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As I write this, Guns N’ Roses (well, really Axl Rose and his hired guns) are filling my headphones with music from the album, Chinese…
A week ago, the Danish toy company Lego lost yet another court case in its long, futile and wrongheaded battle to protect itself from competition.
A couple of weeks ago, I went through another of my intermittent periods of small-town media celebrity.
‘I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.
When we think of technology and corn together, these days, we generally think of ethanol — the nominal (and, I would argue, completely bogus)…
This week, along with 14,511 other Yukoners, I went through the time-honored ritual of picking up a pencil (stubby and cheap, but mightier, we are…
A couple of weeks ago, I met up with an old customer of mine from my days in the internet business. An affable, well-spoken man, though a…
I am writing this article in airports and on airplanes as I return from a junket to Montreal (actually, Laval, but they are close enough to be the…
This week, I took a few minutes to read a nine-page “briefing note” published by the Canadian Library Association in response to the…
A recent dust-up over patent rights between Apple and Burst.com, Inc. has brought surprising, short-term celebrity to a fellow named Kane Kramer.
I have spent the past couple of evenings futzing around, off and on, with Google’s latest software offering — a new web-browsing program.
My duties at the Yukon Technology Innovation Centre are generally of the duff-under-desk variety, but this week I managed to get in a rare fieldtrip.
Because you are reading this column in this newspaper, it is a reasonable assumption that you are the kind of person who likes to read newspapers.
MIRAFLORES LOCKS, Panama I spent last Monday morning in a tropical rainstorm in Panama City, standing on the observation platform of the Miraflores…
I was drafted into doing a presentation this coming week at the Summit of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region in Vancouver.
Though it is clearly to early in the game to predict the end of the story, I have been keenly following the political fortunes of Barack Obama over…
First, and very briefly, a word of apology for the photo of the funny-looking noggin that appears on the masthead of this column, for the first time.
First of all, because I am going out on something of a controversial limb, here, let me make it clear who is doing the talking.