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Entries Tagged as 'culture'

Why I’ll pass on the iPad

April 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

There were many naysayers when this “magical device” first came out. It’s nothing but a glorified iPod Touch they cried. No front-facing camera. No multitasking (until the Fall that is, when iPhone OS 4 comes out). No USB ports, and so on. Well I’m not one of those nitpicking technocrats. I think that the iPad […]

Tags: culture · technology

Culture shock…at work

November 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

If you’re more concerned with your company culture than the size of your pay cheque, your might be interested in this Vancouver start-up. Jiibe is a user-generated service that matches your value system to a compatible company based on a questionnaire you fill out. I can see this site being really useful to young Millennials […]

Tags: culture · employment · productivity · web 2.0

Have a laugh, have a cry

November 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are some recent article shorts. As usual, you can click on the thumbnails to read them. The one on the left is a feel-good piece on laughter yoga. The right piece touches on the depressing psychological and cultural effects of global warming. There’s also a teeny one in there on the dodgy air we […]

Tags: article · culture · reading · writing

Ultimate relaxation techniques

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

The May edition of alive magazine is out, and I have two articles published in it this month. A few months ago I interviewed stress guru Eli Bay about his relaxation techniques. Take a deep breath, relax for a few minutes and read his insights. I also wrote a short piece on the rise of […]

Tags: article · culture · productivity · site Announcements · writing

Canada’s most livable cities

May 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

Canadian Business magazine has just released their annual report on Canada’s best places to live. Our cold and sober capital, Ottawa, graced the number one spot based on factors like household income, unemployment rate, and new cars (New cars? Really? What does splashing out on some smoking wheels have to do with livability?). Vancouver shuffled […]

Tags: culture · local news · public relations · Vancouver