Coronavirus Pandemic: Ranking The Best, Worst Places to Be As Covid-19 has spread around the world, it’s challenged preconceptions about which places would best tackle the worst public health crisis in a generation. Advanced economies like the U.S. and U.K., ranked by various pre-2020 measures as being the most prepared for a pandemic, have been repeatedly overwhelmed by infections and face a return to costly lockdowns. Meanwhile, other countries—even developing nations—have defied expectations, some all but eliminating the pathogen within their borders. Bloomberg crunched the numbers to determine the best places to be in the coronavirus era: where has the virus been handled most effectively with the least amount of disruption to business and society?
Choosing a Shoe - Correct Footwear - PhysioAdvisor Health > Choosing a Shoe The importance of correct footwear When choosing a shoe, there are several factors which need to be taken into consideration to ensure the shoe is most appropriate for the individual. American reams: why a ‘paperless world’ still hasn’t happened Old Mohawk paper company lore has it that in 1946, a salesman named George Morrison handed his client in Boston a trial grade of paper so lush and even, so uniform and pure, that the client could only reply: “George, this is one super fine sheet of paper.” And thus Mohawk Superfine was born. This premium paper has been a darling of the printing and design world ever since. “Superfine is to paper what Tiffany’s is to diamonds,” Jessica Helfand, co-founder of Design Observer magazine once said. “If that sounds elitist, then so be it.
E-book Platforms for Libraries E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. What’s good for innovation can equal confusion when it comes to choosing an e-book platform for your library. Making a sound purchasing decision requires research and close consideration of trade-offs, and Roncevic’s new issue of Library Technology Reports will get you started. "Ok Google, I've had enough": how to deactivate Assistant Yes, I agree the Google Assistant can be very useful and has evolved considerably since it first arrived on our phones, but what if it keeps coming up when you don't need it, or you just don't want your phone to be always listening? In this article, you'll find out how you can turn it off and go back to your old life before Google Assistant. Jump to:
Ebook Business Models Dealing with business models and understanding the multitude of pricing options available is the most complicated—and controversial—part of ebook acquisition. It requires a constant monitoring of policies and business practices that continually change because of industry mergers and technological advances that enable companies to frequently upgrade their purchasing plans. Pricing options are usually not explained at length on vendor websites, so librarians need to take a proactive approach and explore viable alternatives. Here is a sampling of typical business model questions a vendor sales representative may encounter: Is this a subscription platform or purchase-to-own business model? Everything We’ve Learned About Modern Economic Theory Is Wrong Photographer: derejeb/iStockphoto The proposition is about as outlandish as it sounds: Everything we know about modern economics is wrong. And the man who says he can prove it doesn’t have a degree in economics. But Ole Peters is no ordinary crank.
How to Display Windows Desktop On A TV Using Chromecast What to Know The easiest way to see content from your Windows PC on your TV is to use a Chromecast to cast the screen.Before you begin, make sure both the Chromecast and your computer are on the same Wi-Fi network. You can cast your entire desktop or you can cast from a single tab in your Chrome browser. The instructions in this guide are compatible with any recent version of Chrome. This article shows you first how to cast a Chrome browser tab to your TV, then shows you how to cast the entire Windows desktop if you prefer.