Day: October 12, 2020

WKND Reads: ‘The new generation wants conversations’ – News

In the age of digitalisation, it is not easy to be a teen. With social media crafting our sense of selves and technology assuring us a place in the status charts, young minds have been more overwhelmed now than ever. Journalist and Abu Dhabi-based author Jyotsna Mohan Bhargava’s new book, Stoned, Shamed, Depressed, closely examines the battles India’s teens are faced with and what makes their lives impenetrable for the adults. Excerpts from an interview…

Lately, a number of books have explored lives of India’s millennials. Your non-fiction focuses very specifically on teens. How are their challenges vastly different from that of the millennials? What led you to explore their internal lives?

Two things led me on to this journey. Firstly, over the last few years, it has been the fascination of seeing children as young as six or seven with an iPad or a phone. I constantly questioned

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360 Viewing Technology Is Greatly Enhancing E-Commerce Businesses

Over the years, business owners have searched long and hard to find ways to beat the competition. Some have hired graphic designers to enhance their logos, websites, and product pictures. Others are using search engine optimization to drive more traffic to their sites. However, many modern businesses are ignoring 360-viewing technology. This will prove to be disastrous in the long run. This technology is unlike anything else on the market and it offers a wealth of perks. Within this guide, readers will learn more about the benefits of this tech.

How Does It Work?

This technology is quickly changing the e-commerce industry for the better. By taking advantage of 3D viewing technology, business owners can display their products in magnificent ways. This technology ensures that the user can visit a website and view the product in a 360-degree view. This means that they’re able to see the product from various

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Florida extends voter registration deadline; state investigates website outages

TALLAHASSEE — Florida officials on Tuesday said they were looking into an “unprecedented” surge in traffic to the state’s voter registration portal that caused site outages and prompted the state to extend the registration deadline by several hours.

The problems with the state’s website on Monday evening sparked a lawsuit among voting rights groups, raised questions about whether the state had adequately prepared to handle a flood of last-minute registrations and left some Floridians concerned about their voting status ahead of the November election. Earlier Tuesday, Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee raised the specter of whether there had been a “deliberate act” of sabotage against the site but later said no such evidence had been identified.

As a result of the outages, Lee announced midday that Floridians would have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to register to vote, which some groups said wasn’t enough.

“A several hour extension leaves little

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