Vangelis Moraitis

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Deals: CASA Hub PDC601 USB-C Power Adapter

Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, USB-C is the way of the future. I just got my first Windows-based work laptop with USB-C ports, and I can attest to the challenge of adapting to the “dongle life.” However, I am also coming around to the power and versatility they bring to the table.<p>If you …

Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 2: Tools Of The Trade

Allow me to briefly recap the first article in this series on keeping your photos safe: Your hard drives can crash at any time!<p>We talked about the …

Nature Photography

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

Language training a key barrier for refugees in Surrey

It’s been almost a year since Surrey opened its Refugee and Immigrant Welcome Centre, and the facility has already welcomed nearly 200 families.<p>And …

Education activist Muzoon urges world leaders to educate refugees

0 Refugee children are five times more likely to be out of school than other children, and only 61 per cent of refugee children are enrolled in …

Education

We could save money by funding Syrian refugees better - Dylan Jones Evans

According to the UN High Commission for Refugees, a refugee is “someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, …

Almost 90% of refugees are still unemployed after living for 2.5 years in the Netherlands

<b>Refugees with a residence permit barely have a job, Dutch newspaper “De Telegraaf” reports. Almost 90% of refugees, who received their residence</b> …

North Africa

Young refugees in Athens integrate by skateboarding

Young refugees in Athens integrate by skateboarding<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-04-17 00:09:21<p>By Maria Spiliopoulou<p>ATHENS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- As Athens …

United Nations, OECD launch joint jobs plan for refugees

Geneva, April 24 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on …

Cricket helping Syrian refugees access education

A unique project introducing cricket to young Syrian refugees is taking place in Jordan this week.<p>The project is led by the cricket development …

A Look at the Museum of the Future

There’s a revolution afoot inside museums as technology sparks experiments in exhibit design. From virtual reality to 4-D films, here’s what to expect<p>During a recent event for kids at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, visitors put on virtual-reality goggles and looked at Jackson Pollock’s …

Virtual Reality

See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me: Museums Need Tech Entrepreneurs

6 min read<p>Museum-going alert: According to the National Endowment for the Arts, overall museum attendance fell from 2002 to 2012. More alarming still, museumgoers 75 and older were the only demographic to increase over that same period.<p>Clearly, the museum world has a millennial challenge: Namely, …

The Brave New Museum Sputters Into Life

Art museums are eagerly embracing visit-enhancing technologies—but what do they really add to the experience?<p>With so many visitors—particularly the young—obsessively attached to digital devices as instruments of learning and sharing, even the most traditional art museum officials can no longer deny …

Museums

What is the museum of the future? | Tate

We know that museums the world over are incredibly popular, but how do we keep the visitors coming? In a globalised world the question of what art …

Museum business models in the digital economy

<b>Museums are at a transitional moment.</b><p>Visitor numbers have grown to record highs over the last 15 years, driven by global tourism; by their opening up …

What do the best museum websites all do?

We analysed 24 museum websites to distill the three groups of questions you need to answer for your visitors.<p>How strong is your museum’s website as …

Museums and the Web: 20 anys de debat sobre la transformació digital

Vista aèria d’un elefant al National Museum of Natural History’s Rotunda, 1981. The Smithsonian Institution Archives. Sense restriccions conegudes de …

‘Museums will have a strong future.’ Interview with Wim Pijbes

<i>Wim Pijbes steps down as director of the Rijksmuseum this summer to lead the new, private Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar, near The Hague, from 1</i> …

The museum of the future is strange, open, and innovative

What is a museum? Google tells us it is ‘a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and …

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

We compared the Apple Watch to the new $200 Fitbit Versa — and it isn't even close

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Smartwatches

Free-To-Watch Video Playlists For Learning How To Design In Photoshop

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Following the 68 free art and design online courses from universities Yale, Duke, MoMA and more that …

Social Media

Meet Bosch EasyCut 12: A Miniature Chainsaw you can Use Indoors

Chainsaws are pretty handy when you need to cut into thick wood without much effort. It’s a great tool for cutting wood outdoors, but generally not …

Woodworking

10 desserts you won't believe are actually healthy

When it comes to dessert, “healthy” is generally not the adjective most people look for. “Decadent,” “creamy,” “chocolatey,” and maybe even “sinful” are probably more enticing when the dessert menu appears. However, what if you could have your cake and eat it too, so to speak? Well, according to …

7 Tips and Tricks for Nikon Cameras

Photographer Steve Perry‘s most popular video ever was his “7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters.” Now he’s back again with 7 more camera tricks …

Here's Why You Should Stop Using Kosher Salt

Last fall over a leisurely brunch at Portland's Urban Farmer, self-proclaimed "selmelier" (yes, as in salt) Mark Bitterman said something that shook …

Kosher

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Management

Start Writing Digital Notes in 2018

You’ve got an iPad in your bag, a Surface Pro on your desk, and you’re still writing your notes on loose-leaf paper? Don’t be an animal. It’s 2018, …

The winner of the 'Nobel Prize of Architecture' was just named — here are his stunning buildings

On Wednesday, Indian architect and urban planner Balkrishna Doshi was named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize— the biggest award in architecture.<p>The first Indian recipient of the award, Doshi is known for his low-cost housing projects, public complexes, and educational and cultural facilities …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …