Ghost Hounds’ Thomas Tull: “There’s always a prodigy in town who can pick up the guitar and just play. That was not me – I had to really work at it!”

Ghost Hounds Thomas Tull Theres always a prodigy in town

You can tell a lot about a band by the company they keep and the stages they’ve shared. Take Ghost Hounds, a rock ’n’ roll blues band out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They have put miles on the clock with the likes of ZZ Top and Bob Seger – and perhaps most significantly, the Rolling Stones. … Read more

“Sometimes we wonder why we work”: in Vienne, the blues of the independent garage owner

Sometimes we wonder why we work in Vienne the blues

By Michel Dalloni Posted at 03:14 yesterday, updated at 13:34 yesterday Reserved for our subscribers ReportageSeb’Auto, in Saint-Léger-de-Montbrillais (Vienne), is at the forefront of the upheaval in the automotive market: diesel in free fall, hybrids and electrics on the rise, opportunities booming. The boss and his employees must adapt to survive. All this wouldn’t happen … Read more

Sony’s new neck speaker combines work with Dolby Atmos fun

Sonys new neck speaker combines work with Dolby Atmos fun

The SRS-NB10 neckband speaker that Sony introduced at the beginning of the summer, with its integrated microphone, was mainly intended for (more freedom of movement during) virtual meetings. Big brother SRS-NS7 literally adds a few dimensions to this: Dolby Atmos sound for a very space-saving cinema experience. To start with, the SRS-NS7 still has the … Read more

Wearable tech confirms wear-and-tear of work commute

Journal Reference: Shayan Mirjafari, Hessam Bagherinezhad, Subigya Nepal, Gonzalo J. Martinez, Koustuv Saha, Mikio Obuchi, Pino G. Audia, Nitesh V. Chawla, Anind K. Dey, Aaron Striegel, Andrew T. Campbell. Predicting Job Performance Using Mobile Sensing. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1109/MPRV.2021.3118570 The study confirms the behavioral and physical effects of commuting on work quality. … Read more

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while – In addition to the cookie crumb crisis due to the pandemic, climate change also plays a major role – Foodlog

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while

The corona crisis is leading to cracks in the food chain due to staff shortages and disruptions in the supply chain. But even if those are resolved, the food industry will continue to struggle with price hikes and shortages due to climate change, writes The Washington Post. The cookie crumb crisis of pie baker Mike … Read more

Obligation to work from home: Employees now have to pay attention to this

Obligation to work from home Employees now have to pay

Berlin. It already existed in the first half of the year and now, in view of the increasing number of corona infections, it is apparently facing an unexpected comeback: The obligation to work in the home office. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD) confirmed reports on Sunday evening that his ministry had presented the traffic light … Read more