My mentor and other university faculty have assured me and 60 other international students in the campus that the institute would engage closely with the government to ensure that our academic progress is not hampered. I have been told that the institute is also planning to engage two lawyers to ensure that the newly planned blended learning modules are not in violation of law. … [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?
If you’re just dipping your toe into the whole automation thing, IFTTT (“If this, then that”) is a great first stop. It’s free, easy to use, and has been around for quite a while. Arguably the most consumer-y of the bunch, it integrates with just about every site, service, and app under the sun, and there are plenty of ready-made workflows that make life easier. … [Read more...] about These 5 services will automate all your most tedious tasks
Chances are, most of your competition is just blindly applying on applications. Sometimes, I would even be as confident as to send my deck to the CEO—and to my surprise, it would work. Someone asked me if this is overstepping to not go through the normal process? Maybe? But who cares! I don’t feel that offering great insight is in any way an overstep. A good company should welcome hard work and insight from a seasoned professional. If they don’t, you probably don’t want to work for that company anyway. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.