Author Archive: Eric San Juan

Amazing Technology That Was Predicted In Sci-Fi Movies

Image source For anyone that has even the slightest affiliation with this blog will know that we are slightly geeky (by which we mean a big bit geeky) with a real infatuation with all things sci-fi. The great thing is, while this used to be a little bit niche and weird, it is now part of the mainstream thanks to some seriously awesome Hollywood films (#Marvel). But what has made this sudden transition into the mainstream so awesome is the fact we can now have in-depth conversations on this subject, and we had one the other day that was totally intriguing. It was about which movies managed to predict the future accurately. Sure, they may not have delved into the technicalities too much, but the…
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The Big Experiment: Starting An Independent Laboratory

For an entrepreneur that’s trying to build a big business in any way, shape, or form, the importance of getting off on the right foot is probably the most important part in establishing an effective startup regardless of the type of business you are trying to run. So if you are starting an independent laboratory for the purposes of research and development and either if you are already within the field and have been offered a tenure-track position, or you are a budding entrepreneur you need to take a few things into account. Pixabay Put Your Strategies In Place The first thing you need to do is to plan the proper steps towards either wrapping up your fellowship or making the most of the appropriate…
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Show Your Support: Organizations That Make the World a Better Place

While most of us get on with our individual lives, working to support ourselves and using our spare time to enjoy the fruits of our labor, there are others who dedicate their time and energy to improving the world we live in. Every day, thousands of people work to protect the rights of the vulnerable, endorse ethical practices and improve the conditions in which others live. Their work is inherently political: they strive to make the governing bodies of our societies and general members of the public acknowledge issues that are currently being ignored. So, even if you have no intention of joining these individuals and organizations, it’s always good to be aware of them, their work, their motives and aims and to support them…
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Turn Your Dream Of Starting A Band Into A Reality

Everyone at some point in their life has considered starting a band. This could be a fleeting insane thought in high school, a slightly more serious endeavor at college or, now that you’ve had a year’s worth of guitar lessons, you could be actively looking for a position in a band. Being in a band is cool. There aren’t many jobs that are cooler, other than an international spy or chocolate taster. Even as a fully fledged adult, you still have a hankering to give the band thing a go. You have visions of writing and performing that one great song that becomes an instant classic and is played at weddings, events and across the airwaves for years to come. So what are you waiting…
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Five Times You Need a Lawyer on Your Side

Contributed Post Ah, lawyers. The bane of modern living to some: we live in an age of litigation, where businesses can be sued because someone slipped over whilst shopping, or because they were injured whilst robbing a bank. However, there are some times where we just need a legal professional, and don’t mind the (massive) amounts of money we need to spend to have them on our side. Image Source Committed a crime Let’s get the worst one out of the way. If the police charge you with a crime, do not say anything until you’ve called a lawyer; a criminal defence attorney to be specific. No matter whether you’re guilty or innocent, you need to have a legal professional supporting you from the get-go….
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