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Typography

Before we English-test our migrants, let's fact-check our politicians

Then the citizenship crisis erupted and the government walked quietly and briskly away from the whole thing - it being tricky to argue for a …

Australia

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

Framing

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

Microsoft HoloLens becomes an AR assistant for spinal surgery

Since the HoloLens was introduced, Microsoft has pitched it as both a gaming peripheral and a practical assistant in the workplace. Professionals have already started using its augmented reality tech to help out, from building engineers donning it to visualize structural blueprints or Duke surgeons …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft Graph bridges the gap between Windows and your phone

You've probably never heard of the Microsoft Graph before, but it's going to be essential to the company's push into being the connective glue between all of your devices. For the past few years, the Graph has a shared platform connecting office apps. But with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators' …

Software

Google just made scheduling work meetings a little easier

There's a little bit of good news for people juggling both Google G Suite tools and Microsoft Exchange for their schedule management at work. Google has released an update that will allow G Suite users to access coworkers' real-time free/busy information through both Google Calendar's Find a Time …

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10's built-in Eye Control

The latest Insider preview build for Windows 10 is rolling out, and it's bringing that eye-tracking support Microsoft recently mentioned. Users with a compatible eye tracking device (which right now means certain hardware from Tobii) can control their PC and even type just by looking at the …

Eye Tracking

Samsung leak reveals a Windows Mixed Reality headset

Ahead of Microsoft's mixed reality (MR) event next week, images have surfaced showing what appears to be Samsung's MR headset offering. There are no specification details on offer, but the pictures show a device with two cameras on the front, AKG-branded headphones and six degree-of-freedom …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft’s new coding language is made for quantum computers

When one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 came along in 1976, Microsoft was ready with a programming language, Altair BASIC. It wants to be equally prepared when quantum computers go mainstream, so it has unveiled a new programming language and other tools for the futuristic tech at …

Quantum Computing

This pressure-sensitive stylus makes almost any iPad mimic the iPad Pro via the headphone jack

The SonarPen is a wired Apple Pencil, selling for just £21<p><b>Kickstarter of the week: SonarPen</b><p>Do you have an iPad Mini or a regular iPad, and find …

FCC threatens arrest, hardware seizure for those using popular bitcoin miner

After determining a popular piece of bitcoin mining hardware was interfering with local internet connections, the Federal Communications Commission today took action.<p>T-Mobile first complained to the FCC about interference to its LTE network in Brooklyn, stating radio emissions coming from a local …

Managing the Perks and Pitfalls of Proactive People

Companies need proactive employees. Proactive employees do more than they are supposed to, are good at realizing ideas, and work to overcome resistance to change. They are essential for suggesting, developing, and sustaining innovative new projects and for helping companies stay competitive.<p>But …

Management

Emailing While You’re on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture

Companies expend untold energy building culture—defining their values, revamping their office space, organizing holiday parties and volunteer outings. And yet many managers don’t seem to realize that while company culture can be really hard to build, it’s incredibly easy to destroy. And you may …

The Workplace

Gaming trends to watch out for in 2018

Credit: Wikimedia<p>Early 2017, experts made predictions about gaming trends to watch out for. Some people called it right, some called it wrong. Some of the trends predicted included an increase in VR device adoption rate, the rise of esports, even more mainstream adoption of wearables and the death …

Amazon's AWS Cloud9 IDE lets you write, test, and debug code online

Amazon just unveiled AWS Cloud9, a web-based IDE that supports more than 40 popular programming languages, as well as a bunch of the company’s cloud infrastructure integrations, and collaboration tools.<p>It’s essentially a repackaged version of the c9.io IDE, which Amazon acquired in 2016; it’s now …

Cloud Computing

Germany's future trains have digital cars with game consoles

The impending era of driverless rides could prove disruptive for traditional modes of public transport. But, Germany's state-owned railway company thinks it has a solution, and it sounds like a lot of fun -- especially for gamers. It just unveiled plans for a new train complete with a digital coach …

Could this be our first look at Intel and AMD's new chip?

Last week brought the surprising news that Intel was teaming up with its long-time rival AMD to create mobile CPUs with integrated graphics to enable …

Nvidia expands new GPU cloud to HPC applications

With more than 500 high-performance computing applications that incorporate GPU acceleration, Nvidia is aiming to make them easier to access.<p>Touting …

HTC Vive Focus is a standalone VR headset with ‘world-scale’ tracking

After a couple of teases earlier this year, HTC has finally unveiled its upcoming standalone VR headset at today's Vive Developer Conference in Beijing. Dubbed the Vive Focus, this all-in-one device features inside-out 6-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) "world-scale" tracking, meaning it doesn't require …

Missouri AG wants to know if Google broke consumer protection laws

The attorney general's office of Missouri has announced it's investigating whether Google broke the state's consumer protection and antitrust laws. AG Josh Hawley's statement expressly questioned the search giant's practices regarding collection of user data, potential content taken from competing …

LightStep emerges from stealth with a tool for application performance monitoring

LightStep, a company which has developed a new tool for application performance management, has emerged from stealth with a $29 million dollar war chest.<p>The company, founded by ex-Google engineer Ben Sigelman, has developed a group of software tools to track the how well applications are working …

Microservices

Who Controls the Internet? Facebook and Google Dominance Could Cause the 'Death of the Web'

Facebook and Google now have direct influence over nearly three quarters of all internet traffic, prompting warnings that the end of a free and open …

The UN is using ethereum’s technology to fund food for thousands of refugees

Cancún, Mexico<p>The United Nations agency in charge of food aid—often billed as the largest aid organization in the world—is betting that an ethereum-based blockchain technology could be the key to delivering aid efficiently to refugees while slashing the costs of doing so.<p>The agency, known as the …

Blockchain

Logitech’s Bridge kit uses the Vive tracker to bring keyboards into VR

Logitech is working with developers on a solution that brings keyboards into VR using HTC’s Vive Tracker.<p>The VR keyboard developer’s kit is being distributed to a small set of creators to make software and apps that use the capability. This Bridge kit, as it is called, could be a boon to apps like …

Facebook is testing a new WhatsApp button in its main app

Facebook appears to be running a trial that features its subsidiary WhatsApp a lot more prominently in the main app.<p>Users are reporting seeing a dedicated WhatsApp button in the main Facebook app on Android. When clicked, the button acts like a shortcut, opening WhatsApp without the need to leave …