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100 Percent Wind Powered Denmark

Denmark is making the news today because it has had a day where its wind power energy production was higher than its total usage (Source: Energy Transition). As a country, they are looking to have one hundred percent of their energy be from renewable resources by 2050. The Danes have loads of relatively inexpensive wind…

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary and Cineplex

The 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who is coming up in less than a month, and when I had heard that they were going to simulcast the episode in 3D in certain theatres, I was super excited. One such theatre was in Toronto, less than two hours from home. This meant that Annie and I, had…

BBM for Android: Lame

The only person in my life that I know has a Blackberry phone is my niece, and I found out today that she doesn’t have a data plan, and thus can’t use BBM. Thankfully, a friend of mine installed BBM on her phone, and after some issues with inviting each other, we were connected and…

Working From Home is Hard

People really don’t understand how difficult it is to work remotely. My schedule is flexible. I am not trying to put in a set amount of time per day, or meet any specific metrics, and as such, most of my day is based on a feeling of completion. A feeling that I’m getting enough work…

Halton Hills Community Energy Plan Rant

So a little while back, it looked like the city that I live in was interested in the opinions of the people living here and set up an IdeaScale board for submissions relating to a Halton Hills community energy plan. IdeaScale, for those of you that don’t know is like your own private voting area.…

Kids Can’t Use Computers

There is an amazing post from a few weeks back on Coding 2 Learn and it is entitled, Kids Can’t Use Computers… And This Is Why It Should Worry You, and it discusses some things I’ve known for a while, but never really put in words. The most important part for me is the following:…

Living in Georgetown

I have lived in Georgetown for around five months now, and I wanted to give a quick update on my thoughts regarding the town. Warning, this is a bit of a rant.