Bottom line is, if you’re too stringent with process—and this often derives from a need for more visibility and control—you risk burying talent or deterring it from entering your virtual door. This is particularly true for the emerging workforce. A defining trait of Gen Z is their need for individual expression. Having the ability to deliver work in a way that feels more authentic is a huge draw for this generation, which already makes up 24% of the workforce and is expected to grow to 30% by 2030. Employers who are willing to capitalize on individual contributions in a platform-agnostic way will have a leg up on their competitors both now and in the future. … [Read more...] about The case for autonomous leadership in the remote workplace
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And that’s where the opportunity comes in: New platforms with missions and models that don’t require endless controversy and conflict may have an opening. There’s a window where venture capitalists may be more likely to invest. There’s a window to focus on individual, niche areas of social engagement without having to worry as much that Facebook or Snap is just going to hire 10 engineers to do the exact same thing. There’s now time to develop a product, attract customers, grow and evolve. Whatever happens next, the uncertainty around Section 230 creates a climate for innovation in social networking that hasn’t existed in years. … [Read more...] about Trump vs. Twitter: Is there a silver lining in the Section 230 fight?
While the platforms have made an effort to combat health misinformation and disinformation, Facebook, Google, and Twitter have historically shied from making judgments about political content or content that doesn’t explicitly tell the viewer to do something that will cause them harm. In the past, all three have maintained they are merely technology platforms and not arbiters of truth—at times to a ridiculous extent.Conspiracy theorists have exploited this position to great effect, creating misinformation that narrowly fits within a platform’s rules. For example, a video that suggests vaccines are ineffective or poisonous is considered “borderline content” by YouTube and is therefore demoted in its rankings—but not taken down. That doesn’t always stop its spread. Content makers can use other platforms to direct viewers to their videos. And in the event that a video is taken down—for example, in the case of the misinformation-riddled viral … [Read more...] about As health misinformation and politics collide, social networks face a choice
Why it works While it’s still uncertain if summer climates will curb the spread of COVID-19, studies have demonstrated that you don’t need blazing hot temperatures to kill the coronavirus. Teaming up with Ohio State University, Ford confirmed that a temperature of 132.8 degrees for 15 minutes would reduce viral concentrations by more than 99% on surfaces and in the air. … [Read more...] about Ford kills COVID-19 with ingenious car heater hack
On the losing front, the S&P BSE Public Sector index was down 2.4 percent, followed by the S&P BSE Metal Index which fell 2.05 percent, and the S&P BSE Oil & Gas index was down 1.9 percent. The Nifty Bank fell by nearly 1 percent. … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: A 1,000-point intraday swing! Sensex closes below 39K, Nifty holds 11,100