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Work zombie

When you are at work, you behave exactly the same as you do when you get home? Or you have a person whose job is duller, more subdued version of your real self?

Of course, there are certain types of behaviour such as swearing, or nudity, for example, that is not allowed in any place but an inflated version of yourself may not be good for You or Your company.

“Zombies,” as ELISA Steele, Executive Director of the technical firm Jive software refers to such people. Continue reading “Work zombie”

The budget tax increase

The most controversial measure announced in the budget was the increase of taxes, standing over a million self-employed people.

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced an increase in National insurance rate for self-employed, with the entry into force in April next year and the next increase due in April 2019. Continue reading “The budget tax increase”

Aberdeen is struggling with a difficult choice, as independence loomed again

Suffered greatly from falling oil prices and job losses, Scottish ‘energy capital of Europe is facing a difficult decision in the face of uncertainty

Aberdeen wrestles with hard choices as independence looms again

The busiest in Europe heliport, which ferries oil workers offshore between the North-East of Scotland in the North sea drilling rigs, is typically one of the most active parts of the city. Continue reading “Aberdeen is struggling with a difficult choice, as independence loomed again”

Machine to hackers

Machines v hackers

There is a gaping hole in the defences that companies use to keep cyber thieves.

The hole is a global shortage of qualified personnel, which keeps hardware security analysis of threats and kicks from intruders.

Currently, the global security industry lacks about one million skilled workers, suggests a study ISC2 – body of the industry for professionals in the field of security. The deficit is likely to grow in the next five years to 1.8 million, he said. Continue reading “Machine to hackers”

Red hot

Red hot

Robert van hoping to make it easier for people to make a decent meal, but did not expect that his new product to attract fans.

Last summer on Amazon Prime the day in the online store global 24-hour annual sale events, one of the most sold products in the U.S. is a multi-function electric cooker.

This question is called the instant pot, and more than 215 000 of them were sold in the United States for one day. Continue reading “Red hot”