telecom, technology and the occasional floobergeist

I’ve got an abundance of bits and pieces of canadian telecom and internet experience, and I am thrilled to be in a place in time when all is changing, technology is developing, and the status quo is being disrupted. 

Floobergeist is a word that is beginning to defy definition.  The more I roll that smooth pebble around, the more it becomes to mean. Floobergeist started out as the magic dust that turns dreams into ideas.  And then it began to encompass the zing that happens when you have conversations about those ideas. And now, it’s the whole evolution from dream to conversation, with each step improving the later and the former along the way.

Everyone aspires to good conversations. They can lead you to adventures you’ve never imagined, and to people you can twig with.

Let’s have a good conversation…


Americans Duped by Email Scams

Email fraud alone cost consumers US$630 million between 2004 and 2005.

Macleans.ca | Top Stories | Life | Pornography, gambling, lies, theft and terrorism: The Internet sucks

For some reason, this number is not terribly surprising. Not even a little bit.  Americans [generally] have a deep seated desire to get rich quick, by any means possible, the easier the better.  To think that an unknown person from around the world wants to give them $40 million, and all they have to do is send $2500 for an airplane ticket is just silly and irresponsible. You get what you pay for ;-)

Funny that Macleans calls it email fraud - I wonder how much is wasted on lottery systems?

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