HBO They Shall Not Grow OldDirected by Peter Jackson, the Oscar-winning director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, this documentary uses restored archival footage from the Imperial War Museum to reveal the untold stories of World War I. It goes deep into the details of the Great War through the voices of actual soldiers. Oh, and the film has a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Enough said. Watch on HBO Go or Amazon. … [Read more...] about The 25 best family-friendly documentaries you can stream right now
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Of course, you can’t just plop robots into a hospital and expect them to be embraced. There needs to be buy-in from patients and staff alike, and that involves designing robots that are a friendly and calming force. A hospital setting is stressful enough, and the company has found that the more human-like the robot, the more accepted it will be. … [Read more...] about How robots helped protect doctors from coronavirus
This program, founded in 2014 by Greg Caplan and Sam Pessin, provides the opportunity for freelancers (such as myself), and for those with gigs that allow remote work, to take their jobs on the road. For a year, I moved between 12 different international cities across three continents, calling each of them home for 30 days. In the past six years, there have been dozens of communities like mine, ranging in size from 20 to 65, who figured out how to meet deadlines, take calls, and complete their job functions, from wherever they happened to be in the world. … [Read more...] about We’re in the midst of a massive work-from-home experiment. What if it works?
My cousin uses one of them and regularly parks in front of the public library to sponge off their Wi-Fi. One satellite service charges more than $100 a month for a top download speed of just 12 megabits per second. A Colorado-based wireless provider asks $75 per month for fixed wireless service that promises a top speed of 15 Mbps for downloads. (The FCC’s current definition of “broadband” includes a download speed of at least 25 Mbps, and an upload speed of at least 3 Mbps.) … [Read more...] about How a new broadband map could finally bring fast internet to everyone in America
Connect with attendees before, during, and after Post on social media using the event hashtag Plan ahead to find the workshops and talks that are most valuable to you Cowork virtually Coworking isn’t just a way to beat loneliness; it’s also a great way to learn from others and get the accountability you need to complete that course or update your résumé with new certifications. Taylor Jacobson, founder and CEO of Focusmate, explains: … [Read more...] about 5 ways to learn new career skills for free during the COVID-19 crisis