Adobe’s customer support isn’t customer care

I had a very poor experience with Adobe customer support the other day. Here’s my story: I contacted Adobe because I wanted to cancel a Creative Cloud membership from a future date. What happened was that the membership was cancelled immediately. When I noticed it and complained, I  got what I thought was a free […]

European cities do away with traffic signs

Spiegel Online reports that traffic signs are being removed in 7 European cities to good effect. “European traffic planners are dreaming of streets free of rules and directives. They want drivers and pedestrians to interact in a free and humane way, as brethren — by means of friendly gestures, nods of the head and eye contact, […]

Beat depression without drugs

Stephen Ilardi argues in The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs that the rate of depression is roughly ten times higher today than it was just two generations ago because our modern life-style. His lifestyle based cure for beating depression without antidepressants has six elements: Physical activity (exercise) Omega-3 fatty acids […]

Management & to manage (English-Swedish translations)

The noun management and the verb manage cannot be directly translated into Swedish. Below are possible English-Swedish translations: The verb manage comes from the Italian maneggiare (to handle, especially tools), which derives from the Latin word manus (hand). management {noun} förvaltning · styrelse · skötsel · direktion · ledning · hanteringssystem · handhavande · hantering […]