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Expanding Your Business? Keep These Factors in Mind

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There is virtually no small business owner out there who doesn’t dream of expanding into something larger, even if it means just one other store. After all, in most cases, the more you grow, the more revenue you generate. However, the urge to expand is never enough to actually do so. As the cliché goes, it is going to take ... Read More »

E-Learning: 5 Platforms to Learn Courses Online

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The 21st century has changed the way we think about and gain education. The conventional brick and mortar model of education is getting a serious run for its money by many other unconventional forms of learning. Some of these are online courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). While online courses still retain the basic format of learning followed in ... Read More »

Dropzone 3: Simple, Smart, and on Sale!

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Dropzone 3, the little app that boosts drag and drop productivity on your Mac, just got even better! I have been using this app for a couple of weeks now – and I should say I am mighty impressed! If you are not exactly sure what it is or what it does for you Mac, here’s all you need to know. Read More »

Unevenly Distributed: Gadget Blogging, The Human Centipede

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If I were to equate gadget blogging to some occupation in a slice of modern cinema, the film that most immediately comes to mind is The Human Centipede: First Segment. That 2010 parable, directed by Tom Six, focuses on the misadventures of three people who, through a wacky series of missteps, are each sewn... shall we say... input-to-output to one another. Gadget blogging, you see, is primarily an act of chain digestion. Read More »

Unevenly Distributed: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The @

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I start this column with only one aim. I would like to try to impart my love for one of the oldest, and most impenetrable, and aesthetically unattractive, and sociopathic and schizophrenic genres of computer game to a reader who will doubtlessly hate it for all of those exact reasons. I'm talking about rogue-likes, so called because of their ancestry in a progenitor called Rogue. Let's see how I do. Read More »

Unevenly Distributed: Disillusionment, Clark Nova, The MacBook Air & The Perfect Writer’s Machine

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After fifteen years I've finally found the perfect writer's machine in the new 11.6-inch MacBook Air. It fuses together both the best software and hardware of which a writer could ever dream, while boasting all of the slender and effortless portability of a composition journal. It is a writer's terminal in the purest sense: with its excellent battery life, ephemeral weight, satisfying keyboard and instant-on capabilities, the new MacBook Air is perfectly suited to be the nexus into the inner chaos of my own thoughts, feelings, hang-ups, pretensions and emotions as a blank page. So why isn't writing any easier? Read More »

Unevenly Distributed: Chrome, the iPad and the Crossroads of Civilization

On October 7th, 1930 slender and bright; like a string tense and silent in anticipation of the purpose of her note Beatrice Warde was introduced to the British Typographer's Guild. The speech she gave would change the way people thought about type for the next fifty years... and should be burnt into the flesh of anyone who is making a gadget to this day. Read More »