Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Password Managers

Tim Ferrill recommends six password managers for a variety of devices and operating systems . These include 1Password, Dashlane, KeePass, LastPass, RoboForm and SplashID Safe.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Graduate Earnings Information Is Hard to Find

Adam Harris writes about efforts to provide potential students with an estimate of potential earnings as the result of obtaining a specific degree at a specific academic institution.

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Google Assistant Tips

Derek Walter shares tips on using Google Assistant .

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Knowledge Management Pyramid

Nathan Kesdever shares the Knowledge Management Pyramid , which values knowledge as more valuable than a store of information.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Family Information

Michael Simon suggests methods families can use Android apps for sharing information and images.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Productivity Apps

Paul Mah shares nine productivity apps for Windows computers.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Future North American Eclipses

GreatAmericanEclipse.com has a colorful chart of eclipses predicted for North America in the 21st century.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Consciousness

Karl Friston explores consciousness in this essay.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Prediction and Mental Health

Martin Seligman and John Terney suggests that "We aren't Built to Live in the Moment ."

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Recommended Readings

Oliver Staley reports on recommended readings suggested by industry leaders.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Worldview Distortion

Michael Dougherty rants about filter bubbles resulting from Internet news and opinion sites.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Computer Specifications

David Nield suggests the most important computer specifications to be considered when purchasing a new computer.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Brain Exercises

Erin Brodwin offers exercises for the human brain.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

The Cost of Mis-Information

Julia Belluz notes that measles is on the rise due to vaccine deniers .

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Baumol's "Cost Disease" and the Price of Education

Timothy Lee explains William Baumol's economic theory, called cost disease , which explains why personnel-intensive services such as education are becoming more expensive than material goods which can be produced by automation. It is a problem of scaling and values.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Paul McNamara is irritated at having to pay a monthly fee for an "unlisted " landline number.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Collaboration

Michael Frendo suggests that some employees do better work if they can work from home .

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Changing Retail Methods

Jack Gold suggests that current online retail giants may struggle if 3-D printers improve .

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Sunday, May 07, 2017

Public Relations and Social Media

Kristin Burnham suggests how companies can defuse a social media crisis .

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Saturday, May 06, 2017

Privacy Protection and Abusers

Taylor Armerding observes that unrestricted privacy protection with also protect child abusers .

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Friday, May 05, 2017

Net Neutrality Rulings

Grant Gross explains the FCC's request for comments on its plan to remove some of the restrictions on corporations which privided net neutrality .

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Thursday, May 04, 2017

Supporting Obsolete Wi-Fi Technology

Jon Gold notes that old wi-fi technology has many failings, but that organizations with old equipment still must support it.

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Employee Surveillance

The Economist recently highlighted how posh tech offices are loaded with surveillance technology to track the activity of their workers.

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Power-Sipping Edge Browser

Gregg Keiser reports that the Edge browser uses very few resources compared with the competitors.

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Monday, May 01, 2017

Coming Android Update

Michael Simon shares features anticipated in the projected May Android release.

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Secure Data Transmission With HTTPS://

Michael Kan reports that Google Chrome will begin displaying that web pages served with HTTP:// shall be labeled as insecure. FireFox has already been doping this.

This will frighten many users of websites, even if secure data transmission is not important for fiscal security. Therefore, Google has developed a guide for webmasters to enable secure HTTPS:// data transmission, eliminating the message from the viewers of the site.

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