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I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that’s a big problem for social media companies

Why quitting Instagram and Facebook made me happier   3:16 PM ET Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | 03:16 The first time I truly took a break from social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” meaning work, and ditch all electronics at the door. At an arrival ceremony deep in the California Redwoods, volunteers in hazmat suits zipped up our devices into brown bags, leaving…

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You Can Thank Us Later — 5 Ways Low-Code Tools Help Small Businesses

Small businesses need to use software to stay efficient and increase profits. Now, low-code technology is making it possible to create custom apps without the need for prior coding experience. Low-Code Software Examples Small Business Trends contacted FileMaker, a custom app company, to get some low-code software examples of specific areas where the technology they supply helps small businesses. Productivity Sometimes, people working on the same project are in different locations if your business is creative. For example, a video or television production company might need to bring things together from…

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Everyone is confused about the health care vote — including Republican senators

There’s a sense of consensus among Republican senators: They will be voting on something health care–related next week. They just don’t know what exactly it will be. “I don’t even know what we are proceeding to next week,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said Thursday. “I don’t know whether we are proceeding to the House bill, a new version of the Senate bill, the old version of the Senate bill, the 2015 ‘repeal and hope we come up with something in two years’ bill — I truly don’t.” After two more…

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