Archive for January, 2009

Power Out at Brock University – Wednesday; January 21, 2009

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Why can’t you reach www.brocku.ca, lms.brocku.ca and kumu.brocku.ca (and more) right now, or at least at Wednesday; January 21, 2009 at 12:15 EST? Apparently there’s a power outage across St. Catharines. If Brock University’s back on the Internet it’s probably fixed, but if not then there’s probably still now power at Brock University. It’s official, […]

FStream – Radio wirelessly, finally

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

I’m a big fan of news radio, especially the information programming of the CBC and BBC World Service. If you’ve been looking for this on the iPhone/iPod touch I’d recommend the application FStream. There are a few paid options, but I’m a fan of free in ever sense of the word. If you do choose […]

Sid Ryan, CUPE and resolutions

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Tonight I was at my local CUPE meeting. As a contract instructor (among other things) at Brock University I’m a member of CUPE 4207. This has generally had little influence on my daily thoughts, but last week when CUPE Ontario president Sid Ryan made his statement condemning the invasion of Gaza… and then some, my […]