Articles about Technology
5 reasons Elon Musk really needs to get some rest
In a shockingly revealing New York Times interview with Elon Musk this week, the world learned how truly intense the CEO of three companies is as he talked about his 120-hour work week and using Ambien as a frequent sleep aid, alternating "between laughter and tears" to reporters taking notes.
Brooklyn Decker’s app completely simplified her morning routine
Did you know that most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe?
This study supports you turning off Slack for a few hours per day
Is being in constant communication, through platforms like Slack, actually the best thing for us? According to a new study, maybe not.
Survey: 34% of employers reprimanded or fired someone over online content
Recent data from CareerBuilder shows that 34% of companies saw something online that made them "reprimand or fire an employee."
Study: The blue lights from our screens can blind us
Researchers at the University of Toledo in Ohio found that our blue-tinted screens are wrecking our eyes and accelerating our risk of blindness.
How to recharge at the airport while traveling solo
We can let the airport win and completely drain us, or we can adapt, recharge and change the typically trying experience into "me-time."
6 legit jobs that seem too good to be true
Who says working a 9-to-5 job has to be a drag? Turning your biggest passion or a fun pastime into a career can make you start loving your life during the week rather than merely living for the weekend. And you’d be surprised by how many pleasurable activities in life can be turned into professions. Here are six unique passions you can turn into a career — and how to do it.
7 of the best tech products for working and traveling
To get the most out of working on-the-go and remain productive with your deliverables, you need to ensure your tech keeps up with your jet-setting.
A world-leading technologist on what the year 2038 will look like
Technology in the future: A “GPS for our lives”, jobs that will never be replaced by robots, and how humans and AI will work together.
How ClassPass’s new app is a game changer for business travelers
With the tremendous rise of boutique fitness classes a few years ago ClassPass was a game changer with its subscription model for an array of all those great, but expensive workouts. Now with their latest investment round of $85 million led by Tamasek they have rolled out a new standalone app, which will be huge for business travelers who want to stay fit.
France is banning smartphones in schools. Should employers follow?
Children in France will now have to leave their smartphones behind when they go to class. Is this a "public health message" more employers should follow?
Google is making it easier to reschedule your meetings
If you're planning meetings, you have likely been caught in the endless cycle of 'availability when?' emails. But now, Google is introducing a better way.
The father of virtual reality on how Facebook is messing with your mind
The "manipulation machine makes you cranky, makes you irritable, makes you paranoid, makes you sad ... Facebook ’s own researchers have published that.”
Survey: 84% of Americans unaware of how much they spend on subscription services
84% of Americans think they spend less on subscription services monthly than they actually do – and usually by a huge margin.
Prepare your inbox, LinkedIn is adding a voicemail feature
The social network for professionals announced that it is introducing a new voicemail feature for its mobile app for iOS and Android.
The key to better workplace productivity may be self-driving cars
Cars that can drive themselves could relinquish a significant number of hours to focus on other things, like getting a head start on work.
Study: 63% of tech workers get a response from an employer within 7 days of an interview
New research shows just how much time it takes for most tech workers to get an answer from a company they interviewed with.
Here’s how to encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers
If girls have the smarts needed for success in STEM, then what factors explain why they don’t pursue education and careers in these fields?
Visualizing the best and worst paid jobs in the tech sector
We did some research and discovered that there are plenty of great high-paying jobs out there, but there are also several positions with relatively low pay.
This new LinkedIn feature makes networking so much easier
There’s nothing worse than when you are at a networking event, meet an amazing contact you want to stay in touch with, go to hand them a business card from your bag and realize you’re out.
Survey: 93% of people would trust instructions from a robot in the workplace
93% of people would believe a robot's instructions at the office and 59% feel AI will "improve operational efficiencies."
Twitter shares a bunch of #OddThingsToAskTechSupport
What's the craziest thing you've ever asked IT to help with? Twitter responded in force as the hashtag #OddThingsToAskTechSupport trended.
These are the industries with the most dissatisfied employees
Over 1,000 employees were surveyed about what frustrates them in their current careers and these were the top industries citing the most dissatisfaction.
5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using
It’s safe to say you probably abide by the basics, but there are numerous keyboard shortcuts you’re probably missing out on. (Seriously, there’s so much more to the world of life-changing shortcuts than Command + F.)
A guide for thriving in a fast world: 3 things worth remembering
Anything that disrupts routines in this fast world gets labeled as bad. Yet, more often than not, change is only as good or bad as the response to it.