Undead @ Congress 2008

May 31, 2008
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I’m in vancouver to present my paper “Anne of the Undead: changeling child and the uncanny in Avonlea” at the Anne of Green Gables Panel at ACCUTE at Congress 2008, and I’m also helping out with Anne of Green Gables: A Literary Icon at 100: Exhibit Opening & Symposium. Still exhausted from 16 hours of […]

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CBC Radio’s Web Presence is BUSTED

May 29, 2008

Try any CBC URL, and it will take you to http://www.cbc.ca/mobile/ today. Just tested it from France. Ben tried it in Canada, and Aleja tried it from NYC. It is pretty funny. Try even Google caches and viola [we wanted CBC classical], it is borked. I wonder if they’ve noticed. 🙂 Let me know when […]

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Centre for Interdisciplinary Human Factors Research at Ryerson University

May 29, 2008
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I’ve just joined the Centre for Interdisciplinary Human Factors Research at Ryerson University. Thought I would share. I like the picture they chose of the options.

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Court Finds Dell Guilty of Fraud

May 29, 2008

According to Court Finds Dell Guilty of Fraud – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership: Dell was found guilty on Tuesday of fraud, false advertising, deceptive business practices and abusive debt collection practices in a case brought by the New York attorney general. The Albany County Supreme Court found that Dell deprived customers of technical support […]

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Ken ✭ 2 0 0 8 ✭ Canada Dance Festival

May 29, 2008

Ken ✭ 2 0 0 8 ✭ Canada Dance Festival

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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: teacher reassigned for ousting student

May 28, 2008

Teacher lets class vote kindergartner out :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Nation PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A kindergarten teacher has been reassigned after she allowed her students to oust a fellow 5-year-old from the classroom because of his disciplinary problems. Morningside Elementary School teacher Wendy Portillo was removed from classroom duties until further action may […]

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Saudi maid verdict ‘outrageous’

May 26, 2008
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Saudi maid verdict ‘outrageous’: Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi judges to overturn a decision to drop charges against a Saudi couple accused of severely abusing an Indonesian maid. A judge in Riyadh awarded $670 damages to the maid, Nour Miyati, but dropped all charges against her employers. The female employer, who admitted the […]

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20-Year Journey for 15-Minute Fall – NYTimes.com

May 26, 2008
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20-Year Journey for 15-Minute Fall – NYTimes.com This actually really blew me away. I’m not that much for stunts. But think of it. If humans can actually dive into the earth from space and not die and not burn up it would radically change our notion of what the planet is, and our relationship with […]

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The Obama Connection – NYTimes.com

May 26, 2008
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Op-Ed Columnist – The Obama Connection – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com The Obama Connection It’s the networks, stupid. More than any other factor, it has been Barack Obama’s grasp of the central place of Internet-driven social networking that has propelled his campaign for the Democratic nomination into a seemingly unassailable lead over Hillary Clinton. Her campaign […]

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St. Lucie teacher has students vote on whether 5-year-old can stay in class

May 25, 2008
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St. Lucie teacher has students vote on whether 5-year-old can stay in class. All I can say is that I wish I ran the zoo! I’m offended, if the report has any basis in reality.

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