Sturges Word News & Views2021-04-27T13:24:17-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five

April 22, 2022

After working from home for the past two years, of course RTO is going to be annoying. But evidently, it’s a great year to be graduating and starting work. Thankfully cash stuffing will help you save money while you’re checking out the new digital Rolling Stone format. And who knew bird-friendly beef is the new thing?

SWC’s Fast Five

April 15, 2022

A good-for-kids social platform? Remote work - same pay, discuss! And, the latest employee get me/keep me requirement. Dress that salad with hemp seeds and Amazon sellers (thus we buyers) will be ponying up for an inflation fee.

SWC’s Fast Five

April 8, 2022

Highrise farms are on the, well, rise, as is new business. Forecasts projected to get more cloudy, apparently like our lungs which are filling with microplastics. In the meanwhile, Twitter is aflutter about its testing of an edit function.

SWC’s Fast Five

April 1, 2022

What’s old is new again with that job you left, food bank lines and, remember landlines? Meanwhile office occupancy trends continue their downward track and Ukraine – good on you if you’re sending money, just don’t get scammed.

SWC’s Fast Five

March 25, 2022

The definitive way to pronounce GIF according to its late inventor, the promise of fewer weather-related airport delays, the end of the hated password may be nigh, tips to be tornado safe and tech workers head for Russia’s exits in droves.

SWC’s Fast Five

March 18, 2022

You can help those helping Ukraine. The Fed looks to rein in inflation while avoiding an economic slowdown. Mass transit is back in favor, regaining passenger traffic lost in the pandemic. Starbucks wants you to fill ‘er up and not just your coffee cup. Supply chain gets an innovation – accordion-style collapsible containers

SWC’s Fast Five

March 11, 2022

Three-quarters of U.S. citizens never tweet and fewer than 1 percent of us watch primetime Fox News or MSNBC so IRL we Americans are much nicer than all those bloviators would have you believe. Phew. In more good news, the VW bus is back, EVs are potential power backup for our homes, lame interview questions are out the door and your darling floof not only is your boon companion but get this, can help treat and prevent cancer. Wow!

SWC’s Fast Five

February 25, 2022

Fast Five is not talking about THAT, but is about bugs, because we need them and it will take your mind off of THAT, as will something interesting but not scary that China is doing – bossing AI so companies can’t use personal info to offer users different prices for the same product of service. Also, why RTO RT ain’t, how the four-day work week has arrived and the real deal on home office pajama wear

SWC’s Fast Five

February 18, 2022

So, Disappointment(s) of the Week – chances are grim of finding a rental home or buying a garage door. Very specific we know but if you are in those markets, bummer! Redeeming News of the Week – there are ways to promote your brand online that sidestep the noxious humble brag syndrome, headlight technology is coming that doesn’t blind you so others can see the road and, eggs, did you know they are fighting for your attention?