Posts Tagged: mastermaq

Notes for 1/31/2010

Here are my weekly notes: I was mostly underwhelmed by the iPad announcement this week, and I think Mathew Ingram is right: Will the iPad Help Media? Possibly. Save Media? No. Great post from Dave on the sudden interest in Albertan politics by the Ontario-based media. If you’re in Vancouver, you could win a ticket… Reads more »

Notes for 1/24/2010

Here are my weekly notes: This is interesting: What makes a successful online dating photo? See also: The 4 Big Myths of Profile Pictures. What happened with the Internet in 2009? Pingdom attempts some answers in this round-up post. This is a pretty amazing story: “Alone in the darkness beneath layers of rubble, Dan Woolley… Reads more »

Notes for 1/17/2010

Here are my weekly notes: Good recap from Nieman Journalism Lab: Who’s responsible for local news, and Google plays hardball with China. CBC Television Strategy to Focus on Entertainment, Expands Feature Film Initiative. This is pretty interesting, but not altogether surprising I suppose: The US government has dozens of chicken farms producing eggs for the… Reads more »

Notes for 1/10/2010

Here are my weekly notes: Sharon and I went to the Slow Food Edmonton Winter Solstice Supper on Saturday evening. It was yummy! How to brew a good cup of coffee. Very impressive: Apple’s App Store Downloads Top 3 Billion. See also: Building Apps People Need. And why not: Steve Jobs on Magazine Covers. Don’t… Reads more »

Notes for 12/27/2009

Here are my weekly notes: Sharon and I arrived in Yellowknife today! We’re visiting my family for a week. And yes, we got stuck in major travel delays at the airport. Tomorrow should be fun – we’re going dog sledding! If you haven’t already checked it out, don’t miss the 2009 List of Lists. See… Reads more »

Notes for 12/13/2009

Here are my weekly notes: A very cold weekend in Edmonton. On Friday night, the plug on my block heater cord snapped off. Tonight, I’m guessing a pipe burst because the garage under my apartment building flooded. I barely got my car out of harm’s way. We still don’t have water. We had another big… Reads more »

Notes for 12/6/2009

Here are my weekly notes: Interesting look at the big portals’ battle for local. I think MSN has the advantage at the moment (thanks in large part to its acquisition of EveryBlock). Google launched a public DNS service this week. I’ll be sticking with OpenDNS for now – here’s their take on the news. I… Reads more »