Aka’s a commie!

March 10, 2009

There are a few different meanings for my chosen name. There’s the pretty standard “also known as” which I suspect everyone knows. There’s also the “Alpha Kappa Alpha“, the United States’ first sorority for African-American women. Then there’s others I found out via anime, such as it’s meaning in Japanese as Red (赤), or Aka-chan […]

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My idea for iTunes

March 8, 2009

For a long long time I’ve had this idea for iTunes. In fact, I emailed the idea to them quite some time ago with no response, which frustrated me. And really this idea could be used for any music management application, I just choose iTunes because that’s what I use. So here’s the idea, WavPack. […]

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Edward Burtynsky

March 6, 2009

Another oldy here. Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian photographer whose works center around industry and how they change the landscape. Showing us the beautiful side of industrial pollution and construction.

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TED Talks: An exceptional talk by Sir Ken Robinson

March 6, 2009

Admittedly this is an old TED talk, it’s from February 2006, but wasn’t posted until June of the same year. It’s a talk by Sir Ken Robinson about creativity and schools and how schools are killing it. I’ve watched this talk many times and it’s definitely among my favourite TED talks. It’s not a topic […]

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BNL’s split up, Page’s side

March 2, 2009

Finally having the time to follow up on this news I listened to Steven Page’s interview on CBC Radio1’s Q podcast (Feb 27, 2009). It was a lengthy interview at 12 minutes long and can be found after the Jimmy Fallon interview approximately 18 minutes in. Listening to Page explain his side, or his view […]

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Steven Page parting ways with the Barenaked Ladies

February 25, 2009

Bit of sad news today, perhaps my favourite band is sort of breaking up. Steven Page, the frontman of the band is leaving to pursue a solo career. The remaining members of the band, Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson and Tyler Stewart, will continue to perform as the Barenaked Ladies. I wonder how the […]

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