Here’s a selection of my published articles.
Words, words and more words!
How can we tame the bleep-bloop? I examined the effect that constant notifications have on our mental health an attention Click here to hear the radio documentary. From CBC Radio’s Spark.
Callers and audience members during Checkup’s live show at Glenlawn Collegiate in Winnipeg worried students aren’t prepared for a rapidly changing job market. But figuring out how best to prepare them isn’t as easy said as done. From CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup.
Emotions ran high as Canadians shared their thoughts on Friday’s not guilty verdict. From CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup.
Today’s robots are cute and expressive, but they’re shiny machines first and foremost. We take a look at what companies are doing to get them in your living room. Click here to hear the radio documentary. From CBC Radio’s Day 6.
Accessibility consultant Sassy Outwater-Wright is fed-up with people using too many emojis in their Twitter user name. She makes the case for a more inclusive internet while keeping social media trendy with GIFs and emoticons. From CBC Radio’s Spark.
Google’s Arts and Culture app is a fun game, but privacy researcher Vitaly Shmatikov cautions that you should think seriously about how freely you handover your selfies. From CBC Radio’s Spark.
A video shows disturbing images of a starving polar bear, and the conservation group that filmed it believes climate change may be to blame. From CBC Radio’s As It Happens.
John Yorke says casting a ballot last week in New Glasgow was more difficult than it should have been. From CBC News Nova Scotia.