Weekly roundup September 22 – 28

I spent most of this past week in Las Vegas at the Future Travel Experience conference, which was pretty good. Lots of interesting ideas about passenger experience and improvements to the various processes (especially interesting things coming out of USCBP).

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50 years of Moog, the analog synth that still beats 1s and 0s ars technica

Social media for the media social club: the slightly bizarre, happy story of #goldsbiephone Toronto Life (RIP #goldsbiephone after 3 1/2 years)

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Weekly roundup September 15 – 21

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Just because McGuinty hasn’t broken laws by lobbying does not make it right in any way National Post

Liberals dealing from Tory deck on gaming policy Toronto Star

Nation-Building As An Act of Violence Hazlitt

For Scots, achieving independence would have been the easy part The Globe and Mail

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Weekly roundup September 8 – 14

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Motorists have ruined England – and they need to pay the price The Telegraph

Canada, get over yourself and enjoy this moment Ottawa Citizen

Why Doug Ford can’t win Maclean’s

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Weekly roundup September 1 – 7

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Canada Pension Plan’s active management strategy is a crock National Post

Okay, Canada: It’s time for the hard truth about Tim Hortons Maclean’s

Who does Toronto belong to? Us, most of the time Toronto Star

A modest proposal for the NDP: Unmuzzle the government economists Maclean’s

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Weekly roundup August 25 – 31

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Are Water Filters B.S.? The Daily Beast

University is actually quite cheap – it just doesn’t look that way The Globe and Mail

What’s a ‘reasonable expectation’ of privacy? Toronto Star

Un-muzzle the scientists? Not so fast. Maclean’s

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Weekly roundup August 18-24

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Authenticity, Repurposed, in a Mason Jar New York Times

The Science of Swill Hazlitt

Toronto’s finances are healthy! Clear the front page! Toronto Star

Sticky data: Why even ‘anonymized’ information can still identify you The Globe and Mail

The Brazilian Bus Magnate Who’s Buying Up All the World’s Vinyl Records New York Times

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Weekly roundup August 11-17

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Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet The Atlantic

Meet the Beer Bottle Dictator The Daily Beast

What if Ebola is found in Ottawa? Here’s the plan Ottawa Citizen

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