The best advice I have as a longtime writer, technical writer, and reader, is that we are in a severe crisis and must act that way. This includes avoiding other people, staying at home if possible, and following directives of scientists and experts in their respective fields, especial
I just wanted to clarify a line of thought this blog sometimes takes. I was well schooled, which I appreciate, at places like Saint George’s School of Montréal, where we read and critiqued books like George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World—Huxley bec
To protest or not to protest? That is the question on the lips of many children, millenials and workers these days as we are confronted with weather events daily: witness Cyclone Idai in Africa. I recently had a related comment in the Montreal Gazette about the environmental protests
I just finished reading Yuval Noah Harari’s second book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and I think it confirms many of the ideas I discuss on my blog, like the importance of understanding the biases of software from an almost non-technical perspective, e.g. the politic
The debate over communications rages on much according to Tim Wu’s argument in The Master Switch, and more narrowly made in technically oriented books like Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier and one I just recently read called Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein about the Apple
I am a writer, web developer, and consultant with over 20 years experience. I have served small, medium, and up to very large clients. These include billion dollar tech companies such as Autodesk and the highest profile production houses like Moment Factory: who worked on the Super Bowl show with Madonna.