Sitting is killing you – Workplace show and tell

Our society nearly all share one thing in common.  We all sit a lot. Have you heard that sitting is killing you? There is lots of evidence to support the idea that he who sits the most dies the soonest. Though our great shift towards computer-based work has done great things for productivity, it has, unfortunately, [...]

By |2013-11-05T12:09:47+00:00November 5th, 2013|Technofile|0 Comments

Is higher education too big to fail?

My parents and many of their generation who didn’t get the advantages of higher education, see it as immensely important and would point to the credibility it offers. Does that mean they necessarily agree with me and my ‘educated outlook’ on the issues I studied? Does it heck. I probably don’t value my education as [...]

By |2011-05-22T00:21:14+00:00May 22nd, 2011|SoCiAL mAgNeT|0 Comments

Is there a career for a generalist?

For a long time I’ve labelled myself a ‘generalist’. However, in the modern world of employment the term generalist certainly doesn’t mean “he’s doing two jobs and gets paid double.” In reality, now it seems the word generalist means “good at nothing and unemployed.” The product of a liberal arts education, I focused on Political [...]

By |2011-05-21T23:22:20+00:00May 13th, 2011|SoCiAL mAgNeT|0 Comments

Going with the crowd

Does a 90 per cent discount sound too good to be true? Not since the meteoric rise of group-buying sites. The latest craze to sweet Ireland has been herd buying with services like City Deal (Citydeal.ie). This is a local operation of the international firm Groupon but the business model has been applied by various [...]

By |2011-05-21T22:33:54+00:00May 1st, 2011|DotCommunism|0 Comments