Like many of you, I’ve been watching the events in Japan continue to unfold, and perhaps thinking to myself, “I’m glad something that devastating didn’t happen here”. But what if it did, would you be prepared? I like to think that I am, but sadly, I’m probably not. Yes, I have a first aid kit, […]
Canada isn’t the only nation having an election in May. Folks in the United Kingdom go to the polls on May 5th — and when they do, they’ll not only be selecting their leaders, they’ll be voting on a referendum to change they way votes are counted. And this has the chance to really make […]
If you’re going to South by South West (SXSW) in March, then consider checking in to the Maple Leaf Digital Lounge — a new concept that helps promote and highlight Canadian technology to SXSW attendees. We are creating a cluster of Canadian technology that will be promoted at this event. This is a unique concept […]
I must say I’m rather proud of the Edmonton Public Library — my local library. They were one of the first in Canada to: offer free Wi-Fi to members, jump into social media, equip branches with self-checkout barscanners and RFID chip automated checkin, allow online holds and media reservations, create a mobile library app, offer […]
Got a Sony eReader and use the Sony Reader store? Well check out the little blue & white box in the right-hand sidebar on the page.
Yep, you read correctly — you can check out books from the library and read them on your eReader.
If you’ve been without power and not heard the news today, The Beatles music library is now available from Apple’s iTunes store for download. Joy. No, I’m not overly enthused by this, as I already own digital copies of all the Beatles music that I’m interested in. I bought them on CD years ago, and […]
Ok, so it’s not an Olympic poster, it sums up the sentiment. I grabbed this shot while touring the museum display area at the Citadel overlooking Quebec city and the Plains of Abraham this past summer.