Tappett Debuts Contactless Networking Tools for Digital Age

Entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses can make instant impressions with new smart business cards & networking tools.

Statistics show that more than 80% of business cards, and flyers handed out would ultimately end up in the trash, yet entrepreneurs, managers, and professionals still use paper business cards to network and prospect. The team at Tappett has created a smart alternative to the traditional paper card with their all new smart business cards, which has just officially launched.

These newly developed Smart Cards when tapped on a phone, would direct to a specific profile of the cardholder on the Tappett website. Tappett smart business cards are compatible with both iPhone and Android devices, ensuring that most can enjoy the exceptional benefits of Tappett technology.

“Our company has reinvented one of the oldest networking tools in the book with the use of 21st century technology,” said a spokesperson for Tappett. “Our smart networking

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Tappett Debuts Contactless Networking Tools for Digital Age – Press Release

Entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses can make instant impressions with new smart business cards & networking tools.

Statistics show that more than 80% of business cards, and flyers handed out would ultimately end up in the trash, yet entrepreneurs, managers, and professionals still use paper business cards to network and prospect. The team at Tappett has created a smart alternative to the traditional paper card with their all new smart business cards, which has just officially launched.

These newly developed Smart Cards when tapped on a phone, would direct to a specific profile of the cardholder on the Tappett website. Tappett smart business cards are compatible with both iPhone and Android devices, ensuring that most can enjoy the exceptional benefits of Tappett technology.

“Our company has reinvented one of the oldest networking tools in the book with the use of 21st century technology,” said a spokesperson for Tappett. “Our smart

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These Are The “New” Wonders Of The World For The Digital Age, According To Social Media

There’s really no way around it anymore—a huge motivating factor for young travelers when deciding on a destination comes down to how aesthetically pleasing a city or its tourist hot spots are. Whether it’s really just for social media clout or that society has simply grown to appreciate the visuals of a new country more so than previous generations, Icelandair has recently developed an analysis that seems to suggest the former.

The Iceland-based airline used social media data, customer reviews, population stats, and search volume to come up with a definitive, data-driven list of the “Insta-World Wonders,” and while some, like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, should come as no surprise—there are a handful of new wonders of the world that you’ve likely yet to hit up.

Based on Icelandair’s research, below are the Seven Insta-World Wonders that are a must-visit for anyone who is driven by aesthetically-pleasing settings—or

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James Corden: The talk show host for the internet age – 60 Minutes

Some of you may know James Corden as the frisky, funny British host of “The Late Late Show” – one of Viacom/CBS’ own. But if you are not one to stay up past 12:30 a.m., then maybe you’re one of the hundreds of millions who have caught Corden on his YouTube channel. Taking a talk show stuck in an ‘after hours’ time-slot, and making it available online around the globe.

With charm and wit, Corden gets A-list stars to open up in a way that seems to surprise them as much as us. Amazing for someone who was virtually unknown in the U.S when he moved here six years ago.  But James Corden will tell you he had already put in his 10,000 hours – a deft physical actor, who, by his late 20s, had achieved success and fame in Britain.

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James Corden

Corden says he’s on a lifelong quest

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3 factors in deciding your ideal age to retire

Ideal retirement age is determined by your ability to meet lifestyle cash needs with guaranteed income and the cash produced by your investments.

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Determining the best age for retirement is a multifaceted process, but financial needs should be a central consideration. Retirees require sufficient cash flow to cover basic needs along with desired lifestyle, but they also have to manage the biggest risks, including longevity risk, inflation risk, and healthcare. If all the elements of a financial plan aren’t in place to provide enough cash flow without incurring too much risk, investors might have to consider a different retirement age. 

To determine the ideal retirement age, people need to weigh their anticipated cash needs against guaranteed income and cash flows produced by their accumulated assets. A successful retirement can be achieved once those cash needs are covered.

