6 ways AI can make political campaigns more deceptive than ever

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source for news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (The Conversation) Political campaign ads and donor requests have always been deceptive. In 2004, for example, US presidential candidate John Kerry, a Democrat, aired an ad stating that Republican opponent George W. Bush “says sending jobs overseas ‘makes sense’ for … Read more

Get started now for mosquito protection this season – Oswego County today

Oswego County – Summer is here, and public health officials are reminding residents to be vigilant to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites this summer. “Mosquitoes are typically considered a nuisance pest, but they can carry diseases such as Eastern Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) and West Nile Virus (WNV),” said Vera Dunsmore, Oswego County … Read more

Let the flowers bloom again

Features Newsday reporter 3 hours ago Representatives of the Tobago House of Representatives and the United Nations Development Fund at the launch of the Pollinator Garden in Scarborough, Tobago. – How many times when a butterfly is floating past, have you heard someone say, “You know how long I haven’t seen a butterfly?” Or maybe … Read more

In search of the lost apples in New England

In the nineteenth century, there was a huge appetite for apples in New England. People bought trees from mail order catalogs. They took scions from the most promising trees of their neighbour. They’ve been keeping an eye out for weedy seedlings that, for the most part, produce rubbish apples but might just become the next … Read more

MASTER GARDENER – Plant Trees: When It’s Hot, It’s Not – Orange Leader

MASTER GARDENER – PLANT TREES: When it’s hot, it’s not Posted at 12:06 am Tue Jul 4 2023 The often overlooked, but essential task of tree transplantation is to maintain the tree’s structural growth and root stability. Allow the stakes to remain attached to the tree for two years of growth. (cheyennegardengossip.wordpress.com) Wow, can you … Read more