Pamela Cole

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12 lessons from my first multi-day hike

Although I believe in constantly stretching and pushing myself, when asked to embark on a 4-day hike for my assignment at <i>Getaway,</i> I was a bit …

A florist caught between faith and discrimination

Washington<p>Barronelle Stutzman loved doing custom floral work for Robert Ingersoll. He became one of her best customers, often encouraging her …

Hillary Clinton named presidential nominee as Democrats make history

Historic vote at Democratic national convention ends with Bernie Sanders calling for unanimous nomination in bid to tamp down discord within party<p>Democrats officially nominated Hillary Clinton as their standard-bearer in the presidential contest on Tuesday, sealing her position as the first female …

How To Hire Analytical Workers: 10 Traits To Seek

Companies competing on data need the right skill sets and mindsets in place to succeed over the long term. While more individuals are analyzing data …

Massive protest on Okinawa opposes US military after killing

TOKYO (AP) — Tens of thousands of people on the Japanese island of Okinawa protested Sunday against the presence of U.S. military bases there, many wearing black to mourn the rape and killing of a local woman in which an American contractor is a suspect.<p>The rally called for a review of the …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

It isn’t funny anymore. Here’s why we seriously have to fear a Donald Trump presidency.

[<i>Note: video may take a few seconds to load…</i>]<p>In this video by Vox, Ezra Klein tells Americans that the time for laughing at Trump is done. He …

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Women's Code Rates Better Than Men's, But Is Rejected When Their Gender Is Revealed

Talk about user error.<p>In what the authors are claiming is the largest-scale study of gender bias to date, researchers in the US have found that code …

Computer Science

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Productivity

The Real Reason Your Company Wants You To Stay Plugged In All The Time

Before tools like Slack and email, people had to plan their work in advance. We’ve forgotten how to do that and are paying for it.<p>In 2012, researchers at the McKinsey Global Institute reported that the average knowledge worker now spends over half their time at the office communicating about their …

Militia Members Take Over Federal Government Building In Oregon

The large group occupied buildings at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The occupation was part of a larger protest against the federal government and the impending imprisonment of two Oregon ranchers.<p>The militia members broke into the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, in Harney …

Calculating the Value of Time: How Much is Your Time Really Worth?

Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life. Understanding how to get the most out of your time starts …

These 12 Habits Are Killing Your Productivity

Habits define our lives. To live a balanced, productive life and engage in a long-term, satisfying career, ridding yourself of your unproductive …

Time Management

Microsoft reduces free OneDrive storage and removes unlimited option

Just over a year after it started offering unlimited OneDrive cloud storage for Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft is going back on the deal. Complaining that too many users were taking advantage of the unlimited space to store entire movie collections, hours of recorded video, and entire PC …

Software

Supreme Court case pits privacy rights against Internet data brokers

The Supreme Court is set to hear a clash between privacy laws that protect American consumers and the desire of online data providers to avoid potentially crippling lawsuits if they post inaccurate information on the Web.<p>On Monday the justices will take up the case of Thomas Robins, a Virginia man …

Class Action

5 Questions Guaranteed to Weed Out Bad Job Candidates

Here are some of the best interview questions to find the best talent.<p>You've launched your startup, you've probably pinned down some investors, and all signs point to a "real" business. However, you are just getting started. Every time you add someone new to the team, they're a new "moving part" …

How to Be an Early Riser in the Dark: Winter Advice From a Sleep Expert

This weekend, the clocks fall back in an attempt to realign our day with the latent sunrise. It’s the seasonal signifier of the darker winter mornings ahead, when you’ll likely find it increasingly difficult to rise and shine without natural light. “Your body wants to move with the sun,” explains …

New Lumias continue Windows Phone’s frustrating carrier situation

Once again, Windows phones are going to suffer limited availability and carrier compatibility.<p>The last flagship Windows Phone available in the US was …

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Skype brings real-time translation to Windows desktop app

Skype has just announced that its real-time translation feature has been integrated natively into the full desktop app for Windows. This allows users …

Meet the computer scientist who just got $625K for his work that helps track down human traffickers

He's building powerful data-processing programs that are open for anyone to use for anything — from tracking down human traffickers to analyzing genes.<p>He's also just been dubbed one of 24 MacArthur Foundation 2015 'genius grant' award winners, announced on September 29. The award comes with …

Global Teams That Work

To succeed in the global economy today, more and more companies are relying on a geographically dispersed workforce. They build teams that offer the best functional expertise from around the world, combined with deep, local knowledge of the most promising markets. They draw on the benefits of …

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Microsoft releases Outlook Groups app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone

<b>Microsoft</b> releases Outlook Groups app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. Microsoft today launches a new mobile app called <b>Outlook Groups</b>. With the …

Windows Phone

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …