Want to organize your life for a dream project or looming deadline? Perhaps micromanage a team of people you’re working with to accomplish a multifaceted task? Look no further than asana, a free online project management software. Make to-do lists, delegate tasks, upload, modify and share documents. It’s all here at asana.com. Read More
While visiting my brother on summer vacation, he showed me a cool new toy he’s recently acquired that puts bubbles into water, essentially transforming a normal container of still water into bubbly water. The thing is amazing for a self-professed Perrier addict like myself. You may call me a bubble-o-holic and that’s okay–the fact of the matter is that to me water tastes better with bubbles. It’s that simple. This seemingly magical contraption is called Sodastream. For 100 bucks you can buy a machine that comes with a special bottle, which you screw on carefully, then press a button a few times to carbonate your water. Read More
Sometimes the most mundane tasks can cause the most frustration. This was always the case for me when I had to scan or fax a document from my home office. What seemed like the simplest endeavor generally ended in a broken home scanner, many restarts of the computer, and finally a cumbersome trip to FedEx, where the scanner would be broken as well.
With the advent of many states in Europe and the USA legalizing marijuana, how to smoke it has become somewhat of a relevant question up for debate… Read More
It’s hard to tell which populates the WGA Award Winning web series, Jack in a Box more – neuroses or cupcakes. Starring and created by the charmingly bumbling Michael Cyril Creighton, the series centers on Jack, a disgruntled New York theater box office employee coming to terms with the realities of his acting career and frustrations of everyday life.
Repartee is a comprehensive event planning app that allows you to make impeccably designed invitations, track your invites and RSVPs, and share photos, all in one condensed place. As someone who is trying to plan the most streamlined wedding possible, it has been a crucial to relieving possible stress.
There are loads of fabulous iPhone accessories out there, but until I met a friend who demonstrated the capabilities of the amazing Olloclip 3-in-1 lens (macro, wide-angle + fisheye) did I see how incredible these possibilities truly are. With a simple iPhone tripod and one of these lenses, you can take magazine-quality photos without the necessity of a real erm… camera. Read More
One of the fun things about Vancouver is that you get surprised by what turns up on screen. Another fun thing is that you get to be surprised by finding out precisely who’s the secret comic book fan.
In checking out this year’s MUTEK festival lineup, reading the biographies of prolific and emerging artists, one thing is crystal clear: there’s a definite push towards using machines and analog gear for making performing music and away from mere laptop performance. True, it’s pretty boring to go to a show and watch someone staring intently at the computer screen as if they are engaged in a very intense discussion on Gmail chat. Read More