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How Our Own Victor Jeffreys II Earns and Uses Rewards Points

Welcome back to Good Points, a Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. This week’s guest is Victor Jeffreys II, Gizmodo Media Group’s heart, soul, polymath, party pimper, event planner, artist in residence...the list goes on. You can check out his photography over on his…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Qa, Gizmodo Media Group, Victor Jeffreys


Are You Bad With Money? Ask Gaby Dunn Your Cash Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Finished]

Got a money question plaguing the ol’ noodle? You know, one you can’t ask an older relative about without getting a stern talking-to? We’ve got the answer: Gaby Dunn, author of Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together and host of the Bad With Money podcast, will be live with us at 1…Read more...
Tags: Money, Lifehacks, Money Management, Qa, Money Hacks, GABY DUNN


Are You Bad With Money? Ask Gaby Dunn Your Cash Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: LIVE]

Got a money question plaguing the ol’ noodle? You know, one you can’t ask an older relative about without getting a stern talking-to? We’ve got the answer: Gaby Dunn, author of Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together and host of the Bad With Money podcast, will be live with us at 1…Read more...
Tags: Money, Lifehacks, Money Management, Qa, Money Hacks, GABY DUNN


Are You Bad With Money? Ask Gaby Dunn Your Cash Questions at 1 PM EST

Got a money question plaguing the ol’ noodle? You know, one you can’t ask an older relative about without getting a stern talking-to? We’ve got the answer: Gaby Dunn, author of Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together and host of the Bad With Money podcast, will be live with us at 1…Read more...
Tags: Money, Lifehacks, Money Management, Qa, Money Hacks, GABY DUNN


What's In Your Cart, Bill Oakley? 

Welcome back to What’s In Your Cart, where we ask noteworthy readers and followers on @KinjaDeals and @ItsTheInventory about their favorite products, their shopping habits, and their deal hunting acumen. This week, we’re chatting with Bill Oakley, a television writer who gifted steamed hams to the world on The Simpsons…Read more...
Tags: Science, Qa, Bill Oakley


How Does a Professional Travel Curator Earn and Use Rewards Points? 

Welcome back to Good Points, a Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. This week’s guest is Megan Lundy, the co-owner and lead trip curator at Legit Trips, which designs and hosts guided trips around the world for adults. You can follow all of her travels on Instagram, or…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Qa, Megan Lundy


Live: Ask the 'Am I Dying?!' Doctors Your Pressing Health Questions [Update: Finished]

Aaaaand we’re live! Until 2 pm EST, cardiologists Christopher Kelly, M.D., M.S., and Marc Eisenberg, M.D., F.A.C.C.—authors of the book—will be in the comments section below to address any health concerns you have. (If you need inspiration, check out our last Q&A with them.)Read more...
Tags: Health, Body, Health Care, Lifehacks, Qa, Christopher Kelly, Marc Eisenberg


Live: Ask the 'Am I Dying?!' Doctors Your Pressing Health Questions 

Aaaaand we’re live! Until 2 pm EST, cardiologists Christopher Kelly, M.D., M.S., and Marc Eisenberg, M.D., F.A.C.C.—authors of the book—will be in the comments section below to address any health concerns you have. (If you need inspiration, check out our last Q&A with them.)Read more...
Tags: Health, Body, Health Care, Lifehacks, Qa, Christopher Kelly, Marc Eisenberg


Are You Dying? Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

So: That weird clicking sound in your knee is back again. And today, you randomly got nauseated for like an hour but then it went away and now you kinda have a headache. Oh god, didn’t you read somewhere that that’s the sign of an oncoming stroke? Does anyone else smell burned toast?Read more...
Tags: Health, Doctor, Health Care, Lifehacks, Qa


Live: Ask Daniel Post Senning Your Modern Etiquette Questions [Update: Finished]

We’re live with etiquette expert Daniel Post Senning until 2 PM Eastern! As host of the podcast Awesome Etiquette, author of Manners in a Digital World: Living Well Online, and the great-great-grandson of Emily Post herself, Daniel is more than qualified to help you navigate the nuances of manners in the age of…Read more...
Tags: Etiquette, Lifehacks, Qa, Daniel, Emily Post, Daniel Post Senning


