Writers Notepad

Freelancing on Upwork.com

February 29, 2016 Jason Webb 0

I’ve recently started freelancing on Upwork.com, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to tell you why. In case you don’t know, freelancing means doing work for other people on a job by job basis. Unlike contracting, where you commit to working for an employer for a set amount […]

Ham

Ham increases cancer risk. Should I stop eating it?

February 25, 2016 Jason Webb 0

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), eating ham increases your risk of contracting colon cancer. In fact, it’s not just ham. The WHO have officially classified all processed meat as a Group 1 carcinogen (carcinogenic to humans), so bacon, sausages, and hot dogs are on the list too, along […]

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Watch Dogs and paranoia: What the game got right

February 24, 2016 Jason Webb 0

I may be a little bit late to the party on this, but Watch Dogs from Ubisoft is my favourite video game of recent years due to one simple word: paranoia. I’m not going to get into details about the graphics being downgraded or any other conspiracy theories here, I’m talking about the […]

New York Taxis

Uber vs. Taxis: Why I’ll stick to cabs

February 24, 2016 Jason Webb 0

Since the launch of the Uber ride-sharing service, much has been said about the safety aspects of accepting a ride from a stranger. This week’s mass murders in Kalamazoo, Michigan, US by a Uber driver have only added to the Uber vs. taxis debate, especially when you take into account […]

Lessons I Have Learned

Mobile Games Development: My 3 Year Lessons

February 23, 2016 Jason Webb 0

This year marks my third year as a full-time indie mobile games developer, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to jot down what I’ve learnt over that time. I think my thoughts may be useful to other people thinking of becoming an indie mobile games developer, but […]