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 Surprising Ways Google Will Soon Impact Your Life

2nd January, 2015

We won’t be seeing interstellar spaceships and time travel machines any time soon, but here are a few Google projects that are going to change the way you live within the next few years.

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Why Replacing Humans With These Robots Makes Sense

31st December, 2014

Are there any jobs where automation and precision are so valuable that robots are actually more deserving of them than humans?

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3 Ways JavaScript Can Breach Your Privacy & Security

31st December, 2014

JavaScript is a good thing for the most part, but it just happens to be so flexible and so powerful that keeping it in check can be difficult. Here’s what you need to know.

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How To Keep Your Digital Life Organized In The New Year

30th December, 2014

Clutter is the death of organization. How much time does it take away from you every day? What if you could become more efficient while expending less effort?

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5 Life-Ruining Ways You Can Be Victimized Online

29th December, 2014

The Internet is not as anonymous as you might think it is. If somebody wants to find out who you are and where you live, the tiniest bit of information can lead back to you…

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6 Lessons From Pixar That Will Set You Up For Success

26th December, 2014

The secrets of storytelling tend to reflect the secrets of success in real life. You owe it to yourself to take one minute and consider how Pixar might make you more successful.

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Discover The Secrets Of Your Own Writing Process

24th December, 2014

Are you sick of writing 500 words per hour when you know you’re capable of so much more? This extension will allow you to diagnose areas where you struggle and slow down when writing.

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How To Take Better Festive Photos This Christmas

23rd December, 2014

Christmas is nearly here and the festivities are soon to begin. Are you ready to capture those wonderful moments with your trusty DSLR camera?

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5 Future Technologies That May Cause New Addictions

23rd December, 2014

In an overstimulating, constantly distracting modern world, phenomenona like videogame and even Internet addiction have become serious issues. How will the landscape shift in another ten, fifty, or hundred years?

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Test Your Programming Skills With These Online Competitions

22nd December, 2014

Are you in a programming rut? Worried that your coding skills have hit a plateau? Sometimes the answer is a heavy dose of challenges that stretch your abilities to their limits.

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What Is The Best Dating App For Android?

19th December, 2014

Dating apps have come a long way, and there are actually some great options on Android. Give these fantastic apps a try!

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How To Identify A Facebook Scam Before It’s Too Late

16th December, 2014

Scams are everywhere. You’ve got PayPal scams, eBay scams, Craigslist scams, email scams, wire transfer scams, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Even “safe” sites like Facebook are flooded with scams every day. Can you tell whether that link you’re about to click is a scam or not? If you think you’re too […]

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Master Photography By Studying It: 10 Great Online Photo Courses

12th December, 2014

There’s a lot of theory and knowledge behind a beautiful photograph, so much so that it can be overwhelming for the beginner. Fortunately, there are some great online resources that make getting started easier.

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6 Basic PowerShell Commands To Get More Out Of Windows

11th December, 2014

PowerShell is what you get when you give steroids to the Windows Command Prompt. It grants you control of nearly every aspect of the Windows system. We help you leap up its learning curve.

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5 Project Ideas To Help You Learn Programming Faster

10th December, 2014

There are a few ways to ease the learning curve for programming. Get your hands dirty and learn faster with side projects you can start anytime. Play around with these five.