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The Solar Power Industry Continues to Grow Jobs… 51,000 in 2016

The Solar Power Industry Continues to Grow Jobs… 51,000 in 2016

mag813 February 8, 2017 0

In 2016, the still-burgeoning solar industry added more than 51,000 jobs to the American workforce, representing two percent of all new jobs. That number, included in an annual report by the nonprofit Solar Foundation,

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Workaholism Linked to ADHD and Depression

Workaholism Linked to ADHD and Depression

mag813 February 6, 2017 0

People who work too much may be more likely to have ADHD or depression, according to a new study from Norway. Researchers found that, among the workaholics in the study, nearly 33 percent had

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Today, No Degree Means No Job

Today, No Degree Means No Job

mag813 February 4, 2017 0

Amid heated discussions of employee displacement due to automation and outsourcing, the fact that employers of traditionally low-skill jobs are now placing a premium on college degrees is getting overshadowed. “In our factories, there’s

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Now, Artificial Intelligence Can Do Your Taxes For You

Now, Artificial Intelligence Can Do Your Taxes For You

mag813 February 4, 2017 0

IBM understands the unique nature of its artificial intelligence (AI) software assistant Watson, and so they are not taking the direct consumer approach of Siri, Cortana, Alexa, or Google’s Assistant. In partnership with H&R Block,

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Why Is Credit Card Fraud Still Rising In The New Chip Era?

Why Is Credit Card Fraud Still Rising In The New Chip Era?

mag813 February 2, 2017 0

For years, American consumers have waited for safer credit cards with embedded chips that make them more difficult to clone, and which can require a unique PIN or a signature to use. Now that

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LinkedIn Gets a Design Update, Suggests Ways to Boost Your Profile

LinkedIn Gets a Design Update, Suggests Ways to Boost Your Profile

mag813 February 1, 2017 0

Earlier this month, LinkedIn updated with a new design. If it’s been a couple of weeks since you’ve logged on, here’s what’s new. Beyond the design, which includes a more streamlined navigation bar, LinkedIn

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Lyft Passes Uber In App Downloads For The First Time

Lyft Passes Uber In App Downloads For The First Time

mag813 January 31, 2017 0

Lyft saw greater downloads than Uber on iOS in the US for the first time ever on Sunday, January 29th, according to App Annie, a San Francisco-based analytics firm. This appears to be a

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How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

mag813 January 25, 2017 0

On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining nuclear reaction inside a pile of bricks and wood underneath

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More People Are Employed by Solar Power Than All Fossil Fuels Combined

More People Are Employed by Solar Power Than All Fossil Fuels Combined

mag813 January 25, 2017 0

Some very exciting numbers concerning renewable energy have just been revealed in a recent jobs report. According to the report, which was released by the United States’ Department of Energy, more people in the Electric

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Trulieve To Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Tampa

Trulieve To Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Tampa

mag813 January 24, 2017 0

Trulieve is expanding into Tampa. The medical marijuana dispensing organization announced Tuesday it will open its third dispensary Thursday in Tampa. The company currently has dispensaries in Tallahassee and Clearwater. “This is an exciting

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