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Video Conferencing Best Practices

Photo credit: Postmodern Studio / Shutterstock.com As we all spend more time in front of our computers, it is probably a good idea to review a few resources on how to best host and participate in a video conference. I prefer Zoom, and CNBC put together a nice tutorial on the various ways to use it effectively.…

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Bitcoin

The recent run-up of Bitcoin has a lot of people thinking about investing in the mysterious digital currency. For lay people, Bitcoin is a digital currency that operates on blockchain technology which is essentially a shared digital database of financial transactions which some are even calling a new type of internet. It cuts out the…

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Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon stunned the financial world when it announced that it had agreed to purchase Whole Foods, the high-end grocery store. On the day of the announcement, grocery stock took a dive. The convergence of technology, automation, artificial intelligence and buyer expectations is changing the global economy at a rapid pace. Elon Musk says, “If your…

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Self-Driving Cars

I am looking forward to self-driving cars. For one, I don’t really enjoy driving or cars for that matter, and one of my biggest peeves are stoplights. Nothing is more annoying or a bigger waste of time, than sitting at a red signal light when there is no traffic in sight. When self-driving cars become…

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