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Going viral …

I built this montage in Photoshop on Monday, Feb 13th, 2012. I posted it to Facebook that evening and in less than 48 hours later is had been ‘liked’ by over 13000 people, shared 9600 times and gathered over 347 upvotes / 72 downvotes on reddit.com! A month later, the image has been ‘liked’ by […]

Isn’t This Where We Came In?

My first encounter with the Internet happened twenty years ago when I connected with Canada’s first dial-up Internet Service Provider: Internex Online or io.org. Internex Online was affordable, community based and a definite break away from the Bulletin Board Systems so prevalent at the time. Before Internex, I used to frequent the Echo BBS run […]