Nick Lewis

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The office after Amazon: is the workplace becoming a jungle?

The recent claims about Amazon’s aggressive corporate culture were a cause of consternation to many – but plenty of others couldn’t see what the problem was. So is a gentler, more relaxed office culture any better for employees? And is it even what they want?<p>Workers crying at their desks. Workers …

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg – review

In 2010, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, gave a TED talk about women in the boardroom. They were too small in number because they faltered on the way there, and they faltered because they "took their foot off the gas". I say "they" rather than "we"; one of the conclusions I …

Microsoft WiFi will offer ‘hassle-free Internet’ to Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Windows Phone users

Microsoft is working on a new service called Microsoft WiFi, details of which leaked today at microsoftwifi.com. While the website has since been pulled, it described the service as offering “hassle-free Internet access around the world” so users can be “productive on the go.”<p>Microsoft WiFi was …

Google Maps real-time transit info is now available in more places

Public transportation info has been in Google Maps for quite some time, but today the feature is seeing some handy improvements. First, when you select a transit option in the app, you're served a a list of options that will not only show you the next bus or train, but how long you'll be playing</i> …

The Best Soundtrack for Productivity

Researchers find that “nature”-type sounds help people in open-plan offices regain focus faster<p>Now that more employers are transitioning to open-plan offices, workers increasingly get to enjoy all clacking of keyboards and yakking of their colleagues—sorry, “spontaneous collaborative input.”<p>In …

OpenOffice

What’s it like being a singer in exile?

Is it possible to ban music? Jihadists tried in northern Mali. Radio stations were shut down, mobile phones were destroyed, and playing a guitar would see your hand cut off. August 22, 2012, became the day that music died. Except it didn’t.<p>Desert blues band Songhoy Blues formed when three of its …

We might be getting bacon emoji (and more!) in 2016

If you have a smartphone, chances are you've desired an emoji that doesn't exist. Now the emoji powers that be are listening.<p>Unicode, the nonprofit …

Chelsea Flower Show in Pictures

World Without End

Creating a full-scale digital cosmos.<p>The universe is being built in an old two-story building, in the town of Guildford, half an hour by train from London. About a dozen people are working on it. They sit at computer terminals in three rows on the building’s first floor and, primarily by …

No Man's Sky

France Has Foiled Five Terrorist Attacks as Security Tightens

French authorities have halted five terrorist attacks in recent months, the country’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Thursday.<p>The latest was an …

Conservatives take four point lead over Labour - Survation poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives have taken a 4 percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party in a poll by Survation for Daily Mirror, ahead of the British general election on May 7.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at an European Union leaders …

Great Britain

Anzac Day 'plot': British boy, 14, charged with inciting terrorism

Britain's youngest Islamist terror suspect arrested over alleged Anzac Day terrorism plot in Australia is charged with two offences of inciting terrorism overseas<p>A 14-year-old schoolboy is accused of directing an Isil-inspired Lee Rigby style terror attack in Australia from his Lancashire home and …

Lord Ashdown: destroy migrant smugglers' boats before they leave port

Lord Ashdown,European Union,Libya,Migration,Refugees,Africa,Italy,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Europe,Politics,UK news,Liberal Democrats<p>Former Lib Dem leader claims there is a case for using special forces to destroy migrant vessels before they leave port<p>Lord Ashdown has called for a …

Middle East

I’m Not Balancing Work and Life And I Feel Great

Being a female entrepreneur has its upsides, but also its disadvantages. Like having to find an answer to the question I - contrary to my male …

Common JavaScript “Gotchas”

PHP was my first programming language, and my initial exposure to JavaScript was through libraries like jQuery. There were things about JavaScript …

Conference Season is Upon Us - Make Sure You're Tax Efficient!

<b>Sure as night follows day, when Spring rolls around conference centre doors fly open and fill up with excited professionals wanting to learn, network</b> …

Google+ Redesign Looks a Lot Like Facebook, Pinterest

Google announced on Wednesday at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco updates to its Google+ social networking platform, including a new …

Gluten-free recipes

There are plenty of gluten-free recipes on our site, but here are some of the best. Simon Hulstone's golden beetroot salad is as visually appetising …

Rhubarb Spritzer

This is a lovely spring and early summer drink. It’s very much like pink lemonade, except a bit different with rhubarb and the carbonated</b> …

Buy or Sell Used Photo & Video Equipment

Page Views Are Dead, Long Live Engagement

h1 You try to frighten me. Admit so, sir. This is some new form of torture.<p><i>- Alex in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange</i><p>For the last 10 years, media …

Nostalgia

Nostalgia...<p>Tram wires cross Melbourne skies<br>Cut my red heart in two<br>My knuckles bleed down Johnston street<br>On a door that shouldn’t be in front of …

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