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How Managers Can Learn New Skills

Managers need to find the time to learn new things Image Credit: go digital Managers, at least the good ones, realize that we don’t know it all. Sure, back in the day we went to school and took a lot of classes. We learned a lot. Then we went out and got jobs. Since then we’ve probably not been learning that many new things. As the world in which we work continues to spin and evolve, we understand that there are a lot of things that we probably need to take the time to learn about. ...
Tags: Career, Learning, Time, Careers, Skills, It, Manager, Professional Development, Tasks, Schedule, Focus, Skill, Prioritize, Dr Jim Anderson Blue Elephant Consulting, IT manager skills, IT manager training


Updates From Stranger Things Season 4, Evil Dead Rise, and More

Paul Rudd says production’s begun on Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. American Horror Story taps Neal McDonough for a major role. Plus, behind the scenes on F9, and Orphan star Isabelle Fuhrman teases the film’s spooky scope. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Films, Evil, It, Julia Davis, Kevin Bacon, Batman, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Elijah Wood, Stryker, Joel Mchale, Chris Mckay, Evil Dead, Emily


Criteria For Choosing A Data Warehouse

If you are developing your existing data warehouse, you have to compare your present solution with others on the market to understand if there are more appropriate features. The post Criteria For Choosing A Data Warehouse appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, It, Data Warehouse, Others, IT infrastructure


Sci-Fi Horror Movie Meander Looks Absolutely Terrifying and I Hate It

“You wake up. You’re stuck in a pipe.” That’s all this trailer for Mathieu Turi’s French horror film Meander had to say to chill my bones and make me what to turn off the trailer in visceral loathing. Comparatively, telling me the pipe is “filled with deadly traps” doesn’t bother me in the slightest.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, US, It, Mathieu Turi, Horror Film, Creative Works, English Language Films, Hashtag Horror, Entertainment Culture, Lisa Gaia Weiss


DC Horror's The Conjuring Comic Expands Another Chapter in the Spooky Universe

If you’ve seen The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It—now in theaters and on HBO Max—you’ll recall the sequence where Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) investigate the brutal murder of a woman named Katie (Andrea Andrade). It seems to echo the movie’s main case in which a man claims demonic…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, It, Ed, Warner Bros, Jessica, Annabelle, Katie, Scott Snyder, Ryan Brown, Ogle, Garry Brown, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lorraine Warren


Fear Street's Trailer Reveals Its 3-Week Horror Trilogy Telling a Single Story

Fans usually have to wait years for the completion of a movie trilogy. This summer, Netflix is giving us a full one in three weeks. It’s called Fear Street, is based on the novels of iconic author R.L. Stine, and its installments are all coming in July. Part one takes place in 1994, part two takes place in 1978, and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Trailer, Films, It, Netflix, Gillian Jacobs, Stine, RL Stine, Shadyside, Leigh Janiak, Sadie Sink, Benjamin Flores Jr, Fear Street, R L Stine, Kiana Madeira, Mark ashworth


Infinite's New Trailer Forgoes Plot for a Ludicrous Amount of Action

The first trailer for Mark Wahlberg’s upcoming sorta-sci-fi movie Infinite dropped a mere week ago, explaining how a select group of constantly reincarnating people keep their memories and fight each other. This new trailer drops all that to present the movie as a Fast and the Furious clone built on the bones of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, James Bond, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Antoine Fuqua, Jason Mantzoukas, Sophie Cookson, Infinite, Ejiofor, The Old Guard, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


Neill Blomkamp's Demonic Movie Definitely Has Demons in It, I Guess?

It’s been quite a while since District 9's Neill Blomkamp has directed a feature-length film—not since 2015's poorly received Chappie, in fact. That will change when his new movie Demonic arrives later this summer, a science fiction-horror story that is... kind of incomprehensible, at least in its first trailer?Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Demon, Chappie, It, Hell, Neill Blomkamp, Lo, District 9, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, White South African People, Afrikaner People


Awesome Reasons To Outsource Your Company’s IT Support Services

There are many benefits to outsourcing your company’s IT support services. We look at some of those benefits. The post Awesome Reasons To Outsource Your Company’s IT Support Services appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, It, Outsourcing, Others, It Support


Updates From The Suicide Squad, Loki, and More

See Carlos Valdez bid Cisco farewell in new pictures from The Flash. Prepare yourselves, because Boss Baby is back. Plus, an explosive new clip from F9, and what’s to come on Legends of Tomorrow. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Trailer, Films, Kung Fu, Cisco, It, Shark, James Gunn, The Flash, Jones, Gaïa, Charles Melton, Burnside, Kevin McHale, Joel Kinnaman, Mamoru Hosoda


Hugh Jackman Follows His Heart (With His Fists) in the First Trailer for Lisa Joy's Near-Future Noir Reminiscence

