Category Archives: Web News

News about websites, internet resources and online items of interest

Is FixYa Dead? Have the scammers won?

FixYa is a site where people can post ‘how do i fix…’ questions online, and other members volunteer suggestions to solve the problem. This is similar to Quora and Yahoo Answers. While there have been debates on the quality of … 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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Don’t Click on the Fake Java Updater

It’s rearing its ugly head again – the fake Java Update sites are salting reputable websites with poisoned banner ads, which take you to a “Update your Java now” message. These pop up even if your Google Chrome settings are … Continue reading

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Favorite Sites: Experimental Musical Instruments

One of my earliest musical memories is of pulling all of the pots and pans out of the cupboards, arranging them around the kitchen floor and hitting them with wooden spoons.  Later, it was filling bottles and glasses with water … 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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