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The Gig Economy: do we love it?

I read something recently to the effect that our being required “to continually reinvent ourselves for work and to anticipate constant change and to celebrate that as freedom” is the ultimate tyranny. Some thoughts on whether tyranny and freedom are mutually exclusive…

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optimizing images for search engines

If you are having a website developed for you or if you are developing one yourself, it is worth paying attention to how the images that show up in Google image search get to be there. Not just for image-search but for the general search engine optimization of your image-rich pages.

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how to use twitter: a personal journey

I opened my Twitter account in February 2009 not because I was dying to become a Tweeter but because, being a web developer, I needed to understand it. I began by using it as a kind of personal archive of interesting web pages.

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if we emulated nuns

Nicholas Kristof, writing of Jo Piazza’s book If Nuns Ruled the World in today’s New York Times, says he has become a huge fan of nuns because “I see them so often risking their lives around the world, confronting warlords, pimps and thugs, while speaking the local languages fluently. In a selfish world, they epitomize selflessness and compassion.”

One of my clients last year was a nun and his article struck a chord with me.

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