My musings

An open letter to Justin Trudeau and Scott Brison

November 5, 2015

Let me begin by congratulating you on your recent election victory and your swearing-in yesterday. Mr. Trudeau, I was thrilled to see you talk about open data and access to information as important goals of your new government. [...]

Election ’15-The party leaders on Twitter

November 3, 2015

I thought I'd have a bit of fun and examine how often the three main party leaders used Twitter before and during the 2015 campaign. The simple numbers on volume help tell the story. [...]

Death by media line

September 14, 2015

I’ve been watching the endless federal election campaign with some interest, but also with a certain degree of ennui. Sure, the Duffy trial and the refugee crisis have served to shake up the proceedings somewhat, but the sense that I am listening to a series of audio tracks playing endless [...]