5G: Making The Connection For Greater Student and Faculty Success 

One of the most challenging developments facing higher education institutions in recent years is how best to capitalize on the rapid evolution of digital technologies. As universities and colleges continue to grapple with declining enrollments, rising production costs, and growing demand for flexible and convenient learning modalities, one thing is clear: As the competition for students, faculty and researchers […]

Bad WiFi Is Slowing You Down. Fix Yours Without Spending a Dime.

Aidan Morris, 16, works on his homework at home in Dayton, Ohio. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post)  Can everybody hear me? Your Zoom is hiccuping. The WiFi is being weird. You’re breaking up, America. Bad Internet connections are our No. 1 tech problem — as frustrating as robocalls, but tied directly to our ability […]

5 Best Practices For Startups With Virtual Teams

Getty Images Running a remote startup has huge cost advantages over traditional, brick-and-mortar companies, but it also comes with a few downsides. For one, it can be challenging to get virtual teams on the same page if you are miles or continents away from each other. Without face-to-face interactions, you’ll have to contend with issues […]

The Role Of Technology In The Evolution Of Communication

Getty For as long as humans have been on this planet, we’ve invented forms of communication—from smoke signals and messenger pigeons to the telephone and email—that have constantly evolved how we interact with each other. One of the biggest developments in communication came in 1831 when the electric telegraph was invented. While post existed as […]

Why You Should (Almost) Always Make the First Offer

Photo: vchal (Shutterstock) For some reason, negotiation tends to be considered a specialized professional skill instead of a basic life one. Business school students and salespeople learn tons about how to work out deals, but most of the rest of us never learn much about how to negotiate. That’s one reason why buying a major […]