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…


Innovation in a time of Crisis

Creativity - it's all around you.
You don't even have to scour the news in detail to see examples of innovation percolating through the community.
Brian Gilham turned a good idea into front page news when he cobbled up a new application that used TTC reports and Twitter to keep Torontonians up-to-date on  commuter news. His good idea became a great one when a power crisis impacted TTC services a few weeks ago.
Go ahead, subscribe to TTCupdates on Twitter. Get connected. Now, if only we could get twitter messages again via SMS on cellphones....

CityNews.ca - Toronto's News: From Blackouts To Flying Bullets, TTCupdates Creator Keeps Community Connected
What's even greater is watching the internet being utilized to its full potential, shedding its outdated image as little more than a lawless porn portal, and instead being illuminated as a valuable community tool where communication and cooperation combine to help shape a brighter future.
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