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DPL Reading List – September 11, 2020


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Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.


Researchers capture the world’s first 3,200-megapixel digital photo – The photo was created by sensors that will be used in a camera that will be installed in Stanford’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) telescope in Chile, where it will help researchers study dark energy and dark matter.


DDoS Attacks on Education Escalate in 2020 – It should come as no surprise that the number of DDoS attacks affecting educational resources was far higher between February and June 2020 compared with 2019. Users and providers alike should remain aware of phishing schemes as remote learning continues.


Microsoft details how it will phase out Flash support in Edge after 2020 – Yep, Flash is still around. But that will change soon, and Microsoft has shared its plans of how their Edge browser will handle the process.


Miss the camaraderie of the office? Try one of these clever remote team-building ideas – It’s unlikely that the Thursday happy hour will be returning anytime soon. But there are team-building activities that have helped companies build stronger workplace relationships and strengthen culture.


This one analog tool can radically improve your productivity – We live much of our lives on screens now, but paper still has its benefits.


The importance of asking your team, ‘how are you?’ during the pandemic – How one CEO became more intentional and open with communications to her team.


Can AI Make Bluetooth Contract Tracing Better? – The US National Institute of Standards and Technology organized a months-long event where AI researchers from around the world evaluated (and potentially improved) Bluetooth performance to help detect when smartphone users are standing too close together.

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