Category Archives: Science & Technology

2014, we hardly knew ye

Another year we couldn’t believe was already here has now vanished over the horizon with a jaunty wave of its December. We pause, examine our lives, and mutter “So soon old, so late smart.” Or maybe just the first bit.
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Reboot for Ottawa’s dusty museums

When life sends lemons you make lemonade. It’s not so obvious what you do with mouldy asbestos, though. Maybe a big touchscreen.
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A breath of fresh air

It’s nice to have nature you can see and air you can breathe. Even a small park in a busy city nurtures the soul. It’s not so great when you can see the air and breathe nothing. Like on Dec. … Continue reading

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Still outwitted by hackers? Bananas!

Hackers turning the City of Ottawa website into a dancing banana is a tale of dumb and dumber. Probably I should kiss my own site goodbye before ridiculing pimply hackers and their victims but it’s time to put my inky … Continue reading

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Resistant to change? There’s an app for that

If you want to see what’s wrong with politics just look at Uber. OK, look just about anywhere. A newspaper, for instance. But the ruckus over Uber manages to distill the key elements.
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