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Stompin’ Tom’s battle

A place isn’t defined by who happened to be born there and left. It’s defined by who decides to stay.

Posted on 9 March 2013 and filed under articles, Canada, cities, ideas, misc, music

Is your competition really your competition?

When your biggest threat is actually an asset.

Posted on 10 August 2012 and filed under articles, Best Of, ideas, journalism, media

The Tweakers

“The Tweaker” by Malcolm Gladwell → “The point of Meisenzahl and Mokyr’s argument is that this sort of tweaking is essential to progress. James Watt invented the modern steam engine, doubling the efficiency of the engines that had come before. But when the tweakers took over the efficiency of the steam engine swiftly quadrupled. Samuel […]

Posted on 4 December 2011 and filed under ideas

Squeezing Into A Billion Solar Systems: Population Growth In Prince George

Yesterday’s Citizen featured an opinion piece by Todd Whitcombe, UNBC science professor and past provincial NDP candidate. It’s behind a paywall, so here’s the portion that I’ll be commenting on: “None of these economic opportunities are going to generate the thousands of jobs that we need in this town in order to prosper and grow. […]

Posted on 29 November 2011 and filed under Best Of, comments, ideas, Prince George

What is our ideal population size?

Kits beach on a Thursday   Last week,  I was down in Vancouver and Squamish. Vancouver while my partner worked, and Squamish for a wedding. In Vancouver, I had the day to myself in Kitsilano. It was a sunny day, so at one point I went to the beach. It was nice and close by, […]

Posted on 5 September 2011 and filed under articles, comments, ideas, Prince George

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