News | July 22, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, July 22, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

Is it Monday already? Start your work week right with our Tech Talk Newsletter! And maybe a coffee… 

This Week’s Top Tech News

Elon Musk is at it again! His recent project Neuralink is already figuring out a way to reach symbiosis using AI technology. The device works something like a sewing machine, implanting ‘threads’ into a person’s brain tissue. Do you think the future will have brain-computer testing? Read the full story >> 


Office 365 Features You Are Missing Out On 

With your subscription to Office 365 comes the holy grail of office staples. These essential staples include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 

Easy Sign In  

The beauty of Office 365 is that you don’t have to install the software on your computer. You can gain access to all the major features of Office 365 by logging in via web browser and with the convenience of the Office Web app. Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

To find your Wi-Fi password in Windows, go to the “Network and Sharing Center.” Then, right-click on the Wi-Fi connection icon > Wireless Properties. Click on “Show Characters” box to show your Wi-Fi password. 

Solve This

*Cue dramatic game show music.* It’s time for some Tech Trivia! 

Question: Alta Vista is a type of what?  

Answer: Search Engine  

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

FaceApp, the popular AI selfie-editing app has some people concerned about their privacy. The Russian startup uploads users’ photos to the cloud – not just locally on your device. Users have also complained about the app overriding access to their camera roll. Read the full story >> 

EMPIST Update 

On Thursday, July 18th, EMPIST attended an awesome networking event with the Illinois Technology Association. We had a great time connecting with other industry experts at July Tech on Tap, and we’re looking forward to the next outing. To learn more about the event, click here. 

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