The Sound of Music – let’s keep it alive

For the last week, I’ve been staying with a friend who grew up playing the piano in school. Childhood memories of that experience inspired her to want to learn to play again as an older adult. In the past 10-15 years, I’ve noticed more…

Am I Supposed to be Using TikTok?

TikTok is a strange app. For those of you who are unfamiliar, at it's core TikTok is a social media platform where users share a variety of videos. I started hearing about TikTok a year or two ago when videos originally shared on the app…

Scheduling for Remote Working Success

The workplace looks a bit different today for those who were used to going into an office just a few months ago. I feel proud that the Covid crisis has not impacted the location of where I work, since at Ideba we are all (and have always…

Let’s Face it. Zoom is Weird.

The sudden ubiquity of Zoom made me question my sanity.  When I’m on the phone listening to you, I concentrate on your voice and what you are saying. Similarly, as a speaker, I know I have my only my voice with which to communicate.…

Find Where You Can Have an Impact

https://fi.co/insight/black-american-startup-resource-list-200-accelerators-incubators-investors-and-more – James Rice, Digital Experience

Even Faker News in Times of Protest

The level of fake news has risen to greater heights recently.  Pouring gasoline on the protest fires, the alt-right just faked up a bunch of left-wing propaganda pretending to be Antifa and got caught…but still influenced people…

Spotify On the Offensive Makes Joe Rogan “Weirdly Richer”

Top music streaming platform, Spotify, has continually made headlines over the past few weeks as they take a bold step forward into the realm of podcasts. Spotify is one of four major names playing to become the most popular and profitable…

Need for Nostalgia

While the future still seems uncertain in some cases, it is enjoyable to look back on the past and re-connect to some things that we know and love. This can be done in many different ways. Some people are reconnecting virtually with old…

Planning like “Normal”

There are a lot of “normal life” things missing from our new, socially distant, reality. Like many introverts, I don’t miss everything about the pre-COVID era (like crowded grocery stores and social gatherings I felt obligated to…

Fun Things to do During Covid-19

Interesting to learn this weekend, about the return of the drive-through theater – the perfect solution for going to the movies in the age of social-distancing. But if you don’t live close to one of the 300+ drive-through movie theaters…