I am 36 years old. When my brother was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, I had taken a three-year break. He passed away in late 2012 and I came back to academics in 2013. People of my age are already well- established, and here we are, with no clue about what turn our life will take next. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
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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
Many teachers are subject experts, but new to technology. “Some of the older teachers have a difficult time adjusting. Where to check for the WiFi? If the internet is not working, how do I solve that? How to save the phone battery? This dents their confidence,” says Ranganathan. … [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
When I applied for a job at a content management system company, I used their platform to build an entire site on why I was the most suitable hire. When I applied to a consumer brand company, I created a 20-page deck with my ideas to improve their digital presence. I won’t sugarcoat the amount of effort that goes into making these types of collateral pieces—it takes time, but the results will give you much more success than an application ever would. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.