Working as an I.T. professional in London, UK

A Typical Working Day

March 11, 2016 jacobl 0

A lot of people ask me what I do for a living. I tell them I work in Information Technology. Here’s a typical working day. The […]

Anti-Social Networks

Anti-Social Media

August 2, 2015 jacobl 0

Social media can be an angry and hate filled place. Add ethnically charged tension and an information deficit, and you have a recipe for disaster. […]

Citizens in search of a voice

Shutting out the People

July 23, 2015 jacobl 0

The Jieng Council of Elders are perceived by many as a warning of tribalism’s pernicious influences. But is there more than meets the eye? This […]

July 9th, Independence Day

Independence Day 2015

July 8, 2015 jacobl 0

With faith in our nation in tatters, many threw up their arms in despair and declared they could not celebrate independence. So, why will I? […]

A looming mental health timebomb

Mental Health Timebomb

May 23, 2015 jacobl 0

Following many decades of sustained conflict, South Sudan is a country disproportionately afflicted with mental illness. The civil war threatens to make matters even worse.   The […]

Picture courtesy of Adib Wahab

Wealth or Well-being?

April 12, 2015 jacobl 0

Having watched some interesting TED Talks on well-being, I’ve got to thinking. So what do I do after thinking? Post to my blog of course. […]