My favourite books of the pandemic era

Obviously, the Covid-19 Pandemic is no where close to being over – not worldwide, at least. Here in Canada, we’re fortunate – through decades of (neo-)colonial rule to have been one of the first in line for vaccine doses. That means, that while the pandemic is still raging in (basically every) other parts of the… Continue reading My favourite books of the pandemic era

Climate Change Risk: Environment vs. the Economy?

Recently, I’ve become interested in the idea of climate change (environmental) risk being a foundational aspect of modern society, rather than another pillar of our society. I think this society house illustrates what I’m getting at; we often think of the environment as an element to be considered in contrast with the development of our… Continue reading Climate Change Risk: Environment vs. the Economy?

Please, spend money on cycling/bike infrastructure

I keep seeing anti-bike memes on the internet – is it my algorithms? Is there a vast conspiracy at place to convince people that vehicles vs. bikes is the newest dividing point in our society? Or, perhaps, are people too afraid of the change required in our transport systems in order to have some hope… Continue reading Please, spend money on cycling/bike infrastructure

Please, think about your online security (with 8 ways you can improve it)

There are a few simple things you can do to improve your online security. By no means to I pretend to be an expert, but this is stuff I like to think about. #1: Please change your password. I know there’s at least one person reading this that probably uses the same password for all… Continue reading Please, think about your online security (with 8 ways you can improve it)

A look at Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

This post is inspired by this tweet: to which, I responded: It’s kind of poetic that I’m taking tweets and writing a post about them, but here we are. Essentially, we are doing a decent, albeit not perfect, job. But there are reasons for this: We have limited – if not zero – domestic vaccine… Continue reading A look at Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Sapsucker Sparkling “Tree” Water Review

Note: I’m not being paid to do this. You can pay me if you’d like. Launched in 2015, Sapsucker is a Canadian brand of sparkling tree water, flavoured and sold as an alternative to major brands, such as Bubly (Pepsi), Aha (Coke), and La Croix. I’ve been meaning to try Sapsucker for a while; I… Continue reading Sapsucker Sparkling “Tree” Water Review

Business Schools: It is (beyond) time to talk seriously about climate.

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Let’s start with some numbers — all business comes down to numbers. Earlier this month (October 2020), Calel, R., Chapman, S.C., Stainforth, D.A. et al. published a piece in Nature Communications titled Temperature variability implies greater economic damages from climate change. I’ll skip most of the article — you can read it here — but… Continue reading Business Schools: It is (beyond) time to talk seriously about climate.

A year of biking

I biked for a year – here’s how it went. On April 30th, 2018 I received a bike for my 19th birthday. On July 23rd, I sold my truck. And yes, I biked through the entirety of February, including on the 6th, where The Weather Network says it felt like -43º. For me, I find the fact that… Continue reading A year of biking