Digital assets: Don’t let them die with you

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Yellow Brick Games debuts with Dragon Age creator Mike Laidlaw

Yellow Brick Games has debuted has a new studio led by video game industry veterans Mike Laidlaw (former creative director of the Dragon Age series), Thomas Giroux, Jeff Skalski, and Frédéric St-Laurent B.

It’s another example of the boom in game studios, fueled by historic growth during the pandemic and support from game venture capital funds, which have invested billions of dollars in more than 100 studios in the past nine months.

The team has opened an independent studio dedicated to making original games. The developers have had leading roles in studios at Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, and BioWare. They worked on big franchises like Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Watch Dogs, and Assassin’s Creed. Now the team is working on its first major project in Québec City, Canada, which has become a big hub for gaming.

“We have learned a lot from working on world-class, multi-year projects with thousands of colleagues,

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Why Replace Traditional Web Application Firewall (WAF) With New Age WAF?

Web Application Firewall

At present, web applications have become the top targets for attackers because of potential monetization opportunities. Security breaches on the web application can cost millions. Strikingly, DNS (Domain Name System) related outage and Distributed denial of service (DDoS) lead a negative impact on businesses. Among the wide range of countermeasures, a web application firewall is the first line of defense.

Web Application Firewall’s basic function is to establish a hardened boundary to prevent certain malicious traffic types from acquiring resources. Though WAFs have been available since the late nineties, this early generation technology is no match for recent sophisticated cyber-attacks. They are not capable enough to offer full application control and visibility. With these increasing security risks, the new age web application firewall is the only solution that can provide proper protection.

Traditional WAFs Died Or At Least Dying

In the early days, web apps were less common, and so

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7 Tips for Thriving and Surviving in This Age of Uncertainty

With all the uncertainty in the world today, its hard for any business owner or entrepreneur to stay positive. Based on my experience and a business advisor and mentor, this is the ideal time to get back to the basics of business leadership and innovation.

There is no magic formula, but I’m certain one of the keys is to build and maintain a positive team culture, despite all the unknowns.

For example, I’ve always been impressed with how improvisational comedy never loses its positive impact, no matter how controversial the subject matter. It draws on the current social culture and harsh realities to make everyone approach a negative subject with a fresh look and innovative approaches.

Here are some ways that same outlook can be applied to your business:

1. Try new things, and keep the focus on learning.

Make sure everyone on your team sees every new business experiment

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Stanford and Carnegie Mellon find race and age bias in mobility data that drives COVID-19 policy

Smartphone-based mobility data has played a major role in responses to the pandemic. Describing the movement of millions of people, location information from Google, Apple, and others has been used to analyze the effectiveness of social distancing polices and probe how different sectors of the economy have been affected. But a new study from researchers at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon finds that particular groups of people, including older and nonwhite U.S. voters, are less likely to be captured by mobility data than demographic majorities. The coauthors argue that these groups could be disproportionately harmed if biased mobility data is used to allocate public health resources.

Analytics providers like Factual, Radar, and PlaceIQ obtain data from opt-in location-sharing apps but rarely disclose which apps feed into their datasets, preventing policymakers and researchers from understanding who’s represented. (Prior work has shown sociodemographic and age biases of smartphone ownership, with children and the

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Five steps to find your mentor in an age of virtual networking

Those who have never worked with a mentor before often don’t even know where to start, and that challenge becomes even more daunting in the middle of a pandemic.

Mentorship can be a career game changer; in fact, most professionals can trace their success back to a single connection or introduction that made a huge difference in the trajectory of their career. Someone who believed in them or simply offered the right advice at the right time. Today, making those connections or requesting those introductions is especially challenging without the usual access to resources such as career centres and guidance counsellors.

Fortunately there are plenty of online resources that can help students and young professionals connect virtually with experts and find guidance. Finding a mentor starts with cultivating a strong professional network. I sat down with Mark Beckles, who leads youth strategy and innovation at Royal Bank of Canada, who

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