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'I felt exposed online': how to disappear from the internet

Early one morning last year, before the birds were up, Tio Bucard, his wife and children skittered down the path from their home in a tiny French village towards a black SUV, its engine running. As Bucard drove to the local airport, he checked his rear-view mirror every few moments to see that he …

Privacy

Google to remove "secure" indicator from HTTPS pages on Chrome

Users should expect the web to be safe by default, Google explained.<p>As part of its push to make the web safer, Google on Thursday said it will stop …

Google

Steve Jobs' secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco café

Last month I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, 50-something ex-CEO of a household-brand internet …

Leadership

Has wine gone bad?

If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 – which had just been crowned as the “best restaurant in the world” – you might have been served one of its signature dishes: a single, raw, razor clam from the North Sea, in a foaming pool of aqueous parsley, topped with a dusting of …

Wine

Three Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?<p><b>What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional?</b><p>According to Gallup, “The world’s best organizations don’t simply promise a great employee experience; they create a <i>culture</i> <i></i>of engagement in …

Employee Engagement

How to Create a Strong First Impression as a Leader

Lead with authenticity, and these tips will help you communicate the rest to make the best first impression as a leader.<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>You’ve likely heard this saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” And it’s true. You …

Body Language

40 beautiful places to visit in China

<b>(CNN) —</b> Almost all of us are familiar with the great man-made attractions in China : The Forbidden City in Beijing. The Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an. Shanghai's skyscraper forest in Pudong.<p>For a country of its massive size and varied geography, however, it's surprising how relatively few people …

China

Most amazing places to visit in China

China

Big Data Is A Sham

Big companies are hoarding big data and doing nothing with it–except invading our privacy. It’s time to think small, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar.<p>There’s a joke about a quality control guy in a match factory. He picks up every match, strikes it, says, “This one works,” blows it out and …

Big Data

Run More Effective Meetings With These 9 Questions

The average executive spends 23 hours of their week in meetings, and 71 percent say these meetings are unproductive and inefficient. Make better use of your time, and your team members’, by reframing your approach. Our eight questions below will help you.<p>Earlier in our series on good questions, we …

Management

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

The best telescopes for beginners

<i>By Colin Rosemont</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Few things are as awe-inspiring as being …

Cloudflare launches consumer DNS service to speed up the internet

Cloudflare today announced its first consumer service product — an offering aimed at making web browsing more private. The company launched a new public Domain Name System (DNS) resolver service to protect users from spying while speeding up their experience on the web. And no, it’s not an April …

Information Security

The most beautiful places in France for you to explore

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the France of your dreams: Romantic settings in Paris. Dazzling white snow in the Alps. Quaint hilltop villages. Stunning chateaux. Fields of flowers and vineyards bursting with grapes and the promise of wine. And let's not forget magnificent beaches and islands off two …

France

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Airline ticket secrets: How to get the best value

<b>(CNN) —</b> Searching for the cheapest airfare may be the most popular way of deciding on a flight, but secret extras baked right into the ticket may bring extra value to your booking, no matter how much you paid.<p>Follow these three lessons to ensure that you're maximizing the value of a travel booking …

American Airlines

A local’s guide to Perth, Western Australia

It’s among the most geographically isolated cities in the world, and sits on the edge of the Indian Ocean, so it’s only natural that the bright lights of Perth come from the sun and the sky. And that’s what gives Perth its sense of openness, endlessness and possibility.<p>Drive in any direction out of …

Australia

8 affordable Riviera Maya all-inclusives

<b>(CNN) —</b> Soaring down highway 307 from the Cancun airport to the Riviera Maya in Mexico is like peeling away stress palm tree by palm tree.<p>Because I couldn't decide between paying homage to the Wind God at Tulum's circa-1200 AD Maya ruins or sinking into a Jacuzzi with a view of the Caribbean, I …

Riviera Maya

36 of the top attractions in Greece

European Travel

The most underrated US attractions: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Kinzua Bridge Sky Walk, Pennsylvania</b><p>The jewel of Kinzua Bridge state park is the Kinzua Viaduct (once the US’s highest railway bridge). In 2003 it was hit by a tornado, which ripped away a large section. The Pennsylvania government decided that what remained of the bridge should be …

National Parks

Should I buy a NAS drive to back up my laptop?

I use a 1TB USB hard drive – it’s connected to my wifi router – as the main storage for my home laptop and mobile. I don’t have a secondary backup and have read that NAS drives are a better option for this. Would this be OK as backup storage? I also have some documents/pictures on OneDrive. <b>Adele</b><p>The …

Archives

Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking

Despite selling over 14 million of its low-cost DIY computing boards, the Raspberry Pi Foundation adheres to a slow release cycle. The company typically waits over a year to refresh its range, and even then improvements can be very subtle. That's exactly the case with its flagship board, the …

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Want To Have The Best Tomatoes? Put These Things In The Holes Before Planting Them

When dealing with gardening and planting all of those fruits and veggies, the greatest satisfaction of every gardener is to see the final outcome or …

The best robotics kits for beginners

<i>By Signe Brewster</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 35 hours researching and …

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

Is Your Culture Suffering From Death by Meeting? Try This 1 Simple Change | Inc.com

As an executive coach, I hear a lot of reasons why senior people can't get more done: everything from direct reports who don't take initiative, bosses who have unrealistic expectations, vendors who fail to deliver, and customers who want the world but don't want to pay for it. However, the number …

Management

How To Deal With A Co-Worker Who Doesn't Like You

Sometimes, peaceful coexistence is as good as it gets.<p>Love them or hate them, your co-workers are pretty much a constant in your life. And a strained relationship with one of your colleagues can cause undue stress, both in the office and in your personal life. If you and your coworker simply don’t …

Clothing

My Meetings Used to Be Epic Fails Until I Adopted These 4 Habits | Inc.com

<i>What are the best ways to run a meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Rob Jeppsen, CEO at Xvoyant, on Quora:</b><p>Average leaders use meetings to pass on information. Great leaders …

Employment