Tower in Norway confirmed as tallest timber building in world

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has verified the status of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway as the World’s tallest timber building. At 85.4 meters, it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country’s tallest with mixed functions. This news coincides with the …

14 Things Every Freelancer Should Know About Personal Branding

What should freelancers know about establishing and building personal branding? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of thousands of jobs. Learn more …

Explore GraphQL with Apollo & React: Build a Superhero Database

Curious about all the buzz surrounding GraphQL, but not quite sure why you should be excited? You’re in the right place! We’ll shed some light on what GraphQL is and give you an opportunity for some hands-on experience. Let’s start by clearing the air and answering the $20,000 question: what …

Using Puppeth, the Ethereum Private Network Manager

We’ve previously written about Geth, one of the most popular Ethereum nodes. When you install Geth with helper tools, it comes with a handy tool called Puppeth, which you can use to maintain and install various helper tools for managing and deploying your private blockchain. Puppeth can also be installed …

5 international business practices to adopt in America

The world is a big place breeding infinite cultures and ways of life. This leads to different business customs in and out of the office. Business etiquette varies across borders. What seems normal in one country might seem crazy in another. However, there are some international business practices that American …

How to Display Content Based on WordPress User Roles

When building a WordPress website, it’s often useful to provide content or functionality based on a user’s role or capabilities. For example, you may want to display some special content on your site – but only for administrators. That’s just one of many possibilities. It’s quite handy that WordPress has …

Shortage of tech skills and 600,000 job vacancies costing UK economy £63 billion a year

An estimated 600,000 vacancies in digital technology are costing the country £63 billion a year, according to information provided by techUK in a report on skills shortages published by the Edge Foundation.The second of the education charity’s bulletins on the UK’s skills shortages, shines a spotlight on the tech industry …

What Should You Look for in a Stand Builder?

What marketing strategies can a company use to increase brand recognition and attract more customers? Paid advertisements, making use of social media, the list is actually endless. But there is no way a company can have a conversation on business marketing without including trade shows and exhibitions. Why? Organizing for …

Firms and their workers need to adapt more quickly to changing world of work

Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt to the fast-changing world of work and drive inclusive growth, according to the new OECD Jobs Strategy. New evidence in the report claims that countries that promote job quantity, quality and inclusiveness – such as Denmark, Iceland, Norway and …

Some of the great ways progressive firms are increasing productivity in the workplace

Productivity in the office is a big thing, as the more productive employees are, the more successful the business will be as a result. While most people go through peaks and troughs of productivity during their working life, it’s important for employers to give it their all when it comes …

Top 3 Advantages That Every Online Essay Provider Can Offer

For people in the business world, writing an essay is commonplace. Even though it is a normal task, the majority of people think that writing a short piece is a bit challenging and a dreadful necessity for marketing their business. Though some may find writing an article as simple as …

A Frugal Athlete founder Amobi Okugo drives home need for personal financial playbook

For professional soccer player Amobi Okugo, financial intelligence is the goal — on a global scale. This hardworking entrepreneur launched Sacramento-based A Frugal Athlete with the mission of increasing personal financial prudency and literacy amongst student and pro athletes. Read his story below. Q&A with Amobi Okugo, founder of A …

Short-Term Focus of Activist Investors Hurting Companies

Short-Term Focus of Activist Investors Hurting Companies Ron Schaich, founder and chairman of Panera Bread, is a frequent speaker on the dangers of today’s rampant investor activism with its short-term outlook and the quarter-to-quarter thinking it has inspired. In 2017 about one in five publicly traded restaurant companies were set …

Facebook users can now ask for a ‘second look’ at content moderation decisions involving bullying

Facebook today announced that it’s beginning to implement a slew of features aimed at helping users keep bullying and harassment out of their News Feed. Most notably, Facebook will extend the option to ask for second review of content that has been reported for bullying or harassment. Previously, this option …

Lifestyle Tips for Entrepreneurs: Expert Guide to Home Window Glass Repair

If you have broken window glass in your house, you need to know the best way to repair and replace it. Having a broken window is a stressful situation because it will affect the overall appearance of your living place and even your entire residence. A disorderly house will break …

5 Ways to Find Meaningful Influencers on a Budget

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you probably know the value in influencer marketing. Consumers today check in with friends and family before making purchases. Social media has turned into a recommendation engine. Review sites are consulted, blogs are read, and posts are scanned before credit cards are handed over. According …

Comparing Google Home Hub vs Amazon Echo Show 2 vs Facebook Portal

The war for the countertop has begun. Google, Amazon, and Facebook all revealed their new smart displays this month. Each hopes to become the center of your internet of things-equipped home and a window to your loved ones. The $149 Google Home Hub is  cheap and privacy-safe smart home controller. …

Improving Performance Perception with Pingdom and GTmetrix

This article is part of a series on building a sample application — a multi-image gallery blog — for performance benchmarking and optimizations. (View the repo here.) In this article, we’ll analyze our gallery application using the tools we explained in the previous guide, and we’ll look at possible ways …