Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Digital Skills — The New Literacy Debate – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017

Shutterstock The definition of what it means to be literate has been transformed dramatically over the past decade. The purist’s definition — the ability to read — has morphed into an understanding of how to use a computer with skill, creativity and with considerable business effect. With U.K. unemployment dropping to 1.49 million this apparently rosy employment figure is taking place without any real joy or prospects for some, while…

Digital skills – the new literacy debate – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017

Shutterstock The definition of what it means to be literate has been transformed dramatically over the past decade. The purist’s definition – the ability to read – has morphed into an understanding of how to use a computer with skill, creativity and with considerable business effect. With U.K. unemployment dropping to 1.49 million this apparently rosy employment figure is taking place without any real joy or prospects for some, while…

CBOE plans to launch bitcoin futures, announces agreement with Winklevoss brothers’ digital currency exchange – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017

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Can using a laptop make you infertile? – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Sperm count in men from Western countries has been declining for decades, according to a new study. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Doctors think it is possible using a laptop could cause infertility.(Photo: Thinkstock) SAN FRANCISCO — Could technology make you infertile? The problem may be resting on your lap. A study published last week shows sperm counts in western men have been falling for the last 40 years….

New digital currency ‘bitcoin cash’ rallies nearly 200% following blockchain split – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

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Leading Digital Transformation Is Like Urban Planning – Harvard Business Review

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Most companies want their businesses to keep pace with digital startups, but end up bogged down by the need to fix the daily challenges that their decades-old IT systems create. How do you redesign and rebuild major infrastructure while keeping the day-to-day work going? This kind of challenge is often referred to as “repairing the airplane while you’re flying it.” But a more instructive analogy might be the redesign of a major city’s infrastructure. Specifically,…