Going Strong Or Burning Out?

“Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long.” – Michael Gungor

What Is Burnout?
Burnout is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by:

Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion

Increased mental distance from one’s job or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job

Reduced professional efficacy

This is considered in occupational context and should not be applied to experiences in other areas of life.

Working at home presents completely new experience for many workers

Despite years of companies experimenting with telecommuting, nearly 49% of workers say they are working at home now and it is an entirely new experience, according to a study by Morphisec. Here's one of the study's findings that should send shudders through tech departments; 56% are using their own personal computers and 23% don't know what security they have in place for their devices.

Hackers are Bobbing for Apples

Historically, Apple computers have rarely been a target for hackers. However, these past few years have been trying for Mac lovers. Attackers seem to be more focused on exploiting weaknesses believed to affect all Apple equipment.

Macs are just safer, right?

We always hear people say they want Apple products because they are safer to use.

How the World Wide Web was Born

If you can't imagine the world without the Web, just remember that in human years, the World Wide Web really hasn't even broken 30 years old yet. According to TechSpot, the World Wide Web started March 12, 1989, when Tim Berners-Lee penned a paper that proposed a way to use computers to connect university researchers so that they could share information more easily around the world.