Monthly Archives: August 2005

CFL Ratings Improve

August 30, 2005 2 Comments »

Since the CBC lockout, CFL ratings on CBC have improved. It is funny to see all the people trying to explain this away. The obvious answer is that people like watching the games more without the announcers, but that seems ... Read More »

Watch 6 channels at once – where do I sign up?

August 30, 2005 1 Comment »

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Google is taking over the world

August 24, 2005 Comments Off on Google is taking over the world

First google announces a $4 Billion secondary stock offering, then it launches version 2 of it’s desktop search (which is modeled partly on the Windows Vista side pane and does news, RSS, email, etc), and now they’ve launched a standards ... Read More »

No $5 coin?

August 22, 2005 Comments Off on No $5 coin?

What a shame – I think we all need to carry around more coins. I was especially looking forward to the hundoonie Read More »

Great News about James Bond

August 18, 2005 2 Comments »

The great news is that Pierce Brosnan will no longer be James Bond. Brosnan was way too serious. He didn’t get Bond. Watch Roger Moore, the guy was awesome. He didn’t have to prove anything. Connery was good too, but ... Read More »

Firefox loses ground

August 15, 2005 3 Comments »

There has been a lot of hype about Firefox and other alternative browsers lately, given that IE is such a security problem and really hasn’t seen much improvement for years. But it still dominates, and firefox lost marekt share last ... Read More »

Google: we suck at public relations

August 9, 2005 Comments Off on Google: we suck at public relations

Cnet published an article showing how you can find personal information about even Google’s CEO using their search engine, and Google was so unimpressed that they’ve banned Cnet from doing interviews for a year. So they took a little story ... Read More »

10 technologies we miss

August 8, 2005 1 Comment »

This is a funny and interesting list. Manned space exploration Kozmo.com Napster The Concorde GM’s EV1 The original Palm Pilot Good keyboards Wires LPs The Newton Read More »

Air Canada turns profit

August 5, 2005 1 Comment »

Who knew? Air Canada actually made a profit of $168 Millions, after making it out of bankruptcy protection. Nice to see that they don’t need to be bought by the Chinese. On a similar note, I will probably never fly ... Read More »