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Street Style

Open-plan offices drive down face-to-face interactions and increase use of email

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettAs well as their cost-saving appeal, the rationale for large open-plan offices is that they are expected to act as a crucible for …

Harvard Business School

Here's What Happens When You Take Away Dedicated Desks for Employees

Office design as we know it is evolving to include more flexible options. But what happens when you don't have enough seats for everyone?<p>Recent years have brought a lot of changes to the office, particularly as technology grows and younger generations begin to eclipse older employees. One trend …

Employment

Atlanta spends more than $2 million to recover from ransomware attack

Last month, Atlanta's city government was hit with a ransomware attack that caused courthouse documents and services like payment processing to become inaccessible. The ransom demand was approximately $51,000 but according to the city's Department of Procurement, Atlanta has spent much more than …

Herman Miller's new Aeron chair is an office spy, collecting data on your every move

You’ve been sitting quite a while there; why don’t you stretch your legs for a moment before reading this?<p>Imagine such a nudge coming not from a doctor or your mother or a life coach (or from us) but from the very desk and chair underneath you. It’s part of the more productive, more comfortable …

Office Furniture

Microsoft Pix can add business card info to your contacts

Microsoft's AI-powered camera app Pix just got a new feature. Now you can use it to upload all of the information on a business card into your iPhone Contacts as well as check out the person's LinkedIn account. All you have to do is open Pix and point your phone's camera at the business card. Pix …

Microsoft to unveil new Surface Hub 2 displays in coming months

Microsoft is currently working on a second generation of its Surface Hub, the company’s giant 55- and 84-inch 4K smart displays. “Surface Hub created an entirely new device category and we’re thrilled with the strong momentum we have seen across the globe,” says a Microsoft spokesperson in a …

Chain together 3 offers to get 3TB of Degoo Lifetime Cloud Storage for a record low price

Pretty cool announcement here.<p>Until either <b>Monday night or Tuesday</b>, you can take advantage of <b>3 promotions simultaneously</b> to get quality cloud storage at <b>maybe the lowest price we’ve ever seen</b>.<p>Long story short, you can get <b>3TB of lifetime cloud storage</b> from <b>Degoo</b> for $38.99.<p><b>Here’s how it works:</b><p>Degoo …

I make $267,000 as a legal sex worker in Nevada — here's what I spend in a week

The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica | The New Yorker

V. Get Wet and You Die<p>On October 30, 2008, Worsley, Gow, and Adams arrived in Punta Arenas, on the southern tip of Chile. They went to a warehouse owned by a company named Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions. During the summer, between thirty thousand and forty-five thousand tourists visit the …

Antarctica

It’s time to get rid of annual performance reviews

<i>Merge Gupta-Sunderji is a leadership speaker and consultant, as well as founder of Turning Managers Into Leaders.</i><p>Most employees look forward to the annual performance review the way they look forward to a root canal.<p>Feelings range from anxiety and angst to annoyance and anger.<p>Not that performance …

The Problem with Most Meetings Is That There’s Not Enough Debate

The modern workplace is awash in meetings, many of which are terrible. As a result, people mostly hate going to meetings. The problem is this: The whole point of meetings is to have discussions that you can’t have any other way. And yet most meetings are devoid of real debate.<p>To improve the …

Critical Thinking

“Women Are Teachable”: This 1940s Booklet to Assist Male Bosses in Supervising Their New Female Employees

In a re-discovered 1940s guide for how male bosses should treat female employees, men were amusingly told that “women are teachable.” The guide shows …

10 Apps You're Bound to See More at Work

These collaboration and security tools are bound to have an impact on offices everywhere.<p>With ransomware attacks and security breaches headlining the news daily, you would think (or at the very least, hope) many business leaders are making strides to build, improve or reevaluate their security …

Apps

10 Tips to Motivate Employees Without Resorting to Money

Nothing is better for the bottom line than employees who are motivated to work for psychic benefits.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you looking for ways to motivate your people? If so, you need to start looking beyond monetary incentives.<p>The reason? …

Employee Engagement

The Impact Of Chronic Work Stress On Your Employees

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If your employees were asked to describe your workplace in one word, what would that be? Stimulating? Innovative? Convivial? How about …

The Workplace

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

Raspberry Pi

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on …

Yes, You Are Burning Calories at Work. No, Your Standing Desk Is Not Helping.

That Bluetooth headset looks dumb, too.<p>At work, while, "working," you either walk, stand, or sit. And we don't mean standing at one of those ridiculous standing desks. We mean standing to chat, walking to grab lunch, sitting to do everything else. And all that relative inactivity burns a few …

NASA Space Travel Posters

An illustrated poster series that gives us a vision of the future of NASA’s space tourism.<p>Inspired by their commissioned work for NASA Jet Propulsion …

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Kris Baxter has been lighting up the Colorado modeling scene with a look that evokes both innocence and edge. Matthew Dickstein photographed Kris in …

This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

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Microsoft's new videoconferencing app will fend off Google while taking on Cisco

The new Skype will hopefully help it fend off Google, who is coming on strong with its videoconferencing apps for business, Hangouts, according to a new report from market researcher Synergy. And Microsoft hopes the software will help it gain ground on Cisco, which is still the market leader.<p>Just …

IDEO’s Culture of Helping

Artwork: Freegums, Celestial Plane, 2010, fully tileable ink drawing, 24″ x 36″<p>Few things leaders can do are more important than encouraging helping behavior within their organizations. In the top-performing companies it is a norm that colleagues support one another’s efforts to do the best work …