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Online resources for kids and families during COVID-19

Google Blog – 6.1.20 (5.29.20)

As families continue to face the new realities of juggling work, school, and play at home, online tools can make the adjustment a bit smoother. We’re all spending more of our time on our devices, and Google has many products and programs to help families create healthy digital habits and help them stay safe online. From internet safety resources to parental controls, our products help families find and manage quality content and apps, tools for distance learning and virtual field trips. And behind the scenes, our teams work every day to protect our users and make our products safer for everyone.

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No Gym, No Problem: Easy Household Substitutes for Dumbbells, Sliders, and More

Fitbit Blog – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)

If you’re a gym-goer, it may feel like you’ve run out of options lately. Most gyms are closed, some with no signs of reopening anytime soon; many sporting goods stores are also, although some may be reopening for curbside pickup. If you’ve tried to find a set of dumbbells or other exercise equipment online, you may have run into a few snags with shipping delays or lack of availability.

Source: No Gym, No Problem: Easy Household Substitutes for Dumbbells, Sliders, and More

Creative Ways to Stay Connected When Staying Apart

Poly Blog – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)

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Our need for human connection is integral to our well-being and livelihood — a fact that is central our mission here at Poly. More than ever before, staying connected is incredibly important. From work and personal relationships to doctor’s appointments, some of our most important connections have gone digital to keep people together — even while we’re apart. If you are looking for ways to keep in contact, read on to find creative ways to stay connected with the important people in your life.

Source: Creative Ways to Stay Connected When Staying Apart

How to Virtually Onboard New Hires

Backblaze Blog – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)

Over the past few months, the world has been grappling with a pandemic which has unfortunately led to layoffs by some organizations and has resulted in others finding alternate ways to augment their team distribution, hiring, and onboarding. Both situations are challenging, logistically and emotionally.

Source: How to Virtually Onboard New Hires

Dr. Patricia Lester & David Feinberg, MD – How COVID-19 is impacting the Mental Health of Families

Google YouTube Channel – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)

 

Dr. Patricia Lester and David Feinberg, MD discuss how families are affected by COVID-19. Patricia shares what she’s learned from her research on resilience as well as practical tips for how parents and families cope with stress and anxiety.

Source: Dr. Patricia Lester & David Feinberg, MD – How COVID-19 is impacting the Mental Health of Families

Acing election security in 2020: A conversation with Defending Digital Campaigns

Yubico Blog – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)

2020 is a big year for the US electoral system, and with society moving to a remote structure amidst the current climate, elections may very well be the next big sector to feel an impact. US citizens could find themselves voting entirely remote — possibly through mobile phones or otherwise — changing the election security landscape as we know it.

Source: Acing election security in 2020: A conversation with Defending Digital Campaigns

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