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The Best Way to Build Your Own Website in 2018

For many years I didn’t touch websites with a ten foot pole. I find them frustrating to build and manage, and my job at the time didn’t require that I build sites from scratch. So I picked up some more useful skills instead, like learning about email marketing, and more recently I have been learning about paid advertising with facebook ads and google adwords. However, …

Maslow’s Hierarchy 2.0

What motivates you in your digital work and creative life? I am interested to know what Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs looks like, after your basic needs are looked after and you set out to live and work online. I bring this idea up, because I feel like a lot of pursuits these days, while may seem attractive on the surface (“I can work from anywhere …

Why I Support the King St. Streetcar Project

The King Street Streetcar project is an effort by the City of Toronto to lower commuting times for the public. To do so, the city shutdown car access to one of its main streets in the downtown core, King Street, and made it available to streetcars exclusively, with some exceptions for taxi cabs at certain hours. Amongst the friends and family i’ve spoken to, this …