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A Tiny Minnesota Town Now Has Fast Wi-Fi and New Jobs, All Thanks to This Chain Mail Startup

Always happy to see a small biz success story, especially one that pushes the technology boundaries for rural communities…

Ada, Minnesota, has fast internet, expanded post office hours, and new jobs thanks to Weave Got Maille, a manufacturer of chain mail supplies.

Source: A Tiny Minnesota Town Now Has Fast Wi-Fi and New Jobs, All Thanks to This Chain Mail Startup

7 Reasons Why Internal Communications Is More Important Than Ever

I admit that this notion fact is hard for my security brain to embrace, but social media and messaging apps are becoming ubiquitous… #INFOSEC-challenge for sure

The importance of internal business communications continues to rise with millennials entering management positions.

Source: 7 Reasons Why Internal Communications Is More Important Than Ever

It Is Time To Talk About Depression In Startups – The Mission 

I was recently surprised (but shouldn’t have been) to learn that “startup depression” is a thing.  Here are a few links to decent articles about Startup Depression.  In summary: Manage Expectations.

Pouring your heart, soul and everything in between into a company that, statistically, will fail, can wreck you emotionally.

Main Article: It Is Time To Talk About Depression In Startups. – The Mission – Medium

12 Quotes on Entrepreneur Burnout and Depression – Medium (regwall)

Depression and Startups: The Emotional Toil of Entrepreneurship – Fortune

Startup Founders, let’s talk about failure and depression – YourStory

Latest update for Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 lets you [finally!] keep better track of shared lists

MS ToDo is getting better, it really is!  I’m pretty excited, it has shown continued improvement since Wunderlist was sunsetted. -JK

Microsoft has pushed out an update for the Microsoft To-do app for Windows 10. The update takes the app to version 1.35.11921.0 and besides bringing the earlier ability to Star items by importance, will now also let you see who created and completed a task in a shared list. The changelog reads: In the shared lists […]

Source: Latest update for Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 lets you keep better track of shared lists – MSPoweruser

‘Dear Mark, this is why I hate you.’ An open letter to Zuckerberg

I have a small handful of social media accounts still, but I’m thrilled to say that I shuttered the Facebook account for my small business this year (well, I’ve shuttered the company, too).

This sums up a lot of my Facebook/ social media opinions:

“Unless I go full tin-foil hat, you’ve basically left me with one option. To opt out of Facebook’s tracking, I’m going to have to join Facebook”

 

Source: ‘Dear Mark, this is why I hate you.’ An open letter to Zuckerberg

Here’s what you need to know… – Altucher Confidential

Hell of a pitch, admirably so… “One of the stupidest people you’ll ever know…”

I’m an entrepreneur and angel investor. I’ve achieved the rank of chess master. And I’m the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book “Choose Yourself.” I’ve started 20 companies, 17 of which have failed. But I’ve learned a lot along the way. If you’ve ever been stuck—in a job you hate, in a house […]

Source: Here’s what you need to know… – Altucher Confidential

The new PressThis solution

It took me awhile to find the old bookmarklet solution, now that WordPress has upgraded the PressThis functionality.

Here’s a copypasta from (and a link to) the WordPress codex page:

https://codex.wordpress.org/Press_This#Making_the_new_Press_This_work_with_NoScript_and_RequestPolicy

Using this bookmarklet to publish posts does not pass the $_POST[‘post_type’] variable with the value of “post”.

The bookmark calls http://example.com/wp-admin/press-this.php?u=&t=&s=&i=

u = the url of the current page
t = the title of the current page
s = the text selection from the current page
i = url of an image file

Edit the bookmark within your browser to change the values passed if necessary.