The End Of Privacy, or, I For One Welcome Our New Google Overlords!

When I first moved to Toronto, David Samis (yes, the David Samis) invited me to a presentation evening called Trampoline Hall.  Actually, this was before the Internet became huge-huge, and although it was long before YouTube, it was like what you might today call a live, local “TED Talk” on a stage.  The presenter that …

Days Without Sugar: Day 200, surprising even myself

When I began the window scoreboard, I didn’t see this coming: Last weekend, Joe Andrzejewski took me to Downsview Park to see Tegan & Sarah and Fun.  I rarely see live music, so it was a real experience for me.  It was a lot like a fall fair in its layout and atmosphere, and in …