Chris Leach

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Too Many Americans Are Going to College

I first attempted to read Moby-Dick in the summer of 1975. My grandmother, born in 1909 and baptized Caroline Gorgas Pickel, read voraciously her …

Moby Dick
NFL

This iOS 11 tip will help you organize your apps in seconds

IOS 11 is loaded with new features, but some of them are harder to find than others.<p>If you follow this guide, you'll be able to organize your iOS …

Apps

Manage Your Stress by Monitoring Your Body’s Reactions to It

Jack is well-known in his company for delivering growth through high-performing, cross-functional teams. Where others get stuck in silos, he fosters innovation through collaboration. But these days, when you exit the elevator on his floor, you sense fear wafting through the halls. He’s nine months …

Mindfulness

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

Good employees follow processes. Great employees tweak processes. Exceptional employees find ways to reinvent processes!!

We can all spot a great employee: she's dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader, and a great follower. She brings a wide variety of easily …

Employment

Apple’s helpful new videos show how to get the most of iOS 11

iPhone and iPad owners can finally enjoy iOS 11 starting today and Apple’s got some spanking new videos to help you dive right in.<p>Apple published a series of new how-to videos on iOS 11 that cover a range of topics like converting handwritten notes into type and editing photos. The helpful new …

Apps
Rights & Freedoms

8 ways to speed up your old, tired iPhone

Apple is slowing down older iPhones to conserve battery life. Use these tips to boost your phone's performance.<p>It's not just your imagination -- your old iPhone is, in fact, getting slower. Apple admitted today that it's slowing down older iPhones in order to preserve deteriorating battery …

Apps

Why One Educator Says It's Time To Rethink Higher Education

"What would it mean to redesign higher education for the intellectual space travel students need to thrive in the world we live in now?"<p>That is one of the provocative questions that opens Cathy Davidson's latest book, <i>The New Education</i>. And unlike some of the journalists and business figures who …

Higher Education

Apple iOS 11 Features: 42 Spectacular Tips You Should Know About

Apple announced iOS 11 at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June and it has released 10 betas for developers since then. iOS 11 has dozens of new features that will make the lives of users much easier. In iOS 11, new features have been added to Notes, Camera, Music, App Store, Photos, Calendar …

Apps
College Football

The Uncomfortable Truth About Campus Rape Policy

At many schools, the rules intended to protect victims of sexual assault mean students have lost their right to due process—and an accusation of wrongdoing can derail a person’s entire college education.<p><i>This is the first story in a three-part series examining how the rules governing sexual-assault</i> …

Title IX

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

Smart TV

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

Apple's iPad is like a brand-new device after installing iOS 11.<p>After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a bona fide app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for …

Apps
Rights & Freedoms

Things 3: Beauty and Delight in a Task Manager

Today Cultured Code launched the long-anticipated next version of its task management app, Things, for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Things has been one of the go-to task managers on Apple platforms since its initial release in 2008, and for good reason; the team at Cultured Code is known for the thought …

Apps

How to Install TOR on Android and iOS Devices

Installing Tor on Android and iOS devices is not as difficult as you may think.<p>You can safeguard your online privacy when you are using an Android or …

Hands-on: iOS-compatible LaMetric Time clock is like a status board for your desk [Video]

The LaMetric Time is a highly-customizable Wi-Fi-enabled clock that can be configured via its free iOS companion app. The app allows you to customize the clock face, and load apps for displaying personalized information — things like Twitter followers and realtime YouTube subscriber numbers, for …

20 Skype Tips for Cheap and Easy Chats

Skype is synonymous with internet calls and video chat; here are our top tips and tricks.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Apps

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Dear Berkeley: Even Ann Coulter deserves free speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are we living in an alternate reality, one in which Bill Maher and Bernie Sanders are sticking up for Ann Coulter?<p>What could have caused this rip in the space-time continuum? The so-called birthplace of the free speech movement, the University of California at Berkeley, has once again …

Rights & Freedoms

The Infantilization of the Campus Left | Julian Adorney

This is a response to the protesters who tried to shut down Lawrence Reed's April 20 speech at the University of Colorado at Denver. By trying to …

New York Times
Higher Education

20 signs your boss secretly hates you

These are the people who make decisions regarding our promotions and pay raises, formally review our performances, and usually play a significant role in our overall happiness and success at work.<p>So if they don't like you, you'll want to know so you can try to turn things around. However, that's …

Employment

The Coded Language of For-Profit Colleges

The industry refuses to acknowledge its success is predicated on inequality.<p>The majority of for-profit colleges are small, but the largest and most notable bear familiar names: the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute, to name two. Historically, for-profit colleges have been local, …

Higher Education

Study challenges cost and price myths of online education

The myth that online education courses cost less to produce and therefore save students money on tuition doesn’t hold up to scrutiny, a survey of …

Ardennes 1944

• <b>Author:</b> Antony Beevor<p><b>The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account</b> <br>On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he …

Finesse Lets You Schedule Your Dropbox Files For Deletion

Web: Your Dropbox storage is limited, so you don’t want to waste it on files that you won’t need in the future. Finesse lets you schedule certain …