(noun) A gathering place. (In ancient Greece) a public space used for assemblies and debate.
Do you take enough vacation? Probably not.
Vacation may be all you ever wanted, but are you actually taking enough? At oxio we encourage colleagues to use more vacation time by laying it all out on the table. Trying to maximize the quality of your work? The key may actually be in you taking some well-earned time off. Go ahead, you deserve it.
Livewire: Understanding the different internet lines in your home.
For most households in Canada, the internet is supplied via one of three different lines installed to homes. Further understanding of these lines can help you make a more informed decision when choosing an ISP that will be best suited for your needs. As well, what kind of options do Canadians have if their home does not have one of these lines?
How the internet changed shopping.
Even during the worst economic moments of the Pandemic, online shopping skyrocketed. The internet made it all possible by providing a convenient way to shop without ever leaving your home, with companies like Amazon and Shopify having built up success long before the global health crisis. What was once impossible is now as easy as a few clicks.
Motherhood & The Internet: A Brief History
Motherhood and the internet have always had a complicated relationship. The internet’s a place where moms have met lifelong friends and vicious critics. It brings inspiration and judgement, information and overwhelm. But Gen X and Millennials are uniquely equipped to use it in a way that reaps sizable benefits.
The more you know: using numbers to talk about money.
We were curious about a few things, so we asked! We asked 1,500 Canadians to be exact. We asked about our relationship to money. How we REALLY feel about our internet service providers. And, well, the answers are pretty interesting—they even inspired a blog article: How the internet changed our relationship to money.
How the internet changed our relationship to money.
The internet has changed our relationship to money in a few pretty obvious ways: ATMs, online banking, cash isn’t quite as ubiquitous as it once was, and money advice is everywhere. But, you know what, on average, we’re actually not the worst when it comes to knowing about our own money.
How the internet changed first dates.
There once was a time when blind dates were a thing. Then came the internet and, more precisely, dating apps. Although this phenomenon might have diminished the spontaneity factor, it certainly has allowed people who are less familiar with traditional dating to find their match online. So, let’s talk about it.
How to talk about salary with your boss.
What if I ask for a raise and don’t get it? We’ve all been, or been terrified of being, rejected before. But, that fear has no place in a discussion about salary. At least not at oxio. So, how do we get rid of the fear of talking about how much we make? Well, we start by talking about it. How? Well, this blog post will help with just that.
How the internet democratized reviewing.
From helping us choose what to watch, to warning us about gummy bears from hell. A useful tool that we can access anywhere, or a deadly weapon placed at our fingertips? Explore how the internet has changed reviewing and its ultimate impact on our decision making process.
5 ways streaming changed music.
When it comes to music, it’s easy to feel like technology's going in the right direction. Almost every artist in the world is a click away and unlimited albums for a few bucks is pretty hard to turn your ears up at—for us listeners anyway. For musicians, it’s a whole other story.