Author Archives: DigitalPlato

About DigitalPlato

Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.

Do You Need To Get Yourself a Pseudonym?


‘…This may be useful to you even if you aren’t, like Ms. Donath, a public figure with a reputation to uphold. Potential bosses or suitors will be Googling you, you can be sure of that, and it may not be … Continue reading

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The LA School iPad Anomaly


‘…The decision comes on the heels of an investigation by NPR member station KPCC, which obtained emails between Deasy and tech executives that bring into question whether the initial bidding process was fair. First, some context: ‘The goal of the … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Writing and the Perfect Daily Routine


Originally posted on WP Writers Group:
‘…Reflecting on the ritualization of creativity, Bukowski famously scoffed that “air and light and time and space have nothing to do with.” Samuel Johnson similarly contended that “a man may write at any time,…

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How Translation Amplifies Ideas


‘Shortly after model Geena Rocero gave the TED Talk “Why I must come out,” she was Skyping with an LGBTQ activist in Hong Kong. This activist mentioned how powerful it would be for Chinese speakers to be able to watch … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Catch a Thief Online [Video]


OFW’s stolen watch ‘for sale’ online leads to arrest of suspect on airport theft ‘An OFW leaving for Dubai reportedly fell victim to an airport theft; his luggage were forcibly unzipped and his more than P300,000 worth of jewelry and … Continue reading

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Entitlement in Literature: What can you say about it?


Originally posted on WP Writers Group:
The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect ‘…The notion that anyone is required to ‘earn’ the right to criticize or be cynical about something is absolute nonsense. This breeds a higher form of…

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Cal Smartphone Kill Switch Law Could Affect You


‘…With smartphone crime becoming epidemic everywhere, other states are likely watching California intently now, possibly to follow its cue. To get some perspective on what that means for the everyday consumer, let’s start with some fundamentals. (5 Things To Know … Continue reading

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