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DPL Reading List – November 13, 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.

 

With Its Own Chips, Apple Aims to Define the Future of PCs – This week, Apple unveiled the first machines with its custom processors. With this movie, Intel processors are on their way out, giving Apple more control of its destiny.

 

Intel SGX defeated yet again—this time thanks to on-chip power meter – Researchers have come up with a way to remotely steal cryptographic keys from Intel CPUs, even when the CPUs run software guard extensions that are supposed to create a trusted enclave that prevents such attacks.

 

Ten years on, Kinect’s legacy goes beyond Xbox – Ten years on, and the technology is everywhere except the games consoles where it all began.

 

How to Stay Creative When Life Feels Monotonous – Creativity is often enhanced when we’re exposed to new situations, so the lack of novelty in many of our lives is impacting our creativity. This article provides tips on how to get back that creative spark.

 

America’s Password Habits: 2020 – A new annual report on America’s password habits and strategies.

 

Why serendipitous interactions in the office made us feel productive – An associate professor of organizational behavior and theory says that running into a coworker at the office leads to improved problem-solving, productivity, and creativity. And she offers ways to make these continue to happen in a remote setting.

 

How to carve out ‘me time’ when work never seems to end – If you find yourself in a situation where you’re working excessive hours and want precious time for yourself, this time management coach offers a few strategies that can help.