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What We’re Reading: April 27-May 1

North America’s tallest single-family home, Apple Watch tatoo issues, Personalities in the workplace, and YouTube Anniversary of the first Video

LibraryEver want to say you live in North America’s tallest single-family home? Well, now is your chance!

Sales of $100 million homes are growing across the world, according to Christie’s International Real Estate.  I can’t imagine the amenities you could get for $100 million. . . .

Early adopters of the Apple Watch are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.

Personality is a major factor to the workplace—understanding not just how your own personality affects the way you act and the decisions you make, but how the personalities of the people you interact with daily inform their behavior and your relationship to them. But some of us are better at reading and reacting to personality than others. While working from home certainly has its perks – the office space is free and the commute is short – it can also have its downsides.

In January 2015, Connected Cycle’s smart bike pedals were revealed to track activity and location; now you have a chance to get in on the action.

The largest libraries do more than just store books and newspapers on their shelves. When a library collection contains millions of documents, it needs complex and highly sophisticated logistical systems in order to serve its readers’ requests. It needs library robots.

Keep your credit card security code safe and don’t fall for phone scammers who may ask you for it, says Consumerist.  Recent data breaches put some info from your credit cards into the hands of fraudsters and all they need is for you to verify the last four numbers of your credit card and , of course, your security code.  Hang up and be safe!

One we missed last week – YouTube celebrated it’s Anniversary of the first video on April 23, 2005. “Me at the zoo”, the nearly 20-second clip has been viewed nearly 20 million times.

 

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