue guidance as necessary,” the spokesperson said.

Roman Semenov, co-founder of Tornado Cash, wrote in a direct Twitter message to The Post that the penalties will “certainly deter many people” from using the service.

Some Tornado Cash users can innocently deposit legitimately acquired cryptocurrency and withdraw it to make untraceable charitable donations – as Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin claims have done to contribute to Ukraine’s war effort. Depending on the moment, the transactions of certain users may have helped North Korean-affiliated hackers cover their tracks. In June and July, 41% of funds passing through the service were linked to hacks and other thefts, according at TRM Labs, a blockchain analytics company.

Tether has a history of racking up penalties from regulators. In 2021, he paid $18.5 million to settle charges from the New York Attorney General’s office that he lied about the composition of the assets backing his stablecoin, known as USDT. The company paid an additional $41 million later that year to settle similar allegations from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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And he once neglected to comply with US sanctions against a crypto program. A Post analysis in April found that Tether continued to allow transactions with accounts allegedly belonging to Chatex, a Moscow-based digital asset exchange that the Treasury sanctioned last year. Since Tornado Cash was sanctioned this month, $5,000 worth of USDT has been deposited with the mixer, according to analysis by The Post.

Tether’s closest competitor, Circle Internet Financial, has taken a different approach. The day after the sanctions announcement, the US-based company said it had decided to comply by freezing $75,000 of its stablecoin, USD Coin, in Tornado Cash wallets and blocking transactions with blacklisted accounts.

Still, Circle chief executive Jeremy Allaire criticized the Treasury’s decision, writing on Twitter that he “crossed a major threshold in internet history”. He said the sanctions raise “extraordinary questions about privacy and security” and would invite “more brutal enforcement action if we don’t act now.”

Coin Center, a crypto think tank and advocacy group, went further. The organization said it was considering a legal challenge. The ruling “potentially violates constitutional rights to due process and free speech,” Jerry Brito and Peter Van Valkenburgh of the Coin Center wrote in a blog post last week, adding that the Treasury “has failed to act adequately to mitigate the foreseeable impact its action would have on innocent Americans.” Coin Center declined to comment further.

Tornado Cash is set to run automatically, and it cannot be changed or stopped. “It’s like yelling at a vending machine,” said Michael Mosier, former head of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, who is now general counsel at crypto privacy firm Espresso Systems. “That’s not the way to do behavior change, so it won’t affect the national security objectives for which the system was put in place.”

Tornado Cash has already seen a steep drop in the crypto it trades since the sanctions took effect. Daily deposits to the program have grown from around $7 million worth of Ethereum in the first week of August to around $2 million since the mixer was sanctioned, according to data from Dune Analytics. As traffic to the mixer dries up, say crypto analysts, the tool becomes less useful for illicit actors, who need a large pool of crypto to effectively hide the assets they send there.

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