First—and most important—always wear masks, make sure everyone stays at least six feet away from other people, and don’t spend too much time indoors. But in addition to these precautions, making sure the air inside is as clean as possible can also help. I am an indoor air quality researcher who studies how to reduce the transmission of airborne infectious diseases. Using increased ventilation or running an appropriately sized air cleaner or filter can add an extra layer of protection. … [Read more...] about If you have to be indoors with others, here’s how to make the air cleaner
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Vamsi Krishna, CEO and Co-Founder, Vedantu, said, "As a brand we are going the extra mile to make quality education accessible. Our partnership with Airtel DTH is in this direction and we are delighted to use our collective strengths to sustain India''s learning needs in smaller towns and villages." … [Read more...] about Airtel Digital TV, Vedantu team up to offer students ‘affordable’ access to quality education
For kids suffering from anxiety and mood disorders, the pandemic has been an endless source of stressors, and even more so as schools reopen. “What we know is that anxiety is likely to look better while social distancing, and look a lot worse when we return,” Anderson says. “With kids with depression, it’s been a high-alert situation pretty much the entire pandemic.”Parents, in turn, have had to step into roles they may have little to no experience with, from therapist to behavioral specialist to social worker—all the while going into work or holding down a job from home. We talked to three mothers of children with mental illnesses or learning disabilities about how they have coped during the pandemic, and what the impact has been on their working lives: … [Read more...] about ‘I worry every moment’: 3 moms on parenting kids with developmental disabilities during COVID-19
I just really wish people would understand that the masks are for everybody’s safety. It’s a little thing to ask while you’re shopping. We’re in those things for 10 hours a day. You’re in our store for maybe an hour or less. Please respect us. Respect the fact that we’ve got a mask on to protect you. Don’t grab the receipt out of my hand and crumple it up into a fist in front of me because I asked you to raise your handkerchief back up over your nose. Don’t turn around from my register and rip your face mask off because you just checked out and think you’re done. Have a little respect for everybody around you and just wear your face mask. … [Read more...] about ‘I’ve been called the Karen of Stop & Shop’: Retail workers on enforcing mask mandates
As Apple ran up against the law of big numbers, the firm invested heavily in recurring revenue offerings—iCloud, Apple Music, Apple TV+, Arcade, etc. In Q4 2019, Apple’s services revenue was up 25% year over year to 23% of revenue. As a result, Apple has been recast as a software firm, and despite a negligible increase in earnings, it doubled its valuation and P/E multiple in just 12 months. Apple’s services business would stand as the 258th company on the Fortune 500, just beating out Bed Bath & Beyond. And on the hardware side, the company is transitioning one-off sales of its flagship iPhone into a monthly service through the iPhone Upgrade Program. Tim Cook said he believed that model would “grow disproportionately.” … [Read more...] about Big Tech was already dominant. Has coronavirus made it unstoppable?