Continuing Education

Posted by: Bart Bushong on June 12, 2012
Continuing Education

Staying educated on what’s happening in your industry is essential to being a valuable employee and strong leader. Here are some of my favorite places to get technology and business news with a sample article to get you started:


Mashable is “the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology.” They often include fun infographics and the latest YouTube hits as an added bonus. 55 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed


Easily my personal favorite, Lifehacker shares “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.” While having lots of useful technology information for the home and office, they cover a wide range of topics including productivity, cooking, fitness, and travel.How Can I Find Out How Much Bandwidth I’m Using At Home

PC World | Mac World

PC World and Mac World cover the software, hardware, reviews and how-tos for the two big tech giants. How to Buy a Smartphone for Your Business

Ars Technica

Ars Technica is for the true tech lover, both professional and hobbyist, looking for breaking news and in-depth analysis. Future U: Fear and Loathing in Academia


Both the print magazine and website offer “the future of business, culture, innovation, and science”. Write Better CSS with ‘Idiomatic CSS’

Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan, president of Human Business Works, has been a noted blogger and speaker on social media for years. His blog and newsletter cover how “the intersection of business, technology, and media will impact your own business”. Pattern Break

Business First Louisville

Depending on the scope of your business, local news can be just as important, if not more important, than national news. Asking the App Question: ‘How Do I Use This Thing’

These are just a few of the options out there for business and technology news. What are some of your favorites?

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