Freelance Writing Jobs, November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg Leave a Comment Here are today’s writing jobs online, internships, and more. I hope you get a new gig or two. For more jobs that you can do from the comfort of your own home, visit Flexjobs. They have a rich selection of telecommute jobs, which is hand-picked and updated…

We No Longer Expect Privacy. You Can Change That.

We No Longer Expect Privacy. You Can Change That.

Here’s a way for you to make a difference.Dec. 3, 2019Dave Eggers in 2018. In an interview with Vox, Eggers said “We’ve evolved to the point where our ideas of privacy have evolved or our value of it is almost completely gone.”Credit…Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesSince the start of the Privacy Project, the most common response…

The 20th-Century Obelisk

The 20th-Century Obelisk

Amid all the imperial aspiration, wooly-minded New Age mythologizing, and pure unadulterated commerce, the obelisk stands tall.Left: Place de la Concorde. Number 6 in the series Curiosités Parisiennes, early 20th century. Postcard; offset lithography. Courtesy Leonard A. Lauder. Right: Monolite Mussolini Dux, via Wikimedia Commons By: Brian A. Curran, Anthony Grafton, Pamela O. Long, and Benjamin…

Tech companies won’t become banks, but they’ll pretend to

Tech companies won’t become banks, but they’ll pretend to

You can’t escape stories of tech companies dipping their toes into banking. This year, Google revealed it’s working on a check-clearing platform for 2020, and Facebook relaunched its own payments platform. Apple launched a credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs’ Marcus digital bank, too. As hardware sales and ad revenues dry up, these companies…

The Boston Globe Names InkHouse a Top Place to Work for 2019

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InkHouse has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 12th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best—their employees. The survey measures employee opinions about their…