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The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

Blockchain

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management

Theories and practices of management often spring from the opportunities created by new technologies. Interchangeable parts spurred ideas about structuring assembly lines and logistics. The complex calculations of the field known as Operations Research were enabled by mainframe computing. …

Innovation

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

Recipe: Creamy Cheesecake Cookies

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Infographic: IT Infrastructure Security Best Practices

<b>These days, it seems like everyone is out to get their dirty hands on your data, so how can we safeguard against an increasing array of cyber threats?</b><p>…

Information Systems

5 Ways Chatbots Are Already Revolutionising E-Commerce | BCW

<b>Since the introduction of Apple’s Siri in 2011, AI and marketing strategy have merged to introduce chatbots. Designed to emulate a ‘human’ customer</b> …

The Most Expensive Camera Lenses of All Time

<i>Video Screenshot/B&H Photo Video</i>If you think your camera gear was expensive, think again...Compared to the lenses listed below, your Nikon D850s and …

Cameras

BrandPost: The Future of Cybersecurity Part II: The Need for Automation

The growing complexity (Part 1) of today’s networks and the growing sophistication of today’s threats has outpaced the ability of most traditional …

Automation

5 health-promoting plants that will clean the air in your home — and are very hard to kill

It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially during the dark, dry, winter months.<p>But if they can thrive, indoor plants have all sorts of benefits. Plants can regulate indoor humidity, and they've been shown to make people feel content and peaceful around the world. In Norway, office …

Creative Commons

HR Technology For 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just published, “HR Technology Disruptions for 2018,” I describe the details. In this article I’ll summarize the ten big changes going on.<p><b>1. A Massive</b> …

Human Resources

Buy All Your Employees a Smartphone. Your Job Might Depend on It

When smartphones are stupid: Android devices and iPhones have emerged as a primary work tool for many workers -- and hackers know it.<p>You're going to love your new iPhone X. And the best part? Totally free. (Maybe.)<p>Remember BYOD (bring your own device)? When the BYOD craze started, company officials …

Mobile

You have almost certainly been hacked

<i>Hackers are breaking into the systems of companies, government agencies, and individuals. Is any information safe? Here's everything you need to know:</i><p>…

Everybody Knows Data Security Is A Problem. Here's What You Can Actually Do About It

The truth is that data security and operational excellence go hand-in-hand<p>The recent Equifax data breach was unusual for its scale -- nearly 150 million accounts were affected -- but the basic story is nothing new. Massive data breaches have been happening at a record pace. Just one security flaw …

GDPR

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Easy Homemade Pita Bread

If you think making your own pita bread is a difficult task that takes years to master, think again. This pita bread recipe is easy to make, requires …

Google plans to upgrade two-factor authentication tool after high-profile hacks

The new service will be aimed at politicians, executives, and other vulnerable targets<p>Google plans on upgrading its two-factor authentication tool with an improved, physical security measure aimed at protecting high-profile users from politically motivated cyberattacks, according to a report from</i> …

Still Using Disaster Recovery? Here’s Why Your Ops Should Be Active/Active

In today’s digital business world, disasters aren’t tolerated well.When online offerings go down, organizations suffer considerable loss to revenue …

Cloud Computing

Cambridge woman launches $550-million class-action lawsuit against Equifax Canada following privacy breach

A Cambridge woman is launching a $550-million class-action lawsuit against Equifax Canada after a massive cybersecurity breach may have compromised …

How did the Equifax breach happen? Here are some answers and some questions.

Elizabeth Weise, USATODAY<p>SAN FRANCISCO — How could this happen? Other than how to protect themselves that's the question on everyone's mind about a security breach that could put as many as 143 million Americans at financial risk for the rest of their lives.<p>On Tuesday, credit reporting company …

The Multi-Cloud Approach: The Future of Storage

I recently read with interest an article on the future of hybrid architectures by Mike Uzan. To put it bluntly, Mike states that hybrid architectures …

DevOps

How to Plan Your Ideal Icelandic Adventure

Photo by Jared Erondu/Flickr<p>A choose-your-own adventure guide to Iceland<p>In our July/August 2017 issue, writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner went to Iceland …

How Tim Armstrong, a hotshot Boston sales guy, wowed Google's founders, built its multi-billion-dollar ad business from scratch, then became AOL's CEO

Before joining AOL, Armstrong was an executive at Google who helped build its advertising business from $700,000 a year to billions every quarter. He was also an expert advertising salesman and entrepreneur, and the first person to sell a $1 million digital-advertising deal, back when all the money …

Sergey Brin

Why traveling CEOs and coffee shops are your company's greatest security risks

Some 93% of tech decision makers said they are worried about the security challenges posed by an increasingly mobile workforce, according to a new …

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

How Do We Best Implement Blockchain: Deloitte Approach

Blockchain technology has been called one of the greatest Internet and computer megatrends of the past few years. The megatrend not merely touched …

Does Scrum Live Up To Its Hype?

In this digital world, disruptions happen very fast. Today you can create a taxi service without owning a single taxi or a driver (see Uber, valued at $70 billion) or create a hotel business using the homes of ordinary people (see Airbnb, valued at $31 billion).<p>All of this happened in less than …

Project Management

7 Simple Ways To Nurture Your Children’s Creativity At Home

Creativity — using our imagination to come up with ideas or make something new — is one of the most valuable qualities human beings can have. …

HP's new Elite x2 might as well be the Surface Pro 5 that Microsoft won't sell

With Microsoft seemingly uninterested in releasing a new 2-in-1 Surface Pro, other PC makers like HP are stepping in to fill the void.<p>HP's Elite x2 …