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Online Storage Wars

Online Storage Wars

The battle for all of your cloud-based needs is heating up! I’m not surprised, and say bring it on! Up until now, the convenience of online storage was a costly one. That’s all changing now!

US Airways: How Not To Do Social Media

US Airways Plane

What started off as a routine customer complaint via tweet, turned into the greatest “oops” in the history of Twitter. How do you respond to a passenger angry about ignored tweets? By saying you value their feedback and tell them where to send it, linking them to a NSFW image of a woman having sex with a toy airplane, of course.

How To Be An Edmontonian

Edmonton

After all the success the viral video on “how to be a Vancouverite” has had, I think it’s time time to expand the series with other major Canadian cities. After being born and raised in Edmonton, I vote the next in line should be “How to be an Edmontonian”.

The End Of Literacy, Or The Beginning Of A New Era?

Ain't Nobody Got Time For That

If Shakespeare were alive today, what do you think he’d have to say about today’s literacy? All of these LOLs and OMGs, hashtags and 140 character snippets. He’d think we’ve all gone mad, turned back into cavemen—this is certainly not prose! Would he have a point? Have we regressed, or has our literacy just evolved?

Your Content: Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!

Your content sucks

I’m sorry, it’s over. It’s not me, it’s you—rather your content. It’s boring, unimaginative, long-winded, and makes no sense. What are you even trying to say? I have “the talk” with websites every day. I get wooed by a catchy title, but it’s a complete let down once I start reading. Sound familiar?