Overall, Holtz believes transparency is the best policy in order to maintain employee trust when websites really do need to be blocked. “Disclosure covers a lot,” he says, adding that if a company really needs to block a website they better be able to communicate a good reason as to why, or staff will just find a way to get around the firewall. … [Read more...] about Does blocking certain websites at work hurt employee productivity?
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Benshetrit is so excited about the system’s potential as housing that he’s launched plans for QuaDror Home, a kit that would include four pieces equipped with the signature joint. The envelope and beams could be made of local materials, which would make each unit fit the ecological context of its surroundings. And because it can be shipped flat, you can fit 1750 kits in one 40 foot shipping container. … [Read more...] about Dror’s Folding Concrete Block Could Change How We Build [Video]
So the question becomes: Can Apple keep doubling down on its hardware margins, ignoring the sort of service-level diversification that keeps us using Amazon and Google things all day long, without really giving them another thought? Consider that the middle class is shrinking, and 63% of Americans don’t have $500 in their bank accounts, and the answer is, maybe not. It’s a stark outlook for Apple, that only gets worse if you consider that, if the next billion customers are in Africa and India, hardware needs to be cheaper. Here, Apple is at a disadvantage. Geeky arguments over whether the iPhone 7’s curvy edges are superior to the Pixel’s machined frame are moot when smartphones need to be $500 cheaper to be in your life at all (and not have a screen that costs over $100 to repair). … [Read more...] about Why Does Apple Think It Can Get Away With Selling Overpriced Stuff?
You don’t have to know your Kaddish from your Kodesh to recognize, when you step into the recently opened Soho Synagogue in New York, that you’re in the presence of some divinely inspired design. Run by Rabbi Dovi and wife Esty Sheiner, the 1,600-square-foot synagogue is reintroducing orthodox Judaism to the downtown scene with yoga classes, cocktail parties, and relaxed Friday-night services. And the newly redesigned space itself looks like a nightclub. … [Read more...] about Studio Dror’s Nightclubby Soho Synagogue Aims To Draw Young Worshippers