Tag Archives: google

The “Boring” Trait Google Looks For In All Its Leaders

Not sure if it’s a predictable answer but it makes a lot of sense when you think about it. 😉

Music Monday – “Every four way stop that I approached/Hey, I was on the right/When I drove past your house again/Hey, like I always do/I think about the one thing in my life that didn’t come true”

An entire hour and a half long Fred Eaglesmith concert, taped in Holland? Man, I love the Internet for so many reasons…it eliminates time, distance and provides access to stuff you’d never see otherwise. I can’t imagine what it’ll be like in 5-10 years when literally everything that’s ever been broadcast, everything we can see […]

Friday Fun Link – The #sochi #olympics Are Actually The Gayest Olympics of All-Time #sochiproblems

Today saw the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Lots has been made about Russia’s anti-gay laws and the statement by the mayor of Sochi that their community of 400,000 people has no gay people which have drawn protests from everyone from the Head of the UN to Google to the Canadian […]

Travel The World Without Leaving Your Laptop

The day before we left for Hawaii a couple years ago, I did a post summarizing how much of a role various web sites – from Google to Reddit to Trip Advisor – played in helping to plan and just generally build excitement for our trip. I mentioned Google Maps in passing in that post […]

About That Future…

Man, we live in amazing times… 50 Things We Know Now That We Didn’t Know This Time Last Year 10 Best Gadgets at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show The Future of Technology (Infographic) A Day with Google Glass… …and for a reminder of how far we’ve come…  10 Most Influential Software Packages of All-Time

2013 “End-of-Year Questions” Meme: Sasha’s Born & Paul’s Not Dead, Ryan Meili Loses and the Riders Win

1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? Well, since Pace was born by caesarean section, this year I got to see my wife give birth (I mean, *really* give birth!) which is the type of thing that, as a husband, makes you less likely to complain about anything ever again! […]

An Analysis of My YouTube Channel

I’ve been uploading videos to YouTube since 2006.   This was the year we got our first digital camera.  It was also the year when I was doing my Masters degree so I was very interested in all kinds of online services including online broadcasting.  We were also living far from home so it was […]

Friday Fun Link – Wikipedia’s List of Emerging Technologies

Covering all kinds of sectors from energy to manufacturing to health and more.  Fascinating glimpse at the near future.

YouTube Music Awards

Another big step in the convergence of traditional and new media broadcasting as the YouTube Music Awards – their version of the Grammys/American Music Awards/etc. – happened tonight  with a focus on songs that have been heavily viewed and/or gone viral on YouTube.

Friday Fun Link – “Terms and Conditions May Apply” Documentary

Shea and I are watching a great documentary as I type this – you should too!  (Er, it’s on NetFlix and they’ll track that you watched it of course.)