• Ulysses 3

    This past week I’ve been using Ulysses 3 (U3) as my writing studio after a long stretch of only using iA Writer and nvALT. U3 comes to the table with a system I can use for almost all of my writing needs. That’s mostly because the value proposition of U3 isn’t in just being another […]

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  • Real-time Brands

    Real-time content, real-time analytics, and real-time marketing all sound increasingly interesting and cool, but they’re also increasingly expensive and require real-time permission, real-time resources, and real-time creative insights. At the end of it all who’s to say what the results of all that real-time marketing will be, or when they’ll deliver? Is the reward, real-time […]

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  • West Toronto CrossFit, where I train and coach was reviewed in blogTO yesterday. I was kind of nervous with having a photographer come in and shoot us doing a workout, but am pleased that I didn’t embarrass myself and that the gym got a good review. (via blogTO)

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  • It’s about time I sat down and forced myself to write something. I’ve constantly been doing stuff, focusing on reading and learning since the last time I blogged in October, and longer still since I worked on the series of sketches that first appeared here in September. The problem was that I haven’t really dived […]

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  • Tekkonkinkreet City

    heaven4d: Tekkon Kinkreet City I loved the film Tekkonkinkreet. The gritty, colourful world it portrayed was fantastic.

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  • The Kyotokumaru

    A 330-ton, 200-foot-long fishing boat called the No. 18 Kyotokumaru (第十八共徳丸)—still sits where the waves left it over 800 meters (.5 mi) from the city’s harbor. The city of Kesennuma is debating whether to leave the Kyotokumaru as a monument or dismantle it. (via Japan tsunami: Country marks two-year anniversary of deadly earthquake | World […]

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  • (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Playing Weiqi at the Water Pavilion)

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  • Understanding Like-gate

    Understanding Like-gate

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  • Facebook is like a chair… that confuses, defrauds, misleads, spams and surprises users. Facebook as a company doesn’t do these things, but they happen on the Facebook platform through the apps third party developers create for it. Take a look at the ways that Facebook is having to control the permissions that third party applications […]

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  • After covering social media for years, it’s kind of surprising to see the most popular social media platforms get to a point where user activity doesn’t matter anymore. On Twitter: Dick Costolo: “The Biggest Misconception About Twitter Is That You Have To Tweet To Use Twitter” On Foursquare: “Crowley compared Foursquare’s trajectory to Twitter. Even […]

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