Saturday, July 20, 2013

What Changed the Olympics Forever   

Reading

Bob Greene writing for CNN back in July 2012: It may be hard for young viewers of this summer’s London Olympics to imagine, but all the sponsorships, advertisements and marketing hoopla that are a standard part of big-dollar contemporary Olympic … Continue reading →

Friday, July 19, 2013

Debating Vancouver’s Harm-Reduction Strategies

Opinion

Licia Corbella writing for the Calgary Herald regarding the recent drug-related death of Glee star Cory Monteith: It’s unlikely that the 31-year-old would have risked bringing hard drugs across the border from his home in the United States, so it’s … Continue reading →

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Scroll to the Top on iOS Devices

iOS

This is my favourite iOS tip to share with others.  Imagine you are using the Safari app on your iPhone or iPad and you have spent the last few minutes scrolling through a lengthy article.  You are now at the … Continue reading →

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Google Maps for iPad   

Technology

Daniel Graf, Director of Google Maps, writing on the Google Maps Blog: Last week we launched the new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets. And now, we’re rolling out the brand new Google Maps experience for iPhone and … Continue reading →