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I use this Twitter account and this Facebook page to share news and tech news articles from around the web that I think are important or find interesting. The feed below is from the Facebook page.

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Kevin's News Links5 days ago
I still think signs and flashing lights on each side and above are more effective, but whatever it takes to get drivers' attention should be done.

Beaumont to install a third 3D crosswalk despite flat reception https://kevinsnewslinks.co/Beaumont3DSidewalks via CTV Edmonton
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Kevin's News Links5 days ago
Survey of 4,272 adults in US. Hardly represents the majority, but still a good indicator of tech know how versus tech geeks.

A majority of U.S. adults can answer fewer than half the questions correctly on a digital knowledge quiz
https://kevinsnewslinks.co/PEWInternetStudy
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Kevin's News Links5 days ago
“Epic supports everyone’s right to express their views on politics and human rights."

Unlike Blizzard, Epic Games says it won’t ban players for political speech https://kevinsnewslinks.co/BlizzardBan via The Verge
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Kevin's News Links6 days ago
Great analysis here. Fires will still happen. Also, PG&E is just trying to cover their asses so they can't be blamed for their lines sparking blazes.

Power Shutoffs Can’t Save California From Wildfire Hell https://kevinsnewslinks.co/CalforniaPowerOutages via WIRED
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Kevin's News Links6 days ago
Arguably because they can't be bothered to maintain their lines and clear away hazards. They don't want to be blamed for starting fires again.

PG&E to cut power to 800,000 customers across California after midnight; Marin added to list https://kevinslinks.com/NorCalOutage
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Kevin's News Links6 days ago
Victorian hospitals lock down IT systems after ransomware attack https://kevinsnewslinks.co/VictoriaAustraliaRansomware