Archive for June, 2009


Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Ray Henderson, new president of Blackboard (Bb) learn, sent out an E-Mail/blog post to the WebCT/Bb community today that amounts to a bit of a mea culpa. As Brock University transitions from their WebCT CE 6 (Blackboard Learning System CE) Learning Management System (LMS) to Isaak, Brock University’s Sakai-Based LMS, it’s nice to see someone… Continue Reading MeaWebCT

Formula One One Again!

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

After lots of crazy manoeuvres by the FIA and major teams in Formula 1 they’ve finally come to an agreement. That’s good for fans and good for the sport, as the uncertainty was really starting distract from the racing. What’s even better is Max Mosley will wind down his last year as FIA president and… Continue Reading Formula One One Again!

Add Google Calendar To Your iPhone 3.0

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

iPhone 3.0 brings CalDAV to the iPhone/iPod touch family. This could be useful for iPhone OS 3.0 who have Google Calendar account. That is if you are using a corporate Exchange account, .Mac/Mobile Me or are not comfortable sharing your contacts with Google (just your times and locations). These options preclude using Google’s excellent Google… Continue Reading Add Google Calendar To Your iPhone 3.0

Upgrade/Downgrade for Fantacura

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

After a 205,000 Km of mostly high kilometres, a snowbank or two and other things my 2001 Acura 1.7 EL lost it’s Acura badge. Today it received an upgrade/downgrade by way of a patchy paint job on the front fascia and a Pacific Mall procured blue Honda H. I had red (racing) Honda badges to… Continue Reading Upgrade/Downgrade for Fantacura

Leaking Raitt

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

These recent revelations of Lisa Raitt leaving behind sensative documents about AECL at CTV Ottawa are a concerning as far as her fitness for the job, but it’s a relief to learn what the PC government’s intentions are for AECL and MAPLE 1 and MAPLE 2. If only Lisa Raitt had left some of her… Continue Reading Leaking Raitt