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Being Online Does Not Make Media Digital 3

Being Online Does Not Make Media Digital

Consider a newspaper. Publishing a newspaper has certain constraints Size. Most newspapers are A4. This places some limits on content Pages. Newspapers have a finite number of pages per issue, usually constrained by costs...

Paying Unemployed, Healthy Graduates 8

Paying Unemployed, Healthy Graduates

Let’s crunch some numbers. So there is this story in the Standard, captioned thus: “Jobless graduates to earn 15,000”. My reaction to yet another half baked policy from our Jubilated administration is, unsurprisingly, This...

Remote Internship 4

Remote Internship

My company, which develops software in the finance and investments sector is piloting a remote internship program. This basically means you, a student, will work with us remotely without having to physically come to...

WTF, NSSF? 5

WTF, NSSF?

Reading the papers these days is an exercise for those who are not faint of heart. Half of the time you react as follows: For instance, there is this story of NSSF. You will...

KRA, Safaricom & You 23

KRA, Safaricom & You

So, there I am, like a good boy, reading my morning paper. I come across this story in the Business Daily. And upon reading it come across this, that triggered the following reaction The...

A Boy’s Tribute To His Father 5

A Boy’s Tribute To His Father

[After posting the Walt Whitman poem, some of you asked whether I would mind posting the tribute itself. I do not. It follows in its entirety] In this period of political uncertainty I must...

The Day My Father Died 4

The Day My Father Died

“Can you come to the hospital?” Mother said over the phone. Suddenly, I became eerily aware of an intense silence. I was looking out the window and the sun seemed unusually bright. My heart...