Category: Brainstorm

  • Features I’m looking for in an instant messaging client

    I’ve spent far too much time lately trying to convince people that giving new things a shot is a worthwhile endeavour, especially when it comes to instant messaging apps. Recently, I was led down the path of discovering Skype again, and then ended up tangentially researching pros and cons of that and other messaging services. […]

  • Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years as a Public Servant

    At the start of 2018, I celebrated my fifth year of service as a federal government employee. I’m a *very* different person than I was back in January of 2013 when I first started working at NSERC, and a big part of these changes relate directly to things I’ve learned working in government. A part…

  • Seeds of Thought – Basic Income

    This past weekend, I sat down to put some of my thoughts about basic income in to words, and to share my proposal for a basic income plan that might work in a country like Canada.