Five years ago, I was invited to be part of a technology panel, and I amused the crowd by reporting to them how some fifteen years earlier I had predicted the demise of the Internet. And on this later panel – the one that took place five years ago – I boldly predicted, with a […]
How active are Canadians on Social Media? To get an idea, I did a bit of online research, focusing on three platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Some rudimentary figures turned out to be quite interesting: Canada has a population of approximately 35 million people. Of those, 11 million (31%) are on LinkedIn, 19 million (54%) […]
So I just went to pick up my passport, and before they gave it to me I had to procure a picture ID. Hm.
Remember Clippy? That animated paper clip thing that zipped around trying to offer help with Microsoft Office? He was as annoying as is the Trivago commercial guy. Here is something else I find annoying. I click on a link to an interesting article only to find out when I get there that it’s in fact […]
So Microsoft introduced this “awesome new feature that helps filter your low-priority email”. It is called Clutter, and works like this: A new folder has been added to Outlook, called Clutter, and if Outlook deems certain messages are low-priority, it moves them there. According to Microsoft, this feature “learns” so for example if you move […]