ABA Technologies, Inc. Announces Sudden Passing of Their Founder and President Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz

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ABA Technologies, Inc. is saddened to announce today that the Founder and President, Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, BCBA-D died on Monday, September 21, 2020.

ABA Technologies, Inc. is saddened to announce today that the Founder and President, Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, BCBA-D died on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Melbourne, FL, October 13, 2020 –( PR.com )– It is with profound sadness that we share the loss of our beloved founder, mentor, colleague, and friend Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz. He died from complications related to an ongoing battle with diabetes. Through his extraordinary dedication to teaching and disseminating the science and application of behavior analysis—always with a deep sense of humanity and respect for others’ dignity—he touched the lives of thousands of individuals across the globe. He is dearly missed.

In the early 1990s, Dr. Martinez-Diaz worked closely with Dr. Gerald Shook to help create a formal behavior analysis certification credential for the State of Florida, which later grew into the national organization we know today as the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). In 1998, Dr. Martinez-Diaz founded ABA Technologies Inc. to provide both clinical and educational services based in the science of behavior analysis. Dr. Martinez-Diaz was the driving force behind creating the graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Florida Tech, which accepted its first students in 1998. In 2006 he began Florida Tech’s ABA Online program, providing much of the original content for the five-course sequence designed to meet course content requirements of the governing board that oversees and approves those who are allowed to provide clinical services as regulated by each state. This course sequence continues to generate high pass rates on the national exam. With the support of Florida Tech, Dr. Martinez-Diaz established an independent School of Behavioral Analysis (SOBA) within the College of Psychology and Liberal

Xbox Series X Is Everywhere All Of A Sudden, Unlike PS5

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When you go on my Twitter timeline right now, you see a ton of Microsoft’s Xbox Series X. People are talking about load times, AI-assisted HDR, performance increases, all that good stuff Microsoft wants in the air before launch. The reasoning is pretty simple, and it’s not because the entire conversation shifted overnight to focus exclusively on Microsoft’s console over Sony’s PS5. It’s because Microsoft has been sending people a ton of consoles, and they’re talking about them. Pretty straightforward, actually.

We’re now on what appears to be the second round of a preview program that has seen Microsoft sending out consoles to a ton of people across the industry: influencers and journalists, who naturally take to social media to talk about what they’re seeing with their shiny new toys. I haven’t gotten one—it’s fine. But it’s a smart move, especially considering the fact that both these consoles are going to lean more heavily on upgrades to older games than new, flashy exclusives at the beginning. It’s a slightly more complicated argument than usual, and it’s one that the manufacturers could use some help making.

Sony, on the other hand, has been much more reserved. We’re seeing the first hands-on videos from Japanese Youtubers now, and they’re showing off a lot of the same things people are praising with the Xbox Series X. But there’s a difference between flooding social media with preview units and a single, limited event, and it’s mostly one of scale. By giving out so many consoles, Microsoft ensures it has a prominent place in social media in these weeks before launch.

Sony had too many advantages to count last generation: price probably being chief among them, followed by not making a complete mess of their reveal. One other thing, however,