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  • A Major Proof Shows How to Approximate Numbers Like Pi
    by Kevin Hartnett on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    The ancient Greeks wondered when irrational numbers, like pi, can be represented with fractions. Two mathematicians now have a complete answer. […]

  • Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared?
    by Tom Simonite on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well. […]

  • A Brief History of Vanity License Plates Gone Wrong
    by Brian Barrett on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    The stories might sound unbelievable, but they’re all real—and a cautionary tale for anyone who wants to get clever at the DMV. […]

  • Robot Coffee Tastes Great, But at What Cost? (About $5)
    by Adam Rogers on August 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Coffee Haus makes coffee drinks 100 times an hour in its robotic kiosks. No humans required. […]

  • Sonos’ first portable Bluetooth speaker leaks in more detail
    by Thomas Ricker on August 18, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Purported Sonos Move Bluetooth speaker with base station. | Image via WinFuture We’re getting a better look at the long-awaited portable bluetooth speaker from Sonos thanks to a slew of new images posted by WinFuture. The German publication that specializes in Microsoft leaks has posted what it says are “official marketing images” of the new speaker, while also giving us a name for product S17: Sonos Move. The images give us a first glimpse at the stationary base station as well as the built-in handle whereby the Sonos Move can be undocked and transformed into an ordinary Bluetooth speaker via a toggle button on the rear. We’re also getting a first look at how the Sonos Move charges, either via the USB-C jack or the two charging contacts near the base of the speaker. It’s a clever design that lets you extend your... Continue reading […]

Staffing News

  • Where Have All the Workers
    by Cynthia Davidson on August 16, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Sorry, the content you’ve selected is for members only. Maybe it’s time to join! Or if you’re already a member, please log in. Join today to get full access to Staffing Success and all ASA publications. ASA brings members a steady flow of valuable information through a suite of publications. Staffing Success magazine, our award-winning flagship... The post Where Have All the Workers appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • ASA Launches Training Course to Help Keep Temporary, Contract Employees Free From Harassment at Work
    by Nick Montgomery on August 15, 2019 at 1:42 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post ASA Launches Training Course to Help Keep Temporary, Contract Employees Free From Harassment at Work appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • ASA Publishes Updated Issue Paper on Rules Governing Calls, Texts, Faxes, and Emails
    by Nick Montgomery on August 12, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    The Form I-9 is a complicated two-page document that is accompanied by a 65-page handbook explaining how to complete it. There are many facets of I-9 completion that are unique to staffing firms. E-Verify is an Internet-based system maintained by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows businesses to verify the work eligibility of employees. The American Staffing Association offers this document to address the Form I-9 and E-Verify issues that staffing firms face most frequently. The post ASA Publishes Updated Issue Paper on Rules Governing Calls, Texts, Faxes, and Emails appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • ASA Partners With OSHA on Safe + Sound Week 2019
    by Nick Montgomery on August 12, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post ASA Partners With OSHA on Safe + Sound Week 2019 appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Hamilton-Ryker Renews Safety Standard of Excellence Mark From ASA
    by Nick Montgomery on August 8, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post Hamilton-Ryker Renews Safety Standard of Excellence Mark From ASA appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]