Keurig vs Tassimo: Which Single-Serve Coffee Brewer to Choose?

Over the past decade the coffee industry has experienced a drastic change. Namely, we witnessed the emergence of single-serve pod coffee brewers for home and office use. Statistics show that 40% of Canadian families use this kind of machine in their homes now and that number is only going to continue to grow as time […]

50 Interesting Business Books Released in 2011

The following is a list of 50 interesting business books that were released in 2011. As some of you know, I run a service called Any New Books?, which emails you a list of new books that are related to the categories of your choice each week. For the most part I pulled this list […]

A Survey of the Best Prosumer Compact Digital Cameras

Ever since I was a little boy, photography has been one of my main hobbies and interests. My collection of cameras, both film and digital SLR, is pretty decent. I also own some good quality lenses that span the broad range from 12mm all the way to 300mm. Wide-angle lens, check. Walk around f/2.8 zoom, check. Portrait f/1.8 lens, […]

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Secret Santa

The mainstream media has a tendency to portray online communities in a negative light. When a crime involving Facebook, MySpace or YouTube occurs, there is a strong emphasis on these social networks, as opposed to the people perpetrating the crime. What is not often reported is that online communities, groups of (quasi) anonymous people, have […]