Companies are just now starting to figure out remote work

How to educate the next workforce The power of narrative and role of storytelling in business These are the new rules for the future of the planet How to make sure tech companies do the right thing Companies are just now starting to figure out remote work How to build a more human workplace These […]

Best business monitors of 2020: best displays for working from home

If you’re looking for an excellent productivity monitor that offers you huge amounts of space to work on, without having to resort to multiple monitors, then you’ll want an ultra-wide monitor. The Philips Brilliance 499P9H takes ultra-wide to an extreme, offering a huge 32:9 aspect ratio over 49-inches of screen. It gives you a huge […]

Here’s another reason to never open suspicious emails when working from home

The study from cloud cybersecurity firm Mimecast asked 1,000 respondents about their use of work devices at home, finding 73% used company devices for personal matters, with two-thirds revealing that this had increased since they began working remotely. Individuals admitted that checking personal emails, conducting financial transactions and shopping online were among the most common […]

Facebook moderators in Dublin reportedly forced to work in office despite lockdown

Facebook moderators can spend much of their time reviewing graphic videos, hate speech, and other disturbing material, and many have developed post-traumatic stress disorders. In May, Facebook settled with current and former moderators for $52 million in a ruling that found the job had a severe impact on the workers’ mental health.

Over $100 mln to fix roads in central region damaged by floods, landslides

The clearing work will be undertaken by the Ministry of Transport at a cost of VND650 billion if the roads involved are managed by it, and by local authorities in the case of other roads.

Digging deep: Rescuers work non-stop in search for landslide victims

Around 4 p.m. on Sunday the fifth body was found near the mountainside next to a dump truck buried by rubble. Landslide survivors and relatives have confirmed that the body is of Truong Van Noi of Loc Ha District in the central province of Ha Tinh. He is believed to have been thrown from an […]

At Work with LVRN, the Hit-Making Music Collective Driven by a Love of Love

LVRN started in Atlanta, but you guys just opened new offices and studios in Los Angeles. SF: We’re global citizens now. Obviously, COVID has stunted everybody’s travels, but we were planning on spending this entire summer in London and bouncing around between different countries, just to really build our rapport. We’ve been intentional about wanting to […]

At Work With Abou ‘Bu’ Thiam, Kanye West’s Elusive Manager

In Rolling Stone‘s series At Work, we go behind the curtain with decision-makers across the fast-changing music business — exploring a range of responsibilities, burgeoning ideas, advice for industry newcomers, and more. Read earlier interviews here. Abou “Bu” Thiam owes a lot to his brother, Akon. “I was Akon’s A&R before I even knew what […]

An ed-tech specialist spoke out about remote testing software — and now he’s being sued

Still, it wouldn’t be Proctorio’s first attempt to hush its opposition. This past March, as Motherboard also reported, the company asked the journal Hybrid Pedagogy to retract a peer-reviewed article warning educators that algorithmic proctoring tools could be discriminatory (the journal declined). When a UBC student posted on Reddit in June that a Proctorio support […]

Pandemic perk: Bay Area companies increase mental health help for remote workers

Brex, a San Francisco financial services company, has also focused on forging virtual bonds between employees. The group organized a virtual tour of an alpaca farm for kids and parents that allowed families to see nature while stuck at home. An entertainer performed as Elsa from Disney’s “Frozen” films for the children of employees.