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Iceland: Top Do's And Don'ts According To Locals

If you have travel plans to visit Iceland, you may be interested in learning more about the culture. Several Icelandic natives and locals have offered to share their perspectives on what they think travelers should know about before visiting – including tips on what to do and not to do.<p>Knowing what …

European Travel

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

Tech Startups, Not Law Firms, Are Attracting Many Law Grads

With the rise of the startup culture, law grads are looking for in-house opportunities. Hands-on action and innovation, as opposed the grunt work …

Startups

Disney targets Redbox over resale of digital movie codes, alleging ‘blatant disregard’ of copyright rules

A suit filed against Redbox this week by Walt Disney Co. targets the movie rental kiosk company’s practice of reselling digital movie codes included …

Redbox

Swimming Lessons For Baby Sharks: Practical Advice For New Lawyers

To start this column, help me help you: Send me the tips you use to make sure you <b>track all of your time</b>. Just send an <b>e-mail</b> here, tweet <b>to</b> …

Seattle Seahawks

From Cal, To Counsel, To Changing The World: Lessons From Former Pinterest GC Mike Yang

Yang reveals several insights for navigating an impactful legal career in a chat with Berkeley Law students.

7 Dishes You Have to Eat in Iceland

Everyone knows about Iceland's dramatic natural beauty—from the cascading waterfalls thundering down the jagged mountain cliffs to the vibrant, colorful dancing auroras illuminating the Arctic sky, to the icy fragmented glaciers flanked by black sand beaches and rugged lava rocks. But most people …

European Travel

8 tips to help you prepare for the GDPR

Unless you have been living under a rock, it has been hard to miss the ever-increasing media frenzy surrounding General Data Protection Regulation …

What Every Traveler Should Know Before Going to Iceland

Iceland feels simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar -- and that’s precisely what makes the country so special. On the one hand, people here speak …

A sunset in Iceland

Back in the USA!<p>Well I’m back in the USA for about a week for unforeseen circumstances. That’s okay! I do love New Zealand and everything, but I’m …

Russian Facebook ads featured anti-immigrant messages, puppies, women with rifles

See some of the ads used "to sow discord and chaos, and divide us from one another."<p>Monday, Facebook handed over some 3,000 ads, which it believes …

How Europe’s changes to copyright law will affect America

Jeremy Malcolm Contributor<p>Jeremy Malcolm is a senior global policy analyst at Electronic Frontier Foundation.<p>Europe is considering changing its copyright law. At first blush, you might think this couldn’t possibly affect the way you debate the news of the day online, upload family videos or run …

15 images that prove Iceland is the most Instagrammable place on the planet

Iceland can feel otherworldly: the colors, the vistas, the steam from hot springs rising into an icy midnight sky. There are glaciers; there are …

7 Brilliant Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed | Inc.com

One thing I know for sure is that there will always be drama in the workplace, it's inevitable. If human beings and communication are involved, words and attitudes will be misinterpreted, egos will clash, buttons will be pushed, and people will arrive at different conclusions, often the wrong …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Questions To Determine If Your LinkedIn Profile Is Perfect Or Pathetic

Do you know if your LinkedIn profile is helping or hurting your career?<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Whether you continually spend a lot of time on your profile or you haven’t even looked at it in years, you likely know that LinkedIn is a powerful tool for increasing your visibility, connecting with decision …

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The New Legal Career

The career paths and prospects for young lawyers are markedly different than recent generations. A law degree was once a passport to a stable, predictable, and financially secure career. Most lawyers began their careers with little or no student debt and entered a marketplace where on-the-job …

Innovation

How To Network Effectively In The Digital Age

For many professionals seeking to advance their careers, it’s fairly easy to make introductions and first impressions in the digital age, through sites like LinkedIn and Twitter. But when it comes to turning online connections into meaningful offline relationships, many discover that they need a …

How to write a cold email that gets a response from even the busiest people

Sending the right cold email could land you your next client, employee, or even job.<p>But, as you probably know from experience, trying to get in touch with someone you've never met, especially if they're quite busy, can be an exercise in futility.<p>Thankfully, though, there are proven tactics that …

A conversation about digital copyright reform

The European Union is in the process of reforming copyright laws that date back to 2001, as part of a wider strategy to establish a Digital Single Market across the 28 Member States of the bloc, aiming to break down regional barriers to e-commerce.<p>Earlier this year an agreement was reached on …

Living off Iceland: how the financial crisis sparked a foodie revolution

Tell people you’re going to Iceland, and they assume it’s for the bars and the music. Then there’s the landscape: grey lunar plains, waterfalls so powerful it’s hard to breathe when you stand near them.<p>What you don’t go to Iceland for is the food. ‘Reykjavík?’ friends laugh, mock-gagging at the …

Think Quick: Working At Fast-Growth Companies

It’s a sink or swim type of environment requiring a specific set of skills to thrive.

Questions to ask in interviews

DMCA “safe harbor” up in the air for online sites that use moderators

Etsy, Kickstarter, Pinterest, and Tumblr say site moderation hangs in the balance.<p>The Digital Millennium Copyright Act's so-called "safe harbor" …

Introverts aren’t voiceless—they’re quietly powerful

In many Western countries, extroversion, outgoingness, talkativeness, and charismatic salesmanship are considered requirements for success and happiness. In such cultures, introverts are not just silent, but voiceless.<p>In today’s society, to call a person or a group “voiceless” is to call them …

IoT garage door opener maker bricks customer’s product after bad review

Startup tells customer “Your unit will be denied server connection.”<p>Denis Grisak, the man behind the Internet-connected garage opener Garadget, is …

15 Things Never, Ever To Do At A Business Lunch

What are the rules for business lunches in 2017?<p>Many people aren’t sure what’s polite and what’s not when you’re dining with co-workers or networking contacts.<p>Here’s a list of 15 things never, ever to do at a business lunch!<p><b>1. Ask a stranger to lunch “to pick their brain.”</b> If you value someone’s …

German Court Rules Parents Must Turn Over Their Kids for Torrenting

A German court has ruled on a copyright infringement case that dates back to 2011 and the verdict has disturbing consequences for parents. The ruling …

After Internet Privacy Vote, Some ISPs Pledge Not To Sell Browsing Histories

The Republican-controlled Congress just voted to repeal landmark privacy rules passed under Obama, but some ISPs see a strong commitment to privacy as their selling point.<p>This week, Congress voted to gut internet privacy regulations. The new legislation — which only needs President Trump’s …

Congress Is About To Give Away Your Online Privacy

Congress is poised to roll back FCC privacy protections in a way that could seriously compromise our online lives. The protections require internet …

Privacy