I have written a little bit about Canada and its trade with China especially with respect to food. Last Friday, a study detailing Canada’s trade with China was released by Statistics Canada. The study reveals that China has moved into the rank of Canada’s second largest trading partner after having surpassed Japan and the U.K. […]
Canadians can finally buy Nokia N810 internet tablet IN Canada! That is right after being disappointed and left out with the previous releases of the N800 and 770 internet tablets, Nokia Canada is finally offering the N810 for sale on their website for $485 CAD. That is for those who aren’t content to run OS2008 […]
Last week, Google added a new terrain view to Google Maps. Google has moved the “Hybrid” view to a “Show Labels” option under the satellite view in order to add the terrain view. Although I appreciate having access to additional data, I find that the terrain view doesn’t show terrain features in enough detail. The […]
Last week Statistics Canada released its Labour Force Survey for the month of November. As I have done in previous months, I will look at some of the numbers and try to spot some trends especially when it comes to the province of New Brunswick and the Fredericton region in particular. The headline numbers in […]
I was pleasantly surprised this morning to see that Google Analytics had changed. Google has added many features to Analytics to allow improved statistics comparison by allowing multiple attributes or multiple sites to be graphed simultaneously. It is thus now easy to compare month to month statistics or to find correlations between variables; say average […]
Hot on the heels of version 4.0.4, Java-Gnome 4.0.5 has been released! The biggest item of note in 4.0.5 is coverage of GTK’s TreeModel and TreeView APIs. Other items of note include improvements to image handling and additional signals and methods on Widget and Window. Interestingly, there has been a new class org.gnome.screenshot.ScreenShot added which […]
meshEAST is a new blog about Atlantic Canadian startup companies in the IT and the interactive media sector by Lisa Rousseau. It really is great to hear stories of local companies and their ups and downs. It is much more relevant reading than TechCrunch and all of the other Silicon Valley/US centric IT media sites. […]
Here is an interesting article I came across entitled “Is Computer Science Dying?” which discusses declining enrolment in computer science faculties and departments and some of the reasons behind it. Why is Computer Science enrolment declining? Important factors in the declining enrolment are the fallout from the dot.com bubble along with the trend towards increased […]
- Fixing up NB Power
- Google buys Motorola Mobility
- A unification of NB IT associations?
- ESRI ArcGIS for Android
- New Pita Pit open on Fredericton Northside
- New Brunswick’s deficit – Where did it come from?
- Let your ideas breakthru
- Android is taking over the mobile OS market
- Eliminating the penny?
- Google Maps 5.0 for Android Updates
- Chrome 8 beta features
- Open Government Initiative