This morning I wrote an email to a good friend who's finally taking a real interest in podcasts, after years me trying to convince him to start listening to something, anything. The email ended up being fairly comprehensive, so I'm going to repost it here. He already listens to No Agenda, Industrial Strength Nightmares and … Continue reading My 2012 Podcast Recommendations
Last week Microsoft Canada invited me to a hands-on demo with Windows 8 and their Surface RT tablet. The demo consisted of a hotel room, 3 Microsoft PR People - the business guy, the soccer mom and the xbox guy - and all the Windows hardware they could "fit in one suitcase" (they mentioned that … Continue reading Windows 8 Review
The future is here. Today the Weather Network rolled out "PointCast" a service developed in house (over the past 15 years!) that provides 1-km forecast and weather data. That's a screenshot of my weather at home vs the "Winnipeg" weather station (likely) 10km away at The Forks. As you can see, it's quite different. From … Continue reading Hyper-local Weather Forecasts
They sort of remind me of a gentler Crystal Castles. [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/9125440" iframe="true" /] A bunch more tracks on Hype Machine.
I still love podcasts as much as I did back in 2009. Trevor and Erica threw up some tweets about posting my favourite podcasts. So I thought I'd take a second to post my faves. In no particular order (the headline is link bait (suck on that)), these are the podcasts that I find myself … Continue reading My Top 5 Podcasts of 2011