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John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

August, 2017

  • 6 August

    The Rise of Botnets in the Age of IoT

    One of the greatest dangers to future (and current) cyber security is botnets. This short video from MIT Technology Review explains what botnets are and how they are already a threat.

  • 6 August

    The Other Kind of Inequality, Explained

    Are you aware of the other kind of inequality–inequality between actual businesses? This short video from Harvard Business Review shows how this strange phenomenon really exists, and it can affect your income. Don’t let your career fall victim to this.

  • 6 August

    Being Hyper-Obsessed with Winning Can Prevent You from Winning

    Having lofty goals is great. When those goals only consist of wanting to destroy the competition though, it could be a problem. Jeremy Bloom, 11-time World Cup gold medalist skier and entrepreneur, discusses how true success comes from intrinsic motivations.

  • 6 August

    Richard Branson: Put Your Staff 1st, Customers 2nd, & Shareholders 3rd

    No business can succeed long-term without revolving everything it does around its customers–yet Richard Branson still says the first emphasis should be on your staff. He explains his successful philosophy of putting staff first in this video with Inc., in addition to talking about why he’s a proponent of “management by walking around.”

  • 4 August

    Those who aim at faultless regularity…

    Those who aim at faultless regularity will only produce mediocrity, and no one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves. -William Hazlitt, English writer, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher

  • 2 August

    Democracy is the theory…

    Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. -H. L. Mencken, American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English

July, 2017

  • 31 July

    All opinions are not equal…

    All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others. -Douglas Adams, English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist, and dramatist

  • 30 July

    Google’s 5-Step Process For Testing New Ideas

    Ever wonder how Google dreamed up ideas like Google Hangouts? Well, if you have a chunk of time to spare, you can watch this interview with Jake Knapp, partner at Google Ventures, on the processes that Google uses to stay at the cutting edge of innovation. (Be warned: There is also a part 2!)

  • 30 July

    Blockchain CEO Explains What Is Happening to the Crypto Coin Market

    We know stuff like bitcoin exists, but is it going to keep existing? Is it ready to die? Or are cryptocurrencies going to proliferate like bunnies? Blockchain CEO Peter Smith explains what is happening in the market in a video for Bloomberg.

  • 30 July

    The Gel Robot That Hunts Fish

    Want to just see something cool that gets you excited for how far technology has come? MIT has built a small, transparent gel robot that is fast enough to capture fish. Surely, if we have figured out how to do that, you can figure out how to satisfy that one stubborn stakeholder.