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Year: 2013

  • The best of 2013

    See last year’s roundup. Besides work and family, I get enjoyment out of books and film. In terms of books, this year was a pretty serious one for me. I was able to acheive my Goodreads goal (again). It says 50, but if you minus off the graphic novels, coursework and essays it is more…


  • Quarterly review: FY13Q4

    Below are links to all the off-the-cuff reviews of books and film from this quarter. I didn’t add to my list of more in depth reviews. Reviews from Goodreads (2013) ★★★★☆ Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking ★★★☆☆ Writing on the Wall ★★★★★ To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found…


  • Cited — A review of Consent of the Networked

    Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom by Rebecca MacKinnon I have owned this book for more than a year, and now that I have finally read it I have to say it was pretty boring. Wait! I am not saying it is a bad book, not by any means! Overall it…


  • After action: 1 month in San Francisco

    Our one month trip to San Francisco to work on our new startup has been very busy and fruitful. Besides hanging out at the German Startup Haus and going to work every day at Runway, we occasionally did get to do some things around the city like visit the Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown, froze…


  • The Internet Archive

    The Internet Archive

    See all photos For our final night in San Francisco before heading back to Canada, we saw the Lost Landscapes of San Francisco show which was put on to benefit the Internet Archive which suffered from a fire recently. The showing was inside the Archive and featured footage of SF from the 1920s to 1980s.…


  • Visiting the EFF

    This week I had the privilege of visiting the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization I am a member of. I reached out to them and asked for a tour. While they were a bit surprised, they gracious showed me around their new three story building on Eddy Street. The EFF used to rent a small…


  • Dive Slates

    A few years ago I discovered the best way to capture ideas in the shower: a dive slate. I have put mine to good use over the years. Each time I fill one up I take a photo to remember it. This is a collage with the 37 slates I filled up this year. I…


  • Nexus 5

    See all unboxing photos on Flickr. It has only been a few days but I have to say that I am immensely enjoying my Nexus 5. For months I have been complaining incessantly about my first Android, a Samsung Galaxy S3. The quality of the software was pretty low, but most of all it was…


  • Travel advisory

    For the next few weeks I will be on the road. One of my business partners and I will be in San Francisco for the next month or so (leaving tomorrow morning) to raise some money for the new business we have been working on for the past year. Anyways, I will probably posting a…


  • Tour of Duty — A review of Black Code

    Black Code: The Battle for the Future of Cyberspace by Ronald J. Deibert Ron Deibert’s book title should probably have the word “tour” in it somewhere, as that is the primary purpose of this book. He covers a whole variety of topics surrounding the fragile nature of the world wide web as we know it.…