The Seasonal Changeover

The garage is a gong show at the moment. That time when everything has to be moved around to accommodate the coming and passing season. There are generally only two of these each year, one in Fall to Winter and one in Spring to Summer. I have a two car garage that has only ever [...]

Badass Librarians and Libraries

Photo by Janko Ferlič on Unsplash I've caught some interesting stuff about libraries and librarians lately. The first was an episode of Now or Never on CBC Radio, called Beyond the shelves: Discovering the magic in public libraries. Primarily about the opening of the new Calgary Library, the episode went on to talk about how today's libraries are [...]

The Dark Forests of the Internet

Photo by Rosie Fraser on Unsplash Yancey Strickler, cofounder of Kickstarter, has written an interesting piece on Medium about how the Internet is becoming segmented into different channels primarily out of people's desire to feel safer to express themselves honestly while being free from the barrage of advertising and tracking. I can relate to much of what he [...]