Birgit is a writer living in Ohio. She has a BA in Liberal Arts with a major in Spanish from Denison University. Professionally she has worked several years in both software development and IT consulting as a human resources specialist and administrator. Her interests include health and fitness, traveling, blogging, and learning about new technologies, particularly in the context of social networking and the effects of technology in societies both in work environments and globally.
It takes discipline and strong will to hold second place and win competitive advantage.
Is the world reacting to the Libyan crisis to protect human rights or Big Oil interests?
The riots in Northern Africa are fueled by people's desire to have normal lives and escape from poverty.
No one would have imagined Twitter and Facebook used as a tool to organize movements against governments
We Americans have become anesthetized to the vitriol that has become an ugly part of the political fabric in this country.
After living in one of the most smoke-friendly countries in Europe, Spain's smokers are now facing the strictest regulations.
I am about to go back and look through my journal for 2010. I will check the first pages where I wrote my wish list to see how many goals I have checked off
Reading to me is a warm experience—paperback or hard cover book in my lap, a cup of tea or coffee on a side table and an opportunity to unplug from the glare of electronic devices
The reality of the current economy is bringing back sound consumer habits.
Campaigners for and against Wikileaks haven’t been particularly scrupulous, and the criminal element is ever-present to exploit situations like this.