Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Carbon49 - Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Four Green Initiatives Employees Are Sure to Embrace

Who wouldn’t want to work in an engaging office environment? An engaged workforce makes a happier workplace and promotes a culture of collaboration and creativity, as numerous studies show. Corporate green initiatives are some of the best ways to engage employees. Here are four ideas that are simple to run and cost little to implement.

. . . → Read More: Carbon49 – Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Four Green Initiatives Employees Are Sure to Embrace

Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Business Models vs Capabilities

One of the most fascinating aspect of following technology is not just the speed at which the technologies themselves change. It is that the shifts are so large and so fast that business models need to get changed on the fly. Many of the biggest battles in tech are not battles between products, as . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Business Models vs Capabilities

LeDaro: Tax refund for $500 million for BlackBerry

If you’re a big corporation and suffer losses then you may qualify for hundreds of million in tax refund. More welfare for corporations and big businesses. If an ordinary person loses his/her job no tax refund.

Read more here.

. . . → Read More: LeDaro: Tax refund for $500 million for BlackBerry

Writings of J. Todd Ring: The New Blackberry 10 – Time to ditch Apple and Google both

The Blackberry 10 has just been unveiled, and the question returns: Blackberry, iPhone or Google-based Android smart phone? Here are some thoughts, techno-weenie talk aside. We’re talking pure functionality and ethics here, not who has the best gizmo-gadgetry whiz-bang for the buck. Google is a partner in evil, willingly collaborating with the super-creepy NSA’s deeply . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: The New Blackberry 10 – Time to ditch Apple and Google both

THE FIFTH COLUMN: The Stages of Human Communication Technology

Language (pre-history)

Written Language (circa 3200 BC)

The Printing Press (circa 1440 ) (Johannes Gutenberg)

Telephone (1861/1875)

Radio Broadcasting (circa 1910)

Television Broadcasting (1928/1936)

The Internet (1969) (ARPANET)

Smart Phones (1992) (RIM BlackBerry 1999)

Things Are Good: Charge Your Phone with the Sun

We’ve seen DIY iPod solar chargers before and now an Ottawa-based company has produced a consumer one. The PowerTrip is a small battery with a USB jack and a solar panel on it. Enter the PowerTrip, from Ottawa-based Ecosol. In a package about the size of a deck of cards, the PowerTrip houses a battery […] . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Charge Your Phone with the Sun

Trashy's World: I apologise in advance if you have a BlackBerry…

… well, sorta… it WAS your choice, after all… Share and Enjoy: Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: I apologise in advance if you have a BlackBerry…

djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: RIM stock dives, what’s next for the BlackBerry maker?

It looks like my predictions about Blockbuster and RIM are coming true. In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I discuss what options are available to Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, in the shadow of a massive stock price drop. We talk about what this means for the . . . → Read More: djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: RIM stock dives, what’s next for the BlackBerry maker?

djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: The tablet computer market and the BlackBerry Playbook

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with guest host Holly Preston and I talk about the BlackBerry Playbook, calling it a cross between a tablet and a smart phone, while highlighting it’s touch border, lack of apps, user interface, and it’s need to tether to a BlackBerry. We also discuss the GSlate and . . . → Read More: djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: The tablet computer market and the BlackBerry Playbook

The Global Express: iPhone vs Blackberry

The smartphone market has really taken off since people discovered that yes, you can indeed have email on your phone! It’s one of those innovations that has changed the speed of life and our style of life. When we walk outside our door, we first look… . . . → Read More: The Global Express: iPhone vs Blackberry

McGuinty: A Product of Technology

Too bad no one was paying attention, after all they were probably too busy on social network sites reporting that he was about to make a comment. All the while missing the big picture entirely. The result ultimately trickles down to the youth of today’… . . . → Read More: McGuinty: A Product of Technology