I work at a large organization and if I want my career to go anywhere I need to develop a broader view. Can anyone recommend some software to keep track of what’s going on in other departments? I imagine it would be like a business contact manager except for keeping “in touch” with projects instead of people. If you can even tell me what the name for this is, it would be helpful. (Ideally it would link with a people manager too)
Microsoft Edge contains a hidden whitelist that lets Facebook always run Flash, even bypassing click2play policy:
<< Me, starting Internet Law class w/a joke: Guys, the last time this course was taught here the cutting edge case was Napster!
Me, horrified: Wait. DO YOU KNOW WHAT NAPSTER IS?
[sheepish shaking of heads]
Me: I'M ONLY 34 I CAN'T ALREADY BE THAT PROFESSOR >>
@temujin9 yes, yes, no, some pain?
you can create back ups (not automatically, unless you program it?) and lists for all your followees/block/mute/posts and import them in (and perhaps automate this?) but all your followers will have to refollow you. if your old server is still running you can point it to your new one, but it doesn't do much other than put a notice in your profile iirc.
@zacharius I actually have trouble when people describe themselves as any type of person. I worked in tech for over a decade but I never identified as a "computer person". I think it's because it encourages thinking of these things as innate when really I believe they're about actions taken over time. And to label me as a "computer person" would diminish the effort involved, as if I were born with some natural computer brain.
I agree with you; people can and should learn basic computer skills.
Wait But Why's article on Neuralink makes me optimistic about the future in general. https://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html
Another chunk of historic advancement was due to improvements in person to person communication. And we've also reached (forgive the expression) peak Microsoft Office. If Elon gets Neural Link going then we should also see another technological boom as it would break down the part of "The Mythical Man Month" due to communications overhead. If Elon can't get it working, perhaps post-understanding tech will make it hapen.
After reading @nindokag 's opinion yesterday about technological stagnation I remembered about this post-understanding stuff and I thinks it's bigger than people realize. Moore's law isn't tapering off.. it's over. And a large chunk of technological gains in the last century are due to increasing computation. Thus, we're seeing broad technological stagnation as a consequence.
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