Things Are Good: A Game Designed to Help Solve Eye Problems

Diplopia – A VR Game to Help Strabismus and Amblyopia is exactly what it sounds like. This sounds like a great gaming project! The game is meant to help people who have some eye issues strengthen their weak eye to restore (near) perfect control over their stereo-vision. You can contribute to the project at IndieGogo ...

Susan on the Soapbox: Alison Redford’s Vision for Alberta–”Trust Industry” (gulp)

Brian Mason (NDP) is right.  The only way to find out what’s going on in Alison Redford’s head is to pay to attend a function in her honour. Glenbow Museum So on Monday night, Mr Soapbox and I were milling about at the Glenbow Museum, debating about whether to sneak off to see the A ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Occupy Love (2013): Official Trailer (Video)

We recommend:Occupy Wall Street 1 Year Later: A Roundtable DiscussionOccupied Ottawa to celebrate one year anniversaryOn Wednesday in Ottawa, Occupy This!Liberal leadership race: Garneau calls on Trudeau to take a stand FBI knew of plot to kill OWS activists, remained silent The post Occupy Love (2013): Official Trailer (Video) appeared first on The Canadian Progressive ...

The Canadian Progressive: Liberal leadership race: Garneau calls on Trudeau to take a stand

By Marc Garneau Press Release | Feb. 13, 2013:  OTTAWA – Federal Liberal Leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau has a responsibility to tell Canadians where he stands and where he intends to lead now, not after the leadership race is over, says leadership candidate Marc Garneau. “As Liberals, we cannot wait until after the leadership race is ...

The Disaffected Lib: A Look Into the Cardboard Soul of Steve Harper

I think I understand Steve Harper’s failure as a prime minister after reading parts of the transcript of his year-end interview with Global TV anchor, Dawna Friesen. Harper stated the obvious, that his priority is the Canadian economy although he didn’t quite say, “at the expense of anything and everything else.” The chilling part came ...

350 or bust: Thirty Minutes To Change Your World

The Spring of Sustainability is a three-month series of events that allows callers to interact directly with world-class visionaries by phone or webcast, for free.  Since the end of March, this amazing series has brought visionaries like Vandana Shiva, Hunter Lovins, John Robbins, and Van Jones to people all over the world, for free. If ...

350 or bust: Live Long And Prosper, Already

Gene Roddenberry, the creator of the amazingly popular Star Trek series, was a man ahead of his time. Here is one of the things he  to say about humanity and our problems (with one editorial comment from me!): “I believe in humanity. We are an incredible species. We’re still just a child creature, and we’re ...

Politics, Re-Spun: 17 Federal NDP Leadership Possibilities

Jack Layton spent much time in his last days crafting his messages of hope, justice, optimism, equality and integrity: encouraging us to move on and build on the Orange Crush that he was such a key part of. So far I’ve heard of 17 who people are talking about considering as leadership contenders; few are ...

On The Road To Metropolis « All Fired Up In The Big Smoke

@cityslikr’s pal Urban Sophisticat on the Six Sigma sickness currently afflicting our municipal leadership. Read it now. On The Road To Metropolis « All Fired Up In The Big Smoke

On the Train

I’m sitting on the West Coast Express, on my way into the LPCBC offices, enjoying a coffee I bought on the train, typing my blog entry on my laptop (which would be plugged into the provided power if I didn’t have a ridiculously good battery), connected to the internets with my Telus/Sierra Wireless internet stick. ...

Mergers, Coalitions and Fear

There has been a lot of talk in the past week or so about the possibility of some kind of political alliance between the LPC and the NDP. Mr. Ignatieff is reported to have said today that while he has no intention of any kind of pre-election deal with the NDP, that a post-election coalition ...