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About amnesia, noun: forgetfulness; loss of long-term memory. incognito, adjective & adverb: (of a person) having one's true identity concealed. Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly. It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card independently of the computer's original operating system. It is Free Software and based on Debian GNU/Linux. Tails comes with several built-in applications pre-configured with security in mind: web browser, instant messaging client, email client, office suite, image and sound editor, etc. Tor Tails relies on the Tor anonymity network to protect your privacy online: Using Tor you can: To learn more about Tor, see the official Tor website, particularly the following pages: Learn how to use I2P in Tails in the documentation.

A workplace that works for your personality type In today’s working environment, HR managers, directors and managers alike want employees to bring more to the organisation than just everyday working skills. Personality tests are becoming an extremely popular measure of how well employees will work together and ‘fit’ within the organisation and or team they are a part of. For example 80% of Fortune 500 companies and 89% of Fortune 100 companies are using these tests to best analyse their employees, and the best environments for them to then work in- with the hopes of improving productivity. With 70% of workplaces currently utilising open-plan offices, studies have found that employees suffered a dramatic reduction in motivation, productivity and happiness, hence the used for popular personality tests such as Myers Briggs. In the Myer Briggs model, we are all categorised under 16 character types, and with these types employers can analyse working teams based upon individual personalities.

"Benjaman Kyle" was the alias chosen by an American man who has severe amnesia. On August 31, 2004, he was found, naked and injured, without any possessions or identification, next to a dumpster behind a Burger King restaurant in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Between 2004 and 2015, neither he nor the authorities had determined his real identity or background, despite searches that had included television publicity and various other methods. In late 2015, genetic detective work, which had gone on for years, led to the discovery of his prior identity, as William Burgess Powell (born August 29, 1948), although a gap of more than 20 years in his life history still remains without any documented records. Incident and post-amnesia[edit] He eventually said that he remembered his name was Benjaman, spelled with two 'a's, but said he could not recall his last name. Kyle believed he was passing through Richmond Hill, Georgia, either on U.S. Search for identity[edit] Recorded memories[edit] See also[edit]

quora How to Nail Your Goals with This Simple Secret This is a guest post by Megan Hyatt Miller. Megan is the Chief Operations Officer of Michael Hyatt & Co. She is also Michael’s oldest daughter. Megan, her husband Joel, and their four children make their home in Franklin, Tennessee. Most of us start pursuing our goals with great focus and intensity, but roadblocks inevitably surface before we’re far down the road. I’ve been steadily working to reclaim my fitness, working out with a trainer consistently for several months, doing cardio on my off days, and dialing in my nutrition. Just as all my hard work started to pay off, I noticed a pain developing in my foot. Instead, I went to a local gym, signed up, and started using equipment that would keep me active while letting my foot rest. Ever dreamed of launching your own self-hosted WordPress blog? A Goal Setting Super Power I used to feel like a failure when I would change strategy to accomplish my goals. Why? What Helmuth von Moltke said about war applies perfectly to reaching our goals:

9 Ways to Get More Out of Quora As president of Geben Communication, Heather Whaling provides public relations and social media services to small- and mid-size businesses. She's also a public relations blogger, speaker and co-moderator of #pr20chat on Twitter. Quora — the community-driven Q&A repository — is certainly getting a lot of buzz right now. Even though it's known as a “social network for knowledge,” Quora isn't just for the tech elite. In fact, businesses and non-profits can glean a wealth of information from Quora. 1. Monitor mentions of your company on Quora. Companies can deliver customer service via Quora by responding to complaints and criticisms. 2. A quick search on Quora can help you keep tabs on the competition: what they’re up to and what others are saying about them. 3. Want Mashable or other news sites to cover your company? 4. Networks like Twitter and Facebook have conditioned us to communicate in short bursts of information. 5. 6. 7. But it’s not all tech, all the time. 8. 9.

Google Search Operators The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service. Click on an operator to jump to its description — or, to read about all of the operators, simply scroll down and read all of this page. The following is an alphabetical list of the search operators. This list includes operators that are not officially supported by Google and not listed in Google’s online help. Each entry typically includes the syntax, the capabilities, and an example. allinanchor: If you start your query with allinanchor:, Google restricts results to pages containing all query terms you specify in the anchor text on links to the page. Anchor text is the text on a page that is linked to another web page or a different place on the current page. allintext: If you start your query with allintext:, Google restricts results to those containing all the query terms you specify in the text of the page. allintitle: allinurl: In URLs, words are often run together. author: cache: define: ext: group:

How to Break Your Addiction to Work For many of us, working simply feels good. But just because it feeds your ego or makes you feel important, that doesn’t mean it’s actually good for you. How do you break the cycle of working long hours at the office and constantly checking email at home? What the Experts Say In a society “where work is considered morally worthy,” being a workaholic might not seem like a serious problem, says Mary Blair-Loy, a sociologist and the founding director of the Center for Research on Gender in the Professions at the University of California, San Diego. Redefine success Start by rethinking how you define success. Refocus your attention Next, you need to step back and reflect on how you want to spend your time and energy. Reset expectations When trying to break an addiction, “you can’t do it alone,” says Friedman. Experiment with digital detoxes You don’t have to be a work addict to be a slave to your smartphone — what Friedman calls “a reactive robot twitching every time you’re called upon.”