Confirmit COVID-19 Resources

19 May

These are challenging times. Everyone is doing their best to support family, friends, and their communities. Things are changing fast and yesterday’s certainties are today’s unknowns. I stumbled upon this COVID-19 resource on Confirmit’s site.  They’ve listed resources to help make decisions that will make the future a little less uncertain. They answer three key questions:

  • How do I support my teams?
  • How do I support my customers?
  • How do I lead at this time?

https://www.confirmit.com/covid19/

 

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Taproot Foundation Helps Nonprofits

25 Apr

Taproot Foundation helps nonprofits and social change organizations solve critical challenges in their communities with the support of skilled volunteers sharing their expertise pro bono. If you are nonprofit and need help at this time, explore this organization. They want to encourage social change organizations by connecting them with the expertise and insights of skilled volunteers, enabling both to thrive.

https://taprootfoundation.org/

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Mbrio Helps Moms Share Tunes During Pregnancy

18 Apr

According to research, playing music to unborn children babies promotes bonding. Julianne Klinger used headphones with sticky tape over her belly to play music during her pregnancy. She wondered if attaching earbuds would be easier if it could be held in place. She teamed up with her husband Jonathan to create a prototype at Sears think(box) and the rest is history. Now you can buy the earbud adapters from Mbrio Tech!

https://mbriotech.com/

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Discover Today’s Most Popular Study Guides On SparkNotes

16 Apr

Discover more than 500 study guides from English literature to history on SparkNotes. For example, read the full text of all Shakespeare plays, side-by-side with modern English translations. Whether you need literary study guides on History, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Film, and more, this site is for you.

https://www.sparknotes.com/

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Marketing Your Business During This Time

11 Apr

Are you looking for some ideas to keep your marketing going through these challenging times? Thunder::Tech posted some ideas on their blog.

The ideas include:

  • Clean up your client database and add new information
  • Update your internal digital systems
  • Put you and your team through online marketing training and certification courses you’ve been putting off
  • Livestream or host webinars
  • Showing support to your community

https://www.thundertech.com/blog/March-2020/Marketing-Your-Business-During-the-Coronavirus

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Nonprofit of the month: After School All-Stars

1 Apr

After-School All-Stars provides programs, transformative experiences, and mentoring that support students in developing skills and habits needed to succeed in life, school, and their future careers. This program helps kids stay active and help them succeed in school and life. They are one of the largest free school-based after-school program providers in the country.

https://afterschoolallstars.org/

 

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Free ST Math Courses

19 Mar

MIND Research institute is offering no-cost access to its award winning K-8 visual instructional program. Parents, schools, and educators can keep meaningful math learning happening during this time at home.

http://stmath.com/coronavirus

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Try The Pigment Adult Coloring Book App

18 Mar

Need to take a break? Discover Pigment! It’s the ultimate adult coloring book app! Explore a digital studio stocked with brushes, pencils, markers, special effects tools like the Splatter Brush, and a selection of easy-to-use fill tools that allow you to start and finish coloring in minutes.

Features:

  • Realistic and creative brushes and fills
  • Watercolor, Oil, or Pastel brushes
  • Plasma and Glitter brushes to create fun effects

Pigment is an adult coloring app for iPad, iPhone & Android.
https://www.pixiteapps.com/pigment

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Discover Podcast Addict

17 Mar

How do you discover new podcasts? Do you scan iTunes or Spotify? Have you tried Podcast Addict? It’s the #1 Podcast App on Android. Podcast Addict allows you to manage Podcast, Radio, Audiobook, Live stream, YouTube, Twitch, SoundCloud channels and RSS News feeds from a single app.

Features:

  • Search by podcast name or keywords (750,000 podcasts / 10M+ episodes)
  • Browse popular podcasts by category
  • Browse podcast networks (NPR, Gimlet, BBC, Serial, Ted Talks, …)
  • Get custom recommendations based on your subscriptions
  • Find similar podcasts to the one you listen to
  • Built-in audio effects such as playback speed, volume boost, skip silence, mono playback. Works while streaming or playing downloaded files
  • Variable playback speed for video podcasts (Android 6.0+)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bambuna.podcastaddict

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Tires That Never Wear Down

16 Mar

What if your tires never wore out? Recently Goodyear introduced a concept tire that regenerates itself by inserting a pellet into the center of the tire when the treads get low. The pellet produces a chemical reaction and begins to regenerate the treads based on a substance from spider webs. If you are interested in the future of automotive technology, check out this article. 

https://www-cnet-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.cnet.com/google-amp/videos/goodyears-concept-recharge-tire-would-never-get-a-flat/

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