Online trolls are their own breed. This is why we can't have nice things: mapping the relationship between online trolling and mainstream culture by Whitney Phillips takes us through the history of trolling and shows us how trolling can be both good and bad. I often find that people have their brave shoes on when going online. There's constructive criticism, voicing an opinion and then there's hate…
Every so often a book comes you way that changes the way you think. I read this book because I've been struggling with how technology changes your life. You don't really realize by how much until you stop. Although written in 2013, Present Shock: when everything happens now by Douglas Rushkoff is still relavent. SEE ALSO: A previous book club pick, Thrive by Arianna Huffington. The digital…
We can all relate to stress, and especially stress from work. We are constantly connected and always available. Success means working late and starting early. It means not having time for yourself and always putting work first. And if this sounds like a day in your life, then it is time to read the Tech Girl Book Club choice - Thrive by Arianna Huffington. SEE ALSO: an app that…
Going from thinking about starting a blog to actually starting a blog are two very different things. And often people are put off because of technical jargon and not knowing where to start. Imka Webb, author of The Blogger's Guide to SEO, runs her own blog, Glamorous Glitter. [caption id="attachment_12229" align="alignnone" width="526"] SEO is stuff that gets you on Google right?[/caption] The book, The Blogger's Guide to SEO,…
I originally wrote a review about Hatching Twitter on my personal blog called That Place in My Head. But with Jade's new Tech Girl Book Club I thought I'd share some thoughts on the book about the creating of one of the most popular social networks. Hatching Twitter is written by Nick Bilton, a journalist at the New York Times, who spent a considerable amount of…
Welcome to the Tech Girl Book Club. A place where like minded gals get to read and discuss great books. Here's how it works: every month we suggest a new book. Pretty simple right? We are all really busy, but committing to one book a month is something we can do. Who knows we could even have Tech Girl Book Club meet ups. (hint, hint) What kind of…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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