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COM 655 Book Review: "Always on: language in an online and mobile world"

During my freshman year of college, a friend and I established an approach to Western Civilization class. We sat in the third row, initially thinking this would keep us both awake.  422 more words

Always On

Why you shouldn’t let your smartphone be the boss of you

Excerpt from this article:

The worst case of “work addiction” I have encountered was described to me by an ex-management consultant. A member of his team – let’s call him Gary – was forced by his employer to take a holiday.

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Do you work too hard? - The generation that works harder than it lives

It’s OK, you can admit it to yourself. You work too hard. You’ve always known it, but you just don’t feel like you can confide in anyone. 898 more words

Life

Running a always on torrent box with Raspberry Pi (Deluge on Raspbian)

Raspberry Pi has a very low power consumption to keep it up and running 24/7. When you are downloading torrent files from or/and using it as a media server or local file server, it surely has the winning combination. 2,955 more words

Making Things Work

Pope Francis visits Capitol Hill, huge crowds line parade route

WASHINGTON DC (WLNS) – Pope Francis is wrapping up his visit to Washington DC with a historic stop on Capitol Hill this morning.

Streets are closed within a three-block radius of the Capitol and police advise visitors to avoid driving to the scene. 238 more words

News

We're Not Nearly as Busy as We Pretend to Be, According to a New Study

Excerpt from this article, which has a link to the study (itself a great read!):

The Havas study says pretending to be busy has become a vital workplace survival skill thanks to our modern society’s tacit celebration of being overloaded.

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