Category Archives: Internet

Redditor Tracks White House Chief of Staff Face Palm To the Exact Moment Trump Goes Off Script

Any shot of a person rubbing their forehead could be taken out of context. But when it’s a photo of the White House Chief of Staff face palming with his watch clearly visible (ENHANCE!) while the President is going off script threatening to annihilate North Korea, you know the Internet’s going to be on the […]

Friday Fun Link – “Google.com” Was Registered Twenty Years Ago Today

At the time, I never thought I’d leave AltaVista, which is retroactively recognized as the “Google of Its Time“.

Obligatory iPhone X Post

I feel an obligation to post this…

Westeros’ New Power Couple?

Friday Fun Link – r/solareclipse

We were out at the lake all weekend and just got back today (Tuesday) but I’m going to do a few quick backdated posts for the past few days starting with the Friday Fun Link I missed – Reddit’s r/solareclipse sub-Reddit which actually works really well as a delayed link because it now has lots of […]

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – iPhone’s 10th Anniversary

Today is the tenth anniversary of the iPhone being released, perhaps the single most revolutionary product of my lifetime. There has been numerous models of iPhone in that time of course, each offering incremental and often transformative improvements. I got my first iPhone 3GS around 2009 – I was too cheap to buy one even […]

Friday Fun Link – Spotify’s Biggest One Hit Wonders

A graph of the songs that get the most plays out of an artist’s entire catalogue on Spotify…  

Music Monday – “Take me to the place where you go/Where nobody knows if it’s night or day/But please don’t put your life in the hands/Of a Rock ‘n’ Roll band/Who’ll throw it all away”

Yesterday’s “One Love for Manchester” concerts, pulled together only a couple weeks after a terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert are being compared to the 1970’s “Concert for Bangladesh“, the 1980’s “Live Aid“, the 1990’s “Tibetan Freedom Concert” and the 2000’s “Live 8” as another in a long line of notable benefit concerts – this being […]

Music Monday – “There are places I’ll remember/All my life, though some have changed/Some forever, not for better/Some have gone and some remain” (4000th Post Milestone!)

It’s pretty hard to believe but today marks the 4000th post this blog since I started it over a decade ago on February 25, 2006, a couple months after starting the Masters of Library Science program at the University of Western Ontario. I had always been into computers and technology from banging out programs in […]

Friday Fun Link – Ten Bands I’ve Seen (One Is A Lie) (And A Full Fred Eaglesmith Concert Video Too)

The latest meme to take over Facebook is “These Are 10 Bands I’ve Seen (One Is A Lie)“. There’s two main elements to the meme – one is you are defining your persona (are all your bands punk?  Hipster?  Goth?  Will people believe you saw some unhip band like the Beach Boys if ever other […]