Understanding Zapier, the workflow automation platform for small biz

As more and more work processes become digitized through the use of cloud applications, companies are finding it easier to automate mundane and repetitive tasks. Uploading files, creating calendar events and sending text messages to colleagues may seem trivial in isolation, but they can add up […]
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As wind energy scales up, researchers study the fluid dynamics challenges — ScienceDaily

Twenty years ago, wind energy was mostly a niche industry that contributed less than 1% to the total electricity demand in the United States. Wind has since emerged as a serious contender in the race to develop clean, renewable energy sources that can sustain the […]
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Bogus crowd photos at ‘Million MAGA March’ and other news literacy lessons

The material comes from the project’s newsletter, the Sift, which takes the most recent viral rumors, conspiracy theories, hoaxes and journalistic ethics issues and turns them into timely lessons with discussion prompts and links. The Sift, which is published weekly during the school year, has […]
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Coronavirus live updates: Outrage in China over death of whistleblower doctor

A new study turns a spotlight on the possible risk of hospital-related transmissions of the Wuhan coronavirus. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA today, involved analyzing data on 138 patients hospitalized with novel coronavirus-infected pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The data showed that hospital-related transmissions of […]