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Hamed Wardak, Valen of Wicked, and Techno Music

Powerful History Incites Powerful Union Techno music took the world by storm in the 1980s in Europe; more specifically in the U.K.’s rave scene as well as the club scene in Berlin. Today’s great techno starts include Hamed Wardak, Richie Hawtin, Nina Kravits, and a host of talented musicians around the world. The Beginning of …

Jonathan Cornelissen Speaks About Data Education

Jonathan Cornelissen Improves Lives Through Continuing Education

Continuing education is an important aspect of career development. Without it, we can often find ourselves in ruts or going down paths that lead to unsatisfactory professional situations. In contrast, people who continually invest in themselves, from an educational standpoint, often find a wide array of opportunities opening up as they move through life. To get …

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo!

It’s never too early to start planning your entry in 2020’s National Writing Month Contest this coming November. Writers tend to put things off until the last moment, and so the first week in January 2020 seems about the right time to begin sketching out that amazing fifty-thousand word novel you’ve been turning over in …

New California Law May Hamper Uber and Lyft Drivers.

The dizzying rise of the technology that has created and fostered such ride-hailing behemoths as Uber and Lyft has left in its wake a continuing frustration and controversy about those who do the heavy lifting in the new ‘gig’ economy — the drivers and other workers who are employed as independent contractors instead of as …

The Updated Dell XPS 13 Debuts Next Week.

The XPS Thirteen from Dell is considered probably the best Windows laptop in the past five years, if not longer. And now that 2020 CES is firing up out in Las Vegas next week it looks like Dell is going to impress consumers and techies once again by updating its star attraction with an amazingly …

How to Stop Smart Home Devices from Snooping on You.

The rise of smart home devices has been nothing but fantastic this year. Home and condo sales, apartment and trailer home rentals — all of them are now offering a basic smart home package as part of the move-in price. The media have had a field day warning consumers that they can’t escape the ever-present, …

Self-Checkout Technology has France in Uproar.

In France Sunday is still considered a day of rest, especially for the laboring class. In fact, it’s a law — after one p.m. on Sunday in France it is illegal for workers to work, whether in a factory or in a store. This puts a bit of a crimp in retail sails, unless, of …

Using Auto Delete on Google.

Over time your tastes and travel routes, and even your opinions, all change — maybe not a lot, but even an incremental change means that the data Google has stored on you is no longer current or timely — and that’s one reason you keep getting those dorky pop ups and cookies for things and …

ToTok Under Scrutiny as Middle East Spyware.

Recent reports from the news media out of New York City, site of the United Nations, indicate that both Google and Apple are removing a foreign messaging app out of their online stores because it has been exposed as a spying tool that funnels information directly to security forces of the UAE (United Arab Emirates.) …