A neo-noir mystery, a love story, and tech-assisted journeys through the darkest parts of the mind all factor into Reminiscence. Written and directed by Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy, the sci-fi drama stars Hugh Jackman as a man who specializes in recovering memories—until he falls for an alluring client (Rebecca…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Memory, It, Rebecca, Hugh Jackman, Psychotherapy, Westworld, Rebecca Ferguson, Daniel Wu, Cliff Curtis, Réminiscence, Lisa Joy, Nick Bannister, Cinema of the United States


Why Your Small Business Needs Information Technology (IT)

A small business without an IT function? Outsource your IT services by partnering with a reputable IT firm. The post Why Your Small Business Needs Information Technology (IT) appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Small Business, It, Outsourcing, Others, It Outsourcing


A Quiet Place II Tops the Weekend Box Office After 2020's Movie Slump

Now that theaters are opening across the country, it’s clear that movie fans have been itching to watch films on the big screen once again.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Box Office, Fandango, John Krasinski, Movie Theater, Erik Davis, SAW, A Quiet Place, A Quiet Place Part II, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


35 Box Office Flops That Are Actually Worth Watching

British impresario Malcolm McLaren’s headstone reads, “Better a spectacular failure, than a benign success.” So it goes in life and, sometimes, at the movies.Hollywood makes lots of movies. Most of them aren’t good. Sometimes the good ones make money (lots of the bad ones do, too), but then sometimes...they don’t.…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Robin Williams, Films, It, Netflix, Avatar, Oscar, Warren Beatty, The Godfather, Danny Boyle, Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Lifehacks, Peter Pan, Edward Norton, Blackhat


M. Night Shyamalan's New Trailer for Old Gets Old Fast

I don’t want to drag a new M. Night Shyamalan movie. I really don’t. Yeah, he made some stinkers, but many are fine, and a few are genuine hits. His new, terribly titled movie Old looks like it could be in the second category—it’s just that the trailer overstays its welcome a bit.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Old, Gael Garcia Bernal, M Night Shyamalan, Night Shyamalan, Rufus Sewell, Ken Leung, Pierre Oscar Levy, Frederik Peeters, Creative Works, English Language Films, Vickie Krieps, Embeth David


The Tomorrow War's New Trailer Looks Like a Mash-Up of Yesterday's Blockbusters

Here’s the good news: as opposed to the “first” trailer, this new trailer for Amazon’s The Tomorrow War has a lot more going on. There are more explosions, more devastation, more of Chris Pratt’s pre-war family life, more scenes of our bleak, alien-infested future, and more. The bad news? Despite all the new footage,…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, It, Predator, The Lego Movie, Chris Pratt, Alien, Chris Mckay, JK Simmons, Peter Quill, Yvonne Strahovski, Sam Richardson, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Betty Gilpin, The Tomorrow War


D.C. Police Surveilled Clowns on Social Media, Leaked Docs Show

A few years ago, intelligence personnel with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. spent some unknown amount of time and money monitoring the online accounts of people dressed like clowns.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Washington, Fiction, Social Media, It, Urban Legends, Metropolitan Police Department, Stock Characters, Clowns, Fictional Characters, Postmodernism, Evil Clown, Horror fiction, Violator


Bars Are For Adults, Not Children (and How to Tell If Your Kids Are Welcome)

Imagine sitting on a barstool, with kids—kindergarten age and younger—darting across the floor, screaming for their parents, and generally posing a liability for any inebriated adult who might have the misfortune of colliding with one of these tiny people. Suffice it to say, I have an axe to grind against parents who…Read more...
Tags: Films, It, Bar, Lifehacks, Bartending, Emily Post, Cinema of the United States, Creative Works, English Language Films, Hospitality Recreation


Flush with $42M, hot AI startup Faculty plans to hoover-up more PhDs… and steer clear of politics

In the wake of the news that UK-based AI startup Faculty has raised $42.5 million in a growth funding round, I teased out more from CEO and co-founder Marc Warner on what his plans are for the company. Faculty seems to have an uncanny knack of winning UK government contracts, after helping Boris Johnson win his Vote Leave campaign and thus become Prime Minister. It’s even helping sort out the mess that Brexit has subsequently made of the fishing industry, problems with the NHS, and telling globa...
Tags: Energy, TC, Europe, UK, Finance, Films, US, Articles, San Francisco, Tech, It, Artificial Intelligence, United States, Theresa May, NHS, Ford


Netflix's Fear Street Trailer Promises a Gruesome Summer Movie Experience

For people who grew up loving R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books, the author’s Fear Street series was an excellent way of transitioning to darker, more terrifying stories about teenagers dealing with rather Goosebumps-like, but markedly more dangerous situations in the fictional town of Shadyside.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Netflix, Fear, Gillian Jacobs, Stine, Goosebumps, RL Stine, Shadyside, Leigh Janiak, Sadie Sink, Friday The 13th, Benjamin Flores Jr, Fear Street, R L Stine


SMEs with No Tech Support: Is It a Problem?

