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    Montreal’s Kinetik Festival Moves to Toronto

    by  • 9/9/2013 • life • 0 Comments

    Kinetik is moving to Toronto for 2014 so that we don’t have to travel to Montreal… One of the best bits of the “About Toronto” page is that they link to the most important Toronto resources… poutine shops. They talk a bit about a separate vendors area… I wonder what the goth market for chainmail […]

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    Voltaire’s Fan Fiction Album ‘BiTREKtual’

    by  • 9/6/2013 • life • 0 Comments

    From Voltaire’s ‘The USS Make Shit Up’ And I say Bounce a graviton particle beam off the main deflector dish That’s the way we do things lad, we’re making shit up as we wish The Klingons and the Romulans pose no threat to us ‘Cause if we find we’re in a bind we just make […]

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    TIFF Midnight Madness 2012

    by  • 9/5/2013 • life • 0 Comments

    I won’t be attending TIFF, nor the program of horror / thriller / odd films that play as part of Midnight Madness. I might find my way to a film or two, but for the most part, I’m holding off for the TAD festival in late October as I mentioned in an earlier post. The […]

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    Toronto After Dark

    by  • 9/5/2013 • life • 0 Comments

    Toronto After Dark has moved from the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, which is unfortunate in one way, but handy in others. The new venue should allow for lining up inside, which will make those sudden rain storms less annoying. The biggest plus fir me, though, is that the new venue is the Scotiabank theatre that’s […]

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    I’ve heard that before…

    by  • 9/4/2013 • life • 0 Comments

    About once a week, I get another “TechNet Flash US, XX newsletter” email from Microsoft to my main gmail account, and like I’ve done for the past month or two, I hit ‘unsubscribe.’ I don’t think anyone’s listening. I’m not sure if anyone there ever was…

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    Paul Offitt on Vaccines

    by  • 9/4/2013 • science • 0 Comments

    A free course from Paul Offit from the University of Pennsylvania, presented through Coursera. I haven’t looked very deeply into the course’s discussion forums, but so far I haven’t seen any obvious anti-science trolls yet. Sign up for the course, if you’re interested.

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