Linked – The Pressure Of Answering Work Emails At Night Takes Toll On Mental Health, Study Finds
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Linked – The Pressure Of Answering Work Emails At Night Takes Toll On Mental Health, Study Finds

I don’t find either one of these things surprising, at all. “The results are largely what you’d expect, and what the authors predicted: People who felt simply the expectation of having to answer work emails during non-work hours were more anxious, and reported more relationship stress and poorer health. As the team writes, the “omnipresent…

Are The “Big Four” Coming For Your Firm?
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Are The “Big Four” Coming For Your Firm?

Short answer, yes. This has been the big question this past week, after EY purchased a UK based Legal Service Provider, Riverview. There have been more than a few takes, in many different directions, but I found the last paragraph of Mark Cohen’s take to sync with my own experiences, which I’ll explain later.  …

Linked – Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds
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Linked – Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds

One of my favorite tools for keeping Facebook from becoming a frustrating mess is going away. “Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds sometime today, according to a message posted in the Facebook app. The feature allowed users to scroll through only those posts from one of their designated friend lists — for example, family,…

Linked – At Black Hat, mental health is new focus for cybersecurity workers
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Linked – At Black Hat, mental health is new focus for cybersecurity workers

Good!!! “At this week’s Black Hat cybersecurity conference, panels about hacking automobiles and airplane WiFi are being interspersed with a new focus: mental health.” I don’t work in cybersecurity, but I know people who do, and the long hours and stress many of them have to deal with is off the charts. This has probably…

Linked – How a Tiny Dot is Letting Criminals Impersonate Banks, News Sites, and the Government Online
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Linked – How a Tiny Dot is Letting Criminals Impersonate Banks, News Sites, and the Government Online

The simple solution, of course, is to not click links. Type in the address of your bank or anywhere you plan to make a financial transaction. “We are all familiar with the Latin alphabet, and with the fact that some characters sometimes appear with various diacritical marks above them (e.g., á and ñ), especially in…

Linked – Facebook Tests Replacing ‘Share’ with ‘Message’ Option on News Feed Posts
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Linked – Facebook Tests Replacing ‘Share’ with ‘Message’ Option on News Feed Posts

Given the trends, especially among younger users, this makes sense. If they are gravitating towards sharing things privately, versus publicly, Facebook would probably do well to make this change. “What you post on social media stays forever, and can be seen by your parents, your grandparents, and anyone else who might care to take a…