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TheOsceola – Column: Logic behind ‘why’ in scheduling Duquesne remains sound

Editor’s note: This story ran in The Osceola in Feb. 2021. But it’s now timely again with Florida State kicking off the 2022 season in two weeks against Duquesne. When Florida State arranged a game with Duquesne for the 2022 schedule, most Seminole fans reacted adversely. My first reaction wasn’t anger but curiosity: Why did […]

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Technology

Google Cloud Introduces Batch, a Service for Scheduling Batch Jobs

Google Cloud recently announced the preview of Batch, a managed service to run batch jobs at scale. The new service supports the latest T2A Arm-based instances and Spot VMs for large batch jobs utilizing task parallelization. Batch handles dynamic resource provisioning and autoscaling, executing requests in parallel, supports scripts and containerized workloads and can leverage […]

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Travel

Florida is entering a new scheduling era in 2022, but how long will it last?

Ten years ago, I took the time to write up a story detailing the rationale behind Florida’s then-infamous scheduling practices. I was tired of having to explain things anew in various forums, so I wanted to have something I could link to instead of writing and rewriting the same things. In the meantime, UF took […]

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Entertainment

Can Netflix-style recommendations improve radiology scheduling?

After upgrading the radiology portal on their institution’s mobile app with an appointment recommendation engine for certain patients and types of imaging exams, a group led by Dr. Ankur Doshi of NYU Langone Health found that their “frictionless” approach significantly increased the percentage of patients scheduling their exams in the app, enhancing patient convenience and reducing […]

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Business

American Airlines pilots get triple pay for trips dropped in scheduling glitch

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images American Airlines and its pilots’ union agreed to triple pay for aviators who were able to drop thousands of July flights because of a scheduling program glitch over the […]

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Business

American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of July trips

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images A glitch in a scheduling program allowed American Airlines pilots to drop thousands of trips in July, their union said Saturday, a headache for the airline as it […]

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Travel

‘Canes paired with BC, Louisville under new ACC scheduling format

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Miami will play Boston College and Louisville, in addition to rival Florida State, every year under a new scheduling model adopted by the Atlantic Coast Conference. The ACC on Tuesday announced the new 3-5-5 schedule rotation, ensuring all 14 football-playing institutions play each other home and away at least once during the four-year […]

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Celebrities

Britney Spears Revealed Her Brother Was “Never Invited” To Her Wedding Amid Scheduling Conflict Claims

“Do you honestly think I want my brother there?” Posted 13 minutes ago On Thursday, Britney Spears married Sam Asghari in an intimate ceremony at their Thousand Oaks home after seven years together. The wedding was attended by a host of high-profile names, including Madonna, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, and Paris Hilton — with Paris […]

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Gaming

Apple attempts to appease union efforts with scheduling improvements | Engadget

Apple will make a number of changes to scheduling rules for its retail employees that the company believes will result in more flexible working hours, Bloomberg. The move arrives as Apple retail stores in Maryland and New York City are slated to hold in the coming weeks. The changes will include changes to limits on […]

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Sports

Carlos Alcaraz wades into French Open scheduling row with Djokovic and Nadal affected

Carlos Alcaraz has waded into the scheduling row at the French Open by claiming it will be unfair if he is forced to play in three consecutive night sessions. There will be winners and losers before a ball is hit in Tuesday’s quarter-finals in the loaded top half of the draw. Rafa Nadal wants his […]