Every workplace has its own bacon wars. They are seemingly small, irrelevant issues that grate on people and build up until they become distractions and affect productivity. It may be dirty coffee cups or people who are consistently late for meetings, or people playing on phones while someone is presenting. They appear to be small offenses, but in reality they are usually a symptom of a deeper issue. … [Read more...] about I spent a year leading a team in complete isolation in Antarctica. Here are 4 strategies you need right now
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My immediate option after going back would be to take up a small teaching position at an educational institute in India. But that would mean I would have to commit to it for at least one to two years and my thesis would suffer. Pay for teachers in India isn't great either. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
Dorsey’s contribution will be made through his Start Small initiative, a $1 billion fund for coronavirus relief efforts unveiled in April. Along with pledging to give away what was at the time one-third of his total assets, Dorsey also promised to disclose each gift on a real-time, public Google Doc. His contributions thus far include $10 million to provide laptops and internet access for 25,000 public school students in Oakland, California, $10 million to set up free COVID-19 testing sites in vulnerable and underserved communities, and $20 million to deploy digital tools for COVID-19 contact tracing. … [Read more...] about Jack Dorsey is donating $3 million to kick off a universal basic income program
COVID-19 has made online learning the mainstream overnight. From schools to colleges to tutorials, teachers are adapting to the new normal -- some by choice, some because of the lack of choice. As a result, online teaching has become one of the most important skills to acquire during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
Automate.io doesn’t try to offer up an overwhelming number of connected services. Its list tops 100, and they’re generally popular, mainly business-focused services. Pricing starts at $49 per month for the “startup” plan that gives you 50 “bots”—what Automate.io calls workflows. The free version isn’t much to write home about: Bots can only perform single actions, and only certain third-party services can be used. The premium plans are where all the magic starts happening: multistage workflows, delays and timing features, access to all connected services, and the like. … [Read more...] about These 5 services will automate all your most tedious tasks