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Redefining Selfie

When I joined Instagram, I added all my Facebook friends for the sake of simplicity and gradually deleted those who keep posting selfies. You and I are on the same platform doing the same thing for a common purpose — to get noticed. Am I really too cool for selfie? Essentially, you are out there on a…

Is This Fair?

This post is inspired by the article ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ in Coffee Encounter. A coffee picker in Guatemala is paid USD2-3/day with picking quota of 100 pounds. You pay USD 2-3 for a double shot coffee with about 18 grams of ground coffee in it. In Guatemala, many pickers are paid below minimum wage,…

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