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This is how long the human body would survive on every planet in the Solar System

October 3rd, 2019 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

Let’s assume that people learned how to breathe in space without special equipment and we found a way to reach any planet in the solar system. Despite the fact that this information is not likely to be practical in the near future, let’s have a look at how a person would feel on the different […]

Why becoming a ‘company of one’ is all the rage

September 14th, 2019 at 1:31 am » Comments Off

I recently left the corporate world. After working roughly 20 years in mega-large companies with revenues in the billions I am now a company of one. It’s me and only me. I do all my own stunts, too. Whether it’s booking travel or sending invoices or writing reports, there is no one to lean on, […]

In a world of smart gadgets, why are toilets still so dumb?

September 11th, 2019 at 2:32 am » Comments Off

Your butt deserves better! I spent the last three days talking to dozens of people about pooping. The ease with which I can discuss the act of defecation is somewhat of a paradox — because I am exceedingly bathroom shy. Silent office restrooms with stall doors that end a foot and a half off the […]

Automatic for the people? Experts predict how AI will transform the workplace

August 30th, 2019 at 12:15 am » Comments Off

As artificial intelligence is increasingly introduced into business, an expert panel – hosted by the Guardian – forecast how it will change our working live Workplaces should use automation technologies to enhance employees’ jobs rather than to replace humans, according to speakers at an event held by the Guardian on 11 July. However, they saw […]

The threat to the $100,000-a-year tech worker

July 29th, 2019 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

Much of the discussion around the future of work focuses on what is already disappearing: jobs in factories, on farms, and in restaurants. But coming automation-fueled job losses and changes will reverberate far beyond — and eventually reach seemingly safe workers in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street. And those in-demand workers may not be […]

How 5G will affect our daily lives