Monthly Archives: April 2021

Congress attacks payday lenders after SCOTUS frees them – people’s world

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a veteran Illinois Democrat, is taking the charge to Congress to correct the damage caused by a Supreme Court ruling that allows payday lenders to get off the hook to defraud customers. | AP Pictures WASHINGTON – Well, it didn’t take long. A week after the United States Supreme Court unanimously awarded […]

Shady payday lenders win big in Supreme Court – people’s world

Supreme Court weakened key consumer protections with ruling in favor of payday loan companies / APs WASHINGTON (PAI) —One of the shadiest parts of the business world, payday lenders, won a big victory in the United States Supreme Court. The same is true for the rest of the business class, as judges removed a federal […]

Guide to controlling OpenSCAD costs roughly the same as OpenSCAD

OpenSCAD is a fantastic free tool for 3D modeling, but it’s much less intuitive to use for non-programmers than mouse-driven programs like Tinkercad. As powerful as it may be, the learning curve is quite steep. OpenSCAD’s clickable cheat sheet and manual are still useful, but they really are more of a reference than anything else. […]

Fiverr Releases Third Global Small Business Needs Index, Highlighting Strength and Optimism of Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Fiverr International Ltd. (NYSE: FVRR), the company that is changing the way the world works together, today released its third Small Business Needs Index. The index analyzes data from millions of searches performed on the platform. The services small businesses look for and the search terms they use allow the market […]

Designing a Different Path – All Together

It’s hard to say if I found my career in engineering or if it actually found me. I have always loved math and science and the opportunity they provide to see things in a new and different way. Mathematics allows you to learn problem-solving skills and to use creativity to find different solutions to the […]

Study reveals racial divide in ads for banks and payday lenders

Payday lenders want to lure people of color into endless cycles of high interest debt. Traditional banks prefer whites as customers. At least that’s what the university researchers concluded after reviewing the advertising and marketing materials for both industries. In a soon-to-be-published article, researchers at the University of Houston set out to understand why blacks […]

AutoCad: the key that opens the door to career opportunities

AutoCAD, the computer-aided design (CAD) software developed by Autodesk, has become the standard for 2D and 3D modeling for almost a decade. More than 100 million people today use software developed by Autodesk, such as Revit, Maya and Fusion 360. However, the company’s most popular product, AutoCAD, has become the benchmark for modeling in industries […]