Posts Written ByAndrew Caster

Technology has proved challenging for us all at one point or another. People that were born in the early to mid-90’s witnessed a huge technology boom, meaning that they were surrounded by tech every day. Those born after the year 2000 experienced this on a larger scale, being introduced to tablets, iPads, and smartphone technology. Naturally, those of us who have grown up with technology are more adept at using it, but what about the older generations, who often seem to struggle to get to grips with tech? Together with Maplewave, who specialise in electronic signature software, we’re taking a…

Life can take on many different forms for many different people. With this being the case, what are you doing to make your life more enjoyable? From a healthy lifestyle to getting away and seeing and doing things, there are steps to take to get more out of life. It All Starts with Your Health Even when you have all these ideas of how to make your life more enjoyable, keep in mind it begins with your health. If you are not feeling well too much of the time, it can prove to be a real drag on your health.…

Personal responsibility. It sounds good, but what does it mean? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines responsibility as “the quality or state of being responsible, such as moral, legal, or mental accountability.” Responsibility is also defined as “reliability” and “trustworthiness.”  With this definition in mind, personal responsibility is simply being accountable for your own actions in a way that makes others see you as reliable. For instance, if you’re tasked with babysitting your friend’s 4-year-old child, the responsible thing to do is put the kid in a car seat when you need to drive to the store. Putting that child in a…

Most people feel safest when surrounded by the walls of their own homes. But there may be dangers lurking that you didn’t realize existed! Not only are these a danger to you and your family, but they can hurt other people.  Imagine the following scenario: You’ve been meaning to replace the rickety stair rail on your front porch, but you’ve never gotten around to it. One day, your elderly next-door neighbor drops by, and as she grabs the rail to steady herself, it gives way. She falls and breaks her hip. Not only do you feel terrible that this happened,…

For many businesses – particularly B2B organizations and those selling services – summer represents the slowest period of the year. It’s a time when customers and clients vacation with family, cut back hours, and mentally check out for a few weeks. But it doesn’t have to be wasted time for your business. With a proactive and realistic strategy in place, you can make the most of the summertime slowdown.  5 Tips for Summer Slowdowns Summertime may not be the most productive period in terms of sales and revenue, but it can still be beneficial for your organization. If you and…

LASIK surgery is an inexpensive, effective way to improve your eyesight. It’s been around for years, and as time passes, new technologies and better techniques only make the surgery more effective. However, it’s not entirely risk-free.  LASIK stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, and uses a laser to precisely and carefully change the shape of your cornea. Assuming you’re a good candidate for LASIK surgery, you can generally get the procedure done in a single day, and after a brief recovery period, you’ll be able to substantially improve your vision. Most patients no longer need to wear glasses or contact…

For the past year or so, many Canadians have started to grow their own cannabis plants. And this doesn’t mean that have to be sneaky about anything, hiding their weed stash from local law enforcement. Home growing is entirely legal as of October 17, 2018, allowing Canadians in nearly all of the provinces to grow up to 4 recreational plants at home.  This is a well-known fact all across the country, even across the globe. What is not as well-known, though, is the fact that Canadians have actually been growing from home since 2001. Let’s rephrase that…Canadians have been legally…

Cyber security

As the world of internet grows without any restraints, it becomes imperative to understand the repercussions of such unbridled growth. People all around the world use the internet today and a simple smartphone grants you access to terabytes upon terabytes of data from anywhere around the world.  However, this power of technology is as applicable for the bad side as it is for the good. According to statistics, it is predicted that the quantity of data stolen over the internet can rise by up to 175% in the next 5 years. This is a huge percentage and represents the immense…

Are you thinking of pursuing a career in fashion once you’ve completed education? There are a wide range of options available aside from the ones you may expect, such as designers and models. From a career in fashion-related finance, to discovering a role in communications, the opportunities are varied. Retailers of men’s shirts, CT Shirts, take a look at what’s out there, considering some careers you mightn’t have thought of:  Garment technologist A garment technologist is a role that you might not have considered, yet its highly important in the fashion world. This role is largely about quality control and…

the gaming world

With the constant growth and development in technology, the world of gaming is gaining rapid advancements as well.  If you an avid gamer, you would most definitely know about the revolutionary changes that this niche of entertainment has gone through.  It goes without saying that the list of advancements and growth are on a constant rise and not likely to stop anytime soon. If you haven’t been able to keep up with some of them, we are going to share a few of them with you to look into. #1. Facial recognition This terminology might not be new for many…