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How "nerd" culture powered through the pandemic

Meet the online content creators beating the odds to build successful careers from their passions......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcSep 23rd, 2021

"Digitally literate" Gen Z and Millennials" pandemic experience shaped by social media

Younger people's experience of the COVID-19 pandemic was shaped by their savvy use of social media platforms, navigating mis- and dis-information, subjective content loops, big-tech algorithms and emerging "splinter platforms," a new University of Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

UN migration agency: COVID has "radically altered" mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has "radically altered" mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Walmart is still practically giving away this Ryzen 5 gaming laptop

You still have time to take advantage of some Cyber Monday gaming laptop deals, such as Walmart's $211 discount for the AMD Ryzen 5-powered Lenovo Legion 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 27 min. ago

"Tweens" increased media use during the 2020 pandemic summer, says study

"Put down your phone" is a common parental phrase, the modern-day equivalent of "turn off the TV." That's because parents have long thought that staring at a screen for too long will have a detrimental effect......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Back To Work- Addressing and Resolving Employee Concerns

  More than a year ago, companies across the globe made a sensible decision to send all of their employees into remote working following the pandemic. The strategic measures taken by the corporate leaders at the time prompted a curb in mass transmis.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

Razer"s Qualcomm-powered handheld dev kit leaked in blurry slides

In the slides VideoCardz acquired, the portable is described as a new platform designed for innovation in handheld gaming. It will feature a 120Hz HDR OLED display and a 1080p webcam as well as a 6000mAh battery, DisplayPort over USB-C and 5G mmWave.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News22 hr. 55 min. ago

Razer"s Qualcomm-powered Handheld Console Leaks

Qualcomm appears to be collaborating with Razer on a new gaming handheld developer kit built around its upcoming Snapdragon G3X processor. From a report: Leaked slides published by VideoCardz call the device a "Snapdragon G3X Handheld Developer Kit,".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Moderna CEO Says Vaccines Likely Less Effective Against Omicron

The head of drugmaker Moderna said COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been previously, sparking fresh worry in financial markets about the trajectory of the pandemic. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

We were at COP26. It had mixed results

The recent COP26 was eagerly awaited. Originally planned for 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also meant to be a major step toward implementing the Paris Agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Industry watch: The EV vision

Britain, France, Germany and even India have all announced national policies to accelerate transition to EVs between 2030 and 2040. Cities from Paris, Rome, Athens to Mexico City, all set their target dates to phase out fuel-powered cars. Taiwan must.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Researchers study extent of healthcare avoidance during COVID-19

One in five individuals avoided healthcare during lockdown in the COVID-19 pandemic, often for potentially urgent symptoms, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Amazon Builds Out Network To Speed Delivery, Handle Holiday Crunch

Online retail giant has nearly doubled its fulfillment capacity since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. From a report: In the past two years, Amazon.com has added workers at an unprecedented clip to keep up with a pandemic-induced surge in demand......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Three high-end home gym machines we like are on sale for Cyber Monday

Fitness tech we like from Peloton, Tonal, and Mirror is seeing rare discounts for Cyber Monday. Enlarge (credit: Peloton) I'm a bit of a fitness nerd year-round, but with Cyber Monday sales in full swing, right now is a good.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

How COVID-19 has increased the world"s trust in science

It seems the pandemic has boosted trust in science and scientists, according to the Wellcome Global Monitor 2020: COVID-19 report......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Drop in students who come to the US to study could affect higher education and jobs

Driven largely by the global pandemic, the number of international students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities fell by 15%—or 161,401 students—from 2019 to 2020. However, early data for 2021 indicate the number might bounce back soon. Thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

This Dell Windows 11 laptop is ONLY $200 for Cyber Monday 2021

Right now, you can pick up this Intel-powered Windows 11 laptop from Dell for just $200 -- that's an absolute steal of a price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Black Friday online sales were down this year, but retailers needn"t worry

Adobe Analytics reports that total online spending for Black Friday reached $8.9 billion, slightly lower than last year's $9 billion record. But retailers don't have to worry; not only did the pandemic see online buying explode in 2020— Black Frida.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

The best MacBook Pro Cyber Monday deal you can shop today

With Amazon's MacBook Pro Cyber Monday deal that lowers the price of the laptop's 512GB version by $150, it might be time to invest in the M1-powered machine......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

IPC makers see record order visibility, may suffer from component shortage

Taiwan's industrial PC (IPC) makers, including Advantech, Ennoconn, DFI, Axiomtek and Adlink Technology, all see record order visibility thanks to strong order placements from clients worldwide amid the gradual containment of the pandemic, but a shor.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021