The Daily Populous

Wednesday February 10th, 2021 day edition

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Cloud computing company Salesforce is joining other Silicon Valley tech giants in announcing a substantial shift in how it allows its employees to work.

Salesforce will also give employees more freedom to choose what their daily schedules look like.

The company joins other tech firms like Facebook and Microsoft that have announced permanent work-from-home policies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

“It no longer makes sense to expect employees to work an eight-hour shift and do their jobs successfully.”.

“In our always-on, always-connected world, it no longer makes sense to expect employees to work an eight-hour shift and do their jobs successfully,” Hyder adds.

In the blog post, Hyder defines the three different categories of work as flex, fully remote, and office-based.

“Our employees are the architects of this strategy, and flexibility will be key going forward,” Hyder writes. »

TIL Genghis Khan would marry off a daughter to the king of an allied nation. Then he would assign his new son in law to military duty in the Mongol wars, while his daughter took over the rule. Most sons in law died in combat, giving his daughters complete control of these nations

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In this new book, Weatherford argues that it was his daughters, not his sons, who made Genghis's empire a success.

And when the sons ruined the empire, it was a woman who re-created Mongolia in the late 15th century.

Temujin, the young man who became Genghis Khan, grew up in an unimportant clan in an unimportant people. »

Riot Games investigating claims of gender discrimination by CEO

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Riot Games confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating allegations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment by its CEO, Nicolo Laurent, in light of a legal complaint against the League of Legends and Valorant developer.

“Our CEO has pledged his full cooperation and support during this process, and we’re committed to ensuring that all claims are thoroughly explored and appropriately resolved.”.

Riot is facing several legal challenges by former employees, with Melanie McCracken et al. vs. Riot Games as the most prominent example. »

Trump hid his calls with Putin. Now, Biden has access to them.

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Now, Biden’s team is trying to piece together whether those conversations could come back to haunt them.

Readouts of their calls would often come from the Kremlin first, or through Trump’s Twitter feed.

But while the calls were not recorded, aides were typically still on the line and taking notes of what was said. »

Introducing the Core Set and Classic Format

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The Core set replaces Basic and Classic cards in the Standard format and will contain a selection of 235 cards.

With the Classic Set joining the Legacy Set in Wild, all Classic cards and their Golden versions will now be craftable and disenchantable.

Classic packs still contain Classic cards, which will now be usable in the Classic format and in Wild as part of the Legacy Set. »