Why the Online Freelance Economy Is Great for Racists, Nationalists and Sexists

Remember when the Internet used to be anonymous? I do. Now it’s full of avatars, bios and videos. People want to know who they are working with, where that person is located, and what country they hold allegiance to. While I can completely understand the rationale behind this practice, it is quite troubling to meContinue reading “Why the Online Freelance Economy Is Great for Racists, Nationalists and Sexists”

It’s Just Not What It Used to Be

Nearly twenty years ago I started communicating online. Yes, you read right. The crazy thing about that is, my connection depended on the free 30 days trial CDs companies sent to my parents in the mail. Late at night, while my parents were sleeping, I’d plug a phone line into my Windows 3.1 computer, insertContinue reading “It’s Just Not What It Used to Be”