No, Apple and Google Didn't Secretly Install Contact-Tracing Apps on Your Phone
Recent social media posts (which I won’t link to, but you can find them easily with a Twitter search) claim Apple and Google are installing contact tracing apps on your phone without your permission. The posts show even convincing screenshots and allude to statements made by both companies indicating they have been developing technologies to help aid in... ↪ read more...
12 Smart Home Hacks That Can Save You Big
Smart homes are growing in popularity as new gadgets and tech hit the market every year, making smart devices more affordable and refined than ever. Most of us have seen robotic vacuums, but fewer of us have embraced things like smart beds, which send your sleep data to your phone, where you can also adjust your mattress’s temperature. From home... ↪ read more...
Tips for Supporting Family Office IT Teams During the Crisis
Want to know how to best support your IT teams amid the ongoing crisis? Here are a few tips on how you can help make the best of this situation.
Exercise PatienceThe most important thing you can do is have patience with your IT staff. Nearly all cloud services are struggling to keep up with the exponential growth of users flocking to their platforms and... ↪ read more...
Commercial M&O and the Connected Building
Every technology from AI (artificial intelligence) to IoT (Internet of things) and beyond is showing up in the commercial building sector. Data and data-derived information is critical for operations and management personnel to benefit their occupants. Energy ROI takes precedence, driving 65% of owners towards data-driven energy enhancements while 40% of... ↪ read more...
Asphalt Maintenance Tips
Asphalt has the durability to take on years of vehicle and foot traffic without any visible signs of damage. However, all asphalt surfaces must be repaved when its materials break down or suffer wear and tear. There’s no need to worry, however, as this article will give you tips on how to care for and maintain asphalt surfaces to ensure their... ↪ read more...
Engineers, There’s a Shortcut to Success!
A lot of people say that there’s no such thing as a shortcut to success, is this really true? Is there really, absolutely no way that we can make our journey to success easier? That only the ones that do hard work from scratch would succeed? It’s the popular belief, but we’re engineers and I would like to question its validity.The path to becoming an... ↪ read more...
Tips to Enhance Your Workspace to Increase Employee Productivity
Every business yearns to turn into a corporate giant and reach an unparalleled height where no competitor can reach them. That’s why every organization pays attention to boosting employee working and productivity. No matter how much competent and qualified your employees are, there are always ways to bring betterment in their performance and... ↪ read more...
Electrical engineering: Viewing hidden objects with digital cameras
Ordinary digital cameras can be used to view out-of-sight objects, reports a paper published in Nature this week. This feat has previously only been achieved with specialist and expensive optical systems, and this cheaper, simpler technique represents a major advance in viewing hidden objects.Non-line-of-sight imaging techniques analyse the light reflected... ↪ read more...
Human factors engineering class tackles design for aging
Human Factors Engineering: Designing for the Human, a class offered during MIT`s 2018 Independent Activities Period, challenged teams to redesign everyday things for older adults. In a garage-style classroom at MIT`s International Design Center (IDC), teams alternated between lectures by experts in human-centered design and human factors, and hackathon-style... ↪ read more...
Major garage transformation
One of the most commonly encountered questions when
thinking about converting your garage for a new use is
the warmth of the floor. Whether you are choosing to convert
your garage into a spacious home office or to convert it into a
gym room, you have to take into consideration some
improvements for your floor.
Since the garage has a concrete and uninsulated... ↪ read more...
Garage storing - shelves
A garage is the perfect home for all sorts of items and activities
from storing sporting equipment to tools and machines; and
it’s original purpose for car parking to activities like a home-office,
a gym or a workshop. If your garage is only used for storage rather than
other activities it really needs some shelves for organization.
Usually garage shelves... ↪ read more...
A garage addition
Does our older child need a little more liberty? Your work from home or
maybe you just feel that you need another room for a special project
that you want to start? Then the solution is to construct a
new addition to your garage.
By making an addition to your garage you can add to the living space in
your house, no matter what type of garage you own:... ↪ read more...
10 research-backed ways to beat procrastination for good
Mosquitos are the world's most deadly animal, according to the World Health Organization, making these insects more than mere pests for some 500 million people every year.Their bites may be irritating but the diseases they carry can be fatal. Of all the illnesses mosquitos transmit, malaria is by far the most offensive, causing the deaths of as many as... ↪ read more...
Business Insider is hiring a Senior Research Analyst
We’re hiring a Senior Research Analyst to lead our payments
industry coverage at Business Insider Intelligence.
Candidates should have 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
What’s The Job?
We’re looking for a Senior Research Analyst with a passion for
research and storytelling, and a vision for how we should
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ITT Educational Services files for bankruptcy
ITT Educational Services filed for bankruptcy on Friday to liquidate its business after the U.S. government restricted financial aid to new students of the U.S. for-profit college operator.The filing follows ITT's decision earlier this month to shut its 137 technical college campuses in 39 states, a move affecting about 35,000 students and 8,000... ↪ read more...