Category: Technology

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Rejected in Thirty Seconds

I recently heard two young men comparing their frustrations with job searches. They were both looking for work in the high-tech industries that are ubiquitous in this area, and both were so far unsuccessful. One was particularly outraged because he had submitted an application online, and it had […]

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At the DMV

I decided to get a California identification card because San Jose locals seem to be bewildered by my Alberta driver’s licence. I had an appointment so I was able to join the shorter, faster-moving line. Me: I want to apply for an ID card She [without looking up]: […]

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Too Many Perky Pills

There’s an exercise franchise that I quite like. It uses a variety of exercise machines placed in a circle, and members spend a minute at each station. Genius. Fifteen stations, one minute each, twice; half an hour and we’re done. Bingo. Exercise guilt assuaged. The trouble is it […]

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Dim Bulb

I know it’s not just me. You don’t think this ban on incandescent bulbs makes sense, do you? No, I didn’t think so. Like you, I want to preserve the planet, reduce, reuse, recycle and drive a Prius, but this bulb thing just does not compute. As of […]