It really is mind-boggling. Bell Canada Entreprises (BCE) is the leading telecommunications company here in Canada. Due to long-standing monopoly or near-monopoly conditions in many parts of the country, including my little corner of the woods, I have little choice but to be one of their customers. For example, they are the only wireless provider [...]
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Shockingly bad journalism, but an interesting perspective nonetheless.
Another store with no geographic restrictions.
Yet more nonsense from the record industry and retailers.
Paris, wine, food, presidential elections and a new iMac for my mum.
When will America grow up about sex?
When you do everything on time and you are still “late.”
What’s the language that you first learned? Check.
Apparently, there are millions of disgruntled iPod users out there.
… people get arrested for asking for quiet in a cinema!
In which we see that user interface flaws are everywhere in this modern world.
Attacking global warming from another angle…
In the June 25, 2005 issue of The Globe And Mail, science journalist Dan Falk writes: … speed is equal to distance multiplied by time… Yikes. I am guessing that Dan Falk is having a rather difficult time defending himself by arguing that “multiplied” was a typo for “divided“. Just guessing. Then again, today is [...]
You’ve probably heard about Laura Bush’s “performance” during the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner last Saturday. The choice quote was: I said to him the other day, ‘George, if you really want to end tyranny in the world, you’re going to have to stay up later.’ Am I the only one who found the [...]