World Wide Web Wednesday #9

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Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy!

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have this big red flag on technology in common

Psychologists are quickly learning how dangerous smartphones can be for teenage brains. Recent research has found the teen suicide rate in the US now eclipses the homicide rate, with smartphones as the driving force.

Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs limit how much time their kids use technology at home. What do these big tech executives know about technology that us consumers don’t?

Snap Spectacles Sink

Earlier in 2016, social media platform Snapchat announced the release of Snapchat Spectacles. They’re sunglasses with a connected camera inside that can record 10-second video clips that upload to Snapchat.

Demand forecasting and inventory management are a challenge, even for experienced companies. While we’re no stranger to wearable technology, it appears that Snapchat has overestimated the popularity of their Spectacles.

Adding robots without losing a human touch

With business automation on the rise, many workers fear they’ll be replaced by robots and other AI. Here’s how Boxed, an online wholesaler, is changing the pessimistic outlook on automation by committing to keep their workers employed.

Dolly Parton – singer, songwriter and businesswoman

At 71 years old, Dolly Parton’s career has spanned more than five decades. With multiple chart-topping songs, a theme park and many more business ventures under her belt, Dolly is no stranger to the music industry. So what’s her secret to her success?

Why you can’t recall the word at the tip of your tongue

This tip-of-the-tongue phenomena is universal across any culture, language and age group. It’s even present among sign language users, called tip-of-the-finger states. We’ve all experienced that feeling where we’ve struggled to recall the name of the person or thing.

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Article by Melanie Chan in collaboration with our team of Unleashed Software inventory and business specialists. Melanie has been writing about inventory management for the past three years. When not writing about inventory management, you can find her eating her way through Auckland.

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