Skills Every Ambitious Tech Professional Will Need in 2020

Tech industry employment is a seller’s market firmly on the side of top talent, but competition for the best jobs remains fierce. Candidates cannot skate by on common skillsets and expect to secure the lucrative salaries, prestige, and perks for which the tech sector has become known. Companies today use advanced tools and tests to weed out the pretenders and identify the people who bring truly valuable skills to the table. Unfortunately, many tech workers — even some of the best — don’t know exactly where they stand. To combat that knowledge gap, workers are turning to the same types…

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We’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures

An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mission was carrying a cargo of dehydrated microscopic lifeforms known as tardigrades. Beresheet was the first stage of a privately-funded initiative to transfer living DNA to the moon. The project is designed to act as Noah’s Ark Mark II, providing a repository from which plants and animals could be regenerated to repopulate the Earth should a catastrophe…

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Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless

You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees. While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehumanizing, it’s also pointless. It’s true, passwords are not sufficient to defend your network, that has been well established over the years. You need additional factors to provide high identity assurance. But it’s absurd to think that the “human-embedded option,” which is basically a code (private key) embedded in an RFID chip, the same…

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CHEAP: HAHAHAHAHA. There’s 80% discount on the JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless

Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Running is great fun, but if you want to keep your running tempo going, you’ll need some catchy music. Unfortunately, regular earphones might not do the trick. That’s why you should opt for a wireless sports earphones that won’t fall out of your ear. And what’s better than the JBL Under Armour Sports wireless earphones that are selling for just $29.99, down from $119.96? Yeah, you read that right: a full 80 percent off! JBL and Under Armour have worked together to create a pair of…

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