It’s never easy having the realisation that you’re never going to be able to advance as far as you want to in your career or be as satisfied with your life unless you rewind the clock and pick up some pieces that you may have let fall by the way side. Maybe you’re like me […]Read more "Learning High School Maths and Science as an Adult"
This post won’t help identifying all scams but it should help re-calibrate your is-this-a-scam-dar. A few months ago a close family member asked if a certain site was legitimate, which reminded me that people do fall for these scams and are unable to read the telltale signs of a scam offer. The example I’ll be […]Read more "Identifying Online Money-Making Scams"
The popular thirteen-part miniseries narrated by Carl Sagan in the 1980s is currently getting a makeover courtesy of astrophysicist celeb Neil deGrasse Tyson. A lot has happened in the field of astronomy since the 80s, so this revamp was much needed and there is no shortage of new material to work with. As I […]Read more "Cosmos: A Very Biased Review"
Yesterday a senior male colleague at work told me that a woman’s place is at home raising children because that’s what we are made to do. He added that men are more durable than women, which is why they belong in the workplace and women don’t, also saying that when women worked at home and men […]Read more "Sexism in Schools and the Workplace"
The topic of people who post under pseudonyms, or as “Anonymous” or “Guest,” online continues to cause widespread debates in certain social circles and online communities. The Arguments Against Online Anonymity Cyberbullying is a major issue in a lot of people’s lives, and in some cases can effect people even if they are not active […]Read more "The Importance of Online Anonymity"
If you are a female on Facebook who nonchalantly displays their gender, you are probably one of thousands of women online who have seen these adverts on Facebook. This particular advert links to a page with the following format. Knowing what complete nonsense the majority of these products are, but being shamelessly curious to find […]Read more "The Frustration of Hunting for Health Info Online"
As much as I hate to rehash this tired theme, I think it’s worth discussing in light of a recent change I’ve undergone in my personal and professional opinions. Initially I was just going to blog about the death of link buying. Although this is no longer the focus of this post, it most certainly […]Read more "If SEO isn’t dead, perhaps it’s time for it to die"