Daniel Villegas: How language can affect the way we think

This is a fascinating article about differences in language, and shows how things can truly be “lost in translation.” My husband, a native Spanish speaker and I will have heated debates about English because he’s translating in his head, and some expressions he’ll claim he’s never heard (despite living in this country for almost 35 …

Danielle Villegas: Employma — For $50, Fire the HR Morons and Put LinkedIn and Monster Etc. Out of Business

Average job seeker completes 400 applications each taking at least one hour. Average “job” site increases work and frustration without providing any value-added. This could be a market changer! Article About Employma Kickstarter Page for Employma Phi Beta Iota: They have selected Amazon as the payment channel, instead of PayPal, BitCoin, and other more popular …

Danielle Villegas: Design of Learning

This is a great blog post by Clark Quinn, e-learning guru whom I think highly of. His post talks about whether there is a science to learning (spoiler: there is) and how e-learning professionals should frame it as learning engineers. It got me wondering how content engineers and other technical communicators beyond those in the …

Daniel Villegas: Alternative Academic Credentials

I found this article rather intriguing, as the student looked at both traditional and alternative methods of learning, and found that in some cases, alternative methods yielded the same or better results than traditional methods. As a former online grad student, I can tell you that it was a little difficult, even as recently as …