Fans of the Discovery Channel's popular series Dirty Jobs know filthy work when they see it.
Fans of the Discovery Channel's popular series Dirty Jobs know filthy work when they see it.They've seen host Mike Rowe clean toxic bird poop, slop pigs, and rehabilitate monkeys.
Turns out you don't have to get your mud on your shoes to have a dirty job. Just sitting near a laser printer may qualify you.
Researchers in Australia tested emissions from 62 laser printers and found that 27% of them emitted high levels of particulate pollution, reports NewScientistTech.com.
"The worst-emitting printer created particulate pollution roughly equivalent to that produced by an average cigarette smokerï¿¼ it seems likely that the particles come from toner - the black dust-like material that laser printers use to produce images on the paper."
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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