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Why Face Masks Belong at Your Thanksgiving Gathering – 7 Things You Need to Know about Wearing Them

Just because you’re with people you know doesn’t mean you’re safe from the coronavirus.

How Edge Computing and Hybrid Cloud Are Shifting the IT Paradigm

With cloud at the center of a whole new operating model, organizations will have distributed DevOps teams spinning up new applications in real time.

Americans Got Tired of Looking Bad on Zoom

The pandemic’s at-home workers are discovering what internet influencers have long known: If you want to be taken seriously, get good lighting.

Sedentary Pandemic Life Is Bad for Our Happiness

The times when we most want comfort and rest may paradoxically be the times we most need to move, for the sake of our well-being.

The End of the Pandemic Is Now in Sight

A year of scientific uncertainty is over. Two vaccines look like they will work, and more should follow.

Is Now the Time to Start Protecting Government Data from Quantum Hacking?

The key to creating quantum-resistant encryption is to get away from the core strength of computers, according to one expert.

Mindful People Don't Seem to Cope with Stress Better

Study participants were “sweating the small stuff.”

Cancel Thanksgiving

This is a moment for creativity.

A Record Number of Women Will Serve in the 117th Congress, Including at Least 51 Women of Color

The freshman class in the House of Representatives will include at least 26 women serving their first term.

To Improve Safety of Defense Networks, Eighty-Six Dot1x

The protocol creates the false sense of security that all devices are being screened, even if minimally, for security when in fact they are not.

Smart Concrete Could Pave the Way for High-Tech, Cost-Effective Roads

The life of structures could be extended, however, if damages were monitored in real time and fixed early on.

COVID-19 Is Out of Control. What Can We Do?

We need a one-two punch to knock the virus down and then keep it down.

5 Ways to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Next Time

A permanent team that is focused solely on national preparation and ensuring that the relevant federal agencies are all on the same page should coordinate all five of these components.

Will Low-Income Countries Have to Wait on COVID Vaccines?

The global assessment of purchasing agreements shows that high-income countries, as well as a few middle-income countries flush with manufacturing capacity, have already purchased nearly 3.8 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Foundations of a Sound Social Media Retention Strategy for Federal Agencies

A lack of a clear social media strategy also leads to key bits of information getting lost.