On CBC this morning: @meslin and @metromorning on...
Are we citizens? Taxpayers? Stakeholders? Customers? Residents? Worthwhile and thought-provoking discussion on CBC this morning about how we define ourselves in terms of our relationship to public institutions and to one another. Dave Meslin and Matt Galloway spent several minutes talking about how the answer to that question influences what kind of city and community we have. Last fall in Local...
Caught by the Boob Cam - Roger Ebert's Journal →
French woman tucks a tiny camera into the top button hole of her V-neck. Guess what she records. (h/t @BinaBecker)
Time lapse photography
See previous post. Sent from my BlackBerry
Street-level creativity, Ossington & Argyle
According to Ford-O-Vision, this is an eyesore and these guys are prime candidates for rides on the Cherry Beach Express. Unless it carries commercial sanction, of course. Then it’s all about Respect for Taxpayers because it doesn’t require a delivery from the Gravy Train. Sent from my BlackBerry
Redpath Sugar and the Toronto waterfront
Well, the script doesn’t write itself as easily as all that. Another reason to be wary of manufactured narratives. Interesting piece from Tavia Grant in the Globe this morning. The headline: “Redpath Sugar is sticking around, gentrification be damned.” At first glance, it’s easy to sympathize with Redpath. One can’t help but feel a sentimental attachment to an...
Because public breast-feeding means the terrorists...
From Atlanta, Georgia: a courageous act of resistance against the tyranny of breast-feeding babies and their moms. Forest Park Restricts Public Breast Feeding With a tip of the chapeau to TorontoEmergencyRN at Those Emergency Blues.
Forget the tethering police, the rooting police... →
A nasty little underside to the debate about just who gets to control your mobile device and how you use it.
Getting FASD on the radar: More on public support...
Every few months, we go to a support group for parents of children with FASD. The demographics vary; some are dealing with kids in their early years, some with teens, and some with young adults. But in a context like this, there’s just no way to express what an invaluable resource the group’s been. There isn’t enough advocacy or awareness of the unique challenges presented by...
What the Ultra-Personalized Internet Is Hiding... →
Nice, eh? And all this time you thought the Intertoobz were a force for good.
The Tumblr / Posterous debate continues
So I was thinking Tumblr because from what I’ve seen, it’s slightly more accommodating to HTML tweakage. However, it doesn’t allow you to import content from other blogs / platforms. Posterous does …
My blog on Posterous →
Playing around with both of these, but from what I can tell, Tumblr offers a bit more flexibility in terms of HTML than Posterous. Going to try importing …