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Archive for the ‘the Internet’ Category

Inbox Zero Achieved

July 27, 2008

Over the weekend I noticed that I had an abundance of old emails that had piled up in my inbox over the past year. I’ve been following Merlin Mann‘s Inbox Zero and 43 Folders posts for a while but never really put his words into practice, until now that is. Today I was able to […]

A Few Great Links

May 19, 2008

I haven’t written anything substantial in the past couple of days because I have been working some long hours at my day job (look forward to some new stuff tomorrow because it’s Victoria Day here in Canada). So to feed the gap in my site I have a couple really cool links. First is a […]

App of the Day

May 16, 2008

I apologize for not posting both an App of the Day and the Daily Robot yesterday but due to a lengthy dayjob shift, and other circumstances out of my control I was online for very little time yesterday. Today’s application pick is Firefox 3 beta 5 with the plugin. Normally I use Camino for […]

Trey Parker Talks About the Internet and New Media

April 24, 2008

In a recent Los Angeles Times article South Park co-creator Trey Parker, talked about how the Internet is changing the way we watch television and how it affects storytelling. The conversation started because of recent South Park episodes such as “Over Logging” and “Canada On Strike”  which both have story lines that are centered around […]

Over Logging

April 21, 2008

Did the latest episode of South Park scare anyone else? What if the Internet did just stop working? Would the world collapse into chaos? It’s sad but I can barely remember the days before the Internet. Sure I remember using an IBM Aptiva loaded up with Windows 95 to surf some dial up anglefire websites […]