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Take all the vacation you want

I recently added a Delicious feed in a sidebar to the right that features links to some of my latest writing. I would have simply added this story to that list, but the Globe And Mail chose not to put the story online. (Shocking!) So, here’s my recent Saturday feature about “unlimited vacation” policies in […]

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An examination of “arousal procrastination”

I recently discovered that one of the world’s leading experts in procrastination is based in Ottawa. His name is Dr. Timothy Pychyl and he runs the Procrastination Research Group at Carleton University. I wrote an article about him for The Globe And Mail, and you can read it below. This story looks at some of […]

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RenderMan to the rescue

Contained in today’s Globe And Mail is the latest issuse of TQ, the paper’s quarterly technology magazine. I wrote the cover story about wireless security hacker Brad “RenderMan” Haines. He’s a talented white hat hacker based in Edmonton, and the profile raises a lot of important issues about wireless security. The full text is up […]

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Surveillance and screen envy in the office

As an editor noted in an email to me yesterday, Monday’s Life section in the Globe And Mail was something of a “Silverman Show.” I wrote two features in addition my usual Monday Office column for the paper, which means my name was pretty much splashed on every page. Apologies. The first feature was about […]

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