We know from data previously cited by the SMB Group that 27% of businesses don’t have any form of tech support.  What does that mean? It means that while they might run IT systems like computers, servers and digital services, they don’t have a dedicated technician or member of support staff on hand in the event that something goes wrong.  Twenty-seven per cent of businesses is a lot.  According to the FSB, there were 6 million registered businesses in the UK in 2020 . That means ...
Tags: Business, UK, Technology, Sales, Tech, It, Gartner, Tech Support, Fsb, Technician, Blog & Grow, SME, Support Staff, Security flaws, SMB Group, Businesses Without Tech Support


Doctor Who May See Another Classic Villain Return

Godzilla: Singular Point is full steam ahead. The Conjuring team dives into the ‘80s for totally radical possessions. Plus Steven Moffat’s The Time Traveler’s Wife adaptation gets a first look and The Flash is having more Speed Force drama. Spoilers coming at you fast!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, It, Netflix, Steven Moffat, Godzilla, Henry, Sundance, Tobin Bell, Patrick, Clark, Gomez, Kara, Haley, Theo James


A Quiet Place Part II Is a Super Solid, Edge-of-Your-Seat Sequel

A Quiet Place Part II is a quintessential great sequel. Everything that worked about the first movie remains intact: high tension, gross monsters, great characters, strong relationships, it’s all there. This time though, everything is bigger—the number of settings and characters, and the scale of the action set…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Edge, John Krasinski, Evelyn, Regan, Emmett, A Quiet Place, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds, Horror Film, Evelyn Emily Blunt, Cinema of the United States


Game of Thrones' House of the Dragon Picks Up a Mysterious New Player

Rick and Morty’s Dan Harmon reveals a new series with a ridiculous twist. Tomb Raider 2 is closer to fruition. Great news for fans of Disney’s The Owl House. Plus updates from Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania, Black Lightning’s swan song, and more. Spoilers away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, It, Netflix, Chris Rock, Samuel L Jackson, Alicia Vikander, Tobin Bell, Josh Gordon, Lyle, Lindsey, Morty, Rick, Esther, Cheryl Eddy


Sweet Tooth's New Trailer Shows Anything But an Ordinary World

Come for the deer child, stay for the soulful Duran Duran cover. The new trailer for Netflix’s Sweet Tooth is here and much like the first one, it shows a unique, lush, post-apocalyptic comic book world. Beyond that, this latest trailer focuses on the show’s bigger picture, some of its key relationships, and lots of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Robert Downey Jr, Films, It, Netflix, Duran Duran, Sweet Tooth, Jeff Lemire, Susan Downey, Nonso, Video Game Characters, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Gus Christian Convery, Tommy Nonso Anozie


How To Celebrate Successes With Your Team

When you team has a success, you need to acknowledge it Image Credit: Multnomah County Library As a manager you need to remember that celebrating our achievements is important for every team. Joyfully acknowledging milestones gives credit to the hard work done by the team, provides motivation for reaching goals, and rewards everyone for a job well done. Nowhere is this truer than where we work. Managers need to realize that many of team members spend more time working than with thei...
Tags: Careers, It, Anniversaries, Customer, Manager, Team, Meetings, Metrics, Slack, Team Building, Individual, Successes, Jim Anderson, Multnomah County Library, IT manager skills, IT manager training


Regina King Is Set to Direct a Bitter Root Movie Adaptation

Courteney Cox teases her return to the Scream franchise. LeVar Burton is joining the CW’s Tom Swift spinoff in the weirdest way. Jensen Ackles prepares to head to The Boys. Plus, what’s coming on The Flash, and AMC has tapped itself a new moon-set sci-fi adventure. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Films, Amc, It, Man, Chris Pratt, Pilot, Barry, Cw, Danny DeVito, Amy, Scream, Rose, Nancy Drew, Melissa


Stephen King's Apple TV+ Series Lisey's Story Drops a Creepy First Trailer

Stephen King’s works are adapted so often these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all. But one way to differentiate is by tapping an incredible wealth of talent both in front of and behind the camera. And, based on that metric, it’s hard to beat the new Apple TV+ show, Lisey’s Story.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Julianne Moore, Life, Stephen King, It, Apple TV, Oscar, Writers, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Pablo, Clive Owen, Dane DeHaan, Human Interest, Joan Allen, Sung Kang


Kumail Nanjiani and It Director Andy Muschetti Adapting the Book The Doubtful Guest

What happens when two Hollywood power couples come together to create art? You get a book to screen adaption of Edward Gorey’s book illustrated book, The Doubtful Guest.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Films, It, Edward Gorey, Kumail Nanjiani, Muschietti, Emily V Gordon, Barbara Muschietti, Andy Muschetti, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Hospitality Recreation


How A Manager Can Effectively Execute An Offsite Team Meeting

A well-run offsite meeting can make a team work better together Image Credit: Joits Every manager realizes that the members of their team are one of the biggest expenses that their company has to deal with. At the same time we all realize that company culture is critical, and your team needs clear goals. You can tackle all three of these issues by conducting a well-planned company offsite that can help you excel in all three categories. A meeting like this will allow you to reset, m...
Tags: Goals, Careers, Company Culture, Planning, It, Manager, Attention, Agenda, Purpose, Team Building, Jim Anderson, Team Meeting, Offsite, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building