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Love Challenge

As William Wordsworth once wrote: “To begin, begin.” Truer words were never spoken. One of my trusted friends is the supremely talented writer, columnist, and wellness expressionist, Tammy T. Stone. A Canadian living in Japan, we often commiserate about the teachings we experience in life. One night while chatting, she gifted me with these words, which, […]

Social Enterprise

Great design can change the world. Resource depletion is an ongoing concern, as the world population continues to swell past seven billion. More and more, individuals with entrepreneurial spirit are creating social innovations and successful business ventures that address these concerns. As the interactively resourceful engage with an uncertain economic landscape, new social entrepreneurship business […]

The Future Of Digital Albums?

I preface this column by admitting that I made a decision not to consistently upgrade my iPhone hardware and iOS with every new annual iteration. For over a decade and a half, working in various interactive capacities, I craved—and because of my tech addiction would purchase and/or upgrade—the newest versions of hardware and software. As […]

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 […]

Social Change Is Upon Us

With the advent of Facebook and Twitter over the last four years, the world has experienced a social awakening in ways never before imagined. Transparent communication and information sharing has changed and continues to change how we see our planet. Our first two years on Facebook brought us shared baby photos, vacation snapshots, home renovation […]