Canada Day

July 1, 2008 at 23:31 | Posted in Life | Comments Off on Canada Day
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This is one of the floats that was in the St. Andrews, NB. Canada Day Parade.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “Canada Day“, posted with vodpod

You can see my other two videos with the link below

and

Plus I have some photos up at here

I have a Vid of the fireworks going up.. I’ll update this Blog when it on online.

Enjoy

—- Update —

The Fireworks clip is now online

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Caps, About more then just “Downloads”

May 2, 2008 at 22:25 | Posted in Tech | Comments Off on Caps, About more then just “Downloads”
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The CBC had an interesting article about the move away from “unlimited” internet service. I actually applaud the ISP’s loosing the “Unlimited” terminology, because it never was. (just check your EUA and AUP (End User Agreement and Acceptable Use Policy for those not up on their TLA’s).

The article was fairly good but in talking about the caps, but they failed to mention one basic but hugely important fact. The caps ar not just on “Downloads” the caps apply to all traffic on your internet connection. Every webpage you view, every IM message you send, every bit of spam and e-mail, EVERYTHING and that can add up quickly for a highly connected user. I often do remote tech support which means Skype for voice while I have a VNC or RDP session running and that is a combination that can eat up bandwidth in a hurry.

All that said, I never did actually hit the 60GB limit. There were time I could have.. or if I were to do some thing I’d like to do.. such as run a TOR exit node I’d hit it pretty quickly. I guess I just wish the main stream media would report the whole story. instead of focusing on “Downloads” as though that was the only thing being counted.

Excelent Video on Fair Copyright in Canada!!

March 12, 2008 at 20:56 | Posted in Cool, Vod/Pod casts | Comments Off on Excelent Video on Fair Copyright in Canada!!
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I just watched an excellent video on fair copyright in Canada. The Speaker is Micheal Geist. The Talk is entitled “Facing Up To Facebook: The Fight For Fair Copyright in Canada”

you can find more information about the talk on Micheal Geist’s blog here

or you can watch the video directly here

I highly Recommend watching the video.

Enjoy.

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