Author Archives: Shahbaz Chishti

There’s a gig worker sized hole in Biden’s vaccine mandate plan

Falling through the gaps: As we’ve written before, paid time off may be one of the best vaccine incentives. But again, Biden’s order only covers larger employers of 100 or more. Gig workers aren’t mentioned in the policy, even though they stand to benefit the most from policies that would offset the loss of hourly […]

100 Inspirational Quotes – Positive Motivational Life Quotes

Inspirational and motivational quotes can help us create a positive outlook on life and work when we need it most. They do so by harnessing the power of positive thinking. Reframing our brains to think positively is a key step in leading a happy and successful life. You make a choice when you decide how […]

Can you spot the fake receptor? The coronavirus can’t either.

As covid-19 continues to evolve in the US, researchers are now developing the next generation of therapeutics, including a new approach that could help reduce the time it takes to recover from the disease. While existing treatments include antivirals, antibodies, and steroids, scientists in the US and Europe are now focusing on creating decoys of […]

8 Ways to Get More Credits on Audible

Amazon’s audiobook library, Audible, is one of the world’s largest audiobook services. For a monthly subscription, Audible enables users to listen to selected audiobooks on their chosen device. To access audiobooks that aren’t included in the subscription, books need to be purchased with either money or Audible credits.  Most audiobooks on Audible cost 1 credit […]

People are hiring out their faces to become deepfake-style marketing clones

Liri can juggle so many jobs, in multiple countries, because she has hired out her face to Hour One, a startup that uses people’s likenesses to create AI-voiced characters that then appear in marketing and educational videos for organizations around the world. It is part of a wave of companies overhauling the way digital content […]

Belarusian hackers are turning the country’s surveillance state against it

In exchange, BYPOL has access to material from the Cyber Partisans to help them conduct investigations into the regime, which are then published on BYPOL’s own Telegram channel. Those investigations have been popular and successful, and one of their documentaries was cited during an American congressional hearing on Belarus which took place shortly before the […]