Beau Peters

Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he's learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others who have the same passion and dedication that he brings to his work.
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Getting an Education in the Age of COVID-19

In a matter of months, the novel coronavirus has swept across the globe and entirely up-ended our understanding of normality. Now, as the virus continues to rage and signs of a second surge are emerging even before the first has ended, we’re rethinking everything we’d assumed and hoped for at the start of the lockdowns. One of the bigger questions that educators, parents and students are... Continue Reading

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How Social Media Is Changing Our World

Social media platforms started out humbly, existing simply as a way to connect with old friends, share photographs and inform your social network of changes in your life. However, as social media continues to grow, the effect and influence it has on the world at large are undeniably far more impactful than initially envisioned. Since late last year, social media has also been both a boon and... Continue Reading

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No, 5G Didn't Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic

What a strange, twisted time we’re all experiencing at the moment. It would be bad enough if all we had to contend with was a novel virus, a lockdown and a projected 12 to 18-month wait for a vaccine. Unfortunately, there are those among us who are indulging in the spread of misinformation. President Donald Trump himself touted hydroxychloroquine as a potential miracle cure and a queried... Continue Reading

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Finding Work in the Middle of a Pandemic

It seems that the impacts of COVID-19 have reached nearly every part of the globe. Schools have closed, businesses have shuttered and economies ground to a halt. In the US, 26 million have filed for unemployment benefits since the outbreak of the pandemic. A survey found that 99% of doctors in the UK thought the country was unprepared for the outbreak. The crisis has also caused political... Continue Reading

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For Cybercriminals, a Global Pandemic Presents an Opportunity

Today, cybercriminals are increasingly taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak to exploit the vulnerable in the vastly ungoverned cyberspace, leading to a transnational threat. Much like the coronavirus, cybercrime doesn’t discriminate. What are some of the biggest cyber threats related to the coronavirus pandemic? How can you keep yourself, your organization, your co-workers and families... Continue Reading

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How Coronavirus Is Impacting Small Businesses

The topic of nearly every conversation right now is centered around COVID-19, and rightfully so. The recently announced coronavirus pandemic is already changing life as we know it, and for many people, life will take an even stranger turn over the next few weeks, months and maybe even years. Things will not be the same, particularly for those who dared to venture out of the comfort of their... Continue Reading

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What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

We are now entering the second decade of the existence of cryptocurrency, and it seems that some of the initial predictions of early adopters may have come true. The most commonly cited prediction by the mainstream media was of Bitcoin’s failure, either because of its lack of intrinsic value or because crypto would be successfully outlawed. That clearly didn’t happen. The reverse actually... Continue Reading

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How “Social” Is Social Media?

According to current estimates, more than 3 billion people worldwide are routine users of social media. And if you’re one of those billions, then you know good and well that social media is used for far more than posting cat videos or wishing happy birthday to your long-lost college roommate. Now more than ever, social media is proving to be a powerful tool for both political activism and,... Continue Reading

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The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

The gig economy has exploded over the last decade, and now it seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone who makes a living through it. Companies like Uber and Lyft rely on gig workers as an integral part of their business model, and increasingly more businesses are starting to shift toward using contractors and freelancers to do work that has been traditionally done by salaried... Continue Reading

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