Re-assessing my screen time after turning off notifications and #resistfacebook

Back in November I wrote a blog about discovering the “screen time” monitoring and managing service that Apple provides on its devices. I knew I was in front of a device screen (and this doesn’t count laptop time at work or home) a lot but it was still amazing to see just how much. That …

Monitoring and getting a handle on my Screen Time using Apple’s built in iOS tools

This morning a notification popped up on my iPad. Weekly screentime notification. The latest versions of iOS have a setting included called “Screen Time”. It is meant to help us all (adults and children) get a handle on our addiction to these devices through tracking our time on the applications that we use.  It provides …

To the Editor: Time for City to Look Outside its Comfort Zone

This letter appears in today’s AV Times. At the last Council meeting Telus detailed their significant investments in both wired and wireless infrastructure in the Valley. This comes on the heels of Shaw making their big investment in the Valley a few years back which enabled the world-class “Neptune” scientific facility to be built. It …