Writing for web

Writing for Web – My Top 7 Favorite Nielsen Articles

Writing for the web is one topic I love to talk about. This time I’ve chosen 7 personal favorite articles from Norman Nielsen Group. Although some were published few years ago, the learnings and advices he has been given still apply today. 

Content news

Back to Content News

Just like you, I love original and relevant content, yet from personal experience I know creating it is no simple task. It requires, passion, time, knowledge and resources. This month I’ve came across three interesting articles related to content, so I’m sharing them with you hoping you’ll find them useful. 

genetics

Opening Genetics’ Pandora Box

It is estimated that the global sales of genetic tests will reach $60 billion per year by 2020, so we definitely entering the era of personal genetics as a big business. This may sound great for companies like Ancestry and 23andMe, yet it also opens up an important ethical debate… 

Medals for Romanians

July’s 22 Science Medals for Romania

In case anyone doubted, Romania does have talent! And it’s not all about great developers or musicians; it is also about high-school students from various regions of the country winning 22 medals at physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry and informatics… and July it’s not over yet!  

Uhuru Peak

Conquering Uhuru Peak (5895m) at 12 Years Old

At just twelve years old and one month, Dor Geta Popescu climbed Uhuru Peak (5895 meters) in the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim in Kilimanjaro Mountains. This success make her the youngest Romanian to ever climb this peak. 

MavenHut

RockYou Acquires Romanian Solitaire Games

MavenHut, a gaming company founded in Romania has recently sold for an undisclosed price two solitaire apps to RockYou, expanding the latter’s reach into social games. 

Communist jokes

21 Romanian Communist Jokes

Here are some of those communist jokes reflecting the reality of the Romanian people during the communist regime. In some cases, I tried to give you the context of that time, a very brief one.

Opposing communism with humor

Opposing Communism with Humor

Humor was a way of rebellion and survival at the same time. An escape of the mind and soul, a way of coping with all those absurd and restrictions imposed by a communist regime who did not care about its own people.

Adam Grant

Takeaways from the Book ‘Give & Take’ by Adam Grant

There’s no doubt in my mind that”Give & Take” by Adam Grant is one of the best books I’ve read last year. It’s the kind of book anyone paying attention to its own personal development should read. Reading this book, reconfirmed me the old saying that “what goes around comes around”. 

Panasonic exoskeleton

Panasonic Exoskeleton to Be Launched in September 2015

Weighing only 6 kg, Panasonic’s  new wearable robot is designed to help warehouse and construction workers lift heavy objects up to 15 kg.  

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