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Dec
06
Here's Why You Should Stop Memorizing Your Passwords

Have you ignored advice on using password managers? This video is for you. Every time a big company is hacked, like when Yahoo got hacked in 2016 and exposed the personal info of over 1 billion accounts, experts tell us to stop trying to memorize all of our password and to use a password manager instead. A password manager is basically a virtual safe where you can safely store all of your passwords. Since when you use a password manager you don't have to remember every single password anymore, you can make them really long and complicated. Your passwords are also encrypted so even if your password manager gets hacked, all of the individual passwords stored within are safe from hackers. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut thro...


Nov
21
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Nov
15
Building a Better Ship for Tsunami Survival

In March 2011, a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami ravaged Japan's eastern coast. At the time, Chris Robinson was in the middle of a business meeting, but the subject of his meeting immediately turned to ways of helping people in similar disasters. He decided right then and there to build an escape pod based on a sturdy spherical design. Complete with an electric motor and solar panels, Robinson's "tsunami ball" would act as a mini safety pod, allowing people to navigate over short distances during an inland tsunami. Without any prior shipbuilding experience, he launched himself into the project—sometimes, the will to build and learn trumps any expertise.


Nov
08
Going Green Shouldn't Be This Hard

Going green does not need to be a sacrifice, either for us as individuals or for businesses, governments and the economy. This is the second episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion to smartphones. View the first episode at https://www.youtube...


Nov
01
The Power Of Social Media During Natural Disasters

Outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat have become life-saving tools in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. First responders have been able to use information from social media to help distribute relief to areas in need of emergency assistance. Read the story: https://www.fastcompany.com/video/the-power-of-social-media-during-natural-disasters/bsHV1IG2


Oct
25
Ripples Makes Waves: Changing The World

In this reel, we meet five incredible individuals changing the world with love. We speak with Claudette Colvin, an activist who refused to give up her seat to a white passenger around the same time as Rosa Parks. Then, we visit Fabian Williams, aka, "Occasional Superstar," a street artist bringing hopes to the streets of Atlanta. We close out in Berlin, Germany where we meet with a 71-year-old activist scrubbing hate from the streets of Berlin. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world. Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Foll...


Oct
16
How the Internet Tricks You Into Thinking You're Always Right | Argument Clinic

A guide to busting through confirmation bias, the cognitive fallacy that's destroying our discourse. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ?? http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. How the Internet Tricks You Into Thinking You're Always Rig...


Oct
09
Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED o...


Oct
02
Success Stories From Kenya's First Makerspace

Africa needs engineers, but its engineering students often end up working at auditing firms and banks. Why? Kamau Gachigi suspects it's because they don't have the spaces and materials needed to test their ideas and start businesses. To solve this problem, Gachigi started Gearbox, a makerspace and hardware accelerator that provides a rapid prototyping environment for both professionals and people with no formal engineering background. In this forward-thinking talk, he shares some of the extraordinary projects and innovations coming out of his Kenyan fab lab. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers gi...


Sep
25
Success is the best kind of revenge.