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Tech Execs React to Shooting at YouTube's Offices
After a woman wounded three and then killed herself in a shooting at YouTube's corporate offices in San Bruno, California on Tuesday, some of the top names in Silicon Valley called for stricter gun control laws, as CNBC reports. The shooter was identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 38, and was active on YouTube, posting videos about veganism, exercise and other
190 Books Recommended by Bill Gates
Bill Gates favorite books updated on4/3/2018 with his two favorite books ever 1/29/2018 with his favorite book ever Although, he has never authored one, Bill Gates has recommended a lot of books over the years. We were curious to find out how many in total and came up with 190 names spanning from 2001 through 2017 2018. We put together
Four Reasons Overworking Is Overrated
From an early age, many Americans are taught the value of hard work. The harder you work, our society reasons, the more successful and financially prosperous you will be. See 2017 Hedge Fund Letters. PublicDomainPictures / PixabayAs a result, companies often demand much of their workforce, and a high percentage of Americans work overtime to meet or exceed their business’
3 Signs it’s Time to Ask Your Boss For That Promotion
You already know why you want a promotion: It will confirm what you’ve already accomplished in your role, validate your work and work ethic, and open paths for bigger and better projects. Ideally, it’ll also mean more pay. But there’s a difference between wanting a promotion and being ready for it. In order to put your best foot forward with your
Can Eating More Kale, Eggs, And Carrots Make You Smarter And Happier?
What you heard endlessly growing up was right: You really should eat your vegetables–but perhaps for more reasons than your nagging parents knew. Kale, carrots, and spinach are packed with a naturally occurring substance that researchers are beginning to link with cognitive performance and even mental health. Here’s the latest science behind the brain-boosting compound that could be as easy
How to Stay Motivated When Your Company is Going Through a Crisis
Motivation isn’t a switch that you can turn on or off. At work you’ve probably found that motivation comes pretty easily when the company is doing well, and your efforts are rewarded. When a company is in trouble, however, it’s not always that easy. You might be expected to take on additional responsibilities and pull extra hours, but without the
More Than a Phone: The 'Light Phone 2' Fights Back Against Addictive Technology
Addicted to your smartphone? We check our phones on average 47 times per day, according to a Deloitte study. There is a growing awareness around the negative consequences of smartphone addiction. This week, Stanford students called on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to launch an essentials product — calls, texts and photos only. Whether a smartphone user needs a phone away
How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Misunderstandings at Work
If you’ve ever had to clear up a situation at work because you were misquoted or misinterpreted, you know how easy it is for actions and words to be misconstrued. Misunderstandings are rooted in communication, and we often wind up getting derailed because we were too busy to get clarification, says Janel Anderson, owner of the communication consulting firm Working
2019 Audi A6 Brings Advanced Tech and More Legroom
The 2019 Audi A6 is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show this week, but the automaker has offered a sneak peek at it and tech lovers are going bonkers. It’s been just a few years since the A6 received a facelift, but apparently, Audi decided that it needed another one. The 2019 model marks the eight generation of
Experts: It's Time to Freak Out About Artificial Intelligence - Or Not
When it comes to the potential dangers that artificial intelligence poses to our way of life as a human species, no one has been more outspoken than Elon Musk. The man who has utilized technology to help change the way we make payments or drive cars or maybe someday travel to space, has a view of AI that is often