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Lethbridge

Revitalising Downtown Lethbridge & High Density Housing

When I was running for a seat on city council in 2001, one of the most common issues I heard brought up was the fact Lethbridgians wanted the downtown revitalised. I think that is all and good and could go a long way to improving the city. Another thing I noticed based on focus groups […]

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General

Managing Editor

At the U of L, there is a group of us who get together once a month to discuss issues and projects related to web design. I have not contributed much lately, but I always enjoy the company. Anyhow, since we changed our name from Web Club to Web Forum (another post in itself I […]

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Google

Google showtimes seach in Canada

Google showtimes search now works in Canada. Specifically it works in Lethbridge. See [the descent lethbridge ab] for an example.

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A million photos

Are you a Flickr user? Come join my A Million Photos pool and help contribute to the first group to ever reach one million photos. We’re already at over 20,000 after just one week! We also have a goal to have 500 members by the end of the month. We’re currently at about 150. Come […]

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Google

Reply by chat in GMail

Google has released a new feature in GMail: reply by chat. I have wanted to do this numerous times. On the surface it looks cool, to be able to see someone who has sent you email is online. There’s more however; it also groups the resulting chat log in with the email conversation. Very cool.

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Google

Google Calendar Live

Google Calendar is now live. You may need to have a GMail or Google account to sign up. Here are some features I wish it had. Delete all events without cancelling my account Daylight Saving Time Search events by time slots Batch processing of search results Scroll through search results Sync with my PocketPC

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General

Web-based Calendar

I am looking for a web-based calendar that synchronises with PocketPCs or with Outlook. Anyone know of any?

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Google

Google Acquires Writely

I am so excited about this. InformationWeek announced that Google has acquired online word processing provider, Writely. The announcement has caused Writely to shut down new registrations as they do the migration. I am glad I registered when I did. All my non-work documents are created in Writely. I hope there is tighter integration with […]

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Accessibility

Old folders

Something I have been thinking about lately is the idea of naming folders that make sense in the future. For example, it does not make sense to name a folder “Word documents”; a year from now you might wonder what kind of Word documents are in that folder. A common technique I have seen people […]

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Google

GMail and Google Talk

If you haven’t heard, Google announced an integration between Google Talk and GMail. This means Google Talk users will now be able to chat directly in the browser. Even more, GMail users will be able to chat with each other, without having to install Google Talk. A step closer to complete web-based applications. In addition, […]