Opinion pieces are the most fun to write. The enjoyment for me comes from sharing my own personal beliefs while also making sure that I am not too biased, never turning a blind eye to facts.
These are some my opinion pieces on tech, politics, and culture.
You are probably aware that Apple admitted to slowing down some of its older devices. In case you’re not, December of last year, Apple admitted to slowing down its devices by “smoothing out performance” when the batteries degrade beyond a certain point. They said that they do it because it’s better to have a slower phone than to have a phone that will shut down in the middle of a task. While I have to agree, is this the only way?
In October of 2008, a white paper entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” was published by a person or a group under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. Little did we know that that white paper described a system that would go on to become the backbone of some of the most disrupting tech since the Internet itself.
The debate over how governments and authorities around the world are combating drug abuse has escalated quite a bit. Policies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte against drug abuse and his war on drugs made matters worse when he claimed over 12,000 lives in the Philippines. Declared by American President Richard M. Nixon in the 1970s, the War on Drugs was supposed to eradicate drug abuse and end all drug-related crimes, sadly, that’s not what it did. The War on Drugs has failed to do what it needed to do and in the process, has destroyed millions of lives, both directly and indirectly.
Self-driving cars have always been surrounded by controversy and debate. People have been fascinated with the idea of not having to drive themselves from or to work but at the same time, they are not quite comfortable with the idea of giving up control of a two-ton death machine moving at speeds of up to 100 mph. But, things may soo be changing as autonomous technology develops at a rapid pace.
The budget gaming laptop space has always been about compromise. Until very recently, buying a gaming laptop meant paying a crazy premium for mobility but that premium is shrinking and shrinking fast now. The scene is changing with new laptops from Acer, Dell, and Asus packing some serious punch in a very mobile package. The laptop in question today is the Nitro 5, this is the new version of Acer’s budget gaming laptop from last year.
business & marketing
This is where my business and marketing background takes lead.
These are of the articles I’ve written for OpenSimSim, an employee scheduling software company that I’ve had the pleasure of working for almost a year. Not only o these guys have an amazing tool for businesses but also regularly provide awesome content to their readers.
Another company is Superteam, a SaaS company pairing business owners with technical staff. They have a great educational blog that entrepreneurs around the world love and enjoy.
A large part of my work is either ghostwritten for personal blogs and so I cannot post them here or is yet to be published by my clients. That said, I am allowed to privately share some of my work if you’d like to see (email me).
It’s common practice among a lot of small business owners to pay their employees in cash. Most of them are well-intentioned and are not trying to evade taxes or cheat the government. But even so, paying employees under the table is illegal and can lead to severe penalties and even jail time of up to five years…
7 deadly sins of
Inspired by the Step by Step Guide on How to Fail article I wrote by Superteam, this is a series of 7 articles on the top 7 reasons behind startup failure.
Loved every second of this series. I got a chance to write about some great ideas that ultimately failed due to small-ish problems.
Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Probably not a category you were expecting on this website but I really love reading and learning about health.
Below are long-form articles I recently wrote for a healthcare website. I will be updating this section with more articles on mental health as soon as they are published.
So. I’ve worked on a few games as the narrative designer (love writing creatively).
I’ve also done a fair bit of copywriting and will be making a separate section for that soon. In the meanwhile, you can send me an email for any queries/samples.