Without getting too Zen on you, one of the reasons you don’t break up with with a bad boss or a bad boyfriend is because you have mentally trapped yourself.
There are lots of other reasons to stay in a bad relationship with your boss/boyfriend/business partner/client/personal trainer/million dollar idea/etc, but I’m not here for those today. Today I want to help you think differently about your circumstances.
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You should only use one account for your primary email, contacts and calendar. And you should set that account up as the default account on your smartphone for those three features.
This sounds simple enough, and it would be if you only had one account. But most people in Apple World have two: Their main email account and their Apple account.
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The iPhone is such a dominant force that it is now affecting the trademarks of major corporations, including banks, credit card companies and mobile operators.
The major point of the tobacco plain packaging lawsuit brought against the Australian Government was of trademark. The tobacco companies argued their product wasn’t just encompassed by the thing they produced, but by its brand as well. If you took away the brand, the company would suffer. Thankfully, Australia prevailed.
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Last year was a big year for hacking government data, but it was also where a major banking system, SWIFT, was hacked at least twice. And now it looks like the NSA hacked it too.
SWIFT, not the Talyor variety, stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and if you have ever sent money to a foreign bank, you’d need a SWIFT code.
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The last few years have seen massive leaks of government electoral rolls and other sensitive citizen information. We are witnessing a government privacy apocalypse.
Half Of Turkey
In 2016 alone more than half the citizens of Turkey had their personal details leaked on the internet, including “their names, addresses, parents’ first names, cities of birth, birth dates, and a national identifier number used by the Turkish government.”
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The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull recently decided to make Australia great again by changing visa rules and talking about Australian values.
What is funny about this is Turnbull couldn’t muster up the backbone to embrace this change completely and make his government go full right wing like his predecessor did.
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Online security is way too hard, and you shouldn’t have to read this whole article, but here we are. It is, and you do.
Or you could read this one. Whatever.
Most of this article is about online, but some of it is computer-based. With no further ado, here are some of the precautions you should take…
Seriously, update your computer, update your anti-virus/malware, update your browser. Do it now. First, back up your computer. I’ll come back to backups later.
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I know, click-bait title, but it’s true. Your resume isn’t about you; it’s about what problems your future boss needs solved.
This takes a mindset shift on your part, but once you take the leap, writing a resume gets easier and shorter. So, here are six things to help you with your resume.
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When it comes to public policy, you should know what you stand for and make that real, but it is always handy to check who stands with you.
The upcoming plebiscite on equal marriage, the long since abandoned vote on the Rudd Government’s climate change legislation and the #NeverHillary movement are perfect examples of people not paying attention to who stands with them on issues.
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