Whether you’re a huge tech fan or can barely navigate your smartphone, these documentaries will help reveal some very interesting, and sometimes dangerous aspects, of the tech world.
This Netflix documentary shines a light on the biases and racism that plague our technology. It all stems from the people who created it in the first place and what that means for non-white communities. Cnet gives a great run down about this power documentary.
The Age of A.I.
The YouTube original docum...
Hiking should be easy, and it is. But like with every nature walk, you are going into nature. If you are just starting to explore what hiking is all about, consider these tips before you hit the trail.
Your body needs hydration. In fact, you should be drinking at least half your body weight in ounces of water every day. Most people would exert energy and will likely sweat on a hike. It’s important to replace that water as necessary, so bring along a bottle of water or hydration pack.
If you are running your business with dinosaur-type technology, you may be doing yourself more harm than good. Here are three reasons why your company’s tech should be up-to-date.
New and updated technology happens for a reason. If you want to get things done faster, with more efficiency you turn to tech. Whether that’s a new printer or new software, they are both going to help your employees be more productive.
Your computer software gets updated for a reason. Sometimes...
Google has always been a go to for many. It is now an actual term “Google It”. But it may surprise you that there are other search engines out there. Some that may align better with your preference for privacy. Here are some other search engines you can try that are not Google related.
This search engine helps you find forums or message boards with ease.
Brave believes in a privacy-respecting experience.
Trying to escape the filter bubble? DuckDuckGo helps you do ...
If you have been experiencing some anxiety, practice these 3 small tips to help get you through.
Taking deep breaths and focusing on your breathing can help to calm you. You don’t have to go as far as meditation, but meditation is essentially focused breathing with the goal to clear your mind. Deep calming breaths can help ease some of your anxiety.
Question Your Thinking
Take a look at your train of thought. Is it negative? Are you hyper-fixated on something that is making you...
There are a lot of articles about what applicants can do to improve their appeal to hiring managers. These unprecedented times have caused many people to be out of work, and while there are people out there who are hiring, there are a massive amount of applicants coming their way. Obviously, hiring managers want the best applicants for their open positions, but are you really going to attract them? Have you recently considered the efficacy of your hiring process? If not, consider these things...
Employee mental wellness is a huge part of your business. The healthier their mindset, the happier they will be at work. Here are some tips to help build your employee’s mental wellness.
Make sure your employees know about their access to mental health resources. The more information they have about where they can go to get help, the more supported they will feel.
Build A Healthy Work Environment
Ensure there is trust between you and your employees. Provide clear direction, have an ...
Your computer can actually be a pretty cluttered place. Do yourself a favor and organize your virtual workspace.
You can easily organize your emails and create folders. To really lighten the load, you can direct incoming emails to folders so they don’t fill up your inbox where you’ll have to organize them later. This will help you find things faster and easier.
If you can’t see the backdrop of your computer you should probably organize your files into labeled ...
Gadgets have always been added assistants to our everyday lives and the same can assist you with your mental health. Here are a few tech items that can assist with the wellness of your mental health.
If you haven’t heard, meditation has many benefits. Let tech help. Check out Core, muse, or Inner Balance to help guide and enhance your meditations so you can stay fully focused. Not interested in a device? There are many apps that can also help guide your meditation all from your sma...
Natural disasters are an unfortunate part of the world. We can’t prevent them, but we can prepare ourselves when they happen.
UV Water Purifiers
Water is a precious resource, and during a disaster, you may not have clean running water. Grab a UV water purifier such as the SteriPEN or CrazyCap 2.0 UV Water Purifier so you can make sure your water is safe for you and your family.
Camping Stoves That Do More
Emergency situations make for thinking outside of the box. You may not be able to stay a...
I don’t know about you, but I looked forward to 2021. 2020 was so rough that anything different from it was better, including the number. We needed new hope; a fresh start. When the clock struck midnight on 2021, honestly, it was nice. It felt better; different. The new year was like clawing our way out of a black hole and there was light! The problem is, things haven’t really changed. Well, some things did change, but the reality is that we are still dealing with a pandemic, extreme weather,...
If you feel like your business is in a rut consider these 4 tips to keep things from becoming stagnant.
Ask Your Customers
The best way to keep your finger on the pulse is to get feedback from your customers. You never know if there is something you aren’t providing for them or something you can improve. They can really help guide your next rollout.
Loosen The Reins
When you run a business you want everything to be perfect. Who wouldn’t? But if you’ve been doing that for a long time, you coul...
Unfortunately, people tend to be clueless when it comes to social media manners. In some cases, people don’t care that their actions may be considered inappropriate, but for the most part, when a person commits a social media faux pas it’s because they really didn’t know any better. Never fear, I will provide you with a few tips to help you make sure you don’t make these mistakes.
Don’t Post Important Information That Does Not Belong To You
There’s nothing like finding out that your marriage ...
It’s not exactly the easiest time to party. Social distancing and safety require a general “no fun” zone when it comes to celebrating. Here’s the thing, if you are someone getting a win, reaching a goal, or getting an award for an accomplishment, you desperately need to celebrate; especially in your place of work. Celebrating can help employees feel confident and give them a more positive outlook in their daily and working lives. It’s important to find a way to celebrate.
It’s easy to fall in...
If you are working from home, it may be easy to forget that you’re using more energy than you have before. When it comes to saving energy and thus money, try to apply the principles you’ve learned from past energy-saving tips.
Turn off all the lights and appliances in the rooms you are not inhabiting during the day.
Place your thermostat at an even temperature that won’t make your heater or air conditioning kick on often. Better yet, if you can turn it off altogether, you should.
Open all bli...