Going into the weekend convulsions rocked Twitter, crypto, Teacher's Pension Plan

Saturday November 5 - The avatars have no legs! Reviews of the Metaverse and its expensive head sets are less than glowing - see (nytimes dot com, slash) 2022/11/04/opinion/facebook-meta-zuckerberg-virtual-reality.html

Early video clips of the stuff on Youtube appeared to be jerky and devoid of content


Sept. 24 - A historic storm lashed the Maritimes. We were digesting the goings on south of the border and the machinations in the Kremlin etc. An article in 'Blind Magazine' (dot com) suggested that big companies like Canon and Nikon are reducing R&D and further development in the DSLR cameras category.

Late August news - Big flooding in Pakistan dampens nuclear program there. So let them eat
yellowcake??? Despite the obvious, all-too-evident problem with national priorities the flooding remains an unparalleled disaster.

July - Whack! Whack! Strong reaction from industry minister, consumer lobbies, NDP in aftermath of Rogers internet downtime

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre sent a nasty letter to the CRTC demanding an explanation.


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An online Google ad quoted one of Accenture's group leaders as saying that the Metaverse "will be bigger than the digital transformation". Welcome to Hype City.

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