The Net

Google Bends Over Backward In China

How far is a company willing to go to do business in China? In the case of Google, it seems quite far indeed. The #1 search engine in the world has agree to censor its seach results at its Chinese Google site. It seems the Chinese govenment doesn’t like their citizen to search for stuff like freedom, or Mickey Mouse. […]

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The Net

That Was Fun, Let’s Do It Again

I had so much fun starting up Laptop Gamers that I decided to do it again, and start another technology based website. Digital Grabber is your source for all things digital. The site will cover digital cameras, MP3 players, audio/video, new technologies and digital lifestyle. The site was launched last night and so far it’s been doing quite well. Traffic is at 242 […]

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Investing Ramblings

Learning To Manage Cashflow

Yesterday, Sarah, Ricky, Olivia and I all got together for dinner and to play a game call Cashflow 101. Cashflow 101 teaches you the basics of fundamental investing and how to take control of your personal finances, build a business through proper cash flow management, and learn how to invest with greater confidence in real estate and other businesses. While money […]

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The Net

Making Money With Your Blog

While JohnChow.com is advertising free and doesn’t make me any money, there are countless blogs out there that do make income for their owners. Steve Pavlina is a blue-eyed, colorblind, left-handed, well educated, vegan, lucid dreaming, purpose driven, happily jobless, reality manipulating, meditation practicing, risk taking, goal seeking, problem solving, passive income generating, highly motivated, energetic, disciplined, persistent, optimistic, fearless, […]

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Ramblings

The Observatory Had No View

As part of Dine Out Vancouver, we went to The Observatory restaurant last night. It’s call The Observatory because it’s located at the top of Grouse Mountain. Normally, The Observatory is a very expensive restaurant. So expensive that they give you complimentary Grouse Mountain lift pass if you dine there. A ride up Grouse on the skylift cost $29.95 per […]

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Technology

Getting Caught In The CrossFire

ECS and ATI sent me a nice gift today. ECS is a board partner for the new Radeon Xpress 200 chipset with CrossFire support. ECS supplied their new motherboard, the KA1MVP. This motherboard should be in stores soon. I’m not sure the exact date however. In order to test this new ECS mobo correctly, I need a set of CrossFire video […]

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Ramblings

New E3 Booth Babe Rules

The word came down yesterday and it hit the gaming word like a ton of bricks. ESA, the owners of E3 Expo has decided to become politically correct. This is from page 13 of their exhibitor’s handbook. Material, including live models, conduct that is sexually explicit and/or sexually provocative, including but not limited to nudity, partial nudity and bathing suit […]

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Ramblings

Another Minority Government

Oh great. Just what Canada needs; another minority government. I guess we like nothing better than doing an election every 18 months. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper will become Canada’s next prime minister, as Canadians have elected a Tory minority government and ended a 12-year reign of Liberal rule. That is the only good news. I’m happy that Paul Martin is […]

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