Friday, 18 September 2020

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  • Mahjong Linked to Improved Mental Health: Study - Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China in the 19th century, is now played all over the world by millions. Usually contested between four people, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, and a little bit of luck. Besides being a fun & challenging hobby, a new study finds that...
  • Now is the Time to Defend the Final Haven for Privacy: Your Brain - One of the principal concerns of privacy is to prevent others – typically governments or companies – from monitoring what we think. They have to do that indirectly, by spying on what we say or write, and inferring what is going through our minds from that data. We assume that...
  • More People Flee New York Each Day Than Any Other US City - Did someone say higher taxes and higher real estate prices were a good thing, because that doesn’t seem to be the case in New York City. In fact, people are fleeing the New York City area in droves, according to Bloomberg. New York City leads all US metro areas as the largest...
  • Ethical and Privacy Protective Academic Research and Corporate Data - Is edtech helping or hindering student education?  What effect does social media have on elections? What types of user interfaces help users manage privacy settings?  Can the data collected by wearables inform health care?  In almost every area of science, academic researchers are seeking access to personal data held by...
  • 5 Proven Interactive Content Types That Boost Lead Generation - Today, content marketing is a strategic marketing approach that all B2B technology companies use. But if everyone is doing it, how can you differentiate yourself? By using interactive content. Here are three reasons why: The average attention span has shrunk to 8 seconds. Your competitors are already building quality content of...
  • Marketing Strategies to Attract Millennials - Millennials are a niche tourism market that many Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) have been targeting over the past half a decade or so. Don’t be fooled by consumer stereotyping that millennials (aka Generation Y) are a fickle group that look for discounted sales and have low purchasing power. This demographic cohort represents...
  • Sweet Home 3D: An Open Source Tool to Help You Decide on Your Dream Home - Interior design application makes it easy to render your favorite house—real or imaginary. I recently accepted a new job in Virginia. Since my wife was working and watching our house in New York until it sold, it was my responsibility to go out and find a new house for us...
  • The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next? - On December 4th, FPF, Intel, and Duke in DC hosted “The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?” The event brought together stakeholders across the health data ecosystem to explore the current challenges related to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Specifically, the discussion focused on solutions...
  • How to Make Technology a Force for Good - Two steps forward. Two steps back. That seems to be the tale that history will tell about the role of the internet as a force for democracy in the early 21st century. In less than a decade, we have witnessed what amounts to a technology revolution in politics, and then...
  • Organizational Approaches to Stress Management - In addition to careful job design and managing stifling company cultures, organizations are taking steps to help employees battle stress by offering programs, benefits and office “perks” that allow workers to make choices about managing stress as it best suits their needs. We learned earlier that healthcare is an expensive...

Marketing

Marketing Strategies to Attract Millennials

Millennials are a niche tourism market that many Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) have been targeting over the past half a decade or so. Don’t be fooled by consumer stereotyping that millennials (aka Generat...

5 Proven Interactive Content Types That Boost Lead Generation

Today, content marketing is a strategic marketing approach that all B2B technology companies use. But if everyone is doing it, how can you differentiate yourself? By using interactive content. Here are three reasons why:...

Health

Mahjong Linked to Improved Mental Health: Study

Mahjong Linked to Improved Mental Health: Study

Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China in the 19th century, is now played all over the world by millions. Usually contested between...
The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?

The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s...

On December 4th, FPF, Intel, and Duke in DC hosted “The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?” The event brought together stakeholders across...
Organizational Approaches to Stress Management

Organizational Approaches to Stress Management

In addition to careful job design and managing stifling company cultures, organizations are taking steps to help employees battle stress by offering programs,...

Tech

Ethical and Privacy Protective Academic Research and Corporate Data

Is edtech helping or hindering student education?  What effect does social media have on elections? What types of user interfaces help users manage privacy settings?  Can the data collected by wearables infor...

How to Make Technology a Force for Good

Two steps forward. Two steps back. That seems to be the tale that history will tell about the role of the internet as a force for democracy in the early 21st century. In less than a decade, we have witnessed wh...

Real Estate

More People Flee New York Each Day Than Any Other...

Did someone say higher taxes and higher real estate prices were a good thing, because that doesn’t seem to be the case in New York City. In fact, people are fleeing the New York City area in droves, according...

Sweet Home 3D: An Open Source Tool to Help You...

Interior design application makes it easy to render your favorite house—real or imaginary. I recently accepted a new job in Virginia. Since my wife was working and watching our house in New York until it sold...

Real Estate

More People Flee New York Each Day Than Any Other US City

More People Flee New York Each Day Than...

Did someone say higher taxes and higher real estate prices were a good thing, because that doesn’t seem to be the case in...
Sweet Home 3D: An Open Source Tool to Help You Decide on Your Dream Home

Sweet Home 3D: An Open Source Tool to...

Interior design application makes it easy to render your favorite house—real or imaginary. I recently accepted a new job in Virginia. Since my...

Legal

Now is the Time to Defend the Final Haven for Privacy: Your Brain

Now is the Time to Defend the Final...

One of the principal concerns of privacy is to prevent others – typically governments or companies – from monitoring what we think. They...