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Smarter Browsing: How to Download Properly

Doing anything skilfully requires a little preparation, and downloading files from the Internet is no exception. Case in point, I once spent some time removing malware, ad-ware and nasties from a friends computer to the extent that he had a fresh install of Windows. He took his computer home, and within an …


Secular Humanism & Me

Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead. -Kurt Vonnegut Secular Humanism is the philosophy that I’ve attempted to practice for the majority of my adult life.


What Presto means for the TTC

What is Presto? Presto is a contactless card with a stored value used for paying transit fares. It’s been adopted by many GTA transit agencies, and is most widely used by GO Transit. The tech behind Presto has been used around the world for well over a decade, and Toronto …