Is Canada Immune?

It’s easy to get a bit self-satisfied North of the border – especially, when we look South and think, “at least that’s not us.” The past two days of the market and guidance from world institutions show us that it’s not as rosy as...
HP TouchPad & the craze of “Winning”

HP TouchPad & the craze of “Winning”

At 9:00 p.m. on August 22nd, when I entered the hunt for a HP Touch for $99, I’d already lost. The HP TouchPad frenzy of the past week was sparked by Hewlett Packard’s announcement that they will no longer continue to produce the tablet. It was fanned when...
Visual.ly shows me I’m 3% Interesting

Visual.ly shows me I’m 3% Interesting

This morning a post from Lucy Bernholz came across my inbox. I like following what she has to say on philanthropy because she loves data and metrics. And I don’t. She’s got a great way of making it more interesting than usual. While I may not love data, I...

Ubuntu

Ubuntu is the name of the font used on this site and on Ordering Cupcakes. I chose it for it clean lines, but thought it had a bit of character as well. It’s a Google Font. Each morning I read from The Book of Awakening (an Oprah Favorite). Today’s (July...
Refresh: Six Months of Learning WordPress

Refresh: Six Months of Learning WordPress

Six months ago, I decided to learn WordPress.  I had used it for blogging, but never tried designing with it.  About the same time, I also changed my employment.  The intention was to really provide space for my hobbies to flourish.  One of those hobbies being...
Removing the Curtain: Bringing Yourself to Social Media

Removing the Curtain: Bringing Yourself to Social Media

Recording of a talk I did at the Social Media Breakfast Calgary (SMBYYC #19) on June 17, 2011.  The first ten minutes are cut off (arguably, the best minutes with my Russian pen pal & Guns and Roses stories), but you can see the framework in the Prezi that I...

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