Considered by the World Health Organization as the health epidemic of the 21st century, stress is an inevitable part of living and working. Stress at work, in particular, is associated with less productivity, being unhealthy and demotivated, safety issues, depression, and anxiety disorders. There are a lot of factors that may contribute to workplace stress. Some of the most common causes include: Strained relationship with coworkers Pressure to meet increasing expectations without the increase in job satisfaction Increased instances of overtime due to staff cutbacks Fear of being.
One of the most contested laws in the European Union’s history, the General Data Protection Regulation has many and far reaching effects. This legislation looked into how companies handled, or not handled, data privacy. The GDPR is applicable not just to companies physically in the EU but also to any US company that handles data of EU citizens. This law gave people better control of their personal data. Under the GDPR, you have the right to know how your personal data is processed, gain access to the data.
People have been fascinated with giving inanimate object sentience. From the ancient thinkers who created the holy statues of Egypt and Greece (statues that ancient people believed were imbued with intelligence and emotions by their creators), to the robots or nanobots that Hollywood movies portray in a make believe robot-human war, artificial intelligence (AI) has been something humanity has worked to accomplish for centuries. Last year, we got introduced to our new virtual assistant friends: Siri, Alexa, and Google. But that’s not the only thing that happened within.
2018 ended in a surprising turn of events for popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Both denominations fell down in value with BTC nearing the $3,000 mark and ETH lingering around $140. While ICOs have yet to experience another peak season, insiders are optimistic that cryptocurrency is still a great investment in 2019 especially with the increased interest of institutions towards up and coming cryptocurrencies. Here are some new and not-so-new players to be reckoned with. Stellar Lumens (XLM) A Stellar Lumen or XLM is the in-house digital.
2018 was an eventful year in general when it comes to blockchains and cryptocurrencies. Digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum suffered huge trading losses last year with the former nearing towards the $3,000 mark by the end of the year. Another notable trend from last year is the rise of blockchain and cryptocurrency related lawsuits, triggering SEC chairman Jay Clayton to announce a crackdown on the industry. This is why different industries have called 2019 the make or break year for these technologies. Now what is in.
In our fast paced, modern society, stress has become a fact of life. From work, to the daily grind, even the rush hour traffic, all these contribute to our daily stresses. Stress has a large and negative impact in our day to day lives. Even our driving is affected by stress. Driving is a complicated undertaking – you need to pay attention to the road, the other drivers out on the busy streets, the pedestrians, and the backseat drivers we let into our cars. It requires concentration and.
Cryptocurrencies continue to surprise us with their behavior through the years. Amidst all the instability and unpredictability in terms of performance, trading, litigation, regulation, and taxation, miners and investors brave the odds and explore what these cryptocurrencies have to offer. Pessimists and optimists alike have much to say about the future of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin – such as bitcoin’s supposed nearing end because of the consistent drop in bitcoin price after reaching its peak. But it’s more viable to focus on observable trends in order to have an.