Boyd Matheson: Breonna Taylor’s case nods to a crucial conversation

People who are losing the capacity to feel reverence are in danger of losing a great deal more. As a society we have lost much when it comes to reverence over the last several decades, and especially over the past year. Reverence for life, reverence for others, reverence for principles of justice and equality, reverence for freedom — have all been eroded by erroneous, egocentric thinking and the cancer of contempt. When it comes to reverence we simply cannot afford to lose much more.

Author Jeff Woodward stated, “Without reverence, people do not know how to respect each other or how to respect themselves. Without reverence an army cannot tell the difference between what it is and a gang of bandits. In our technology driven society, reverence has fallen beneath the horizons of our intellectual vision.”

The tragic shooting death of Breonna Taylor by law enforcement officers in Louisville, Kentucky,

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AI, IoT, Analytics and Other Emerging Tech Will Be Crucial in Post-Pandemic World

You probably can’t count how many times you’ve heard that the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak across the U.S. and around the world will lead to significant opportunities for those in the tech space, especially AV integrators with a foothold in collaboration and touchless systems.

From corporate to education to health care to hospitality to retail and beyond, AV integrators are uniquely positioned to help their clients find new ways to use existing and emerging technology to solve their problems and bring people back to work, school, restaurants, sports arenas and more safely.

Using occupancy management, digital signage to deliver messages to people and offering touchless experiences and intuitive access control protocols are all ways AV integrators can incorporate tech into existing spaces in the new reality of COVID-19, said NEC Display’s Kelly Harlin during the closing session of the 2020 NSCA Pivot to Profit virtual event today.

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