Monthly Archives: January 2012

Matthew Broderick’s Day Off

As a fan of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, a student of the Ferris Bueller philosophy and a happy Honda CR-V owner, I can’t help but approve of this promo spot for the CR-V starring Matthew Broderick.

Twitter’s So-Bad-It’s-Good Recruiting Video

At Twitter, The Future is You! is a funny recruiting video. It reminds me of Microsoft’s internal training videos. This article also appears in Global Nerdy.

All That’s Left

Titled as found. Now I’m a little bummed out.

The Most Adorable Depeche Mode Cover Ever

This is a great family project: a dad, his kids, some home instruments and one of the best synthpop tunes ever written.

In Ottawa This Week

Return to the Capital City I don’t know if the Rideau Canal looks like this right now, but Ottawa is damned cold this time of year. However, it’s the home base of Shopify, where I hold the title of Platform Evangelist, and I make it a point to try and regroup with my team face-to-face […]

The Tables Have Turned

Found via George “Captain Sulu” Takei, comic by Gary Varvel. Okay, it’s supposed to be a play on the old “There are starving children in China” line, but the architecture, low table and bonsai tree are actually Japanese. Still, it’s a good joke. And hey, all us southeast Asians look alike, right?

Tampa Travel Diary 6: Shopping

My camera has been slowly dying since it flew out of my pocket and crashed on the asphalt after my spectacular crash on my first midnight bike ride last summer. Luckily, suburban Tampa is jam-packed with big box stores that were offered the exact same model (Canon Powershot Elph 300HS, the little camera that could) […]