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April 9, 2012

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Danger – NPLS

By request from my gamer friends… Click the link below for a print quality PDF danger sign that any hard core RP gamer can appreciate. Display proudly when gaming sessions may be interrupted by passers-by. Danger NPLS

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March 15, 2012

Café Dépôt and Montreal service in general.

I went to Café Dépôt. You can’t blame me. I’d been translating sales pitches for three days straight and I could hardly open my mouth without “Opportunity” “Relational” or “Personalised” coming out. I needed coffee, and I needed to get back to work right quick. Now the coffee at Café Dépôt isn’t great. OK, I […]

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March 7, 2012

Is it true that “none of us are as smart as all of us?”

I believe in the concept of brainstorming. I believe that if you get a bunch of people into a room to find a solution to a problem, with at least a couple of people who know what they’re talking about, you will very likely find a solution. The problem is that we have, as a […]

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February 28, 2012

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We are programmed the way we are – TED talk

I recently watched a very interesting TED talk. Here’s the link, if you want to see what I’m talking about: Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives | Video on I’ve found it interesting because for a long time I’ve hung on to a stereotype. I’ve had the hubris to look […]

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February 7, 2012

C’est beau!

In the span of just a few minutes, on the bus this morning, I heard “C’est beau.” several times. For those of you not entirely versed in Québecois French here’s an expression dictionary entry: C’est beau [seh bo] 1. It’s pretty. 2. That’s nice. 3. That’s OK. (don’t worry about it) 4. You can stop […]

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