Love Does is a narrative of stories and ideas directly from Bob’s life of pranks and whimsical capers as an international crime fighter, lover of life, man of adventure, and father extraordinaire. Bob contends that love is not a passive or theoretical force, but a full contact emotion that can change every facet of your life. He will be the first to tell you that he doesn’t have it all together, but can guarantee you that he’s an active participant, enjoying the ride every step of the way. Bob brings joy and happiness to those he meets, and his book is overflowing with life and love lessons that are applicable to individuals, families, executives, employees and world leaders. He’s a wise, kind, brave, courageous, wild man who writes in a real, whimsical, inspiring, and entertaining style that doesn’t fit a formula. He’s the kind of man other men want to be like, and women want to hug. … [Read more...] about Lessons On Amplifying Life From Bob Goff’s “Love Does”
Just as important, it made sure that the familiar Yelp experience was up to the job of serving consumers during the utterly unfamiliar time we find ourselves in. “That’s been a big focus of ours, figuring out what can we uniquely step in and provide that helps consumers transact with business owners efficiently in this very crazy and rapidly-changing environment,” says Stoppelman.These adjustments spanned the entire service and included its best-known feature, the reviews posted by real people. The last thing a business struggling to keep afloat needs is to be flamed by customers who won’t cut it any slack. So Yelp adjusted the process of leaving a review by adding reminders such as “Many businesses are doing their best during COVID. Thank you in advance for taking this into consideration if things didn’t go as planned.” … [Read more...] about Now Yelp’s users get to report on COVID-19 safety measures
Now the FCC has approved the plan that will hopefully restore some internet access to the islands. To make the plan a reality, though, Alphabet still needs a telecommunications partner to work with, but as the private sector rushes to the island’s aid, it seems likely that a company will step forward to help. Alphabet isn’t the only tech company doing their part in Puerto Rico. Tesla sent hundreds of its Powerwall battery systems to Puerto Rico, along with employees to install them. Facebook sent its connectivity staff to the island to help in recovery and reconstruction, too. Want to help? Here’s how you can assist Puerto Rico right now. … [Read more...] about Puerto Rico cell phone service is still out. Can Alphabet’s Project Loon fix it?
‘Unchecked power’ In short, decisions at a handful of corporations rapidly shut down the communications infrastructure of the Trump movement, with little means of recourse, leaving its constituents scrambling to find alternative means of finding each other. … [Read more...] about Why Big Tech’s swift reaction to the Capitol riot is a threat to democracy
Other changes are more directly related to the immediate ways daily life has been shaken up by the safety protocols the pandemic has necessitated. “The biggest change we’ve seen come into play is this split between customers who are coming into the store and the customers who are just there for a pickup,” Price says, adding that the trend has led to a bifurcation of stores. “We’re starting to see stores where there’s an in-store shopping experience entry, where people walk in through the entry, there’s produce, there’s the frozen stuff, it’s all the usual, and then there’s this other side where you enter and it’s more about getting in and out,” he says. Many stores already had two separate entrances, so this change has been relatively easy to make. … [Read more...] about Grocery stores were already in flux. The pandemic could change them forever