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Linked – Another Scandal Resulting from E-mails Gone Public

“Our psychology of e-mail doesn’t match the reality. We treat them as ephemeral, even though they’re not. And the archival nature of e-mail — or text messages, or Twitter chats, or Facebook conversations — isn’t salient.” It’s so easy to fire off an email, comment, or tweet, without thinking about someone reading it years later….

Linked – The science myths that will not die
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Linked – The science myths that will not die

  “Myth 4: Individuals learn best when taught in their preferred learning style People attribute other mythical qualities to their unexceptionally large brains. One such myth is that individuals learn best when they are taught in the way they prefer to learn. A verbal learner, for example, supposedly learns best through oral instructions, whereas a…

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Linked – Check your credit card bills: Hyatt Hotels payment systems compromised by malware

My advice? Always check your credit card bills. Get online access to your statement and check what is being charged to your account on a weekly basis, especially if you travel and use your credit card often as part of your work. Report anything that doesn’t make sense. Chances are your credit card details have…

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Linked – Using Law Against Technology

“It’s one aspect of a tech policy problem that has been plaguing us for at least 25 years: technologists and policymakers don’t understand each other, and they inflict damage on society because of that. But it’s worse today. The speed of technological progress makes it worse. And the types of technology¬≠ — especially the current…

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Linked – Half of legal staff plan to move jobs, survey shows

“Aside from salary, career development (33%) and work-life balance (25%) were cited as the most important factors for employees when considering new roles. However just 14% of employers said that work-life balance was important when attracting staff. According to the results, 43% of legal employees said their work-life balance was average or below average. Meanwhile…