Destiny 2 Iron Pain & Iron Joy in Banana, Season of the Splicer

As usual, I started this season’s Iron Banner, a level-enabled “end game” PvP mode in Freelance mode. That meant that I was getting matched with and against solo players only. As I’ve come to realize, that isn’t always the best.

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10 Ways to Improve Efficiency While Working from Home

As more and more people start working from home, whether by telecommuting or freelancing, it’s not uncommon for work days to stretch out into your free time. Thus, working from home can be a blessing or a curse, depending on your work ethic and how to strategize your work hours. Since the internet can either aid or distract productivity, it can be difficult to find a middle ground to get stuff done while you’re at home. Here are some of the ways we’ve found to help in keeping motivated and focused while working from home…

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The Workstation of a Freelance Journalist: iMacs & iPads

112910_rg_RogerRatcliffe_01.jpgCompared to some users who need a lot of processing power to get their jobs done, freelance journalists, bloggers, and anyone who writes to pay the bills have slightly different needs. They don’t need something that’s blindingly fast. It’s all about integrating different technologies, especially when you are on the go. This is the workstation of a freelance journalist. Read on to find out more.

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New Editing Schedule

The new schedule for one of my freelance gigs is up and it’s a challenge. Instead of reposting stuff, the editors want us to publish more original stuff. This usually takes longer. While I’m getting ready to leave for Taiwan, things haven’t been easy. In fact, things are going to get really hectic in the next few days.

I’m going to be looking for a few new gigs starting right now. Ideally, I’d like to be working full time as a freelancer. But that isn’t easy and part time suited me. If I can work full time starting this month as a freelancer, I wouldn’t turn it down.

Since I would be in Taiwan starting this Friday, I’d be on another schedule. Still, it will be interesting.

I’ve finished reading Anathem by Neal Stephenson in two days. It was a pretty good book. I also read The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds in a few hours on Saturday. That one was excellent. Not to say that Anathem wasn’t good. Anathem was fabulous. I really liked the whole way that he talked about the polycosm and different worldlines. It got confusing, but it was interesting.