Find the Ringleader

A new technique for tracking down the ringleader has emerged by studying the emails transferring between members of a group. When studying emails within a company, a graph plotting the relationships always move the senior management to the...
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...

QR Code Scan

Thanks for scanning my QR :)  Here’s how to connect! URL: http://www.joetek.ca Twitter: http://twitter.com/joetek Facebook:  http://facebook.com/joetek LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/joetek
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....

Lighten up at Work

A new study suggests that workers that are friendly at work are more productive. Researchers at the University of Michigan claim that keeping emotion out of the workplace also cuts down on the "bandwidth" of communication. Friendly workers pay...
Last week, after a long battle with Apple, Think Secret was shut down. Apple has been trying to muzzle the Apple rumour site for a while now, to stop them from publishing leaked reports of their upcoming products....
A lot of people ask me how I make sense of the river of information flowing from Twitter. I currently follow over 8000 people, yet I can usually pick out the nuggets of information that matter. I use it extensively to...
A new feature was added to Google Maps last week that allows you to zoom right in to view what the street looks like in the major cities. Already, Top Sightings sites have popped up showing off some of...

Being sociable

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!
Toshiba announced today that they would be discontinuing their production and support of the HD-DVD format, leaving Sony's Blu-Ray format as the "winner". It's nice to have the format war done so that the industry can move on......

Quick way to gzip your CSS

The quickest and easiest way to speed up your website is to add mod_gzip to your pages. Basically what it does is takes any .html page on the server, and uses gzip compression to shrink the file before...

A Mighty Fine Web

Scientists at the University of California have created hollow tubes by repeatedly dipping silk from a spiders web into a solution, much like dipping a candle. The coated fibers are then baked, burning away the silk, and causing...

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