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Kroger is pushing leaders to designate grocery store workers as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. The company, America’s largest supermarket chain, released a joint statement Tuesday with United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, the country’s largest food and retail union, calling on state and federal leaders to temporarily designate grocery store workers as extended first responders or emergency personnel. The designation is “critical” to ensure workers have access to personal protective equipment, or PPE, like…

Over the past years, a lot of people touted Firefox as one of the most secure Web browsers in the market. But, as with other browsers, the security level offered really depends on the settings. Some of the features might need to be enabled manually by the user. Those particular Firefox privacy settings turned on by default should be double-checked too. But, this user took his time and dug into Firefox’s privacy to reveal some…

Programming is one of the top leading jobs in the current market, and it’s growing every day. It’s becoming more and more crucial to have a programmer in your company. And if you take into account that all the biggest companies in the world (Facebook, Twitter, Amazon etc.) are tied to programming, you’ll understand the importance of it. That’s why we’ll try to teach you everything you need to know about programming. Basically, programming is…

The Circles Method The Circles Method is the framework of Product management best practices used by Google when interviewing potential product managers. It is quite a popular framework known for its effectivity and has been featured in the Business Insider. It is important to note that this method is useful for helping candidates to answer one particular type of question and that is a product design question. The Circles framework is put together so that…

Zoom is an American remote conferencing services company.  Eric Yuan is the founder of Zoom a lead engineer from Cisco Systems. The service started in January of 2013 and by May it claimed one million participants. During the first year of the release, Zoom founded with B2B collaboration software providers, like Redbooth. Since the coronavirus pandemic has increased, news has reported that thousands of educational institutions have switched to online classes and have started using…

A VPN encrypts the data traveling to and from your device via a secondary server over a more secure channel. One of the main and easiest ways to keep your information secure and getting access to blocked websites in your region. Using a VPN for data encryption is a common practice now; people use it even if they are not aware of the technicalities of it. VPNs usually trick your devices into thinking that they…

“I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.”  Georgia O’Keeffe.  Art is a beautiful way of expressing one’s thoughts, perceptions, and emotions on a blank piece of canvas with the artistic means of multiple colors. While many use it when words fall short, some also use it for introspection and looking into one’s own flesh. The messiah of…

FreeCodeCamp has been surveying 10,000s of developers for the past three years about how they’re learning to code and about their careers. And now, they’ve made a full dataset publicly available. But, in 2020 they did take a ‘year off’ from that. They decided to do a survey and listed the top developer skills for 2020. The survey was based on the answers of 116,648 developers depending on their 2020 skills report. They’ve broken down…

A common problem I’m sure a lot of you are facing is how to reach essay minimum page requirements. I’m here to help. This is only really looking at one specific technique, there’s lots of others, and maybe I’ll do write-ups on them also. The key here though is that this isn’t about just padding your essay. It’s about reaching the minimum length by doing what you’re actually expected to do. It’s like cheating on a test by…

In the future, it is predicted that our home will become functional and flexible if it has smart devices for the home. They will bring it to a higher level of comfort, safety, and energy-saving. The concept of “smart home” means a comprehensive solution to automate actions performed daily. This includes both control systems and home appliances controlled via a wireless connection. Types of devices for an intelligent home When planning to make your home…

In the best of times, the United States wastes 40 percent of its food annually, amounting to 70 million tons. The collective response to the coronavirus pandemic, from panic buying at grocery stores to restaurant closures, is bound to inflate that percentage, food loss experts say, at a time when food insecurity is on the rise. But over 100 tons of food went to waste in 2 weeks due to panic buyers. The biggest source of…

Conceptualizing a logo for a business can be done by almost anyone, but making a perfectly designed one is actually much more of a challenge. For most people without a degree or experience in design, creating a logo may yield some forgettable or sometimes even poor results. Thankfully, there are a large number of graphic designers that can help you with logo designs. Before hiring a graphic designer, it is imperative to know the basics…

A lot of discarded single-use masks, originally used to protect the spread of coronavirus, are causing harm. Very significant harm to the environment. But what are the Coronavirus masks’ effect on the environment in essence? Environmental group “OceanAsia” recently conducted a survey trip to the Soko’s islands in Hong Kong. The result came shocking as they found masses of surgical masks washing up on the shoreline. Gary Stokes, OceanAsia’s Founder, told Energy Live News: “We…

As with other health risks, prevention is best. The best prevention is to eliminate rodents in and around where you live, work, and play. If a rodent infestation is discovered, take proper precautions when cleaning the area. People become infected by breathing in the virus, so take care not to sweep, vacuum, or otherwise kick up dust in an area where rodent urine, droppings, or nesting materials are present. But, should I be worried about…

The article was written by Asaf Fybish. In the last few weeks, the CoronaVirus arrived in my country and changed the way I live (hopefully not for too long). I found my self working from home for hours, watching Netflix, and slowly feeling more and more depressed. A few friends recommended for me to take an online course as a way to spend my time at home wisely. After searching for hours between hundreds of different…

In technical terms, code beautification is not a functional requirement but it does impact the overall performance of the application. This is because when the final deliverable of the application is submitted, a clean copy of the code also has to be delivered. At the last moment, developers cannot check each syntax line and work on its formatting. Developers do not focus at all on how good the code is appearing when they are working…

Currently, a pandemic is sweeping the world, taking the lives of many innocent people. This virus which now has gotten the name COVID-19 first was detected in China back in December of 2019. The pandemic’s global death toll has almost reached over 6,000, while the global number of cases has surpassed 160,000.  Medical professionals are trying hard to find any way of stopping or at least slowing down the spread. But it has been really…

For a learner, developer, or tech enthusiast, deciding which language to learn or add to your portfolio can be pretty hard. That’s because, today, you can choose from around 700 coding languages. To make it easier for you, here is a compilation of the top 10 programming languages from GitHub, a leading software development community. The 10 most active programming languages in GitHub are: JavaScript Python Java Rust PHP C# C++ TypeScript  Ruby Shell C…

This article provides an investigation of some famous iOS apps that frequently snooping on the pasteboard without user consent. These apps range from popular games and social networking apps to news apps of major news organizations. We found that many apps quietly read any text found in the pasteboard every time the app is opened. Text left in the pasteboard could be as simple as a shopping list or could be something more sensitive: passwords,…

Companies around the world have rolled out mandatory remote work. It’s a great measurement to take to stop the spread of the COVID-19. And whether you’re a newbie or WFH veteran, here’s how to transition to remote working during COVID-19. Google, Amazon, Hitachi, Apple, Twitter and so on. All these global companies have rolled out mandatory work-from-home policies amid the spread of COVID-19. And it’s pretty realistic if you were to assume that shifting to the…