The Net

Digg Censorship

Some issues about Digg censorship has come to light. The Digg website “about digg” page states the following. Digg is a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control. With digg, users submit stories for review, but rather than allow an editor to decide which stories go on the homepage, the users do. This story […]

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The Net

The Honda Fit On TTZ

It looks like Google has bagged me another direct site targeting campaign sale with another tier 1 advertiser. Honda is running an ad for their new Fit across all my sites. The ad shows up on US traffic only, so anyone outside of the USA won’t see it. Here’s a screen shot of how the ads looks on Digital Grabber. […]

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The Net

Google Gets Its Groove Back

After missing earning projections last quarter, Google stormed back and posted Q1 earnings that were substantially higher than Wall Street’s consensus estimates. The news shot shares of Google up more than 7 percent in extended-hours trading. Revenue for Google was $2.25 billion, up 79 percent from a year earlier. Excluding traffic acquisition costs (or TAC) that the company shares with […]

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Investing

This Is Your Neighborhood

If anything, the upcoming sale of Woodward’s demonstrates the sheer marketing genius of Bob Rennie, Canada’s (maybe the world’s) number 1 realtor and owner of Rennie Marketing Systems. Mr Rennie has managed to generate so much buzz over the Woodward’s development that people are no longer thinking straight. 6000 people pre-registered, 1 hour long line up on opening day of […]

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Ramblings

The Senior’s Dim Sum

After the ICBC appointment we all went to dim sum. We being myself, Sarah, mom, dad and my baby nephew Daniel. We went to the International Chinese Restaurant. It didn’t seem very international to me. All the people there were Chinese. Not only were they all Chinese but they were all retired senior Chinese. The restaurant was filled with either […]

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Cars Ramblings

Total Write Off

I went to ICBC with my dad today to help him with his car accident claim. My dad T boned a taxi cab that went through a stop sign with out stopping. Luckily nobody was seriously hurt. The cabbie has accepted fault for the accident and ICBC has concluded that the cost to repair my dad’s car is not worth […]

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Ramblings

Asia Trip All Booked

I spent most of tonight finalizing my trip to Asia and Computex. I really left this too long but it can’t be help since this year a company offered to pay my way there. It’s a nice gesture but it would have been better if they booked everything sooner. Now, I find the flight date I wanted is booked out. […]

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