Vic-20…Commodore 64…Windows 95…feeling nostalgic, yet? It is hard to imagine a time when the likes of Bill Gates couldn't even fathom a computer being as common as any household appliance or that governments would be passing laws to prevent things like cyberbullying? Back then, I was just happy to find what I was looking for on… Continue reading Look back to look ahead
The 60’s ushered in the age of television as parents struggled to understand it’s mind-numbing spell on their children. In the 70’s, fantasy and role playing games were turning teenagers into blood-thirsty killers. In the 80’s, heavy metal music was creating legions of devil worshippers with their satanic messages. In the 90’s, video games were… Continue reading 13 reasons why…why not?
Schrodinger’s cat…it is easy enough to explain but a little harder to really understand. Essentially, there was a commonly held theory in the field of quantum mechanics that a thing can exist in all its forms until you observe it and then it has to take one of those forms. So, until you observe it,… Continue reading Waterskiing cats and other red herrings
Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. Global B.C. anchor, Chris Gailus. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. CBC Radio personality Jian Ghomeshi. Fox anchor Lou Dobbs. Perhaps not ALL of these names are familiar to you but at least one of them certainly will be. These are some of the news personalities who have been… Continue reading News is news
…even the White House Press Secretary. If you are going to go “off-script”, know what you are talking about. And then, know your audience so that you can know how it will be received. To help out all the prospective spokespeople out there, here is my top 5 list of things you should never get… Continue reading It can happen to anyone…
Have you ever heard of Eric Monkman? I wouldn’t be surprised if you hadn’t. If not, it would mean that you are not accustomed to watching British, college-level trivia television shows. But, that being said, it would also mean you don’t watch CBC or Global or read the local paper or listen to the radio… Continue reading Social media – a tempest in a teapot?
(Two snowflakes bump into each other) Snowflake #1 (SF 1): Where am I? Snowflake #2 (SF 2): Hey, I’ve never seen you before. You must be new here. SF 1: Yeah, I just formed. How long have you been with this storm? SF 2: Oh, since the beginning when it first started. How are you… Continue reading Making a plan is “snow” joke