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Month: November 2016

Best Free WordPress Plugins Essential For My Blog (part 2)

Best Free WordPress Plugins Essential For My Blog (part 2)

As I’m writing this, there are more than 40,000 plugins in the official plugin directory at WordPress.org, so there’s surely you have a lot of options to choose from. I admit it takes a lot of trial and error to figure out exactly which ones […]

Best Free WordPress Plugins Essential For My Blog (part 1)

Best Free WordPress Plugins Essential For My Blog (part 1)

When you start a blog or even if you’ve had your blog for awhile, there is a multitude of options for making your blog do things. Trying literally hundreds of WordPress plugins myself over the last period, reading reviews and a lot of lists I’ve […]

5 Common writing mistakes on social media

5 Common writing mistakes on social media

Even after years of learning it in school, grammar is just one of those things people still don’t always get right, myself included.

It’s hard. Especially if English is not your native language. Most certain if you take my posts and read them carefully impossible not to find a grammar mistake because usually, you think that whatever words and phrases you are using that sound fine in your head are also correct. 
It’s easy for little grammar mistakes to slip by especially when you’re self-editing. But how do you prevent grammatical errors if you’re not even aware you’re making them?

I recently discovered Grammarly, a grammar checker for proofreading articles, book chapters and blog posts. It’s an amazing tool that I’m using since I started to write on my blog. There are two ways to use Grammarly. You can use it either in your web browser or as a Microsoft Office add-on. The premium version features:

  • 100+ additional advanced grammar and spelling checks
  • Vocabulary enhancement suggestions
  • Genre-specific writing style checks
  • Plagiarism detector that checks more than 8 billion web pages

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Is Donald Trump the most hated American president-elect?

Is Donald Trump the most hated American president-elect?

  President-elect Donald Trump promises to deport over 3 million illegal immigrants Two months until Donald Trump will officially become the president of the United States and according to his own declaration he’s not intimidated by this fact. More he is willing and eager to work […]

So I’m guessing “Orange Is The New Black” (part 2)

Donald Trump makes a stunning victory over Hillary Clinton The world is a strange place, my friends! Many didn’t take Trump’s candidacy seriously and neither did I. We all made jokes, memes, gifs, youtube videos but those jokes turned on us. This billionaire/reality show star […]

So I’m guessing “Orange Is The New Black” (part 1)

 

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Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States after winning the 2016 Election against Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton!

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Part 2 after I take some time to process this 😀

My Final Thoughts On The U.S. Presidential Election

There are 11 hours left until the first polls are closing and after that, we will eventually find out who won the presidency. For the American people, I don’t necessarily think there will be really a winner at least, not one that will change their […]

5 Reasons Why You Are Always Late

For me, there is nothing more interesting than examining human behavior, even if that behavior is a trait or habit I have myself that isn’t a particularly good one. Being chronically tardy I know it’s a horrible thing and may affect your reputation with the […]

Is technology making us smarter or dumber?

THE BAD

It’s possible for two people to perform the same exact search in Google and get two different search results. The answer to this question is without mistake yes.  You noticed how advertisements are directly related to our search history and Google’s search results aren’t any different.

Technology narrows our view.  It prevents us from seeing alternative viewpoints. And in my opinion, that makes us a less informed population.

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In a recent book, Professor Rosen of California State University, Dominguez Hills conducted a study of high school students to determine how technological distractions affected their study habits. He discovered that students could concentrate for an average of three minutes maximum.

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Technology stresses us out and leads to information overload. Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo-facts, nonsense, and rumor, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting.

 

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 THE GOOD

You right now have the entire world at your fingertips. Technology integration allows for limitless learning. More and more people have access to the internet and that gives us the immense power to educate ourselves.

In many jobs today, people use technology for communication, information gathering, and problem-solving. Outside of work, growing numbers of people use electronic resources like the Internet to keep in touch with friends, do their banking, play games, conduct research, and take part in online discussions.

INTERNET USAGE

Total | 2.92 billion people
Highest | 672.6 million people (China)
Lowest | 0 people (3 countries) |

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Technology makes us come together. It opens up marginalized or hard to access communities and gives them the ability to connect with each other. It gives the important opportunity to bring people together – people who have common causes, people who have shared experiences, who want to fight for a better system.

It is used in almost everything we do. From 3-D printing to studying galaxies billions of light years away. The internet helps us know exactly what is happening when it’s happening. Technology is curing diseases and allowing us to share images and videos with each other.

Why to avoid online dating profiles cliches?

Why to avoid online dating profiles cliches?

A cliche is not necessarily an untrue fact! So what is a cliche? I am referring to certain overused few lines that people who are having a dating profile tend to use to express statements about themselves. These statements are extremely generic, obvious I might […]