Logistics: The Long and Short of Building Lives

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “Amateurs discuss tactics; the professionals discuss logistics”. He couldn’t have said it more precisely. Logistics is not about just transporting and shipping cargoes to different locations; it is more than just bringing you from point A to point B. Logistics is [Read More]

Unlock Your BB Phone

Buying a brand new Blackberry phone means you are getting it in a “locked” condition. In other words, you cannot replace the SIM card that comes with it and use another one from rival carriers. In its “locked” condition, you do not have the ability [Read More]

16 Year Old Becomes Overnight Sensation Thanks To Natural Autotune

Emmalene “Emma” Robinson, a 16-year-old high school junior, turned into an overnight YouTube sensation thanks to her “natural Auto-Tune” skills. Auto-Tune software, with its robot-like voice modulation features, caused big controversy in the music and entertainment industry. Established musicians like T-Pain and Kanye West received [Read More]

Weak Job Growth Hurts U.S. Office Space Market

According to a report released by Reis Inc., a shortage in white-collar job growth is hurting the U.S. office space market in the second quarter, resulting in stagnant 17 percent vacancy rate. Low vacancy rate U.S. office space vacancy rates have been slowly experiencing difficulty [Read More]

Twitter Translates Egyptian Tweets

As political turmoil continues in Egypt, micro-blogging website Twitter introduces an auto-translate tool for some leading posters in the country. The Auto-translate feature This is part of a new service for non-Arabic speakers. As Egypt’s military expelled President Mohammed Morsi, non-Egyptians were able to read [Read More]

Customer Service: Dealing With Customer Problems

Most self-employed professionals, especially copywriters, often deal with different business problems. One of the problems they encounter often is dealing with customers who seem to have never-ending complaints about their write-ups. Misunderstandings and mistakes are inevitable in every business. How you deal with the customers [Read More]