Finds of the Week: Run Multiple Instances of Google Drive / Control Driver Updates in Windows 10 / Open Culture / Poem A Day

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Finds of the WeekFinds of the Week is a list of websites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). I hope you enjoy them. -Rhiannon

How to Run Multiple Instances of Google Drive on Windows for Free
Many of us have more than one Google account, but Google only allows one instance of Google Drive to run at once. Here are three ways that will enable you to use more than one Google Drive account at a time without resorting to a third party app.

Take Back Control Over Driver Updates in Windows 10
Since Windows 10 was rolled out there have been issues with Microsoft replacing drivers with generic Microsoft versions on computers. If you use an NVIDIA graphics card and have windows 10, you'll likely have experienced some disruption and had to download and install the correct graphics driver when it was replaced or otherwise disturbed by a Windows 10 update. It can also disable printer and drivers for other peripherals. This article has several helpful ways to prevent this from happening on a regular basis whether you have Windows 10 Home or Pro. Alternatively, you can back up and restore any current drivers that are working well, see our Best Free Windows Driver Backup and Restore article for the best free software to back up your drivers.
(Note: site contains animated ads and some inline ads that may be confusing)

Great Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Internet
Open Culture is a great resource for interesting articles covering a wide variety of interests, a good place for free audio books, free online eBooks, lectures, free movies, language lessons and free online learning courses. There's also listings for free art and images, textbooks, educational resources (K-12) and more. If you've got some time and are looking for something interesting, this is a good place to start poking around. The site makes it easy to search by format (eBook, movie, audio book etc.) or by the extensive Category listing.

Free Poem A Day
The Academy of American Poets is a great source for anyone interested in American poetry. Founded in 1934, the website was launched in 1996 and contains a curated collection of over 7,500 poems, over 2,500 poet biographies, essays about poetry, and books, anthologies, textbooks about poetry, and materials for teachers. You can sign up to get a poem a day delivered to your inbox or visit the site for the poem of the day.

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