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Yeah, um, Apple Music is way too complicated. I’m sticking with Rdio

Apple Music hasn’t decided if it’s a stream or a store, if it’s online or software, and it’s a mess.

Posted on 1 July 2015 and filed under articles, comments, main, music, reviews

Recommended starter episodes for Radiotopia, a storytelling revolution

Hand-picked episodes of my favourite radio shows, so you will donate a dollar to them.

Posted on 3 November 2014 and filed under main, radio, reviews

If This Then That

I’ve been doing some heavier posts lately, so here’s something lighter-weight. It’s highlighting a cool new service that I’ve found very useful and think deserves some attention. If This Then That (henceforth ifttt) is a simple tool that let’s you tell the internet “If this happens, then make that happen.” It’s really straight-forward and well-designed, and you can […]

Posted on 21 December 2011 and filed under how to, reviews, social media

Foursquare: Worth Checking In Again?

It was Foursquare Day (really) over the weekend, so I’m going to jot down some quick thoughts on what has fully emerged as the dominant player in geolocation– and why I’m still using it. It’s not about mayors and badges anymore: A large part of Foursquare’s early hook was the game aspect. If you checked-in […]

Posted on 18 April 2011 and filed under comments, Prince George, reviews, social media

Prince George Music Reviews

There’s been a complicated history of arts publications, both on and offline, in Prince George over the last decade. The latest (and best funded) venture into this landscape is The Scene PG. Published by the daily newspaper Prince George Citizen, it currently functions as an online band directory/coming events calendar and a biannual glossy distributed […]

Posted on 26 January 2011 and filed under music, personal, Prince George, reviews

A Recommendation for Snapfish

I know this isn’t new news to a lot of people, but Snapfish is great. If you’re looking to print photos, I highly recommend them. We started using them after getting a bunch of free coupons: Flickr gave me a free photo book for renewing my account, as a new user I got free prints. […]

Posted on 18 December 2010 and filed under reviews

How I Fell Out of Love With Scribd

Scribd 101: What is Scribd This was going to be a post about how I fell in love with Scribd, but instead it’s one about how I could have fell in love with it, but instead now find it less than perfect. First, what is Scribd? The object at the top of this post is […]

Posted on 24 September 2010 and filed under reviews, social media

For Fantastic Customer Service, Go to Marine Plus

I don’t have a boat, but if I did I would get all my supplies from Marine Plus. Here’s why. One of our mic stands at CFUR broke. Well, it didn’t break, but the bolt holding it onto the desk did. Seems fairly straightforward to replace, but as it turns out, it was pretty tough. […]

Posted on 23 September 2010 and filed under CFUR, comments, personal, Prince George, reviews

Why I Don’t See the Point of an iPad

I have a Fujitsu T-Series Lifebook Tablet PCthat stopped working properly for its original owner, and so was given to us a few years back, so I understand the beauty of using a tablet, even one with a shot hard drive and lack of a touch screen (save for the stylus). It’s great for taking […]

Posted on 17 June 2010 and filed under reviews, technology


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