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Mix It Up With The NFB

The National Film Board of Canada‘s ongoing digital transformation is astonishing. The home of iconic Oscar-winning films from Canada’s past—like Neighbours and Churchill’s Island—has been digitizing its assets for years, and now has a huge library from seven decades of existence to view for free online. All the classic NFB films familiar to Canadians are […]

Delicious Rumours

  Delicious doesn’t lie. While using the popular social bookmarking web service for amassing, storing, sharing and discovering web bookmarks, I noticed that I misspelled my Delicious bookmark tag for Martin Scorsese, accidentally omitting an “e.” While making the correction, I looked over at the upper-right column of my Delicious webpage to view my top […]

Find It On Foursquare

Although I’ve only bothered to “check in” twelve times since last December, I understand the allure of Foursquare. An application for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm users, Foursquare uses a smart phone’s global positioning system (GPS) as a navigation tool to explore and find listings of things to do, venues to see and places to […]

Life’s A Grind Baby!

It is no secret that Facebook and Twitter have – in only three short years – transformed the way our society communicates and shares information. Social media and information networks provide so many opportunities for people, businesses and industries to communicate in a cross-platform way. But there are so many other applications and tools at […]