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2013-11-05 23:30:00

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s...

Study Suggests Repetition Of Rare Events Could Reduce Screening Mistakes By Security Officers
2013-11-05 09:57:56

Carnegie Mellon University The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie Mellon University researcher suggests guards could improve their detection rates the same way adults learn vocabulary words — through repetition. In experiments that simulated multiple-camera video surveillance, study participants failed...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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