Posts from the ‘Technology’ category

Private Location Sharing With Moby

My old friend Rob is behind the launch of Moby, a private location sharing app focused on personal safety and families. It’s a handy alternative to…

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How can Google+ win?

I’ve had a few days to kick the tires on Google+ (pronounced ‘Google Plus’), Google’s shot across the bow of Facebook and, to a lesser degree,…

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What are your favourite apps for tracking your data?

The Internet has made me a compulsive self-documenter. Obviously. It occurs to me, though, that in the past few years I’ve added a lot of what…

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How much bandwidth do I use?

You’ve probably heard about this usage-based billing controversy. One of the few downsides of living in Canada is that it’s an oligarchy for telecoms and internet…

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Rogers Could Face $10 Million Fine For Misleading Ads

A reader sent along this follow-up to the Rogers billboards I mentioned last week. As you may recall, the Rogers sub-brand chatr was running, to my…

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An Absurd Bit of Humour

We’re helping our client Nitobi get their open source mobile development framework PhoneGap (fear not if that doesn’t make any sense, it’s not particularly relevant) nominated…

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To Swipe or Not to Swipe

Maybe I’m just getting (more) clumsy and awkward in my dotage, but every time I want to pay for something with a debit or credit card,…

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Composers, Sheet Music and Piracy

Last week, composer Jason Robert Brown had an extended online conversation with a teenager who was illegally downloading (‘trading’, in the parlance of this particular online…

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