Tris Hussey Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2308 en Lots of free WiFi everywhere, but should you partake? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/19/lots-free-wifi-everywhere-should-you-partake So, Mac user, you like YouTube, huh?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/19/lots-free-wifi-everywhere-should-you-partake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/19/lots-free-wifi-everywhere-should-you-partake#comments Techplanations Technology Life online safety online security wifi Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:29:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 3719 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Apple's iPad receives glowingly positive reviews http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/11/apples-ipad-receives-glowingly-positive-reviews You might have been wondering if anything interesting has been going on in the tech-o-sphere. One word: iPad.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/11/apples-ipad-receives-glowingly-positive-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/04/11/apples-ipad-receives-glowingly-positive-reviews#comments Techplanations Technology Life Apple iPad iPhone iPod Touch Mac vs Windows Netbook Vancouver 2010 Mon, 12 Apr 2010 10:30:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 3640 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com While in Vancouver Enjoy the Olympics with a Cup of Coffee http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/20/while-vancouver-enjoy-olympics-cup-coffee Trust me, the buzz you get from caffeine isn't half as great as the buzz you'll get from the people hanging out at Vancouver's awesome coffee shops. (photo by Danny Robinson of Bootup Labs)<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/20/while-vancouver-enjoy-olympics-cup-coffee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/20/while-vancouver-enjoy-olympics-cup-coffee#comments Techplanations Olympics Blenz Olympics Sun, 21 Feb 2010 04:49:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 3203 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Confessions of an Olympic Curmudgeon http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/17/confessions-olympic-curmudgeon Welcome World to Vancouver!<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/17/confessions-olympic-curmudgeon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/02/17/confessions-olympic-curmudgeon#comments Techplanations Technology Olympics Life Vancouver 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games vo2010 Thu, 18 Feb 2010 13:11:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 3178 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Why I Love Vancouver" is a book about leaving America and finding Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/bedsidetable/2010/02/10/why-i-love-vancouver-book-about-leaving-america-and-finding-canada At book signing party for "Why I Love Vancouver" at Elysian Coffee, questions of identity both Canadian and American arose.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/bedsidetable/2010/02/10/why-i-love-vancouver-book-about-leaving-america-and-finding-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/bedsidetable/2010/02/10/why-i-love-vancouver-book-about-leaving-america-and-finding-canada#comments Bedside Table Books american book launch Canadian cultural democrat health care Linda Solomon nationality openness Why I Love Vancouver Thu, 11 Feb 2010 05:11:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 3107 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Why Tweet? I'll Tell You How to Make Use of This Fun and Powerful Tool http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/18/why-tweet-ill-tell-you-how-make-use-fun-and-powerful-tool When Twitter started out, even geeks didn't know what to do with it. When I first tried using it in January 2007, I didn't see the point. Then came the SXSW music, film, and interactive festival and <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/18/why-tweet-ill-tell-you-how-make-use-fun-and-powerful-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/18/why-tweet-ill-tell-you-how-make-use-fun-and-powerful-tool#comments Techplanations Life learning twitter Social Media Twitter Twitter 101 Tue, 19 Jan 2010 06:04:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 2905 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canwest's Future Buyer Has an Opportunity to Innovate, But Will They Take It? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/09/canwests-future-buyer-has-opportunity-innovate-will-they-take-it Yeah, we get it, newspapers as we know them are in trouble. Just like the advent of the telegraph changed how news was gathered, transmitted and reported, the Internet has done the same for papers. On<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/09/canwests-future-buyer-has-opportunity-innovate-will-they-take-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/09/canwests-future-buyer-has-opportunity-innovate-will-they-take-it#comments Techplanations Media CanWest journalism media newspapers online journalism online publishing publishing Sun, 10 Jan 2010 01:51:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 2834 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com All About Getting Your Home Office Set Up (So You Can Stay Home During the 2010 Winter Games) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/06/all-about-getting-your-home-office-set-so-you-can-stay-home-during In part 1 of the Vancouver Observer Telelympics Tutorial, I talked about setting the stage for working at home during the Olympic games. Here in part 2 we're going to roll up our sleeves and get stuff<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/06/all-about-getting-your-home-office-set-so-you-can-stay-home-during" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2010/01/06/all-about-getting-your-home-office-set-so-you-can-stay-home-during#comments Techplanations telecommunting telelympics telework work from home Wed, 06 Jan 2010 16:40:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 2797 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com I Have a Great New Computer! Now What? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/27/i-have-great-new-computer-now-what Did you get a spiffy new computer? Nice new MacBook, netbook, iMac, Windows laptop or desktop? Not an uncommon gift for Christmas, or a post-Christmas Boxing Day gift, these days. Of course when you g<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/27/i-have-great-new-computer-now-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/27/i-have-great-new-computer-now-what#comments Techplanations Life how to new computers set up a new computer Sun, 27 Dec 2009 18:59:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 2720 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Phishing: How to Avoid Getting Hooked http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/16/phishing-how-avoid-getting-hooked What would you do if you got an email that went something like this: "From American Express Cards: Warning your account has been compromised, click this link right away to verify your card and reacti<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/16/phishing-how-avoid-getting-hooked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/techplanations/2009/12/16/phishing-how-avoid-getting-hooked#comments Techplanations Life online safety online scams phishing social engineering Thu, 17 Dec 2009 10:37:00 +0000 Tris Hussey 2653 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com