Live: Ask Daniel Post Senning Your Modern Etiquette Questions

We’re live with etiquette expert Daniel Post Senning until 2 PM Eastern! As host of the podcast Awesome Etiquette, author of Manners in a Digital World: Living Well Online, and the great-great-grandson of Emily Post herself, Daniel is more than qualified to help you navigate the nuances of manners in the age of…Read more...
Tags: Etiquette, Lifehacks, Qa, Daniel, Emily Post, Daniel Post Senning


Are You a Jerk? Bring Your Etiquette Questions to Daniel Post Senning Tomorrow at 1 PM EST to Find Out

Maybe you’re having trouble writing the perfect Tinder bio. Say, for example, you think sending a thank you card to your mother-in-law for that weird sweater you didn’t ask for is is probably a good idea but maybe a little bit overkill. Perhaps you’re hosting a dinner party next week for the first time and you’re…Read more...
Tags: Etiquette, Lifehacks, Qa, Daniel Post Senning, Daniel Post


How Cal Krome Earns and Uses His Credit Card Points

Welcome back to Good Points, a weekly Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. This week’s guest is Cal Krome, an IT Manager at Lyft (the company’s first IT person, as a matter of fact) who currently specializes in setting up, expanding, and retrofitting offices when he’s not…Read more...
Tags: Science, Qa, Cal Krome


How Adventuring Along's Joe and Ali Olson Earn and Spend Credit Card Points

Welcome back to Good Points, a weekly Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. This week’s guests are Joe and Ali Olson, who early retired in 2015 to travel the world full time. Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Qa, Joe, Ali Olson


Bring All Your Health Questions to the “Am I Dying?!” Doctors Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

You’ve got this weird pain in your upper back, more like a zap than a twinge, but only on your left side. Also your eye won’t stop twitching. And there’s a weird rash on your leg that’s not going away. Are you dying?! Read more...
Tags: Health, Medical, Lifehacks, Qa, Hypochondria


Good Points, Shep McAllister

Welcome to Good Points, a new weekly Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. First up is...myself! If you know anyone who just won’t shut up about their points strategy (guilty as charged), have them send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Good Points”…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Qa, Shep McAllister


How I Earn and Use Credit Card Points

Welcome to Good Points, a new weekly Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. First up is...myself! If you know anyone who just won’t shut up about their points strategy (guilty as charged), have them send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Good Points”…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Qa


Ampersand backs merger of Histo-Scientific Research Labs and Vet Path Services

Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories Inc and Vet Path Services have merged to form a provider of research and pre-clinical histology, pathology and archiving services for the biopharmaceutical, medical device and contract research industries. Ampersand Capital Partners has made an undisclosed investment to back this newly combined company. PRESS RELEASE MT. JACKSON, Va. and MASON, Ohio, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories, Inc. (HSRL), has completed its merger w...
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, M&a, Ohio, Fda, North America, Worcester, Qa, Boston MA, Thomas Galati, Chris Johnson, GLP, David Anderson, VPS, QC, Ampersand Capital Partners


Use Your Password Manager for Security Answers, Too

It’s been a while since I’ve had to type in some stupid answer to a made-up question when creating an account on a new service. You know what I’m talking about: Forget your password, and you can regain access to your account by typing in the name of your first pet (Mr. Mrglglrm), your favorite sports team (Saskatoon…Read more...
Tags: Security, Safety, Password, Restore, Lifehacks, Lastpass, Qa, Saskatoon, 1password, Account, Recover


We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a science journalist, I regularly get emails from people who firmly believe the Earth is flat, as shocking as that may seem. I recently chatted with Brian Cox, host of BBC…Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, Ghosts, Earth, Bbc, Physics, Brian Cox, Particle physics, Qa, Q And A, The Meaning Of Life


PullRequest pulls in $8M Series A just months after scoring seed round

PullRequest has been on a whirlwind lately, but it’s the kind that any startup would likely welcome. The company was in Y Combinator last August just trying to learn the startup ropes. By December it had scored a $2.3 million seed round — and it’s keeping it going. Today the company announced an $8 million Series A led by seed investor Google Gradient Ventures, who also led the seed round. Today’s investment includes from participation from other seed investors too including Y Combinator, Fik...
Tags: Startups, Cloud, Y Combinator, Developer, Funding, Tech, Avery, On-demand Economy, Qa, Q&a, Armour, Code review, Anna Patterson, Gradient Ventures, PullRequest, Recent Funding


