Key to doing your best at work? Be yourself, say experts

Today, the most innovative leaders aren't the conformers. They're the bold individualists who carve their own paths. So learning to embrace one's inner "badass" is the new key to success, say Harvard Business School faculty Francesca Gino, Tandon Fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 2nd, 2021

Public, private sector engagement key to smart cities, experts say

Public-private partnerships can push smart cities and smart infrastructure forward, experts said during a virtual SAE event......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Ford delays return-to-work plans until October

The automaker had previously planned to bring back salaried employees in July as part of a new hybrid work model but modified its plans after Michigan officials extended a ban on non-essential office work......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Uber expects employees to spend at least three days a week at the office

As offices reopen, Uber says its employees can work from home if they choose — but only for two days a week......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 49 min. ago

Kroger launches its first Ocado-powered ‘shed’, a massive, robot-filled fulfillment center in Ohio

After inking a deal to work together almost three years ago, U.S. supermarket chain Kroger and U.K. online grocer Ocado today took the wraps off the first major product of that deal. Kroger has launched a new Ocado-powered customer fulfillment center.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

Experts seek to address connected-, autonomous-vehicle energy consumption

A variety of factors influence a vehicle's energy consumption, panelists said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket in key prep flight for human passengers

Blue Origin has launched its New Shepard rocket for the second time this year, and the 15th time overall. The mission profile saw the reusable spacecraft fly to suborbital space, and then return for a parachute-assisted landing at Blue Origin’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 17 min. ago

Amazon’s latest Echo Buds are a shameless Apple knock-off

This is Amazon’s latest hardware product: The redesigned Alexa earbuds. TechCrunch covered the announcement here, where the specs and capabilities are listed. I’m sure they work fine, too, but the case design is a blatant rip-off of Apple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 17 min. ago

Creatively raises $5M to help creative professionals showcase and find work

Creatively — a startup that helps designers, photographers, illustrators and other creative professionals showcase their work and find their next job — is announcing that it has raised in $5 million. Founded by Stacey Bendet (founder and CEO of f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 16 min. ago

Compassionate courage challenges systemic racism—but it"s hard work

It is common to read news of someone getting fired for speaking or acting in ways that harmed members of another race......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Plants thrive in a complex world by communicating, sharing resources and transforming their environments

As a species, humans are wired to collaborate. That's why lockdowns and remote work have felt difficult for many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Audi Q4 e-tron plays key role in VW"s electrification strategy

The Audi Q4 e-tron is among a dozen models such as VW’s ID.4 and an electric version of the Porsche Macan that should help VW to exceed Tesla’s deliveries by 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 49 min. ago

Best Staples deals and sales for April 2021

The work-from-home revolution has begun. Staples deals cover everything you need to set up the perfect home office......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Apple’s rumored TV box confirms convergence is the key to the smart home

Smart home devices need to serve more than one purpose, with, multiple functions available in every device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Researchers streamline molecular assembly line to design, test drug compounds

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to fine-tune the molecular assembly line that creates antibiotics via engineered biosynthesis. The work could allow scientists to improve existing antibiotics as well as design new dru.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

5 questions about Grab’s epic SPAC investor deck

Grab is going public via a SPAC, so let's talk through key points from the investor deck — we'll discuss growth, segment profitability, aggregate costs and COVID-19. As expected, Southeast Asian super-app Grab is going public via a SPAC,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Microsoft Announces New Webcam and USB-C Speaker for the Work from Home Era

Microsoft's long-awaited new webcam is finally here, alongside a number of accessories designed for the work from home era. From a report: Rumors of a new Microsoft webcam have been circulating for years, and the result is what Microsoft calls the Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

With the right tools, predicting startup revenue is possible

How do you predict earnings when you are still figuring it out? You need to work on making your revenue predictable, repeatable and scalable; and use tools that will help you create projections. For a long time, “revenue” seemed.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Video: How to clear Earth"s orbit of space debris

On 20 April 2021, ESA will host the 8th European Conference on Space Debris from Darmstadt, in Germany. Scientists, engineers, industry experts and policy makers will spend the virtual four-day conference discussing the latest issues surrounding spac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Towards automatic design for freeform optics

Designing an optical system requires of the designer significant effort, knowledge, skills and experience. In this work, an automatic design method is proposed for freeform optics, in which specifications and constraints are the only inputs required,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Scientists map "pulse" of groundwater flow through California"s Central Valley

Groundwater is a key resource for water users in California's Central Valley, a major agricultural hub with an economic output of tens of billions of dollars annually. Surface deformation in the Central Valley has long been linked to changes in groun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021