I was chatting with some friends, and my friend Troy mentioned a TED talk he had recently seen, and someone else in the group had never heard of TED. Well, always up to help a friend, we proceeded to compile a list of some of the best TED talks to initiate him. I thought I’d Read More
Between the close pass of the 2012 DA14 Asteroid this afternoon, and viral videos of a meteor exploding in the air in Moscow, we all need a distraction! How about this:
Molson’s just released a new Molson Canadian ad on Youtube, and at this time it already has gone viral with 1.1 Million views and it hasn’t yet aired on TV. What do you think of it?
The long-awaited Pebble Watches are arriving soon! They have been trickling out since January 23, and if you are one of the 85,000 kickstarter backers of the Pebble Watch, then like me, you are obsessively checking your email for a shipment notification.
Looking around the world, how many countries haven’t yet adopted the metric system? ZME Science points out that there are exactly 3 countries that haven’t yet adopted it. That would be: Liberia Myanmar United States of America Well, that would be the “official” adoption. Smart people in the USA (doctors, physists, etc.) have been using metric Read More
Thanks to everyone who attended my talk this morning at Wordcamp Toronto! Here are the slides, although they are light on textual content. I’ve added some scalability resources and links for more information below. Not many sites need an infrastructure like this, but it’s important to have a roadmap in mind and stay one step Read More
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Yesterday, we at b5media launched the third of our unique look at the blogs within our channels. Splendicity is a new portal which pulls content from over 70 Beauty & Style blogs within the network, and pulls it all into a customized WordPress instance. This follows on the launch of Bizzia last week to highlight Read More
We’ve heard how todays economy affects Joe the Plumber and Joe Six-pack, but what about JoeTek? This economic downturn has been compared to the Great Depression in the 1930′s, but the technology sector as we know it today wasn’t around at that time. The dot-com bubble bursting 8 years ago was more of an indicator Read More
Those annoying telemarketing calls are almost a thing of the past! Canada has adopted a Do Not Call registry so that you can tell those companies that you don’t appreciate recieving random calls everyday! The main registry You can add your number to the registry at the Canadian Government National Do Not Call List website. Read More
The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of “Green”. When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their “About Us” site, they jumped on it with both feet. The Green Living Online team was able Read More
It’s been awhile since I’ve seen some up to date traffic numbers from TSN.ca, but as they rolled out their new look and feel, they released some of their numbers. Today, TSN.ca attracts an average of 4.9 million unique visitors and 90 million page views per month. This is more than double the monthly traffic Read More