International Women’s Day – Inspirational quotes across various languages

#IWD #BalanceForBetter #PledgeForParity #PressForProgress

This interactive, slideshow Doodle is told by and made by women. In it, we showcase inspirational quotes across various languages by thirteen international female trailblazers—both past and present. Connecting to the larger theme of “women empowering women,” the quotes were also designed by a talented group of female guest artists from around the globe.

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International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

  • Learn more about the women who made today’s Doodle possible here.
  • Learn how you can put gender on your agenda for International Women’s Day and beyond here, alternatively check twitter.
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Join WordPress.com for an International Women’s Day Livestream Panel

It’s happening Friday, March 8 2019 at 6 pm UTC / 1 pm ET / 10 am PT.

On International Women’s Day this Friday, WordPress.com parent company Automattic is hosting four outstanding women tech leaders for a livestreamed conversation about professional advancement, technology, and mutual support as we strive for equity in the workplace.

It’s happening Friday, March 8 at 6 pm UTC / 1 pm ET / 10 am PT. Signups are limited to 500 people, so RSVP now to reserve a spot. You can also follow the conversation on Twitter at the hashtags #a8cIWD2019 and #IWD2019.

We’re proud to welcome panelists with a diverse range of expertise. Eli Budelli is WordPress.com’s lead of mobile development; Yelp software engineer Tanvi Patel is part of the review platform’s core web team and an outspoken advocate for equality in tech and health; Crystle Johnson, senior manager of diversity and inclusion at Pandora, is an expert in embedding inclusion in hiring and talent retention; she is also the founder of the Red Lip Collective, which empowers young women of color through mentorship and professional development. And Diana Chiu, senior manager of business development at DuckDuckGo, brings deep knowledge of partnerships and M&A cultivated over a decade working across tech, aviation, and biotech. The event will be moderated by Maria Scarpello, customer success advocate for Automattic.

The hour-long discussion will cover how to develop women leaders, create support systems for sustainable careers, and harness the power of self-awareness and self-validation.

As a distributed company with more than 800 employees in over 60 countries, Automattic sees inclusion and diversity as a constantly evolving idea. We know that diverse teams make better products, and we also know that there is always more work to do. We hope that attendees of this panel, across career stages, gender, and location, will leave with at least one new strategy for using their voice at work and uplifting the voices of others.

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The Cochrane Library App

Get the latest evidence when and where you need it

The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.

All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly.

Utilizing technology to access counseling, manage stress, track emotions

How Technology, Texting and Social Media Have Impacted the Counseling Industry

This infographic – by the Wake Forest University – was originally published on/for World Suicide Prevention Day.

It is estimated that up to 9.5 million Americans have been faced with serious thoughts of suicide. The issue of mental health problems is compounded by the lack of insurance coverage. In fact, the percentage of insured mental health suffers recently stood at only 19%. So what new resources are out there for people with little to no insurance that are in need of mental health services?

Analysons la composition de nos cosmétiques

Scanner un produit, s’informer sur un composant

INCI Beauty vous permet d’analyser simplement, rapidement et gratuitement la composition des produits cosmétiques.

  • possibilité de scanner des EAN8 (code barres à 8 chiffres)
  • possibilité de naviguer par catégorie de produit via l’écran de recherche
  • possibilité de rechercher un produit uniquement dans la catégorie sélectionnée
  • possibilité de trier les produits par pertinence, note décroissante (produits les mieux notés en premier) et note croissante
  • possibilité de filtrer les résultats de recherche. Par exemple par marque, par note, lieux de vente, etc.
  • historique des produits que vous avez consultés
  • possibilité de marquer des produits en tant que “Favoris
  • bouton sur l’écran d’accueil permettant d’accéder aux dernières photos prises avec l’application
  • les ingrédients inconnus sont associés à une fleur grise

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Stupid Cancer App Connects the DES Community Online

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

A new smartphone app from the nonprofit Stupid Cancer gives the DES community a unique opportunity to seek support from others with DES exposure or cancer diagnosis.

The more DES-exposed individuals who use the app, the more valuable it is to everyone in the DES community.

After downloading the free, secure app (initially for Mac only), participants create a profile. By selecting the DES-exposed option in “What was your primary diagnosis?” individuals are instantly matched to others.

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The pitfalls of big data and the cost of missing something

The human insights missing from big data – TEDx Talks, Nov 2016

With stories from Nokia to Netflix to the oracles of ancient Greece, Tricia Wang demystifies big data and identifies its pitfalls, suggesting that we focus instead on “thick data” – precious, unquantifiable insights from actual people – to make the right business decisions and thrive in the unknown.

Can Technology Promote Healthy Lifestyle Choices ?

Americans have the power to prevent disease by making healthy lifestyle choices

Americans are increasingly experiencing a host of health issues, with 29.1 million Americans having diabetes and 27.6 million with heart disease. To help improve these conditions, health care professionals have been leveraging health and wellness technologies, including mobile apps, wearable trackers, and even a wearable headband that can help treat depression.

  • For more about this infographic and topic, read Health and Wellness Providers – How Technology is Helping Promote Healthy Lifestyle Choices, by the Arizona State University, February 2017.
  • Enjoy our health infographics album on Flickr.

EWG’s Healthy Living App

Healthy shopping got much easier

EWG’s ratings for more than 120,000 food and personal care products, now at your finger tips.

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What is the Polycare Project?

A project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Polycare is an Horizon 2020 European project that aims for better conditions of life and care for older chronic patients and the improvement of the sustainability of the health and social care systems.

The POLYCARE project aims to develop and test an integrated care model, patient-centred, supported by the use of advanced ICT systems and services that allows the monitoring and care of older chronic patients in acute phases at home.