Saturday, 4 January 2014, 19:00 | Category : critique, history, internet, life, nostalgia
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20 years beyond 1984. What did we think it would be like? Flying cars? Food pellets? Cars that turn into briefcases? Or just Big Brother monitoring our every move? Well, we got one of those things. Unfortunately, it isn’t any of the cool, techie things that we thought it might be. We got the monitoring […]

The Internet and Procrastination

Sunday, 18 November 2012, 17:04 | Category : coding, life, motivate
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I start off on a good note. Looking things up. Reading articles. Doing schoolwork. And then, all of a sudden, something happens. Like a shiny coin in the corner of a webpage, I see a link that takes me away from my original thought. I follow this link and begin reading other articles. Eventually, an […]

Singing as Therapy

Monday, 11 June 2012, 21:13 | Category : buffalo, life, music, nostalgia
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Back in the day, when I was in college the first time, I used to be able to work two part time jobs while I was studying. This was partly due to the major that I had chosen. See, even though I loved school, I didn’t really care about going to college. My mother was […]

The Holidays and Gender Roles

Thursday, 12 January 2012, 21:00 | Category : culture, feminisim, holidays, life, sociology
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Studying Sociology has become a double edged sword for me. Over the holiday season, my sense of gender roles and norms becomes heightened. Most of the time I have to keep my mouth shut and ‘go with the flow’, but sometimes I decide that I want to engage in a conversation that will hopefully lead […]

Is This A Dream?

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 15:32 | Category : career, feminisim, life, motivate
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Sometimes I wonder if my current state is merely a dream and that someday soon I will wake up to a different reality. I will still have the same apartment and the same significant other, but I will be doing something else (something better and more important) with my life. On that day I will […]

“They” as an Obstacle to the Future

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 12:24 | Category : career, life, motivate
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Today I feel like getting a little motivational – for my readers and myself. Sometimes one just needs a kick in the behind to see the light. This is me sharing my thoughts with you and hopefully it will benefit both of us! Over the years, I have worked for many companies that push the […]