IBM Vermont plant in deal with KodakIBM and Kodak have announced a multi-year agreement under which the twoconpanies will jointly develop and produce image sensor chips for consumerproducts such as digital cameras and cell phones. Engineers at the IBMVermont facility will work with Kodak to develop a manufacturing processto help Kodak deliver image sensors for consumer products that offerhigher performance, improved image quality and more features than devicescurrently available. IBM will manufacture these image chips for Kodak atthe Vermont facility. This is a key foundry customer win for the Vermontfacility. The image sensor business is growing at a rapid rate and IBMviews this technology as a key opportunity in 2005 and beyond.
“All materials will be delivered in an easy and entertaining way. The program will be monitored and evaluated by the ministry and civil society organizations,” Usrin said.Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim said Belajar dari Rumah was the ministry’s effort to help students who faced hindrances in remote internet learning.”This program could help students who have limited internet access due to economic or geographic reasons,” Nadiem said on Thursday as quoted by kompas.com. (dpk)Topics : The broadcaster’s acting director of news and programs, Usrin Usman, said the education program would start airing on Monday at 8 a.m.”Besides educational programs for students from Monday to Friday, we will also air guidance programs for teachers and parents, as well as cultural programs on weekends,” Usrin said.Read also: To master home school, keep it fun and focus on the basicsThe programs will focus on developing students’ literacy, numeric skills, character and life skills. Public television broadcaster TVRI will air a full-day educational program called Belajar dari Rumah (Study from Home) for three months to help students who are required to study from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.TVRI acting president director Supriyono said the program was held in cooperation with the Education and Culture Ministry.”The program will cover learning materials for students of elementary school, junior high school and senior high school, as well as additional information on parenting,” Supriyono said during a press briefing on Friday.
Image source: J.E. McAmisJ.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting successfully wrapped up the final production blast on the Ketchikan Pinnacle Removal Project in Alaska yesterday. A few days of dredging out that blasted rock and the crews will be headed back to the Columbia River, J.E. McAmis said in their latest project update.Crews officially started drilling operations on December 17, 2019.The purpose of the project was to drill/blast and dredge approximately 1-acre of rock down to elevation -41.5′ in support of shipping and vessel traffic for the City of Ketchikan.For this project, McAmis mobilized from their base on the Columbia River on December 7, arrived in Ketchikan on December 15, and started operations on 17 December.