Library Groups Say LinkedIn Policy Changes Could Violate Users’ Privacy

Associations Now

And an official with the Connecticut Library Association suggested that LinkedIn was abusing its position as a resource in libraries to increase its subscriber count. Library patrons have long had access to resources from Lynda.com, now known as LinkedIn Learning.

Avoid Tech Support Phone Scams

Association Adviser

Martin Roth is a principal, of Norwalk, Connecticut-based INCON Research, Inc., which provides on-site computer and network support for small businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organizations in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Technology cyberscams IT Microsoft scams Martin Roth, INCON Research, Inc. Even savvy PC users can get fooled into thinking a reputable support person from your software or hardware providers needs to gain access to your computer.

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Monday Buzz: Take Advantage of Google’s Management Resources

Associations Now

Some of the out-there choices include taking your team spelunking in the Canadian Rockies or praticipating in a plane-crash survival course in Connecticut. Technology makes remote work easier than ever. Looking for more leadership development resources?

Bagel-Eating Contest Aims to Draw Attention to Start-Up Bagel Group

Associations Now

He said that several dozen spectators cheered on the 10 competitors, who traveled from New York, Philadelphia, and Connecticut to take part in the competition. The second-annual National Bagel Eating Contest hopes to bring awareness to the fledgling National Bagel Association.

Innovative Planning at The Global Pet Expo Creates Greater Productivity for Attendees

Associations Now

Meet our fifth “Planner of Productivity”: Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the American Pet Products Association, based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Wednesday Buzz: Clarity in a World of Acronyms

Associations Now

Obviously, there’s a bit to mock here, but there are also valid technology points being raised. Pizza has long been a cultural barometer of the rise of technology and simplicity. When talking about your association to the outside world, don’t forget to ditch the jargon.

Immersion Studies: Hotel Execs Plan Deep Dive in India

Associations Now

President and CEO Frits van Paasschen and several top-level executives will spend March in Mumbai and Delhi, roughly 8,000 miles away from the company’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, learning new hospitality approaches.

Drone Journalism: Media Groups Raise First Amendment Concerns

Associations Now

But groups interested in using the technology for journalistic purposes argue that there is a pretty sizable one: freedom of the press. An incident in Hartford, Connecticut , around the scene of a fatal car crash drew an FAA investigation of its own this year.

How to Prepare for a Skype Interview

AE on the Verge

I am moving to Connecticut in a few months and for the first time in decades actually have to think about details related to a new job search, including preparing for an interview. Eye contact is important even with technology - so look as if you are making eye contact. And finally, technology can go wrong at the search committee site too.

Metro-North Crash Intensifies Calls for Improved Safety, Funding

Associations Now

As the investigation of the deadly New York City train derailment this week continues, transportation regulators and industry groups have zeroed in on the issue of safety—specifically, the funding and technology needed to make commuter rail travel more secure. In May, two trains collided on a stretch of track in Connecticut. Across the country, transportation and railroad industry groups have complained about a lack of funding and technology needed to keep commuter rail travel safe.

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111 Intriguing Chats for 2011

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ahier - Brian Ahier; The Dalles, Oregon; Passionate about healthcare, technology and government 2.0. Dig design, innovation, technology. andreamiller20 - Andrea Miller; Atlanta; Elementary Instructional Technology Specialist. benberkowitz - Benjamin Berkowitz; New Haven, Connecticut; SeeClickFix.com. BrandtKrueger - Brandt Krueger; Minneapolis; Geek Dad, Husband, and Corporate Technology Director for metroConnections, Inc. (A

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

Aided by technology, they gathered and shared and used data to figure out where my parents were and how to get them out. From there they traversed Long Island Sound to New London, Connecticut, and then drove to Boston.