Berlin Diaries, Part One

You forget about winter, living in Southwestern BC. Maybe you remember details — snow crystalizing in your nostrils at -14 Celsius, feet going numb if you wait for a bus for more than five minutes — but you forget the way it completely transforms your...

New site on copyrights and legal wrongs

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse — A joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, University of San Francisco, and University of Maine law school clinics.Now this is long overdue.For the past several years, webmasters have...

Canadian TV needs a dramatic improvement

It’s been a punishing few years for writers in Canadian TV drama. Long-running shows like Traders vanished without warning, and the networks are leery of new one-hour series. The number of new all-Canadian drama series launching this fall: one.One possible...