Day: November 22, 2008

November 22, 2008

Organizing a Bell / Rogers Media Boycott

The CRTC recently announced that it will not take action against Bell Canada and Rogers as they throttle users of the Canadian Internet.  They have failed Canadian consumers and the thousands of small businesses and technology concerns that rely on the Internet for their success. And this article goes so far as to question whether or not Canada’s newly emerging social media network will be […]

November 22, 2008

Newsladder: For the info-junkies in all of us

In the US, a group called the Media Consortium has recently launched a product called ‘Newsladder ‘. If you’re a news junkie, be careful.  There are 22 news feeds and this is likely to grow now that they’ve launched their product.  I didn’t notice a feed devoted to Canada or Canadian publishers, but I’m sure it won’t be long before there is one.  Maybe one […]

November 22, 2008

Using Melamine to Boost Protein

This site offers some background information concerning the use of melamine in foods made and delivered from China. The ‘bottom line’ provided sums everything up nicely: Know where your food comes from and how it’s produced. This may sound like an impossible task, and in many cases it will be. Particularly if you depend on processed and commercially farmed foods. However, if you purchase your […]