Macroeducation

Not that I have much time to write lately, but thought I should post that I have decided to blog over at macroeducation.org instead of on here. Hope to see you there as a reader or commenter!

A hockey team lost a hockey game… let’s flip over cars and light them on fire!

Picture from Mashable

The riots of 2011 may go down as one of the most embarrassing and disgraceful acts by a group of fans in sports history. Regardless of what happened in ’94, or how much worse any other riot has been in the past, this riot is happening in real time on . . . → Read More: A hockey team lost a hockey game… let’s flip over cars and light them on fire!

The perils of being a sports fan in the spring

Spring is by far my favourite season when it comes to watching sports on TV, for not only do we have hockey playoffs taking over the city, but baseball is getting into full swing, and hey – even the basketball playoffs have some exciting matchups this year.

Tonight, I had to decide between watching . . . → Read More: The perils of being a sports fan in the spring

When umps do stupid things

The umpires of baseball or the referees of hockey – who’s worse? Okay, I know they’re tough jobs and all, but it is frustrating when you see certain things happen. Anyway, I’m just glad to have baseball back, and just as hockey playoffs are about to start too.

I’ve been having the debate of . . . → Read More: When umps do stupid things

The internet is affecting my reading habits

I’ve been working my way through a list of books Maria Popova posted last month: seven must-read books on the future of the internet. Since reading Nick Carr’s The Shallows a few months ago, I’ve been extremely aware of the time I spend on the internet, and really try to think about how I . . . → Read More: The internet is affecting my reading habits

eReaders

Walking around during the Word on the Street festival in the Library Square, I couldn’t help but notice the marketing campaign going on for the┬áSony Reader. This is Sony’s eReader, their answer to Amazon’s Kindle.

I am really curious to see if these things will take off. I have yet to see anyone using . . . → Read More: eReaders