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May 25, 2020
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The Simple Path to Purpose

The pathway to purpose is the pathway home. We already know the way.  We don't need to find it, we just need to travel inward  following the printmarks of our lives. Touch the spark. Wake it up.
May 24, 2020

You and the IoT: The Connected Home Ecosystem

In the Internet of Things (IoT), a connected home ecosystem is becoming normal across the globe, but how do you decide what system is best for your home?
May 20, 2020
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Why Goal Setting Doesn’t Work

Goals can't just matter on the surface. We need goals that offer a compelling vision of the future. What is the big difference you're trying to make in the world?  Or are you making in your workplace, family life or business?
May 14, 2020

10 Ways to Cope Compassionately with COVID-19

A recent blog post by Dr. Chris Germer, of the Center for Mindful Self Compassion, is both reassuring and uplifting in the face of the uncertainty posed by the the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020

Be Safe Out There: Privacy, Security and the IoT

My new book aims to inform, educate, and reassure mainstream technology users.
April 22, 2020

Hey Alexa, Subscribe to That Podcast: You and the Internet of Things

Even if you are not a user of the computer or the internet, you are a user of things.
March 31, 2020

Sharing the Sourdough Love

Back in January, pre-pandemic, my dear friend Fred Armstrong traveled across the Salish Sea to visit us for  a weekend.  Along with his sister Terry, and bountiful good humour, he brought me some sourdough starter.
March 13, 2020

Shared Emotions Online, How The Internet Broke Me

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “I broke the internet,” as crowed by those whose posts go viral. Recently, I had the reverse experience. The internet broke me.
March 10, 2020

Values Not Age Unite Us

Demographics have been long used as a tool by which to predict behavior and differentiate between attitudes of population groups by age, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or geography.