Gig workers aren’t victims; they’re vanguards. An incredible gap between what employment should mean and what it does mean has led to a willfully nomadic workforce.

While McDonald’s struggles to get prospective employees in for interviews, gig workers are rankling at the idea that they might soon be classed as…


Spoilers for the hit Korean drama Squid Game follow.

In Squid Game, hundreds of debtors come together to compete in a sequence of high stakes children’s games — to the death. But make no mistake. Squid Game isn’t just another battle royale. …


  • Facebook is down, taking down all its other online properties with it: Instagram, Oculus, WhatsApp, and even Meetup.
  • Users furiously refreshing pages looking for Facebook are essentially creating a DDoS attack on other parts of the web.
  • Facebook’s outage highlights just how much of the internet currently falls under the…

For the past week, I’ve had to use Lyft. And I’ve had more bizarre experiences than ever before.

But what’s notable is that every driver I rode with had a perfect 5-star rating — including those who seemed unbalanced or dangerous.

Upon reflection, I always rate someone 5 stars unless…


If you’ve ever felt as though you just can’t get anything done, it could be an issue with your dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter connected to our sense of accomplishment and fulfillment. …


Every heterosexual woman I know is exhausted.

They work 40 to 60 hours a week. They keep the house tidy. They shop for groceries. They pay the bills. They keep track of what clothes are clean, whether there’s dish detergent at the sink, and when the shower curtains need to…


A lot of people are trying to get into the online writing industry. And it isn’t hard. I say this to be genuine: I’m not trying to sell you a drop-shipping scheme or an affiliate marketing site. You might not make thousands right off the bat. …


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What’s your favorite hobby?

If it’s knitting, you can get a quality skein of yarn from a local retailer for $12.00, or you can get it on Amazon discounted to $6.00.

If it’s board games, you can purchase a copy of Settlers of Catan direct from the distributor for $55.00…


You’ve probably already noticed that you lose productivity at certain times of the day, week, month — year.

It’s natural.


After a year of working pantsless in their living rooms, millions of Americans are getting sent back to work. Some are joyous. Some are flat-out refusing. Still others are experiencing an unprecedented crisis in productivity.

How can you maintain your focus when so much is going on around you?

Let’s Face Facts: The Office is a Time Suck

Why…

Jenna Inouye

Jenna Inouye is a freelance writer and ghostwriter specializing in technology, finance, and marketing. Bylines in Looper, SVG, The Gamer, and Grunge.

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