Twitter has become my primary way of getting news these days. News sites require you to go and look for information. With twitter, if the news is important, it will find me. But what makes twitter so powerful is the cottage industry of tools that have popped up using the API to make your Tweeting Read More
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
This past week, the technology team at b5media threw on the afterburners to get us moved onto an entirely new infrastructure. After months of planning and investigating a dozen hosting providers, we have finally flipped the switch on the next phase of growth. Having outgrown our previous datacenter and infrastructure, we have moved to brand Read More
The next version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 8 went to Beta 2 yesterday, on its final path to release, probably this fall (although Microsoft hasn’t announced a final release date yet). Although I almost exclusively use Firefox for my browser, anyone that is designing or developing sites needs to be aware of some of 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
Big shout out to the gang at tsn.ca! Looks like they have done a relaunch with a completely different look and feel. They’ve moved to a horizontal navbar for the main and sub navigation, improved the branding, overhauled the colour scheme, and done some really slick font effects for headlines using flash. This is the Read More
So Microsoft has thrown it down. After over a year of speculation, they have dropped a whopping $44.6 Billion to buy Yahoo in their bid to play “catch up” to Google. The Yahoo/Microsoft deal is not yet done; it is simply an offer. However, its pretty likely that this will happen, and that Yahoo will Read More
Here’s a list of some of the social networking sites I am on. Facebook Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Flickr Reddit MySpace Newsvine Pownce StumbleUpon Technorati Twitter Go ahead and friend me!
I now have a bunch of Joost invitations for anyone that is interested. Leave a note in the comments with your first and last name, and the email address in the separate field (which won’t be shown), and I’ll send you an invite! Enjoy!
Today, my latest project launched! Take a peek at Green Living Online, the new site for Green Living Magazine which promotes healthy lifestyles that are good for you, your family and the environment. Our partnership with the Yahoo Lifestyle Section launches in a few weeks. “Green Living Enterprises promotes sustainable and healthy living in a Read More
Google maps are really useful for getting directions from point A to point B. But when you ask Google how to get from Toronto, Ontario to London, England, it needs to get a bit creative: Turn right at Central St 0.2km Turn right at Long Wharf 0.2km Swim across the Atlantic Ocean 5,572km Slight right Read More