Category Archives: Science & Technology

Let them eat food — real food

You sure sound like a snob turning up your nose at food bank donations. But I can do better. I can sound like a callous snob.
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Cyberattack has a silver lining

Oh, here’s some good news. The Treasury Board says Chinese government hackers just forced the National Research Council to shut down its computers completely.
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Cellphones do everything, just nothing useful

Can I complain about technology here? Not my usual curmudgeonly bit about how machinery can’t save our souls, social media are stupid and electric light killed the night sky. I mean why are we surrounded by so much fancy stuff … Continue reading

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Keeping abreast of modern feminism

It all started with a teen girl’s underwear. But it got ugly fast.
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Prepackaged McCampaigns leave voters with indigestion

The Ontario election seems to have turned into a supermarket tabloid. You know, those formulaic mass-produced glossies full of breathless pseudo-insider tales of “Brad” and “Jen” and “Kim,” as though knowing celebrities’ first names somehow wafts you into their shallow … Continue reading

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