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Facebook’s chief technology officer is leaving the company after 13 years

Facebook is about to close an important chapter in its history. CNBC reports the social network’s chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, is stepping down from his role after a total 13 years at the company. He’ll move to a part-time position as Facebook’s first Senior Fellow at some point in 2022, when he’ll help foster…

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NASA’s chief scientist will retire in 2022

NASA is about to close an important chapter in its history. Chief Scientist Jim Green, who has worked at the agency for over 40 years, now plans to retire in early 2022. He started by developing NASA’s equivalent to the internet (the Space Physics Analysis Network) shortly after he arrived in 1980, but he’s best…

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Uber’s chief technical officer to step down By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An Uber logo is seen during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson(Reuters) -Uber Chief Technology Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the company’s head of engineering, a spokesperson of the ride-hailing company said late on Tuesday.The…

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Apple’s car chief is heading to Ford

Ford has hired away Apple’s car chief, Doug Field, to become its chief advanced technology and embedded systems officer. “Field will lead Ford’s efforts to develop the next-gen Blue Oval Intelligence tech stack to deliver smart, connected vehicles and services that improve over time through constant updates,” according to Ford’s press release. He’ll report to…

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Past in mind, NASA chief Bill Nelson looks to future on visit to Johnson Space Center

Home News Spaceflight NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, a former space shuttle payload specialist, takes questions from reporters at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Image credit: collectSPACE.com) Bill Nelson’s trip to the Johnson Space Center in Houston this week evoked memories of his first visit to the home of U.S.…

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AFL-CIO chief: In pandemic, unions are a source of ‘trusted information’

Washington Liz Shuler hasn’t missed a beat. Following the sudden death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka earlier this month, Ms. Shuler stepped right into his shoes as the nation’s top labor leader, after 12 years as his deputy.Now, on the eve of Labor Day, President Shuler is carrying on with the 12.5-million-member federation’s goals: passing…

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The New Chief Chaplain at Harvard? An Atheist.

Schools The elevation of Greg Epstein, author of “Good Without God,” reflects a broader trend of young people who increasingly identify as spiritual but religiously nonaffiliated. Greg Epstein has been Harvard’s humanist chaplain since 2005. Cody O’Loughlin / The New York Times By Emma Goldberg, New York Times Service August 26, 2021 | 1:46 PM…

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Chief of Staff Ron Klain mansplained what’s happening in Kabul to CNN’s Clarissa Ward who is in Kabul

CNN’s Clarissa Ward reported earlier today on the absolute s*itshow in Kabul and questioned how the U.S. is “going to evacuate 50,000 people in the next two weeks”:CNN’s @clarissaward in Kabul: “I’m sitting here for 12 hours in the airport, 8 hours on the airfield and I haven’t seen a single US plane take off. How on Earth are you…

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NASA chief excited for Starliner launch, touts importance of competition

Home News Spaceflight NASA Administrator Bill Nelson spoke at the beginning of a flight readiness review for OFT-2 held on July 22, 2021. (Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is ready to cheer on the launch of Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule on a vital uncrewed test flight this week.Boeing…

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FEMA chief aims to address climate change’s role in disasters like wildfires

FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell’s first trip out West since being confirmed in April reinforced her view that the agency must tackle climate change’s influence on disasters, such as wildfires and droughts.Why it matters: FEMA is the lead agency for providing aid to states hit hard by ongoing fires, already approving 19 Fire Management Assistance Grants.…