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September 2, 2019

Canadians Brace for Impact

It's been a while now that I've been observing the news, especially those written by Canadians outlets. And one thing that gets on my nerves from time to time is when I see articles written with a heavy Canadian bias in relation to world affairs. Consider a CBC article from today, as an example: "Canadians living in Florida are bracing for Hurricane Dorian as the monster storm pummels the Bahamas with catastrophic force." Hurricane Dorian. Photo by Cayobo. Yes, let's focus on the minority of Canadians bracing for impact rather than the massive numbers of Bahamians and Americans facing that same danger - that's a great idea. The news of Hurricane Dorian makes me immediately concerned for everyone affected.... whether they are from the United…
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July 13, 2015

Recognizing Work and Life Experience

Note: In 2013, my corporation, Alternate Scene Productions Inc., was hired by Champlain College's Continuing Education department for its social media consulting services. This led to me personally working close to Champlain's Continuing Education staff, primarily in support of their Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) services. Though I'm not employed by the college, I do feel I've become somewhat of a spiritual member of their team. Today, I've decided to share a blog post that I wrote for the college, one which promotes their RAC services, originally written for a Spanish-language website. The post was an absolute pleasure to write as it summarized everything that I loved about their services. I'm sharing it here today because I think it gives good insight into what I do for a living outside of this blog,…
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April 21, 2014

An Update On The Interviews (Hal-Con 2013 and Dragon Con 2013 Complete!)

An update on my progress, which, as you can now tell, I'm not enumerating anymore. Gotta keep this short and sweet, so here's the gist of it: good news for my Hal-Con 2013 and Dragon Con 2013 interviews. Also, one technical issue fixed on my website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg_EKPvmfT0 And here's a friendly list of all the stuff I added, changelog-style: Added four Hal-Con 2013 interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOSG4AfAdlw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCkaRsaUvHs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpABGb43ubE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12qenle21kM Changed how YouTube videos were being loaded so they have a higher chance of being viewed across all browsers and mobile devices. Previously, the videos wouldn't load correctly on iOS (iPhones).
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April 14, 2014

A New Approach: Fun First

I felt like giving you all a quick update on what's been going on. In this quick vlog video, I explain how I plan to approach my work in the future, I mention my status regarding my interview footage, and I give thanks to the people that supported me in getting to this point. In short, exciting things are ahead. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWlBUJ0iEeE Recommended Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLJsdqxnZb0 Chris' YouTube Channel: Wormeck Gaming