The Real Exoskeletons

Do you remember Ripley fighting the Alien queen? If not, here’s a quick reminder: Real exoskeletons are now making their way into the construction industry to increase safety and productivity for all workers. These machines aim to reduce any strain gained from...

A Golden Era for Content Marketing

Content Marketing is a fancy word for promoting a product or service using web content–i.e. writing. Unlike, say, Influencer Marketing, which uses celebrities and other influencers to market a product, content marketing is exactly the sort of thing that we,...

The Hackable Internet of Things

In my book, A Heaven for Toasters (which, by the way, is FREE until the 20th), a zoomer (flying car) is hacked and made to crash. As with all things futuristic, I based this on current trends. One of these is the so-called Internet of Things: a common language that...

Infographic: Ways to Enrich your Writing

Many thanks to customwritingservice who produced the infographic and post below specifically for my blog, to help you hone your writing skills! 5 Ways to Enrich your Writing Writing a story of fiction is the dream of many aspiring writers and even authors who have...

Infographic: Writing tips from famous authors

Ages ago, I shared with you some of J.K. Rowling’s writing tips. Today, I’m sharing some more great tips from 12 famous authors, first published on Assignment Helper. I hope they help inspire your writing! Many thanks to Lucy Benton for sharing it with me....

Infographic: Online Safety for Children

With the wee one growing up faster than I ever thought possible, I’m already starting to think about her online safety. She’s almost four and uses my tablet more than either her mother or I do, knows how to find anything she wants on YouTube or Netflix...

The Fermi Paradox

Have you heard of the Fermi Paradox? Named after physicist Enrico Fermi, is an argument explored by him and physicist Michael H. Hart. At its most basic, it goes like this: if we, humanity, have started our attempts at space travel in the past century and are now...