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Conducting an internship and research in Africa

By special guest blogger:  Eline Sleurink, African Studies student

What am I doing at Impact Hub Accra?

For the past 2 months I have been based at Impact Hub Accra, Ghana. 609 more words


Maintain Color-Coded TODO Lists in Vim

Many Vim enthusiasts use Vim for pretty much all text manipulation in their daily lives. However, the plain text nature of this fantastic and powerful editor sometimes leaves a little left to be desired. 333 more words

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A glimpse of Shanghai

China is a huge contrast to Japan, and made me appreciate the country I’m currently living in, while enjoying a holiday in an exotic place. 805 more words

A Sample use of Omnifocus for Ultimate Productivity

I have a lot of different interests, and I would like to keep improving my skills in all those areas relentlessly, for various professional and personal reasons. 745 more words

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Ethical Prayer Beads.

A while back, I wrote about the set of prayer beads I made. At the time, I happily brought gemstone beads without really thinking about it beyond ‘can I afford them?’ Unfortunately, since then I’ve found out that gemstone beads probably aren’t the best choice from an ethical standpoint. 289 more words

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4 rules for choosing the right Master's!

Some of you might be very familiar with this situation: You’re in the 3rd year of your Bachelor’s and everybody keeps asking you,

“So what are you going to do for your Master’s?” 474 more words

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3 days in Seoul (and the DMZ)

I started out my spring holidays with a bang – by travelling to South Korea for a few days.

All these months I’ve been hearing a lot about a cheap airline many people living in Japan use. 1,184 more words