Articles about Technology

Sleep

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.

Morning Routine

Brooklyn Decker’s app completely simplified her morning routine

Did you know that most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe?

Productivity

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.

News

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."

News

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.

Mental Health

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."

Job Search

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.

Technology

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.

Technology

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.

The Future of Work

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. 

Technology

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?

Office Life

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.

Social Media

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.”

News

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.

News

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 Future of Work

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.

News

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.

The Future of Work

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?

Salary

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.

Productivity

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.

artificial intelligence

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."

Humor

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.

News

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. 

Productivity

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.)

The Whole Human

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.