Hello, I am Daniel, founder of Das Keyboard. Every Friday, I share 5 new hacks that engage the tech community and challenge the mind.
Enjoy these hacks from last week:
- The “Sitting Disease”
A study from Mayo Clinic Dr. James Levine claims that “Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” Pretty scary isn’t it? Combat the “Sitting Disease” with these tips.
- Historically Heavy Hard Drives: A transformation from 1 ton to 1.6 pounds
The hard drives we know today are vastly different from the original model sold by IBM in the 1950’s. Weighing in at about a ton, and standing at the height of two refrigerators – these hard drives held 5MB of data, costing nearly $10,000 a megabyte.
- Beware of Zoom Fatigue – Learn how to beat the burnout of remote work
With an increase in virtual meetings, these changes are affecting our productivity and confidence in the workplace. Stanford professor Jeremy Bailenson recommends creating space between you and screen time to help avoid burnout. Here are additional resources to help you avoid burnout: Zoom Fatigue: How to Beat the Burnout of Remote Meetings.
- Why did the US Air Force buy 1,760 PlayStation 3’s?
Spoiler Alert: It wasn’t for gaming. Learn more about how the Air Force used this popular gaming console to build the ultimate super computer.
- Protect your PC: Statistics on the evolution of hacking in 2021
More than 6,000 computer viruses are created and released each month. Learn about the statistics and new hacker tactics to protect your information.
Until next week,
Daniel, Founder & CEO
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