What’s New — Vikas Gupta

GuptaVikas Gupta, CEO and president of Toronto-based TransGaming, which specializes in video-game portability technology, tells me about his favourite gadgets and gizmos in my latest piece for Connected For Business. To read all about it, click here or on the icon to the left.

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What’s New — Bed, Bath & Beyond Walls

LinensWhen Bob Ianson went to work at Woodward’s department store in 1975, he had no idea bedding would literally become the fabric of his life. When it came time to take his bed and bath shop beyond brick and mortar, the curve was steep. Click here or on the icon above to read my latest piece for Connected For Business.

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What’s New — The Best Novel-Writing Software

NovelSo, you want to write the Great Canadian Novel? Not everyone can be the next Margaret Atwood or Michael Ondaatje, but you can certainly aspire to be with a little technological help in the form of novel-writing software, which streamlines the mechanics of writing. Click here, or on the icon to the left, to read my latest piece for Connected Rogers about four programs that can set you on the write path.

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What’s New — The Virtual Interview

VideoJobIntMore and more companies are recruiting and interviewing prospective candidates via video, whether they live locally or out of town. I spoke (via Skype, ‘course) with Sarah Jane Dowling, HR director for PBL Insurance, who conducts numerous virtual interviews annually, for tips on how to best prep to get the gig for my latest piece for Connected Rogers Magazine. Read it here, or by clicking on the icon above.

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What’s New — Awesome App-aritions

GhostlyWhile boos and ghouls in creepy costumes go door–to–door, conjure your own tricks and treats with one of these ghastly ghost–busting apps. I scared up five of the freakiest for my latest article for Connected Rogers. To read more, click here or on the icon to the left. Happy haunting!

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What’s New — The Haunting of the Sundowner

Sundowner3Walk by the old St. Mary’s Hospital in Garden Bay on a bleak and blustery afternoon and you might catch a glimpse of a ghostly figure standing at a top floor window, staring sadly out to sea. Rumours whispered around this idyllic Pender Harbour hamlet claim the apparition is a woman who died at the hospital, which was in operation from 1930 to 1964. And she’s not the only restless spirit supposedly making her presence felt in this historic building on the shores of the aptly named Hospital Bay. To read more from my first piece for BC Magazine, click on the icon above.

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What’s New — Digital Diaries

Digital DiariesDear Diary: Today I discovered a cure for writer’s cramp and ink-stained fingers. I’m taking you digital! With all the nifty new electronic-journal apps out there, it’s easier than ever to store all of your thoughts and ideas alongside class schedules, dates, meetings, financial info, even photos, audio and video all in one place. There are a ton to choose from, but here are four of the most popular digital diary apps. To read more of my latest piece for Connected Rogers, click here or on the icon above.

 

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