How cosmetic glitter improved my self-confidence on Zoom calls

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Essentials Week spotlights unexpected items that make our daily lives just a little bit better. Does being on-camera make you self-conscious? Are you exhausted by online social interactions?  Nine months into the pandemic, do you just really fucking hate Zoom calls? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then cosmetic glitter could be right for you!  I’ll be honest: It's 2020 and I feel like shit. My clothes are tight. I never feel clean. The family couch and I have developed an identical, yet unidentifiable smell. Things are dire for me and my self-esteem right now — and unless those vaccines start moving a whole lot faster, things are going to stay dire for a while. Read more...More about Glitter, Essentials, Essentials Week, Culture, and Web Culture

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Podobné články | 19. 05. 2022 16:58:07 | Tech

Dozens of recordings of a 2019 massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, remain online, in a sobering reminder of the internet’s permanence.

Source: | 19. 05. 2022 00:50:02 | Tech

The Department of Homeland Security suspended the work of a panel focused on the subject of disinformation. The group had provoked accusations of government overreach.

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S&P cited racial discrimination claims in deciding to exclude the electric carmaker from a listing of socially responsible companies.

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Scientists are investigating a mysterious "solar hedgehog" seen on the surface of the Sun.

Source: | 18. 05. 2022 17:34:54 | Tech

The Conti cartel, which is thought to be run from Russia, has upped its ransom demand to $20m (£16m).

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It is difficult to catch Asian elephants responding to deaths of herd members in the wild, but online videos helped researchers observe the behavior.

Source: | 17. 05. 2022 20:31:06 | Tech

The news was welcomed by an employee group worried about growing coronavirus rates.

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Source: | 17. 05. 2022 20:14:48 | Tech

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MI5 backs a new app to help people spot online approaches by foreign spies in disguise.

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The pandemic’s arrival turned spaces like WeWork into ghost towns. Now people are lining up for low-commitment offices, and providers are working to sustain that trend.

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Source: | 17. 05. 2022 01:19:24 | Tech

One Chinese carmaker has plans for thousands of stations in Europe where you can switch batteries.

Source: | 16. 05. 2022 23:25:10 | Tech

Mr. Musk has been creating confusion around whether the Twitter deal will close, causing the social media company’s share price to fall.

Source: | 16. 05. 2022 18:55:45 | Tech

A new report, based on industry figures, shows how often web users' data is shared during ad sales.

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The pandemic led to more people using private jets, but is the increase set to continue?

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Source: | 13. 05. 2022 01:48:10 | Tech

From door frames to aircraft and food packaging - how soaring prices will impact the world economy.

Source: | 12. 05. 2022 21:56:00 | Tech

The law, prompted by complaints from conservatives, allows people to sue large online platforms that remove posts expressing a particular viewpoint.

Source: | 12. 05. 2022 21:19:27 | Tech

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Source: | 12. 05. 2022 19:25:31 | Tech

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Source: | 12. 05. 2022 18:59:38 | Tech

An internal memo shared with employees said that the platform’s general manager and general manager for revenue would be departing.

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The sudden demise of TerraUSD sends other crypto-coins into a downward spiral.

Source: | 12. 05. 2022 15:40:21 | Tech

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Source: | 12. 05. 2022 11:04:57 | Tech

The General Motors chief says efficiencies, innovations and learning from mistakes will allow her company to become a leader in electric vehicles.

Source: | 12. 05. 2022 11:04:55 | Tech

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Source: | 12. 05. 2022 01:38:58 | Tech

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Source: | 11. 05. 2022 21:05:19 | Tech

The firm's first own-brand watch combines Google's operating system and Fitbit health tracking tech.

Source: | 11. 05. 2022 19:13:26 | Tech

Delivery apps are making fresh food available to millions who couldn’t have easily gotten it otherwise.

Source: | 11. 05. 2022 16:35:21 | Tech

A trend that took off early in the pandemic encourages people to appreciate life’s simple pleasures, a philosophy that resonates just as strongly two years later.

Source: | 10. 05. 2022 23:59:17 | Tech

After nearly 22 years, Apple is stopping production of the devices that changed consumer electronics and led to the creation of the iPhone.

Source: | 10. 05. 2022 21:15:14 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 20:37:12 | Tech

Billionaire Elon Musk, who is set to buy Twitter, has said he would reverse the platform's "foolish" ban on former US president Donald Trump if his acquisition goes through.

Source: | 10. 05. 2022 19:54:16 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 19:34:15 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 18:43:08 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 18:43:04 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 17:50:44 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 16:46:46 | Tech

Russia launched an attack on Viasat just before invading Ukraine, the UK and its allies say.

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:32 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:30 | Tech

People want to work for companies that listen and respond with empathy. Organizations that leverage both operational and experience data to personalize employee experiences will stand out in the eyes of current and prospective employees. How can companies do that at scale?

Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:28 | Tech

When Elon Musk announced he would purchase Twitter, he made a strong point that it was a bid to uphold free speech online and planned to create a better platform to roll back some of its current content moderation policies.

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:25 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:23 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:22 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:21 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:19 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:18 | Tech

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Source: | 10. 05. 2022 07:10:16 | Tech

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