Articles about Technology at Work

News

New headset would allow ‘silent speech’ between humans and tech

There's new technology that wants to make conversations with your devices and other humans completely silent and seamless. People will be able to talk without opening their mouth.

News

Study: You make five times as many writing errors on your phone than a PC

People make an average of five times as many errors writing on our phones than when using a computer, "even though fewer words are typed on mobile."

Productivity

4 ways to automate your life and increase work productivity

Here are some of the best ways to use technology to automate and gain back hours of lost time we waste on administrative tasks.

News

69% of employees waste 1 month a year on workplace apps

New research shows that 69% of employees report spending up to one hour daily going back and forth between apps, which is up to a whopping 32 days annually.

Productivity

Upgrade your tech game

It’s a good idea to update your tech on a regular —though preferably non-obsessive — basis. Here’s why it's important for your career.

News

Amazon patents wristbands to track workers’ movements

In the near-future, employees will wear tracking wristbands in the office that will know where they have gone — including bathroom breaks and if you stray too far from your workstation — and when.

Productivity

How to regain focus at work by slaying the messaging monster

Tips and tricks for increasing your productivity by decreasing your messaging obsession.

Productivity

This is what meetings will look like in 2028

How the bring-your-own-device landscape will continue to change the way meetings are viewed and conducted over the next decade, and how it could affect your company’s meeting culture.

Technology

The 17 worst passwords of 2017

Researchers took a look at more than five million leaked passwords from largely Western European and North American users. These were the worst of them.

Advice

Work hosted online can disappear instantly — don’t let it happen to you

Employees of DNAinfo and Gothamist watched decades of work disappear from the internet. Here's how to prevent that from happening to you.

News

Uber employees gossiped on this app for four hours a day

Every day was a new upheaval.

Technology at Work

New app will make office gossip a force for good

Can office gossip save your career?

Robots

Eerily smart new robots can read human body language

We are one panopticon away from being completely known.

Billionaires

Billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg trade insults over future robot invasion

On Sunday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was playing the role of normal human being, holding a Facebook Live from his backyard in Palo Alto, California, as he smoked some meats and shared his views on killing what you cook, exercising, and of course, the future of humanity.

News

Tech firm starts microchipping employees so they can buy potato chips

The era of the corporate cyborg has begun.

Technology at Work

Amazon patents a robot to stalk you at the airport

It knows exactly where you're standing.

technology at work

5 smart ways to protect your job from the coming robot invasion

Don't sit by silently.

Technology at Work

Look at this downtrodden robot and rejoice at your human superiority (for now)

One small step for a robot leads to a watery grave.

Technology at Work

Ridiculous Darth Vader helmet helps you tune out noise at work

Get work done while looking like Darth Vader.

Technology at Work

This is the only out-of-office autoreply you will ever need

The secret to a good out-of-office autoreply is very simple.

Technology at Work

How to end the dreaded email reply-all-pocalypse

This technological scourge can be stopped.

Age at Work

This is why Silicon Valley CEOs always think they’re the good guy

They share a lot about themselves.

Technology at Work

3 excruciating email blunders we never recover from

Never use email if you can avoid it.

office life

5 classic inbox personalities and how to respond to each

You know the type.

News

Petya is the scariest computer virus yet for Microsoft Windows users. Here’s what to do about it.

The Petya virus is sweeping worldwide computer networks. Here's what you need to know.