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Is the gig economy really creating a permanent underclass? (1)

COVID-19 is putting the global economy in bad shape, but those working in the gig economy seem to get it worse. In exchange for autonomy and flexibility few desk-bound employees enjoy, those working in the gig economy forgo benefits such as annual leave, medical insurance and other forms of employment protection afforded to full-time and Continue reading Is the gig economy really creating a permanent underclass? (1)

Writing is not dead. It’s simply evolving (and accommodating).

Declaring that writing is a medium, and industry, in irreversible decline isn’t something new. From the apparent meaninglessness of book authorship wrought upon by market logic to apocalyptic visions of a post-text future (as The New York Time’s Farhad Manjoo and Gawker’s Jordan Sargent had purported), writing appears headed for perpetual crisis.

Hey Singapore, the future is in our own backyard.

    Growing up, I was a kid in love with ideas and stories. Having kiddos perpetually glued to a screen wasn’t in fashion then, and every Sunday at Grandma’s I would take a hula hoop, pretend it was a magic school-bus, and take my younger cousins on field trips to make-believe realms filled with Continue reading Hey Singapore, the future is in our own backyard.