Yahoo! forbids staff from working from home. Countertrend or just plain stupid?

I was quite amazed to read that Yahoo! forbids staff from working from home. At first glance this appears to be a kick in the teeth to the teleworking movement. Then again you realise that we are talking about Yahoo which was once the darling of the Internet is now just a shelf of its former self, at …

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Has the Facebook countertrend started? Fresh Stats On Social Networks.

Has to popularity of Facebook created a countertrend to move away from it? Maybe so, based on recent research on Social Media usage from New York University. Many Facebook refusers actually revel in their difference from the mainstream, seeing it as a mark of distinction, superior taste, and identification with an elite social stratum This …

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Regressive marital advice – a great example of trend creating countertrend

Rather than telling her to kick the loser to the curb, or suggest that she give her husband an ultimatum, they told her she needed to put out more. And do more housekeeping, cook tastier meals, maybe lose a couple of kilos, and shower her husband with praise. There’s an interesting phenomena in life where …

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