Facebook Just Made a Shocking Admission, and We're All Too Exhausted to Notice

Since the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal first broke last month, Facebook has tried out a number of PR strategies to address the growing outcry. At this point, the social media company is just going for broke, telling the public it should just assume that “most” of the 2.2 billion Facebook users have probably had…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Qa, Cambridge Analytica, News Cycle, All User Data, Data Policy


How we stopped making excuses and started improving Basecamp’s accessibility

In 2017 we made web accessibility a priority at Basecamp. It was long overdue. Over the past year, I made it a personal mission to make Basecamp 3 more accessible for people with disabilities. It’s something we’d been meaning to focus on for a while. But as with so many unfamiliar and seemingly immense tasks, it was just too easy to put off! Which is exactly what we did, for years.In the end, it took the mix of a personal search for meaning, the reward of learning something new, and a bit too ...
Tags: Blogging, Accessibility, Signal, Qa, VoiceOver Apple, Chicago Lighthouse, Software-development, Ann Goliak, National Library Service


What exactly constitutes a winning product team

Product Teams I meet a lot of entrepreneurs and product leaders and when I ask them how they define their product teams, the standard reply is : Product management team = Product team. Product team = Product management team. This is wrong. Totally wrong. Product team isn’t just your product management team, but the team that owns the product ‘KRA’. And that should ideally include representation from engineering (+QA), marketing, sales and customer support. Why most products fail? Most of th...
Tags: Business, India, Qa, Product Management, Kra


Due Diligence must grow up: Maturity Modeling is the way to uncover risks, discover opportunities

By Tom Carter, Kickdrum Technology Group Due diligence is fundamental to the success of every deal, whether an investment or acquisition. You know what the company has told you and what your investment thesis says, and now it’s time to send in the consultants, lawyers and accountants to dig deep and uncover the truth. This vetting process is critical to hitting it big and avoiding catastrophe. But the numbers suggest many are doing it all wrong. For all the talented MBAs and the intensive financ...
Tags: Trends, Customers, Funds, Qa, Tom Carter, Cui, PE Deals, VC Deals, Maturity Modeling, Kickdrum Technology Group Due, Kickdrum, Customer Involvement Product, CUI Road, CUI Customer, Kickdrum Technology Group


CVC to acquire British IT education and skills provider QA

CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire UK-based QA, a provider of IT education and skills. The seller is Bregal Investments. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Bregal Investments (“Bregal”) and CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) announced today that funds managed by Bregal Capital LLP and advised by EMK Capital LLP have agreed to sell QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT education and skills, to CVC Fund VI. QA’s management team will retain a significant stake in the company. The fina...
Tags: UK, Trends, CVC, Qa, CVC Capital Partners, PE Deals, CVC Capital Partners CVC, Bregal Capital LLP, EMK Capital LLP, William Macpherson QA, QA Consulting, QA Higher Education


A private equity titan has just forked out £700m for IT training biz QA

Education provider has 'ambitious growth plans' IT training company QA has been bought out by Europe's largest private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners.…
Tags: Europe, Software, Qa, CVC Capital Partners


We're Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung, Correspondents for VICE on HBO, and This Is How We Work

Some journalists spend their careers behind a desk. That’s a fine way to work, depending on the beat, but it’s not for everyone. It’s not for Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung, who travel the world as correspondents for VICE on HBO.Read more...
Tags: Productivity, Hbo, Interview, How I Work, Qa, Isobel Yeung, Gianna Toboni, life-hacks


I'm Aurelia Moser, Community Lead at Mozilla, and This Is How I Work

Aurelia Moser is a developer, teacher, author, and also a bit of a cartographer. She works at the Mozilla Science Lab with researchers to collaborate on open source projects and is also a mentor at Girls Develop It.Read more...
Tags: Productivity, Tools, Interview, Gear, How I Work, Qa, life-hacks, Aurelia Moser, Mozilla Science Lab


A Chat With Actor Betty Gabriel About Get Out, White Colonization and the Allure of Horror Films

Since its February release, Jordan Peele’s social thriller Get Out has stuck in our minds in many ways. It’s inspired memes, deep-dive essays and communal jokes about Ben Carson being trapped in The Sunken Place. It’s also still breaking records. Besides being the highest grossing feature debut for an original…Read more...
Tags: News, Interviews, Qa, Ben Carson, Jordan Peele, Get Out, BETTY GABRIEL