Joel Lee

Joined December 2011

Joel Lee is a passionate freelance writer living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his free time, he likes to read and write fiction, play video games, and talk theology.

Feel free to contact at joellee@makeuseof.com

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4 of the Best eBook Readers for Linux Users

15 hours ago

Which Linux eBook readers are the best? Here are four options you should definitely look into.

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4 Linux Music Players That Deserve Your Attention Now

2 days ago

Which Linux music player is the best? We compare four excellent music players you may not know about.

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What Happens When Robots Can Do All the Jobs?

3 days ago

Robots are getting smarter fast — what happens when they can do every job better and cheaper than human beings?

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4 Ways to Avoid Being “That Guy” on Tinder

1 week ago

If your Tinder experiences aren’t paying off, you may need to reexamine your game, and the problem may be in the way that you’re presenting yourself. Are you that guy on Tinder?

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Which Internet Radio Sites Have the Best User Experience in the Browser?

1 week ago

Exploring the web players for various Internet radio services to see which ones offer the best experience in the browser. What good is a great radio selection if the player is frustrating to use?

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Who We Are: An Inside Look at Our Writers and Their Workstations

1 week ago

We all have a wide variety of computer setups and each of us has a unique workflow that keeps us productive. Join us as we bare our most sacred spaces for you to see!

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Programming Burnout: How to Regain Your Lost Motivation

2 weeks ago

Writing all those lines of code can be draining physically and emotionally. All you need to get back up is the awareness that motivation can be regained.

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7 Useful Tricks for Mastering a New Programming Language

12th February, 2015

It’s okay to be overwhelmed when you are learning to code. You’ll probably forget things as quickly as you learn them. These tips can help you to better retain all that new information.

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Weddings Are Stressful: 12 Websites for Stress-Free Planning

10th February, 2015

While wedding planning will never be easy, it certainly doesn’t have to be stressful. How much easier wedding planning can be if someone just pointed you to the right tools.

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An Illuminating Guide to Low Light Photography

6th February, 2015

If photography is about capturing light, how do you take photos when light is scarce?

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Piracy On Android: How Bad Is It Really?

4th February, 2015

Android is notorious for its rampant piracy, so we investigate exactly how bad it is.

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Switching From Chrome: How to Make Firefox Feel Like Home

3rd February, 2015

So, you have decided that Firefox is the better browser for you. Is there anything you can do to make Firefox less of a foreign environment? Yes!

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How Upvote Systems Have Damaged Online Communities

2nd February, 2015

The upvote has taken over the modern web. No matter how it’s implemented — likes, retweets, shares, or reblogs — it’s all based on the same concept: social approval. But as far as online interactions are concerned, the upvote has been the web’s greatest mistake. To be clear, fruitful discussions can still sprout in the […]

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The Internet’s Worst Dating and Relationship Advice

1st February, 2015

Most dating advice on the web is awful. Here’s the worst of it.

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5 Ways You’re (Accidentally!) Being A Condescending Jerk Online

29th January, 2015

But here’s the thing: you might be a jerk and not even realize it. Here are some things to watch out for.