Business, Coffee, Freedom and Privacy, Technology

What’s this bitcoin stuff? A Layman’s Overview

bitcoin. You’ve heard about it somewhere.  Maybe a local restaurant has a sign that says ‘bitcoin accepted here’, or maybe you’ve just read about a Ponzi scheme or drug and firearms deal associated with it. What is sure is that you probably don’t have the full story on it – and you should – it’s revolutionary. To start with, take…

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Humour, Language

Bangus Spanish Style

I’m trying to grow up.  Really, I am.  The problem is that I keep running into things that make my inner 12 year old laugh.  Thanks to a Spanish company, I’ve immatured again. This blog is only really funny if you are Korean or if you have studied Korean a bit.  It also may qualify as funny if you are…

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Business, Humour

$5.81

Do you like the title of this post?  I want that number to be burned in your memory.  It’s very important. Yesterday a customer came into my cafe and, for some odd reason, had in his possession an invoice of monies owed to the CRA.  The CRA, for those of you who don’t know what it is, is the Canadian…

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Business

Ingenuity: A Byproduct of Quality Problem Solving

My mom sent me this link to a recent TED Talk where a gentleman named Wade Davis very eloquently and convincingly talks about how Shell and other industrial giants should pack their bags and get out of Northern BC’s dodge.  During the presentation he displays some of the prettiest pictures I’ve ever laid my eyes on and he talks of…

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