Category Archives: Media and Commentary

Purchase Order Fraud – Impersonation scam

Every week we receive orders and quote requests from companies, universities and hospitals all over North America, requesting expensive IT equipment. Great, right? Not really, because these are fraud artists that are trying to lure companies into sending valuable goods … Continue reading

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Event: DesertBus For Hope Charity drive

DesertBus 2014 is now in progress, http://desertbus.org/ My friends from the Loading Ready Run sketch comedy troupe in Victoria are playing the most boring video game ever made (Penn & Teller’s DesertBus*) to raise money for the Child’s Play charity. … Continue reading

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Selling it: pitching stem cells to the credulous

Hey, have you heard of all the medical advances and research being made with stem cells? Especially the near-magical abilities of these cells to regenerate and repair many different types of body cells. ¬†Wouldn’t you like to harness the power … Continue reading

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Q. Can I really get great deals on penny auctions?

Can I really get an iPad for $39.87 like they advertise all over the Internet? Short answer, no. Longer answer – ONE lucky person out of a couple of thousand that are trying for it will get the iPad for … Continue reading

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WTF is this, Scrabble?

OK, I admit that I am addicted to playing Scrabble on the iPad. I dodged Angry Birds but got ensnared by triple letter scores and words starting with Q. ¬†Since my entire family refuses to play against me (something about … Continue reading

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Favorite sites: Douglas Magazine and Y.A.M.

Victoria BC is home to an excellent magazine publisher, Page One Publishing, and their magazines Douglas (business) and Y.A.M. (lifestyle) are a treat. Douglas is a quality business magazine that connects local businesses and people through its in-depth articles and … Continue reading

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Favorite Sites: ehMac for Canadian Macintosh owners

If you are a Macintosh owner or fan in Canada, then ehMac http://www.ehmac.ca is a must-bookmark site. The ehMac forum has discussions about Macintoshes, Mac troubleshooting, software, and opinions, plus wide ranging threads about everything Canadian, from the weather to … Continue reading

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Favorite Sites: Life As A Human

Here is one of my favorite sites, Life As A Human http://lifeasahuman.com/ – a continual source of new ideas and challenges to indifference. Life As A Human was started in February 2010 by some friends of mine in Victoria BC … Continue reading

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