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Daily Archives: August 16, 2020

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 15, 2020

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 15, 2020 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the… Continue Reading

The State of Black Women in Corporate America

“The State of Black Women in Corporate America draws heavily on Lean In and McKinsey & Company’s annual Women in the Workplace study. Since 2015, more than 590 companies employing more than 22 million people, along with a quarter of a million individual employees, have participated in Women in the Workplace. To our knowledge, this… Continue Reading

These Browser Extensions Will Show You Exactly Who’s Tracking You on the Web

Gizmodo: “As soon as you place one digital foot on the internet, chances are that you’re being tracked—and exactly who is doing the tracking and why is often far from obvious. The good news for your user privacy is that there are a growing number of browser extensions that can shed some light on who’s… Continue Reading

NARA’s Presidential Library Explorer

“Welcome to the NARA’s Presidential Library Explorer. Permanent records from presidential administrations are held by NARA at their respective Presidential Libraries. This visualization presents the holdings of the Presidential Libraries in descending order from the library the largest number of textual records to the smallest. Textual Records Scanned – As of August 2020, there are… Continue Reading

Researchers found a way to clean N95 masks for reuse in a common electric cooker

Washington Post – “…[using a] Farberware multifunction pressure cooker that cost about $50…in a recently published study, Professors Thanh H. Nguyen and Vishal Verma detailed how the dry heat produced by such electric cookers (rice cookers or multicookers such as Instant Pots) may be an effective way of decontaminating medical-grade N95 masks. Using the rice… Continue Reading

Oversight Cmte Calls Postmaster General to Testify at “Urgent” Hearing on Sweeping Operational and Organizational Changes

“Today [August 16, 2020], Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, invited Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify at an urgent hearing on Monday, August 24, 2020, on his sweeping operational and organizational changes at the Postal Service, which experts warn could degrade delivery standards, slow the mail, and… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Has Changed Law Firm Operations and Management Dramatically – What Happens Now?

Integreon/BigHand Whitepaper via LawSites: “A recent Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) poll, co-sponsored by global managed services provider Integreon and legal productivity and profitability technology company BigHand, sought to determine how law firms had changed as a result of the pandemic, and what the future holds. The poll gathered feedback from ALA members who attended… Continue Reading