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Amazon: The leading e-commerce retailer
Amazon / E-commerce / eBay / Jeff Bezos / Marketing

Amazon: The leading e-commerce retailer

We as a civilisation have reached a point where we can order almost everything we want, from anywhere on the Earth online, albeit with boundaries. We also have developed a reasonable expectation that we can have products delivered to us within two weeks. I wish to investigate the wonder that is modern e-commerce, and how … Continue reading

Hope for Investigative Journalism
Investigative Journalism / Irish Media / Journalism / Media / Uncategorized

Hope for Investigative Journalism

After  20 years of decline, things are looking better for the supply of investigative journalism. There is no doubt that investigative journalism has been in decline for the past 20 or so years, unable to sustain itself due to its contemporary corporate business model which is operating within a neoliberal free market economy (Børkelo, 2013). … Continue reading

Sale of St. Senan’s Must Benefit Local Community in Wexford
hse / mental health / Wexford

Sale of St. Senan’s Must Benefit Local Community in Wexford

Nearly four years after its initial closure, the HSE placed St. Senan’s Hospital and its surrounding 44 acres on the market, which is expected to raise €1.4 million from what once was an essential service to the Wexford community. In May 2013, the HSE formally applied to have St. Senan’s Hospital removed from the register … Continue reading

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Review
Book Review / HUMANS OF NEW YORK / photography

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Review

“Humans of New York began as a photography project in 2010.  The initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers on the street, and create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s inhabitants”, Brandon Stanton. Introduction. At just 33 years of age, Brandon Stanton has achieved what some photographers only dream of, capturing the attention of … Continue reading

The Psychology of Decision Making
Decision Making / Electoral Systems / Fear-driven Political Propaganda / Food Culture / friendship / Human Biases / Peripheral Processing / Uncategorized

The Psychology of Decision Making

Despite our best efforts, humans are innately poor decision makers. We tend to go with our gut instinct, and sometimes we are lucky with the outcome, but often times we are not so lucky. The truth is we are naturally wired to avoid risk, which is in our DNA. This ultimately effects our decision making … Continue reading

Less Stress: The Art of Mindfulness & Colouring
adult colouring books / Generalised Anxiety Disorder / less stree / Uncategorized

Less Stress: The Art of Mindfulness & Colouring

Colouring books are no longer just for children, with mindfulness a key to less stress What started as a niche hobby, adult colouring books have now turned into a global trend. Adult colouring books now find themselves on more and more bestsellers’ lists throughout the world. The question is, where did this concept of using … Continue reading