How to Back Up iPhone Data to an External Drive

A recent incident reminded me of the importance of backing up one’s phone regularly. Soon after carrying my recycling out to the curbside, I realized I had misplaced my 6-month-old iPhone. Cue brief panic, followed by deep concern that I’d somehow tossed my device into that transparent bag I’d left outside for the world to

25 Companies With Tons of Room for Growth

You never want to feel like you’ve reached the limit on your career—especially when you’re just getting started. You want to know that that are plenty of opportunities to learn, improve, and advance with your employer. You want to feel encouraged and invested in, rather than stuck, unsupported, and unnoticed. Fortunately, there are plenty of

How I Landed a Job With Great Work-Life Balance

Our mission here at The Muse is simple: to help you find your dream job. So, there’s nothing we love more than hearing about it when you do! Today, we chatted with LaTanya Elam, a Public Health Financial Analyst with Graham Technologies. LaTanya was looking for a job where she could continue to expand her

Sugar and carbs are the obesity culprits, not lack of exercise

Bad diet is a lifestyle cause of obesity, but a lack of exercise is not, says an editorial reviewing controversial questions about this established health risk. The article published in a journal from The BMJ says the problem “cannot be outrun by exercise.” Commercial messages that say sugar and carbs are OK as long as you exercise

Water Intoxication: How Much Water Is Too Much?

There’s no doubt about it, drinking enough water to stay hydrated is important for many reasons — such as preventing fatigue, regulating blood pressure and even controlling hunger. But can you have too much water? The answer is yes, you definitely can. In fact, water intoxication (a severe form of hyponatremia) is considered to be a life-threatening

Android P Tackles Phone Addiction, Distraction

Google on Tuesday revealed some major new features in the next version of its Android operating system for mobile devices. Now in public beta, the OS known as “Android P” includes features designed to address growing concerns about phone addiction and distraction. For example, a dashboard will show users how often, when and for how

What Should We Expect From AI?

Fear mongering about killer robots and the recent deaths connected with Uber and Tesla autonomous vehicles have rekindled concerns about artificial intelligence in the machines around us. We are well beyond answering Alan Turing’s question, “can machines think?” There is now good reason to ask how we should think of AI, and what we should

11 Companies That Offer Awesome Internships

If you’re a student, you probably don’t need us to tell you that summer break is almost here—you’ve been counting down the days. While summer is a great time to recharge after a demanding school year (you’ve earned it!), that break also gives you ample time to work on your professional skills and beef up

Kaspersky to US: Check Our Source Code

Cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has volunteered to turn over his company’s software source code to allay fears about possible ties with the Russian government, The Australian reported last week. Kaspersky made the offer public at CeBIT Australia. Some U.S. officials have expressed concerns that Kaspersky Lab might have a close working relationship with the Russian government. Kaspersky