Tag Archives: Technology

My Social Media Experience: Goodbye Google Plus (Google+)

Author’s note: This is the fourth article I have written about my experience of the phenomenon called “social networking.” Google+, Google’s failed entry into social networking, shut down yesterday. Thank you, Google+, for more than 7 years of love If it was not for an ex-workmate, I would not have known Google Plus (Google+) in …

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“The myth about household appliances” by J. Allen Varasdi

This piece is taken from the book “Myth Information” by J. Allen Varasdi, published under Ballantine Books (copyright 1989). The popular notion that modern household appliances have reduced the time required to do housework  is not true. The fact is, according to historical home economists, the modern housewife spends as much time doing housework today, despite …

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Selfie: Picturing Yourself With Impunity

All about the selfies (Author’s Note: I could have include a few selfies in this post to establish my point. However, I decided against it as I don’t want to offend certain people who might see their selfies here. I could have snatched a few selfies from some Facebook friends, but I don’t want trouble. …

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Technology and Our Changing Habits

Technology = changes in attitude, lifestyles Things are fast getting digital and there’s no holding it (except for power outages). Modern trends are creeping into people’s psyche. Even without a though, we are conforming to it no matter how expensive it would be (because there are many loan we can apply of and easy payment …

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Is Buying A New Gadget (Cellphone, Smartphone or Tablet) A Good Investment?

Should you buy a new gadget? This is the hard times, I believe. Like many others, I try to save and be content with what I have, and at the same time, I need to look after my health and my finances too. I have to prevent unnecessary expenses…even if technology is calling me to …

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