Weekly roundup March 11-17


TTC’s two-hour transfer has opened up the whole city Toronto Star

Montreal will reduce speed limits to make streets safer for pedestrians CBC

The hidden key to the SNC-Lavalin scandal National Observer

The Hottest Chat App for Teens Is … Google Docs The Atlantic


Weekly roundup March 4-10


Meet Amanda Cox, Who Brings Life to Data on Our Pages The New York Times

The Water Resource Right Outside the Window Governing

Doug Ford’s TTC subway upload and Margaret Thatcher’s cautionary tale Spacing


Weekly roundup February 25 - March 3


Wilson-Raybould testify? Hey, what’s the worst that could happen? National Post

Meet New Orleans’s All-Female Biker Club The New York Times

The Harper government passed a measure 13 years ago to catch Liberal scandals. It worked perfectly National Post


Weekly roundup February 18-24


The Deadly Spectacle of Brazil’s Gold Mines Topic

The official fast food French fry power rankings Los Angeles Times

Before Metrolink: Manchester’s lost great tram system Machester Evening News

Differential privacy, an easy case


Weekly roundup February 11-17


Canada, the show Maclean’s

Yes, the City could plow local sidewalks in the old city Spacing

Peculiar Pyongyang, a 4K Time Lapse Video of the North Korean Capital kottke.org

^ The video is neat.


Weekly roundup January 22 - February 10

I was in Montreal last weekend having some fun with some of my family. There might be more below to make up for the missed week.


When We Were Millionaires Said the Gramophone

I’m a Little Too Fat, a Little Too Giving. I Think I Know Why.

What to Do When Your Work Isn’t Your Job Source

Jeremy Hardy – true to his politics and his comedy The Guardian

Canada needs more leaders like Joe Clark National Post


^ via Kaarina

Weekly roundup January 21 - 27


Why Brazilians Love Baby Talk BBC

The Insidious Device Revolutionizing Piracy in Latin America Americas Quarterly

How to Pick a Career That Actually Fits Wait But Why