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DPL Reading List – October 9, 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.


All the Help We Can Get – We assume that asking for help is an imposition or we worry that it’ll make us look like we can’t handle our jobs. Fortunately, the research shows that these fears are largely unfounded.


How to Harness the Digital Transformation of the Covid Era – The fear of technology-induced unemployment is on the rise. But technology can also be a job creator, too. It’s important to understand what the current wave of technology is changing, and how policymakers and businesses can adapt to it.


The Cyber-Avengers Protecting Hospitals From Ransomware – A global coalition of volunteer experts has stepped into the breach to help medical facilities fend off cyberattacks.


NVIDIA wants to make video calls better with AI – Their new Maxine platform adds a range of features including resolution upscaling, background noise removal, adjusting focus to place you in the center of the frame, reorientate your face, improve video compression, and add virtual backgrounds.


How I designed the ultimate Zoom-friendly home office – How a director at Facebook upgraded his remote work setup with a DSLR camera, standing desk, and Samsung Frame TV – and his recommendations for an office that will make you look—and feel—good on Zoom.


4 ways to recapture what’s lost when we’re not in an office – Some ways we can work around the differences brought about by remote work and reclaim some of the key elements of collaboration.


America’s Internet Wasn’t Prepared for Online School – The recent increase in distance learning shows how badly rural America needs broadband.

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