iPhone app compatibility turned out to be a short-term security blanket. In January 2010, the iPhone App Store was a year and a half old and boasted a then-staggering 140,000 apps. One of Forstall’s primary contributions to the event was showing that you could run almost all of them on an iPad, either with mammoth black borders or in a slightly pixelated 2X mode. That was a kludge at best, quickly rendered largely superfluous when third-party developers brought out a profusion of real iPad apps. But for the purposes of introducing an unfamiliar platform, the backwards compatibility was a necessary reassurance. … [Read more...] about Apple’s 2010 iPad launch was the last great Steve Jobs keynote
Players such as HR software and services giant Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and Paylocity are betting that employees want such flexibility and are looking at this and other ways to deliver your money faster. They see such flexible benefits as a means of attracting top talent. In fact, a May 2019 report from ADP found that more than half of employees would actually pay for early access to their pay at least once per year. … [Read more...] about Should you be able to pick when you get paid?
A Harvard Business School professor as well as a consultant, and investor, Christensen was best known for his theory “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” which he codified in a 1997 book of that name. It argued that companies that become successful through innovation struggle to remain inventive through new technological waves, since they become focused on maintaining their current successes while new startups with nothing to lose are free to disrupt the status quo. … [Read more...] about Clayton Christensen, who gave us the Innovator’s Dilemma, has died
Trust your gut If the offer sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Check Google, and search for the recruiter’s details. If they don’t match up, or if they don’t exist, treat this as a giant red flag. Also, avoid meetings and interviews that are conducted via social media or generic platforms such as Google Hangouts. If you’re asked for money upfront to cover training, recruiting fees, or miscellaneous expenses, this is a clear warning the job offer very likely isn’t legitimate. You shouldn’t have to pay to get gainful employment. … [Read more...] about Two employment scams are hiding in plain sight—here’s how to spot them
The news instantly became fodder for late-night hosts and set into motion an upcoming Netflix comedy series starring and produced by Steve Carell. For the thought leaders who were able to look past the knee-jerk reaction of satire involved with Trump and a cartoonishly titled branch of government must surely be laughing a little bit now with what the Space Force logo looks like. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Space Force logo is a total rip-off of ‘Star Trek’ and NASA