Monthly Archives: June 2016

Quote for the day Thursday 30 June 2016 … — Bear Tales

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Internet savvy teens are worse at romantic relationships in real life — Quartz

Communicating in blink-and-miss snaps and 140-character tweets is weakening actual interaction among adolescents. In a sample of 487 teens from a typical public school, those who spent more time communicating with their boyfriends or girlfriends through texting or social media were less adept at managing conflicts or sharing problems and standing up for themselves in…

via Internet savvy teens are worse at romantic relationships in real life — Quartz

Box Shuttle helps ferry legacy file stores to cloud — TechCrunch

Box announced Box Shuttle today, a new service that combines software and consulting to help customers move large — as in millions or even hundreds of millions — of legacy files to the Box service. Previously, companies with files stored in network file shares or legacy content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint, EMC Documentum or OpenText…

via Box Shuttle helps ferry legacy file stores to cloud — TechCrunch

Something I Need…

Lead us from the Unreal to the Real

A lot has been happening lately that directly affects the person that I’ve come to be and I can say I’m proud when someone, no matter who that person may be or what kind of influence they have, says what needs to be said.

Because no matter what community you feel you belong to, whether it’s the black community, the LGBT+ community, the feminist community, etc., it’s important to stand up and make your voice heard. Your life is important. You are important and you deserve equal rights.

Over the weekend, Activist and Actor, Jesse Williams, gave an empowered speech about racism in the US and the #BlackLivesMatter movement while accepting BET’s Humanitarian Award.

His speech moved me, empowered me, reminded me and stuck with me. It’s important to talk about these issues and to keep them on the forefront. It’s also more important to do something about it.

Here’s his…

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is building a huge rocket factory in Florida — Quartz

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, said it broke ground on a 750,000-square-foot “orbital vehicle” factory in Florida, to build full-scale rockets that could reach the International Space Station or the altitudes where satellites orbit. “We’re clearing the way for the production of a reusable fleet of orbital vehicles that…

via Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is building a huge rocket factory in Florida — Quartz

Ikea is recalling one of its most popular items of furniture after three toddler deaths — Quartz

Ikea, the low-cost furniture giant, is recalling 29 million of its popular Malm dressers after they caused the deaths of three children. News of the recall was first reported yesterday (June 27), and full details will reportedly be announced today, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Customers who bought the dressers after 2002 will receive a…

via Ikea is recalling one of its most popular items of furniture after three toddler deaths — Quartz