Philadelphia Council City Passes Resolution Praising Quinta Brunson For ABC Hit Show ‘Abbott Elementary,’ the 1st ABC Comedy Premiere To Quadruple Ratings

ABC’s newest scripted comedy series Abbott Elementary receives praise after becoming the network’s first comedy premiere to quadruple ratings since its original airing. The show premiered early last month, bringing in 2.79 million viewers and a 0.6 rating in the 18–49 demo, Deadline reports. Now, just 35 days into its debut, the Quinta Brunson-created series shot…

Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions Amplifies BIPOC Voices with 2nd Annual Mentorship Lab

Hillman Grad Productions, a development and production company founded by Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani, committed to creating art that redefines the status quo and providing a platform for BIPOC and underrepresented voices across all mediums, is once again kicking off The Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. In its second year, the lab will be spearheaded by Program Director Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright, Program Administrator and…

San Jose Approves First Liability Insurance Law for Gun Owners

San Jose, CA, has voted to enact a law that will require anyone who purchases and/or owns a firearm to carry liability insurance—reportedly a first in the United States. According to The Associated Press, the San Jose City Council approved the measure Tuesday morning. Gun owners argue that this measure violates their Second Amendment rights;…

Wireless Power Transfer With Power Wall

“A wall with no sockets and power outlets but still can provide power – welcome to the future of powering smart home systems“ Recently, while designing an IoT tag that can be powered wirelessly, I thought about the possibility of building walls having no electrical outlets that can supply electric power to various appliances.The idea…

4-Channel Touchless Switchboard For The Post Covid World

As Covid-19 is still rampant we need to be cautious. Wearing mask, social distancing, and washing or sanitising our hands properly from time to time is absolutely necessary to avoid it. As a precaution, we should also avoid touching any item including the electrical switches as far as possible. In public places, schools, and offices…

Smart Musical Bell That Identifies The Person

Musical bell is the choice of many over ding-dong type bell or door-lens for which you have to go to the door to look out. An IoT based smart musical bell can be rung through the conventional bell switch as well as by a motion detector sensor like an infrared (IR) sensor, passive infrared (PIR)…