The Daily Populous

Thursday December 6th, 2018 night edition

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Of course, not all cultures believe that extraversion is the most highly valued trait of all.

Indeed, being extraverted can get you in trouble if you’re traveling in a country or culture that regards such outwardly-focused behavior as brash and impolite.

Even putting exclamation points in your email to people from such backgrounds can make you look rudely uninhibited.

Therefore, when introverts compare themselves to extraverts, the result may be highly culture-bound.

To measure cultural attitudes toward introversion-extraversion, participants also rated the extent to which they felt these qualities were socially desirable.

Furthermore, because extraverts feel more authentic than do introverts, they provide themselves with a natural route to greater well-being.

To sum up, the Australian study’s findings provide new insights into the ways that introverts can be happier with their “square peg” status. »

California officially becomes first in nation mandating solar power for new homes

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California officially became the first state in the nation on Wednesday, Dec. 5 to require homes built in 2020 and later be solar powered.

Last year, builders took out permits for more than 115,000 new homes — almost half of them for single-family homes.

The rules also allow for offsite solar production, so developments can build solar arrays feeding multiple homes or contract with utility-owned solar farms. »

24 Amazon workers hospitalized after robot accidentally tears open can of bear spray

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Twenty-four Amazon workers in New Jersey have been hospitalized after a robot accidentally tore a can of bear repellent spray in a warehouse, officials said.

All of the workers were expected to be released from the hospital within 24 hours, WABC reported Thursday.

The official investigation revealed "an automated machine accidentally punctured a 9-ounce bear repellent can, releasing concentrated Capsaican," Nalbone said. »

Facebook accused of striking 'secret deals over user data'

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Emails written by Facebook's chief and his deputies show the firm struck secret deals to give some developers special access to user data while refusing others, according to MPs.

"It is not clear that there was any user consent for this, nor how Facebook decided which companies should be whitelisted," Mr Collins wrote.

The following is from a discussion in which Mark Zuckerberg mulled the idea of selling developers access to users' friends' data. »

Trump’s Cybersecurity Advisor Rudy Giuliani Thinks His Twitter Was Hacked Because Someone Took Advantage of His Typo

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Rudy Giuliani, who was named President Trump’s cybersecurity advisor last year, demonstrated on Tuesday that he does not understand how Twitter works...or hyperlinks...or domain registration.

However, the reason the text linked to the site was due to a typo in Giuliani’s original tweet.

But rather than recognizing this rather clever own, Giuliani has instead blamed Twitter, claiming the site is run by “committed cardcarrying anti-Trumpers.”. »