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Thank you, Nicholas! Much appreciated! That is a very good question as far as what it will mean for freelancers who reside outside of California. Obviously, it will most likely not change anything for freelance drivers, though I could see an uptick of drivers and transport companies in neighboring states that might have more lax regulations. But as for visual media, data entry, data analytics, document review, etc, I think that work has traditionally always gone to the lowest bidder anyway, regardless of the freelancer’s geographic location. Though, with corporate responsibility now finally becoming trendy (and Cancel Culture in full…
[Originally published December 9, 2017] As bitcoin’s price has exploded this year — from $770 in January, to Thursday morning’s record-breaking $19,000 breach — the 49er-esque gold rush is in full swing. Ethereum and Litecoin are starting to really heat up as well due to the unattainable-for-most nature of the bitcoin market. While there has, no doubt, been an exponential increase in the amount of millionaires and billionaires created by the 100-yard dash to the hottest investment on earth, what is the environmental impact of the boom? Does that thought even factor into the minds of those raking in dividends hand over fist or even…
[Originally Published November 17, 2017] Last night, the modern day Willy Wonka of non-culinary innovation, Elon Musk, revealed a ground-breaking advancement that will revolutionize interstate commerce, drastically improve highway safety, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution, and maybe even result in increased take home pay for freelance truckers. The Tesla Semi, capable of traveling 500 miles on a charge at highway speeds carrying a full load (80,000 pounds), can also climb a 5% grade at 65mph and (I hope you’re sitting down) gallop to 60mph in 5 seconds. Seconds. Not minutes. Seconds. Five. As the oil industry is being chilled to…
By ERIC J. SEADER | January 22, 2018 Life After America: A memoir of the wild and crazy 1960s By Joseph Mark Glazner232 pp. Joseph Mark Glazner.$14.99. Imagine being a peace-loving, creative 22-year-old, watching helplessly as your President and his like-minded Congress hurtle the country towards an unjust war at a deadly pace. You know beyond a shadow of a doubt that when you are called up for the draft, you could be sent to the front lines in an unfamiliar country and expected to maim and kill other young men who have also been sent there against their will. And,…