CBC Radio – 1994 Almanac Show

Here’s another radio broadcast from 1994 on good old CBC Radio 690. I appeared on the Almanac afternoon show with host Cecilia Walters and Marg Meikle, known then as CBC’s Answer Lady, to discuss the Internet. The technology was fairly new to most in 1994 and a mysterious and little understood technology which is reflected […]

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The Internet in 1994

Back in the early 90’s my brother and I started a small business we called The Net Brothers. We offered software installation, configuration and tutorials to help businesses and a few home users access the Internet. It was a tricky business back then and most people that wanted to access the Internet had problems finding […]

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Is Twitter worth your time?

I’m still unsold on the recent Twitter phenomenon. The ability to post quick notes to ‘followers’ defies logic and brings to mind the CB radio craze of the 70’s. I follow a few people on Twitter such as Lance Armstrong, Al Gore and John Mayer. Here’s a sampling of Lance Armstrong’s tweets over the last […]

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The second most popular page on Facebook

What’s the most popular page on Facebook? The Barack Obama page of course. What else. Now, what’s the second most popular page on Facebook? Give up? Coca-Cola! I’m not a huge fan of social networking sites (although I have Facebook and Twitter accounts) and don’t feel good about letting complete strangers know what I’m doing […]

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Today’s front pages

Do you want to see and read the front pages from newspapers all over the world? Have a look at Newseum billed as the world’s most interactive museum. Run your mouse over the small dots on the page and today’s front page from that location will appear on the right. Click the dot to visit […]

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