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Letters to the editor

Re: Online banking surges for day-to-day transactions (Dec. 19)I really think you should explore the issue of online banking a little more. There is a big problem that is showing it's ugly head

Published on: December 20th, 2001 Reader

Document mismanagement

When Open Text made its $68.5 million bid for Accelio on Monday, the first thing I wondered was in what format the offer was documented, and how it was sent to Accelio. How

Published on: December 19th, 2001 Shane Schick

A technology association report card

If misery loves company, the technology industry must be one miserable bunch.It's easy to take our IT organizations for granted when the market is booming and entrepreneurs can create an empire with little

Published on: December 18th, 2001 Shane Schick

iCrave a decision

In the technology industry, we measure performance in either real time or "Internet time." The government, on the other hand, is working from a timetable all its own.Last week, a new bill to

Published on: December 17th, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Infecting the hand that feeds them (Dec. 7)I loved this article. You told it the way I've wanted to say it for a long time.Ian HarropRe: Infecting the hand that feeds them

Published on: December 14th, 2001 Readers

Fiorina, party of two

I think it's time to arrange a lunch meeting between Carly Fiorina and Serge Godin.Why am I the first one to think of this? If anyone could help give the Hewlett-Packard chief executive

Published on: December 14th, 2001 Shane Schick

Death and taxes

Three things in life are inevitable: death, taxes and another saccharine-sweet prefab boy band selling billions of CDs to impressionable pre-teens.For a while, it seemed, the Internet created a loophole for one of

Published on: December 14th, 2001 Dave Webb

2 to the 13,466,917th power minus 1

When most people leave their computers on for more than a month, they are rewarded with an increase in their Hydro bill. Michael Cameron got a world record.The 20-year-old student from Owen Sound,

Published on: December 13th, 2001 Shane Schick

Another one out of the PARC

One of the highlights of the Toronto theatre season this fall was the Canadian premiere of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Angile. The story involves a fictional meeting between the French painter

Published on: December 12th, 2001 Shane Schick

Design of a decade

When he's hard at work developing the next generation of the Internet, Tim Berners-Lee uses two 21-inch monitors attached to either an HP Vectra running NT or an HP712/80 running NeXTStep . At

Published on: December 11th, 2001 Shane Schick

Family feud

I looked on Sympatico's Canada 411 site. I tried the new Superpages directory. I even looked at U.S. telephone listings, but as far as I can tell, there is no man or woman

Published on: December 10th, 2001 Shane Schick

Knucklehead security lets the backbone slide

In the tech press, certain topics tend to generate reader feedback.Writing about Linux, pornography, spam or security are all sure-fire ways to find out if anyone out there actually notices the work you

Published on: December 7th, 2001 John Saunders

Letters to the editor

I look after IT initiatives for our organization and I can't begin to tell you what a great tool your daily update is. I find the stories well-written - a perfect balance

Published on: December 7th, 2001 Readers

Infecting the hand that feeds them

I keep a mental file called the "You’d Think File."It’s filled with Darwin Awards-type things people do. For example, you’re waiting in line at airport security and the person in front of you

Published on: December 7th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

A knight’s tale

In moments of great danger you hope and pray that a white knight will come to rescue you. But when you're the white knight, who's left to come galloping in and save the

Published on: December 6th, 2001 Shane Schick