Category Archives: Tech

Does This Cloud Compute ?

Well – I see Microsoft this morning re-branded their cloud compute effort as ‘Azure’ which was previously described as being “Windows in a cloud” – hopefully one won’t accidentally open and allow someone to fall through, as the landing could … Continue reading

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Its Election Time in Canada Too !

Yep – with all the focus on what’s happening to the south in what Allan Fotheringham once called ‘the excited States of America’, it is easy to overlook the fact we are having an election up here also ! And … Continue reading

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Stats

One of the benefits (I think ?) with much of the new technology available is the amount of data that becomes available for analysis. Now this obviously is both good and bad, as you can have too much of a … Continue reading

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I've Been Chrome'd !

Like many techno folks, I have been test driving Google’s Chrome browser for much of this past week, and I have to say that I really like it. There has been more than enough press about it as well as … Continue reading

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The Avro Arrow (or "Two Days in Wetaskiwin")

Of the many really great museums I’ve been lucky enough to visit over the years, one of my favourites is the Reynolds Alberta Museum which is about two and half hours north of Calgary in a place called Wetaskiwin (which … Continue reading

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Amazon S3, Backups and Other Things

Most folks these days have a digital camera, and as a result have hundreds and possibly thousands of digital photos and videos littering the hard drives of their computers. Certainly this is true for me and of course it highlights … Continue reading

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Its Lively !

I’ve taken a 60 minute break from the motorcycles, and have been playing with Google’s new offering called Lively which is a new entry into the virtual world space similar (but also quite different) to Second Life. Unlike Second Life … Continue reading

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And She Said It Was "Cute"

I have been tracking the MID (mobile internet device) space for some time now, and have tested several devices just to get some real world experience using them. These devices supercede the UMPC devices that were all the talk of … Continue reading

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FiRe !

Just got back from a very chilly, wet and windy San Diego – I was told again by the locals that this was very unseasonable weather but frankly as the weather has been the same each time I’ve been there, … Continue reading

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Fun With Microsoft

Well, it has been a fun filled few days !! My son keeps telling me to switch over to another BLOG space provider, but till now I really haven’t had an issue with the Microsoft Live spaces offering, other than … Continue reading

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