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October 26, 2009 · Writing

Treasures from the Trinity College Book Sale

A journey through time courtesy of one of Canada’s best book sales.

October 7, 2009 · Writing

Richard Dawkins romps through Toronto

Everyone’s favourite atheist has a book out this fall and he’s on the road to promote it.

February 24, 2009 · Writing

How to run a code sprint*

*this post only offers hints

December 2, 2008 · Writing

Malcolm Gladwell packs Con Hall

Malcolm Gladwell was back in his old stomping grounds tonight to promote his third book, Outliers: The Story of Success.

November 6, 2008 · Briefs

Angry students on the march

November 5th was the designated Day of Action for the Canadian Federation of Students’ Drop Fees campaign. Students from across the province gathered in dowtnwon Toronto protest the rising cost of higher education.

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.