October 3, 2008 · Writing

My take on Citizen Lab

Citizen Lab has been covered by pretty much every publication out there. Not much of a surprise — hackers battling internet censorship makes for a pretty exciting story. However, in spite of the heroification of these “net commandos”, there’s rarely a focus on the role that North America plays in all of it.

September 12, 2008 · Writing

Campaign web design roundup

2008 is a special year for political web design: the bar has been blown through the roof by BarackObama.com. How do Canadian sites do in comparison?

August 28, 2008 · Writing

What photography tells us about electricity

While wandering around downtown a few years ago, I snapped a shot of a car in motion by panning my camera to match the car’s speed. I thought it was a pretty boring shot until I noticed a pulsing pattern on all the lights in the background.

August 26, 2008 · Writing

First post!

After many years of hand wringing about my lack of a proper site, I’ve finally flipped the switch.

August 4, 2008 · Writing

Fixing my Macbook Screen

Getting around the Apple Tax, DIY style