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Collin Sexton is next step in Cavaliers’ new era of being in ‘player development business’

“Phil Handy, who previously oversaw player development, was dismissed and Vitaly Potapenko left to be an assistant coach in Memphis” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. But a newfound devotion to “player development” is, at minimum, a phrase seldom used on any LeBron James team during his current run of eight consecutive Finals.Cleveland’s player development staff has undergone significant change already this offseason.As general manager Koby Altman said Friday, for the first time in a long time, the Cavs are “going to be in the player development business.”. Dan Geriot was…

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Sexton is next step in Cavs’ new era of being in ‘player development’

“Phil Handy, who previously oversaw player development, was dismissed and Vitaly Potapenko left to be an assistant coach in Memphis” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. But a newfound devotion to “player development” is, at minimum, a phrase seldom used on any LeBron James team during his current run of eight consecutive Finals.Cleveland’s player development staff has undergone significant change already this offseason.As general manager Koby Altman said Friday, for the first time in a long time, the Cavs are “going to be in the player development business.”. Dan Geriot was…

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Early Childhood Development programs being piloted in Iran

“Therefore, supporting early childhood development improves equity improving the health, nutrition, and education outcomes of children” reports tehrantimes.com. Proper health, nutrition, and early stimulation play a critical role for brain development and child well-being.Around the world, poor children under five lag behind their more advantaged peers in physical, language, cognitive, and socio-emotional development.According to the World Bank, ECD refers to the physical, cognitive, linguistic, and socio-emotional development of a child from the prenatal stage up to age eight. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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11 delivery robots that will soon carry food and packages to your door

“A robot named Deli (short for “Delicious Delivery”) has been in development by Woowa Brothers, a team out of Korea University, since July” reports zdnet.com. The project is actually an iterative step toward a more capable robot.Deli is being designed specifically to deliver food in indoor environments, such as food courts.A second stage of development will produce a robot capable of delivery in compound environments. Ultimately, the Woowa Brothers team will build an autonomous robot capable of handling sidewalks and city streets, which is the holy grail of driverless delivery. Source:…

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A more unified Nintendo is the secret to the Switch’s massive success

“In 2013, Nintendo merged its two game development divisions, which were previously separated by platform” writes Jun Edt for theverge.com. Perhaps just as importantly, those sales have made the Switch an enticing platform for developers outside of Nintendo.The hybrid console is home to an ever-growing library of indie titles, and many of those games are selling better on Nintendo’s platform than elsewhere. Source: theverge.com Share This:

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Bitcoin Influence by the Financial Elite Isn’t…

“It seems a growing interest by the financial elite will serve as both a blessing and a curse rolled into one” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Do you agree that having the financial elite view Bitcoin as an investment can be problematic?. For the financial elite, the Bitcoin price is a top priority.Additionally, this interest by the financial elite can be problematic in the long-term.Unsurprisingly, it’s mainly the financial elite who considers this an investment first and foremost. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Pulumi, founded by Microsoft and AWS veterans, raises $5M seed and debuts an open-source project and commercial SaaS product to help devs be cloud agnostic

“At a certain point, that stops making sense; Pulumi thinks it has found the way forward for the cloud computing era” writes Tom Krazit for geekwire.com. The Pulumi open-source project allows developers to write new multicloud-aware applications in popular languages like JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, and Go at launch, with support for Java and C# coming soon.Microsoft’s Brendan Burns, who was part of the team that created Kubernetes, the multicloud deployment darling of today’s world, proposed something similar to Pulumi last December at KubeCon.The Seattle-based startup, founded last year by veterans…

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Oprah and Apple Ink Multi-Year Content Development Deal

“Apple didn’t go into much detail about the deal, other than describing it as a “unique, multi-year content partnership” to create shows as part of a broader lineup of original programming from Apple” writes Annie Gaus for thestreet.com. On Friday,  (AAPL) announced a development deal with the mega-star to create a slate of original programs to punch back against (NFLX) , (AMZN) , Hulu and others in the increasingly crowded online video market.Apple has also inked development deals with comedian Kristen Wiig, producer J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg. Source: thestreet.com Share…

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski: Oil drilling in Arctic Refuge can be done safely | Op-Ed

“Our actions marked the end of a 37-year debate about whether energy production should be allowed in the 1002 Area” writes Special To The for seattletimes.com. It was disappointing, though not surprising, to read Sally Jewell’s recent Op-Ed [“Let the Trump administration know Arctic refuge is no place for oil and gas drilling,” Opinion, June 1].The 1002 Area of ANWR is located in northeast Alaska, just a few miles from existing development that is safely occurring on state lands.It is named for a section of a 1980 law that conserved…

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