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...

New Molson Canadian Ad

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 automation of the Internet has made it remarkably easy to launch a real-life spam attack through snail-mail according to researchers at John Hopkins University an AT&T Labs. It would take some very simple code to automatically submit the...
Chipmaker Texas Instruments has released a concept device that it says will be a universal wireless translator. The "Wireless Any Network Digital Assistant" will be one device that can speak 802.11 (WiFi), Bluetooth and GSM/GPRS. The idea is...
This stark message was the one coming from the 3rd World Water Summit in Japan today. The World Health Organization states that 2.4 Billion people lack basic sanitation, and 1.1 Billion don't have access to safe drinking water. But...

Joetek V3

Welcome to the new-look Joetek website! In addition to cutting over from Movable Type to Wordpress as the engine, this new site allows individual-post permalinks, category and monthly archives, and the return of comments! Enjoy, and let me know what you...

Joetek Server Move

Hi Folks, Over the past few weeks we have been in the process of moving the system to a new offsite location to address the reliability issues. Suddenly, that process has been put into high gear. Lots of...
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...

Joost update

So I eventually got a Joost token to try out the newest product from the folks that brought you Kazaa and Skype. It's a great concept. It is basically a cross between a p2p network and a...

RIP Diskettes

Dell has put the nail in the coffin of the good old Floppy Disk. They will be removing disk drives from their higher end machines, and where Dell goes, others are soon to follow. The technology, whether you are...
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:
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...

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