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  • How I customize my Gmail to boost my productivity

    Gmail has more than one billion active monthly users, who each has the option of customizing its features to fit his or her individual wants, needs, and goals. Tweaking your Gmail settings can help you stay organized and prevent email from becoming a time-sucking chore. Here are eight ways you can customize your Gmail to optimize all of its benefits. Many people rely on email for just about everything — whether it's to communicate with your coworkers and friends or track the shipping of an...

    Business Insider
  • Top 5 products of the month

    These are the gadgets and tech that have grabbed the attention of CNET readers over the past 30 days.

  • It's a good time to change jobs -- Here's why

    Millennials particularly should pay close attention to what the economy is offering now.

    Fox News
  • Kunstler: Hope And Change Are At Hand

    Authored by James Howard Kunstler via, It seems unfair that the earnest polymath Elon Musk should go broke in the electric car business while Kylie Jenner becomes a billionaire at age 20 hawking lip gloss on Snapchat, but that’s how the American Dream rolls these late days of empire. Perhaps the lesson here, for all you MBA wannabes, is that Mr. Musk could switch his production facilities from cars to lip gloss. Of course, to successfully market his new line of cosmetics on social...

    Zero Hedge
  • IBM NVMe Product Update

    The FlashSystem 9100 fills out IBM’s flash storage offering. NVMe products are increasing in availability for use in data center primary storage, currently as device interfaces but soon as a network fabric as well.

  • Iran Is Ripe for Regime Change

    Iran is a political, social, and economic time bomb closing in on a colossal detonation.
  • How Trump Plans to Change the World

    He rejects the postwar order on the ground that it puts the U.S. at a disadvantage.

  • How the safety bicycle changed the world

    This excerpt from Margaret Guroff’s history The Mechanical Horse focuses on the democratization of the bicycle at the end of the nineteenth century, as new designs made bikes more appealing to businessmen, children, and especially women. In the 1890s, bikes got lighter as well as more comfortable. The average weight of a bicycle dropped by more than half during the decades first five years, falling from 50 pounds to 23. And since new gearings were able to mimic wheels larger than those of the...
  • All change for Welsh party leaders?

    A guide to why the four main groups in the Welsh Assembly are all facing leadership elections.

    BBC News
  • The internet, 2008-2018: what's changed?

    In 2008, Telstra Chief Scientist Geoff Huston wrote an informative and important retrospective on the shifts in internet technology since 1998; now, ten years later, he's written another one, tracing the remarkable shifts (and weirdly unbudgeable technological icebergs) in the past decade's worth of internet changes, advances and retreats. (more…)

    Boing Boing
  • Behavior change doesn't make a difference (until it does)

    How do we turn individual lifestyle choices into social and political leverage?

  • 'Change is coming' in American healthcare

    For instance, one of the most common causes of hospitalization for seniors in America is a hip fracture, and hip fractures are extraordinarily painful. In many cases, treating them with opioid painkillers is appropriate and necessary. But discharging patients from a post-acute care facility while on an opioid regimen can ...
  • CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that

    (Reuters Health) - To help more patients survive cardiac arrest, traditional CPR training needs an overhaul with more chances for practice - and instructions on social and digital platforms might help lessons stick, some doctors argue.

  • Government Has Been a Drag on the Economy – but That’s About to Change

    Yuval RosenbergJuly 20, 2018The U.S. economy is about a year away from breaking the 1990s record for the longest expansion in U.S. history —...

    The Fiscal Times
  • Being in a bad mood could actually make you more productive

    The study, carried out by Tara McAuley, a psychology professor at the University of Waterloo, and Martyn S. Gabel, a PhD candidate, explored how bad mood can actually be a positive thing

    Mail Online
  • 5 Podcasts That Are a Must for a Productive Workday

    Podcasts are the new pop music.

  • Simon Hopkinson: the man who changed how I cook

    The chef and TV food critic sings the praises of the charismatic French cookery writer Richard Olney I first read Richard Olney’s The French Menu Cookbook in the early 80s. I have no idea how I came across it. And I had never read anything like it. It’s an extraordinary book, intensely instructive and precise. Olney lived in Solies-Toucas, in the south of France. He wasn’t in any way a professionally trained chef, but neither was he an amateur, which made him unlike any other. Somehow, he just...

    the Guardian
  • How satellites and other aerial technologies have changed society

    Satellites have changed the way we experience the world, by beaming back images from around the globe and letting us explore the planet through online maps and other visuals. Such tools are so familiar today we often take them for granted.
  • Human influence detected in changing seasons

    For the first time, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and five other organizations have shown that human influences significantly impact the size of the seasonal cycle of temperature in the lowest layer of the atmosphere.
  • Would you change your schedule to cash in on lower tolls?

    Gov. Charlie Baker will have the final say on whether the state will test a form of congestion pricing on Boston area toll roads and crossings.

  • The Intersection of Art and Activism for Social Change

    The Intersection of art and activism for social change is very much observable in our society, from the street art found in our cities to works of fine art

    ARTpublika Magazine | Art Culture for The People
  • UK criticises security of Huawei products

    The report revealed shortcomings in the Chinese firm's engineering processes.

    BBC News
  • Climate change: The time for action is now

    Few issues evoke immediate emotional responses such as immigration and gun safety. Climate change doesn’t come with the same immediacy, but the consequences are seriously real: fires and floods taking … Click to Continue

  • No changes in Syria after Putin-Trump summit

    By Phil StewartWASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) - A top U.S. general said on Thursday he had not received any new guidance about the war in Syria, four days...

    Mail Online