My buddies and I are constantly in the pursuit of the “perfect burger.” So much so that I once sent my friend $20, using a Canadian e-transfer money service, and a message telling her to visit the restaurant and taste it for herself. That experience sparked an idea – what if I could send her …
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Simple acts of flicking on a light switch, turning on the heat during a cold night or using water for basic day-to-day activities is inaccessible to many across the world. And if people do have access to these resources, the quality is often poor and jeopardizes their health. The tools they really need to improve …
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It was 2015 and I had just moved back to Nigeria from New York after years working as a travel writer. Surprisingly, life in Nigeria wasn’t as different as I imagined – thanks to the internet. For the first month I was able to stream music and movies from global companies, ride share and shop …
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A friend of mine had his car stolen when trying to sell it to someone he met online. He handed over the keys to the potential buyer for a test drive and the moment he turned his back to make the buyer a cup of tea, the car was gone. He never received payment for …
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Can you imagine a world without the tooth fairy? A proponent of a cashless society, I still think there is something sweet and naïve about tucking one or two dollars under your child’s pillow each time they lose a tooth.  My youngest child is already 12 years old so you’d think I’d be well past …
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