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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What Is JSON? A Layman’s Overview

26th February, 2014

Whether you plan to be a web developer or not, it’s a good idea to at least know what is JSON, why it’s important, and why it’s used all around the web.

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6 Game Clones That Are Better Than The Original

21st February, 2014

Most video game clones are effortless endeavors that exist simply to cash in on a trending fad – such as knocking off Angry Birds – but some clones end up being so good that they surpass the original inspiration.

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5 Inspiring Social Media TED Talks You Should Watch

20th February, 2014

Social media has taken over the Internet. There are many who are actively trying to decipher the power of social media. Some of them have even given TED Talks that are well worth a watch.

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Forget Candy Crush – Play Chip Chain Instead

19th February, 2014

Forget Candy Crush. Forget Angry Birds. Forget Clash of Clans. If you want an addicting mobile game, there’s one that blows the others out of the water, and it’s called Chip Chain.

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13 Browser-Based Tools For Writers

17th February, 2014

Whether you need help with organization or a clean slate on which to write your words, these tools will prove useful to all of you who write on a regular basis. Don’t miss out!

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4 Tips for Producing a Professional-Sounding Podcast

14th February, 2014

They say content reigns king when producing a podcast, but it’s not the only thing that matters.

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Remember Arkanoid? 4 Breakout Clones You Can Play Today

12th February, 2014

Who remembers the original Arkanoid? Decades after its debut, the Breakout genre still lives on in the form of clones.

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4 Ways To Make Smart Use Of Technology And Power Up Your Willpower

11th February, 2014

We all have enough motivation to want to do things but not enough motivation to actually do them. As a result, we turn to technology to bridge the gap of that motivational purgatory.

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3 Amazing Role Playing Games for Android Phones and Tablets

7th February, 2014

There are plenty of high-quality RPGs on the Google Play Store – some so beautiful and polished that you might confuse them for AAA titles.

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4 TED Talks To Revolutionize Your Social Relationships

6th February, 2014

The best TED Talks are the ones that plant seeds in your heart, which later grow into life-altering changes. These videos provide insights into social psychology and give you some food for thought.

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How Many Steps Did You Take Today? The Pros & Cons Of Sharing With Wearable Tech

5th February, 2014

Self-measurement is all the rage these days, but should you share your fascinating details with the world?

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5 Games That Remind Us That Video Games Are Art

3rd February, 2014

Art is one of the few things in life that could arguably be considered 100% subjective. One man’s art flop is another man’s masterpiece. It’s strange to think of video games as art, especially since they carry the stigma of being time wasters, brain melters, and outlets for graphic violence.

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5 Powerful Spoken Word Videos That Will Touch Your Soul

31st January, 2014

Spoken word in particular is one of the most powerful forms of poetry today and these videos provide more than enough evidence of that. Whether you like poetry or not, prepare to be blown away.

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Are These The 5 Greatest Minecraft Worlds Ever Built?

30th January, 2014

We’re almost five years past its first public release and Minecraft is still one of the most played games in the world. Despite the primitive graphics, these worlds are so grand and so lively that they may as well be real.

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Follow These 5 Tips To Get More Shares For Your Pinterest Images

29th January, 2014

Tired of pinning images that don’t receive the attention they deserve? Get people sharing them!