David Precht

Graphic novel/comic and webcomic book writer, adventurer, and winner of three shoving matches with old Korean ladies...four.


Visas in a flat world


The future belongs to us: Visas in a flat world

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the intersection of telecommuting and working abroad.

Telecommuting has become the norm. For many people, working from home actually makes them more productive. Some people claim they’re less distracted at home, while others espouse the…


How can we have the Internet of cars, when I can’t even watch Netflix on Saturday night?

Despite how silly I find it, self-driving cars appear to be approaching at a…


Who is a monster?

Beware of Breaking Bad and Dexter spoilers (mostly generalities)


We see monsters everywhere. Movies, TV, corporations, ourselves. There are monsters everywhere. It’s the new status quo. And I think we like it.

The former non-executive Chairman of the NASDAQ and founder/chair of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC was…


Twitter and Egypt’s online revolution

Twitter and Egyptian revolution


On July 1, 2013, the Egyptian army issued President Muhammad Morsi a deadline to…

Publications edited by David Precht

A collection of essays about life.


Is Google still not evil?

As many are surely aware, Google’s motto is “don’t be evil.” This manifesto is supposed to be at the core of everything that Google does…


Is the social media bubble about to pop?

Three years ago I searched for social media jobs on Craigslist (classy), Denver Egoist (more reputable), Mashable (out of my…


The power of social media

Reporting the news


On May 22, @BBCBreaking news tweeted that there was an incident in Woolwich, southeast London.


Chapter 1 - Moments Ahead


Currently, the economy is how most people explain why they move to another city or country and we’re no different. We were newly married and jobless in Chicago and then I got an email.

“Have you ever considered teaching in Korea.”

The email was in response to me posting my resume to Monster and Careerbuilding and it felt on par…


Visas in a flat world


The future belongs to us: Visas in a flat world

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the intersection of telecommuting and working abroad.

Telecommuting has become the norm. For many people, working from home actually makes them more productive. Some people claim they’re less distracted at home, while others espouse the…


The ethical coffee shop freelancer


Like many of the world’s self-employed and/or Brooklyn writers, I spend a lot of time in coffee shops, writing articles and this and that.

I spend hours, quite literally, hunched over my laptop at a table plunking away at my keyboard. All with just a single café drink to my name.


Is Facebook becoming the next Internet Explorer?


Is Facebook the new Internet Explorer?

A funny question, really. Obviously Facebook isn’t a browser. Nor is Internet Explorer a social media site. But they’re both ubiquitous, ungainly, and losing favor with users all around the world.

A spunky browser with all kinds of potential