LinkedIn redesigns Pulse into go-to personalized news digest

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When I saw this in the news I beamed with excitement. Finally, a place where I can count on getting the latest business news in my industry, completely personalized to me. News that are not only from reliable sources but are actually powered by my professional world. Now, that’s awesome! Here are two things I really like about this new Pulse app.

On shaky ground — for good reason

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval tours the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab.

While earthquakes of incomprehensible magnitudes — 7s, 8s, and above on the Richter scale — happen only periodically in history, they occur with relative frequency on campus at the University of Nevada, Reno. Or, at least, simulations of such earthquakes occur. They’re happening in the Nevada Earthquake Engineering Laboratory, which houses the largest shake table array in the United States.

NCET Tech Bite – What Everyone Should Know About Photoshop – July 22

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Adobe Photoshop is the preeminent pixel image editing software of the 21st century and acquiring knowledge of its use is almost a requirement for anyone who deals with digital images. On July 22, Ron Marston, Graphic Communications Professor at Truckee Meadows Community College will demonstrate the “in’s and out’s” of Photoshop and discuss Photoshop “best practices.”

Five crisis management tips

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I was fortunate enough to take a PRSA Sierra Nevada Chapter crisis management seminar. Three professionals including Nancy Leuenhagen, Washoe County, Julie Regan, APR, Tahoe Regional Planning Authority; Kerri Garcia, Microsoft, all well versed in managing crises sat on the panel and spilled their knowledge. While soaking it all in, I realized that crisis management closely follows the rules of fire safety.