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Friendships & Relationships / Advice / Leadership / Op-Ed

Losing Yourself In A World Full of Constant Communication

In the last 2 weeks, I heard three different people say to me: “You remembered that? Wow, most people don’t remember such small details about my life. I’m impressed!” My immediate reaction was to say: “Oh, why not?” It seemed almost absurd to me that someone would forget such interesting details about another person’s life. … Continue reading

Career & Work / Personal / Reflection

It’s Another #tywlife Year! (Intro – A Flashback Memory & Reminder)

Two weeks later… I’m finally getting around to typing my birthday reflection. (Testament to how busy I’ve been.) It’s funny I say that… because growing up, I’ve always been reminded to “stop and smell the roses.” Sometimes I wonder if I have been. Truthfully, I have to say I have. I thank my partner for that. … Continue reading

Conference Notes

Summary Notes from @SpurFest #spur15 – “Alone, Together: A Civic Life in the Digital Age” [Appel Salon Series]

Tonight, I had the luxury of spending my Thursday evening in a room filled with Torontonians curious about learning more and engaging on the topic of digital connectedness. Upon reviewing the event details for tonight’s panel discussion, I was immediately reminded of the books: Hamlet’s BlackBerry” (William Powers) and “The Circle” (Tom Eggers). The topic of technology … Continue reading

Conference Notes / Technology/Marketing/Interest

Summary Notes of the 3-minute Pitches @PCHhackathon today! #HackTO #WearableTechnology

This weekend (March 6-8, 2015), I had the opportunity to volunteer at #HackTO, which is a hardware hackathon event hosted by PCH Toronto at MaRS Toronto. In their first year, there were over 100 participants and 14 teams that came up with very cool smart products caterring to different markets over one weekend. This included … Continue reading