This is my first new comic book review since August 31, 2011 when I reviewed Justice League #1, the first comic of the “New 52”. This one shouldn’t come as a surprise though, as Grant Morrison owned a full 10% of my “50 Greatest Comic Runs“. Grant Morrison and Ivan Reis bring us the first iinstalment… Continue reading Multiversity Makes Me Happy
A blog is one of the most effective forms of marketing for your small business, but tons of small businesses are doing this wrong every day.
I wasn’t even planning on going to Fan Expo this year. I’ve been pretty much every year for the last eight years, and this year I thought I’d skip it. Then some stuff happened, and I realized I’d like to see my friends, some of whom I only get to see once a year. So… Continue reading Fan Expo Canada 2014
Knowing what your company stands for helps separate a good company from a bad one. Setting a mission provides you with a compass, but a vision establishes where you want to go.
Today is my friend Michael Halliday’s last day at work. I’ve been at Info-Tech for seven years, he’s not the first person who’s left, and he won’t be the last…but he’s the one I’ll miss the most. It all started when I didn’t hire him. Mike came in for an interview at Info-Tech with… Continue reading See You Around Mike
A few people have asked me why I have been drawing bears so much in the last two years, it all started out innocently enough. I drew a not-very-good picture of a doofy looking teddy-bear creature on a post-it-note, and put the caption “Socially Awkward Bear” on it.
One of my favourite parts of RailsConf is the lightning talks. These are 5 minute talks that can be about anything. As a result, you see a lot of cool stuff in two hours, and if you get a bad one…you just need to wait 5 minutes until the next one comes along. This year,… Continue reading The Magic Word to Transform Developers into Designers
When you are building a product, understanding the important pieces that will bring the most value to the largest number of people is essential, especially when your team is tiny.
I have some thoughts on The Walking Dead and the season finale, if you aren’t caught up, turn back, because I am about to combine what we saw on TV with some comic book stuff. It’s important to remember that while the big arcs are similar between comic and show, individual beats are not, the… Continue reading The Walking Dead Season 4 Finale
Clan Garside sailed the majestic Disney Magic from February 24th through 28th, and while it was a welcome break from the ridiculous winter that we’ve been dealing with back home, it wasn’t exactly the “magical experience” that others have raved about. We’ve been on two other cruises, both by Royal Caribbean…and we were recently spoiled… Continue reading Our Disney Cruise