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When news broke in November that Google had hired an anti-union consulting firm to handle mounting labor unrest at the company, a 21-year-old security engineer named Kathryn Spiers decided to take action. As part of her job, Spiers creates pop-up notifications informing workers about policy changes at the company. After she learned that Google had hired the anti-union firm, Spiers wrote a few lines of code that created a pop-up message asserting Google employees’ labor rights whenever…

Many of us depend on the services that a data centre provides. In a lot of instances, we rely on them as much as we rely on electricity, water, and the air we breathe. Each time we upload a photo on social media, watch a YouTube video or send a loved one a chat message, we are counting on a data centre. However, not all of us have seen one with our own eyes. If…

I am that person who would wake up at 4 am on the morning of the exam to study. Did well, but this does not work for long term retention, large amounts of material, or well being. I am also in my last year of medical school and used these strategies to successfully study for our massive, partially useless standardized exams. Hopefully, it helps you too on how to overcome procrastination. Be realistic and kind…

What do we think about when we think about marketing? The first thing that comes to mind is the customer and how to reach the customer in the best possible manner. And why is this important? This is important because the crux of all business activities and marketing, in particular, is to reach the customer in a way that a convincing case is made and a sale finally happens at the other end of the…

I’m a mechanic/auto shop owner. I figured I’d put some tips together for anyone interested in buying a used car but doesn’t know anything about cars. Obviously the best option is to take it to an auto shop to have it thoroughly inspected by a professional before you buy it. The keyword here is BEFORE you buy it. I don’t know how many people I’ve had come to my shop for an inspection after they…

USA Today reports that university, college, and community college administrators aren’t really sure whether their educational facilities will be open to students in the fall, due to the pandemic, but online learning may be a possibility. It will take some time before things normalize, but high technology will make it possible for many students to learn from home. While online learning is convenient — as well as necessary right now — there are some tricks that students…

An old coworker told me a story about an accident that totaled his truck a while ago. He went through a green light, and a lady ran a red and t-boned him, totaling his truck. She paid off a witness at the bus stop and it was basically those two against his word. Fortunately, the bus was coming behind and caught the accident on its cam. He tracked the bus down, and was able to…

Forex traders decide whether to buy or sell a currency pair at a given time based on the forex signals. Basically, forex signals help traders to identify the right trading opportunities at the right time. According to Wikipedia, a forex signal is a suggestion for entering a trade on a currency pair, usually at a specific price and time. Most of the signals are based on the analysis of technical indicators. Forex signals are sent…

Science fiction (also known as SF or sci-fi) is a broad genre of fiction. It often involves speculation based on the current or future science or technology. Science fiction is often found across every kind of entertainment books, art, television, films, games, theatres, and other media.  A guy who spent his last 7 years reading only science fiction books took the time to rank the top 15 best science fiction books. “Let me start by saying this is…

What is a reverse image search, and what benefits you can gain by doing a reverse search? All of these questions and the ones related to reverse image search would be answered today in detail. Not only you will get to know what reverse image search is but you will also learn how to do a reverse search and also about the best tool on the web that can help you learn and utilize the…

A lot of users use plagiarism checking tools to scan written content and each of them has different requirements. Being a teacher involves a lot of responsibility. These professionals have to perform several tasks including checking assignments. Students submit day to day deliverables as well as yearend papers and they get graded. Considering the busy routine that teachers have, it is not possible for them to read each submission and find copied information. They have…

Durch die hohe Zahl der Infektionen sind Vorsichtsmaßnahmen umso wichtiger geworden. Die schnelle Verbreitung des Virus COVID-19 und die leichte Ansteckung mit dem Virus, hat dazu geführt, dass fast alle Länder der Welt momentan in einen Notstand geraten sind. Die Verbreitung des Coronavirus ist sehr schwer zu stoppen, da die Forscher noch nicht so viel über das neuartige Virus wissen.  Um so wichtiger sind die Schutzmaßnahmen, die Sie unternehmen müssen, wenn Sie Ihr zu Hause…

Millions of people from the Islam religion will likely mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday. It’s a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting, and nightly feasts. Hilal, the crescent, coincides with the astronomical new moon, which marks the beginning of the new month. Via this, Muslims can safely estimate the beginning of Ramadan – but geographical differences can change when it begins. This year, the new moon will likely be on Friday, April the 24th…

A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree. A bachelor is a post-secondary undergraduate degree. They are also called baccalaureate degrees. It typically takes four years of full-time learning to fulfill your bachelor’s degree—encompassing 120-semester credits or around 40 college courses. If your college uses a quarter system rather than a semester system, you’ll need to achieve a minimum of 180 quarter credits to get an accredited bachelor’s degree. Enrolling in a bachelor’s degree program…

In just a few short decades, mobile devices have risen from useful communication devices to necessary tools in work and our personal lives. We all know this to some degree, yet mobiles are rarely employed to the full extent of their abilities. One such example of this, and the one we want to look at today, is the ability to utilize mobiles as part of docking systems for work and casual use. So what exactly…

Python is way more widespread than you may realize – it’s practically everywhere now! Python is also well known to be the core foundation of creating famous software services such as: Google YouTube Instagram Spotify Reddit Aside from being one of the leading programming languages available, Python is also very easy to learn. It’s also clear to read, and very simple to write in. This gives a huge boost to the speed of development without…

I don’t mind an Anti-Cheat program having elevated rights to be eligible to check whether the software I am running next to Valorant is doing some “magic” in the background. And there are 4 main reasons why Valorants Vanguard Anti-Cheat has to be changed. But let’s gather up a bit what Vanguard does, what it doesn’t: A small word ahead what qualifies me to speak about stuff like this: I work in IT. I’m managing…

Ronald Reagan pulled up to the curb in a sleek black town car, rolled down his tinted window, and beckoned for Lance Weller, author of the novel Wilderness, to join him. The long-dead president escorted Weller to a comic book shop stocked with every title Weller had ever wanted, but before he could make a purchase, Reagan swiped his wallet and skipped out the door. Of course, Weller was dreaming. He is one of many people…

From today the government of Kosovo has put new measurements in place in order to decrease the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Each person only gets to spend 90 min outside and this time is not optional, but decided by ones ID-number or passport number for non-citizens. Breaking this new rule will result in a fine of 2000 euros. This is what the system looks like. Eight different groups, determined by the next…

There are over 500,000 stolen Zoom logins floating around the dark web. That’s not good, especially since they’re being sold for next to nothing, but it’s a great reminder that you should not be using the same credentials for different services. This is by far the best way to protect your Zoom account. You can undo—and prevent—any unwanted access to your account with the proper tools and security settings, but you shouldn’t have to. In this case,…