Monthly Archives: March 2018

How to run a blog for 8 years and not go insane

How to run a blog for 8 years and not go insane

In June I will have been blogging for 8 years, which is a pretty decent run for an original content blog that aims to put out useful, high quality material 48 weeks a year. One of the key success factors in blogging is trust. If you publish roughly the same sort of post, at regular […] … learn more→

5 ways crowdfunding is improving society

5 ways crowdfunding is improving society

It’s hard to believe that crowdfunding is such a recent phenomenon. While the first crowdfunding campaign was more than 20 years ago, in 1997, it didn’t become mainstream until around 2009, when revenue was around $530 million. Sites like Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and Indigogo now make it easy to run a crowdfunding campaign, whether it’s for […] … learn more→

Anti-white campus bias getting worse

Anti-white campus bias getting worse

It’s fascinating watching the progression into the dark days ahead. In Nazi Germany, it didn’t start out with mass arrests and deportments for concentration camps…first tiny minorities were targeted, then larger and larger groups until all that remained outside of the camps was the terrified majority, individuals of whom could not speak out lest there […] … learn more→

Why you need to read product reviews before buying them

Why you need to read product reviews before buying them

Online shopping in America is a multi-billion-dollar business, and whether you choose to by products that are shipped from inside the USA or from other countries, caution is always necessary. There are countless stories about people getting excited about a product they bought online only to receive an item that was completely different from the […] … learn more→

Just competing in March Madness is a fundraising win for the schools

Just competing in March Madness is a fundraising win for the schools

The NCAA men’s basketball championship, better known as March Madness, raises big bucks even if the players aren’t paid. In 2018, CBS is paying the National Collegiate Athletic Association more than US$800 million for the rights to televise the spectacle, and the NCAA will reap another $129 million from ticket sales. What about the colleges and universities that populate the […] … learn more→

Even a Poo-Bah can be unpersoned!

Even a Poo-Bah can be unpersoned!

A recent incident highlights so many of the current issues in higher education today. Even though I can tell the gentle reader almost nothing of the incident itself, much surrounding it is worthy of discussion. Admin, referencing me: “We’re tickled to have him here.” There’s a very depressing aspect to higher education, which admittedly has […] … learn more→

Book-smart is not enough. Students must be world-smart, too

Book-smart is not enough. Students must be world-smart, too

New ideas and technologies are disrupting the way the world as we know it operates. Technological innovations that power strides in artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing and autonomous vehicles are affecting the economies, lifestyles and demographics of the future. If we are to meet the challenges and opportunities these technologies present, we’re going to have to […] … learn more→