• How to use Google Drive with Slack by connecting your accounts to send files

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Reuters
    To use Google Drive with Slack, you first need to connect the app to Slack or access your Google Drive account in your browser.
    With Slack's growing reputation as an online work-sharing tool, it makes sense to connect it with Google Drive, a file-sharing tool.
    The easiest way to connect Google Drive and Slack is to add a Google Drive link to a message, then follow the prompts to connect them.
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    Slack has quickly become a preferred tool for workers looking to collaborate over distance or even just from remote home offices.
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  • I'm one of the 1.3 billion people on lockdown in India, where food is running scarce, police patrol the streets, and chalk is used to mark social distancing lines. Here's what it's like in my neighborhood

    I'm one of the 1.3 billion people on lockdown in India, where food is running scarce, police patrol the streets, and chalk is used to mark social distancing lines. Here's what it's like in my neighborhood

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Somdyuti Datta Ray
    Somdyuti Datta Ray is a freelance journalist living in Kolkata, India amid the 21-day lockdown onset amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
    She says the pandemic has caused panic in her town, raising concerns of food security and putting many people out of work.
    Local grocers and fresh fruit, vegetable, and fish markets are shut or selling food at higher prices, and many online sellers have stalled deliveries.
    It's eerily quiet apart from the time when residents clang pans and cheer in appreciation of health workers at 5 p.m.
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  • People are fleeing coronavirus hotspots for rural areas that don't want them to come. Experts say it's a natural 'fight or flight' response

    People are fleeing coronavirus hotspots for rural areas that don't want them to come. Experts say it's a natural 'fight or flight' response

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Rebecca Harrington/Business Insider
    As big cities like San Francisco and New York watch coronavirus cases climb , residents continue to flee to their smaller hometowns or neighboring communities in an attempt to stay safe, spread out, or be closer to family.
    A psychologist told Insider the impulse to return to the familiar or a less-densely populated area is a natural response to the unknown, but can be driven by anxiety rather than logic.
    In reality, fleeing cities could mean carrying the virus into new parts of the country and burdening already ill-equipped healthcare systems, some of...
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  • A company that supplies Michelin-starred restaurants is now delivering live king crabs and $85 Wagyu beef steaks straight to people's homes during the coronavirus lockdown

    A company that supplies Michelin-starred restaurants is now delivering live king crabs and $85 Wagyu beef steaks straight to people's homes during the coronavirus lockdown

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    Regalis Foods supplies caviar, truffles, Wagyu beef, and other gourmet products to Michelin-starred restaurants including Eleven Madison Park and Le Bernardin in New York City.
    As restaurants shutter across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic , the company has pivoted to delivering straight to people's homes - at wholesale prices.
    You can get a live king crab for $395, American Wagyu beef bavette for $17 a pound, and a quarter pound of wild black truffles for $130.
    Founder Ian Purkayastha says the company has "a few hundred thousand...
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  • An Update on Life with Coronavirus

    An Update on Life with Coronavirus

    2 monthes ago - By Nomadic Matt

    Posted : 03/26/20 | March 26th, 2020
    As many of you know, I have the coronavirus. Well, had. I've recovered. Luckily, I had a mild case. It felt like a really bad cold. My fever lasted only a few days, and the cough lasted until about day twelve.
    Given how bad this virus can be - even for people my age - I count myself very lucky. (If you want to read about my experience, I posted about it here and here .)
    I hardly ever get sick so this was a scary experience for me. I was mostly worried by reports saying that between days eight and ten, patients could suddenly crash and end up in the...
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  • Slack CEO reveals what it's like to lead one of the biggest workplace chat apps as the coronavirus continues to force people to work from home like never before

    Slack CEO reveals what it's like to lead one of the biggest workplace chat apps as the coronavirus continues to force people to work from home like never before

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Slack
    Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield posted a detailed account on Twitter of what the last two weeks have been like for the company as the coronavirus pandemic has upended business.
    Butterfield discussed the challenges of predicting how his company will perform in the future as the coronavirus has made operations unpredictable.
    He also posted charts illustrating how the volume of newly created teams on Slack began to increase over the last two weeks.
    Many tech workers, venture capitalists, and others praised Stewart for his insight and transparency in the replies.
    But others questioned what...
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