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Mike Robbins, an executive coach who has worked with companies like Google, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, and the NBA, says everyone wants to copy what’s happening in Silicon Valley. “There’s a lot of interest when I’m [consulting] with companies that are more traditional,” says Robbins. “They’re asking, ‘What’s Google doing? What’s happening in Silicon Valley?’ They …

The Federal Communications Commission is once again seeking comment on its repeal of its Obama-era net neutrality rules. But the new comment period isn’t focused on the usual issues that underpin the net neutrality debate, such as blocking or throttling content. Instead, it will focus on less-noticed aspects of the agency’s decision with regards to …

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When you are working alone, being able to use a reliable method by which you can call for help is an absolute must. Equipping our lone workers with safety alarms is a simple yet effective way to address this issue. With all those options on the market, here is a list that highlights some of …

Gabriel is a professional transcriber, and for years he earned a middle-class living. In the early 2000s he’d make up to $40 an hour transcribing corporate earnings calls. He’d sit at his desk, “knock it out” for hours using custom keystrokes, and watch the money roll in. “I sent my son to private schools and …

The site’s innovations have always been cultural rather than computational. It was created using existing technology. This remains the single most underestimated and misunderstood aspect of the project: its emotional architecture. Wikipedia is built on the personal interests and idiosyncrasies of its contributors; in fact, without getting gooey, you could even say it is built …

Hi everyone, and welcome to the third edition of Plaintext. I hope that this newsletter has become one more good reason to look forward to Friday. (I now look forward to Friday because it means the newsletter is done and I don’t have to worry about the next one until … Sunday?) If you are …

Software alarms are a key part of an effective network management and service assurance, helping to safeguard that faults and performance issues are addressed as quickly as possible. However, the environment for IT and telecommunications alarm management has rapidly evolved over the last years, generating many new challenges that could disrupt the operations of an …

Just like every other space, securing an office or workplace is also important. However, the internal security in workplaces starts from the deliberate awareness of staffs of the office space. Many companies are at risk from employee theft, intellectual property theft or even criminal break-ins. As business owners or company directors, what can we do …

Facebook launched on Thursday that it’d enhance a fact-checking program to its Instagram image-sharing service. Instagram prospects all by the US can now report content material materials supplies provides offers provides offers provides offers provides affords provides affords provides presents affords presents affords affords presents affords presents presents presents affords presents affords affords affords affords …