Notes

Thoughts on media, digital culture, and world news. Occassional tips on communications and code. Interesting things I find on the internet.

Newsbites + Other Bits: A Weekly Roundup (vol. 5)

After a long hiatus, this weekly curation of content from different corners of the internet is back, featuring fun and insightful bits of gastronomic and boozy historical content as a break from the pandemic gloom.

A Belated Note on International Workers' Day

A reminder that Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were ardent pro-union supporters.

A Year or So Later: How My Life Has Changed Since the Onset of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has invoked some of my curmudgeonly inner spirits, but it has also revealed that I don't want us to go back to what we considered "normal" because so much of it was wrong.

Newsbites + Other Bits: A Weekly Roundup (vol. 4)

In this weekly curation of content from different corners of the internet, I share information on the climate crisis, how badly countries around the world, including Canada, are dealing with it, a couple of visual delights to remind us why we must preserve our planet, and an extraordinary bit if you like chess or enjoyed Netflix's The Queen's Gambit.

Six Sites to Find Free, Diverse + Distinctive Images to Use for Your Content and Social Media

If you're looking for diverse, non-cliché, and distinctive free stock images, check out my favourite resources.