Here's a random sampling of some articles I wrote for my blog. Call it designing with words.
It’s the end of an era. Hotmail is no more. While news of its demise has been known for a long time now, the final nail in the coffin will be hammered in soon. By summertime this year, everyone with @hotmail.com addresses will be the proud owners of new @outlook.com identities!
Smartphones have taken the world by storm. No longer in the hands of the few, thanks to Android they are in the hands of the many. Full blown keyboards have made it easy to surf the net, email, and text with others—everywhere we go. Smartphones keep us entertained, occupied, our heads looking down at them. Try looking up once in a while though. You might be missing more than just roses.
You’ve probably seen this joke make the rounds on Facebook a few times now. Take something like your mom’s maiden name, the street you grew up on, maybe the name of your first pet—put them together and what do you get? Your porn name! Hilarious, right? Wrong. Those same questions are the same ones many websites use for security to verify who you are. Oops?
Come July 1, while Canadians celebrate our country’s birthday, it’s us that get a present! Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (CASL) rolls out in full force. It’s good news for consumers, bad news for small businesses.
I’m used to hearing news about the U.S. government spying on its country, but here in Canada? No, that would never happen… Guess I was wrong. Canada’s privacy watchdog is pointing a finger at Ottawa, claiming government officials are using social media to spy on all of us—for no reason at all.
If a bomb explodes, kills people, and no one is around to report it—would we all still feel “terrorized”?
Think about it for a second. If we weren’t constantly bombarded by over the top, sensationalized news reports, or heat of the moment posts on social media, would the world be such a terror-able place?