Design

The bus is cool

“Free handles. It is big and long. It has its own lane. Yeah. It is street.” This video ad is seriously awesome…

Dave Parsanishi

This short video featuring the art of Dave Parsanishi is interesting to me, in part, because I’ve seen several of his detailed sculptures, in person. But I’ve also had the pleasure of speaking with Dave about aesthetics and the psychology of presentation…

A short history of Linux

I love the portrayal of Richard Stallman in this short history of Linux by the Linux Foundation. Going strong since 1991.

Texting abbreviation reference for the brevity challenged

Some time ago, I published a poster as a reference for folks, such as myself, who are not texting saavy. This post continues to get visits pretty much every day, which is cool. Over the summer, I noticed that the poster still gets some attention and decided to launch a text abbreviation reference website on this basis…

Alberta oil pr

Given my interest in science, public relations, web design and climate change, I have been thinking for a while about building a site with some social and moral relevance to the world I inhabit. I have been building a website about climate change soundbites.

New tagline

Some recent blog posts about bias and hypocrisy have got me thinking about how the heck we know stuff. How the heck do we know stuff? What counts as justification for our beliefs. And why are we wrong so often? These are questions that get me riled. They always have…

iPhone days are over

I’ve converted to an Android operating system. It’s awesome. It has more than one button at the bottom. I like that.

The Robert Dziekanski case

The officers failed to properly assess and respond to the situation effectively. Then they used too much force. Then they failed to administer CPR. Then the officers lied. Then their superiors and media relations officers lied…

Russ Campbell, Tim Ball and climate change (I mean global warming)

Media coverage of global warming, ahem, has been divisive. If you are a busy person trying to understand global warming, you might get a little confused by reading the National Post, the Calgary Herald, or Russ Campbell’s blog. It’s partly because of the lack of critical discourse about many self-proclaimed climate experts’ credentials…

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