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May 25, 2012

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Free market economy isn’t free… it’s stupid.

I was heading down to Toronto Wednesday, driving, to speak at Interquest (more on that in a follow-up post) and I noticed… trucks. Tons of trucks. Three quarters of the traffic going down to Toronto was trucks. Mostly I noticed the livestock trucks because… well because they stink. Nothing like following a truck full of […]

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April 23, 2012

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No blog for you!!

Are you on a mobile device? No blog for you!! Thanks to Lisa an Paul who pointed out a tiny little glitch that made it impossible to read my blog on a mobile device! The default permalink structure of WordPress was apparently freaking out and replaced the blog/?p=999 with blog/?m and gave a page not […]

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April 17, 2012

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Give me 10 years, and I will change your life.

I was talking to a friend today around lunchtime, talking about how long it takes to be proficient in music. I said, about 10 years. He was shocked. “But surely I can play music well before 10 years”, he countered. “Of course!”, I replied. “You asked about proficiency. There’s a huge difference between playing and playing […]

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April 11, 2012


Instagrammed

I had totally forgotten about Instagram. It’s a shame because as far as I’m concerned it’s the only way to take pictures with an iPhone. The iPhone camera is so godawful that only by these cute filters is the result visually interesting. I look forward to some more pictures on the road.

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April 9, 2012


Dell lessons for the Royal Bank of Canada

When I heard that the Royal Bank of Canada is starting to outsource some services to India this year, I had an initially negative reaction. Like most people, I incorrectly assumed that if a bank has “Canada” in the name it would have some responsibility, even peripherally, to the welfare of the Canadian economy, job sector, level […]

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