• computersarehard

    Fun With Stock Photos: Computers Are Hard

    by  • April 16, 2014 • 1 Comment

    I’m a graphic designer. On a regular basis, I have to search for stock photos for a project I’m working on. You may have already read that women aren’t portrayed very well in a lot of stock photos. Thankfully, there are people who are trying to fix this problem. But what happens to all...

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    “Women Aren’t Funny.”

    by  • April 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

    “Women aren’t funny.” This bullshit is uttered every year or two, usually by men over the age of 40. The last time there was a big hooplah over “Women aren’t funny” was in 2012. (Ah, 2012. Good times.) Radio host and podcaster Adam Carolla spewed a similar statement during an interview with The New...

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    Literally, the Best App for Readers (Invite Code Giveaway!)

    by  • March 29, 2014 • 1 Comment


    Currently in beta,┬áLiterally (visit website) is a new service with several features that could make it the king of reading apps. And I’m a huge fan of Goodreads, so that’s saying something. YOUR BOOK LIST: Track all the books you ever want to read in one, easy-to-manage interface. Never miss another good book again....

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    Best Tweets of #WhiteJuan2

    by  • March 27, 2014 • 2 Comments


    You may have heard about a little storm called White Juan 2 hit the Atlantic Provinces recent. White Juan 2, by the way, is the worst storm name ever. Very unoriginal. Hurricane Juan originally hit in September 2003 and then White Juan hit the following February. Because this storm looked a lot like White...

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    GIRLS is Growing Up

    by  • March 24, 2014 • 0 Comments


    AHOY! SPOILERS AHEAD! This season of HBO’s GIRLS has received its share of negative criticism (I mean, from what I can tell from comments on the GIRLS Facebook page, anyway). But personally, I adored it. The show has always been praised for it’s realistic portrayal of modern life for a young woman. This season...

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    Finished my novel draft!

    by  • March 23, 2014 • 0 Comments


    This is what it looks like when I have finally, finally finished the first draft of my novel. The word count is a bit lower than I was aiming for but I’ll get there when I flesh some parts out a bit more during the editing process. I started the project in March of...

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    10 Online Writing Forums to Inspire

    by  • March 22, 2014 • 0 Comments


    I sometimes find one of the best ways to get me excited to start writing is simply the act of reading about writing. I recently went on the hunt for some writing forums so I could always have a fresh batch of writing advice on hand. ABSOLUTE WRITE WATER COOLER Website: absolutewrite.com/forums Lots and...

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    My Favorite Podcasts

    by  • March 22, 2014 • 1 Comment


    For the past month or so, I’ve basically stopped listening to music while I work. Music used to be my go-to in-office source of entertainment. I’m at a desk all day in front of a computer, so I have to listen to something all day. So, earbuds are in, but I decided to try...

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