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September 5, 2014
by Gadgetress
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How recruiters think and other job tips

If you’ve ever applied for a job you spotted online, you know the agony. Did I have the right key words? Am I one of hundreds, no, thousands of applicants? Did someone even look at my resume? And then the … Continue reading

May 29, 2014
by Gadgetress
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Who to blame for your Pinning, Liking and Tweeting

If you think about it, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter didn’t get to be massive social networks just because someone came up with the idea. They had to attract an audience. An enthusiastic audience. And one crucial way to attract that proactive consumer … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
by Gadgetress
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A twist on ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

Who doesn’t remember the three silhouettes superimposed on the bottom corner of a movie back in the 1990s? Mystery Science Theater 3000, which actually  debuted in 1988, left its imprint on earthlings as being the king of riffing comedy by … Continue reading

March 19, 2013
by Gadgetress
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Office space and other real projects in San Diego

Things I learned about local commercial real estate while helping out UT San Diego’s business staff with a special real estate section: 1. Big companies rarely pick up and move their headquarters to San Diego — it’s too expensive (cost … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
by Gadgetress
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A chat with one of the nation’s top lawyers

I deviated from the usual tech stories with my latest piece for the UT San Diego. The UT was interested in finding out about the new local guy taking over DLA Piper, one of the largest law firms in the … Continue reading

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