Google eyes Canada rollout of discreet Street View

September 30, 2007

Saw this on Slashydotty: Google eyes Canada rollout of discreet Street View OTTAWA (Reuters) – Google Inc (GOOG.O: Quote, Profile, Research) is considering a Canadian launch of its Street View map feature, which offers street-level close-ups of city centers, but would blur people’s faces and vehicle license plates to respect tougher Canadian privacy laws, the […]

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Nuit Blanche… That’s French for

September 30, 2007

Nuit Blanche… That’s French for “Art All Over the Place” | The News is NowPublic.com is using one of my photos in the story. Which is nice. 🙂

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Halo3 Toronto

September 30, 2007
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Nuit Blanche

September 30, 2007

I’m not sure what I thought of Nuit Blanche last night. I got some great pictures: Nuit Blanche set. This was the best. But there was just too much performance, and not enough art. I’d say carnival funded by an arts council was the metaphor. Well, there were lots of galleries to go into, but […]

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Online test based on Jung – Myers-Briggs typology

September 29, 2007

Ok, I took this test Online test based on Jung – Myers-Briggs typology and ended up as a ISFP Profile. I won’t say what jeremy and rochelle came up as. Some points: Organized education is difficult for the majority of ISFPs, and many drop out before finishing secondary education. ISFPs internalize their Feeling (by nature […]

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Journal of Dracula Studies

September 29, 2007

I have just been named co-editor of the Journal of Dracula Studies (archived issues available free online). JDS has been published since 1999 under the editorship of Elizabeth Miller, is indexed by the Modern Language Association, and is a publication Transylvanian Society of Dracula (Canadian Chapter).

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William Gibson on Second Life

September 29, 2007

Gibson, talking on CityTV about his experience doing a book launch in second life, was interesting. He talked about his first thoughts on cyberspace as being corporate, and pushing it aside so to explore the cracks and spaces in between in his writing. As for second life itself, he found it to be Disneyfied… Linden […]

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Me, Blake and Kenny

September 28, 2007

You figure out who is what.

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3 bodies found under old Don Jail

September 27, 2007

An old student of mine from when I taught Environmental Science at UofT told me to watch the newspaper for information on what she’d been working on this month, and I found this: 3 bodies found under old Don Jail. Now I know what she’s been up to!

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Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers

September 26, 2007

My friend ‘b’ just emailed me this link… too bad he doesn’t have his own blog, eh? UCR: Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers The same technology that allows easy sharing of music, movies and other content across a network also allows government and media companies easy access to who is illegally downloading that content. […]

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