Ruby on the Rails: Your Next Digital Framework

Building websites can be a potentially difficult experience for individuals new to the industry. Learning different website coding techniques like PHP or Ruby can at first be a daunting challenge. However, technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, and one of the...

Labour Mobility in the Sex Industry

Just like pop stars and music bands, sex workers also go on tour to cities where there is an opportunity for them to sell sex. For instance, news outlets reported that thousands of escorts flew to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. Data also showed that the sex industry...

Fortune Tellers in the Wild West

Frontier towns in the Wild West were magnets for itinerant travellers seeking their fortune. Some were prostitutes, some were gold prospectors, some were fortune hunters, and there were, even, fortune tellers making their way to these portals of opportunity. People...

Confessions of a 19th Century Train Driver

“She’ll be coming ‘round the mountain when she comes, she’ll be coming ‘round the mountain when she comes”, well, this song, the modern version of it anyway, is about a train. You can imagine the excitement building in small towns and hamlets, as trains full of new...