5 Tips to Get What You Want From Technology Retail

By Fred Roth Contributing Writer, [GAS]  In my daily sweep across my favorite tech news sites (next to [GAS], of course), I read an article listing 10 behaviors to adopt in order to get what you want from customer service centers. With the holiday shopping season fast approaching (believe me, we employees are already hearing […]


Google Buys Jaiku

The Twitter-like service from Finland, Jaiku, has been purchased by search engine behemoth, Google. My first thought after finding out about this was, “why?” Google doesn’t really need a micro-blogging platform, and if they were going to purchase one, why take what most people consider to be the second best or third best, at least […]

FAA says in-flight mobile phones to remain off

By Sterling Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] The Telegraph reports that the FAA told them it has no plans to lift the ban on mobile phone use during airline flights in the US anytime soon.  But the Telegraph is not an uninterested reporter on this matter — they are actively promoting a petition to keep mobile […]

How Television and News Works

How Television Works ‘How Television Works’ is a must see for anyone curious about who controls television, why producers alter their programming to appease corporate sponsors, and what detrimental affects television has on human brain chemistry, attention span and behaviour. How the News Works ‘How The News works’ is a closer inspection into the relationships […]

Where does money really come from?

This is an informative and easy to understand documentary explaining how the financial system works.  The video lasts an hour and is well worth watching.  Take at least a few minutes of your time to watch the first part – if the subject doesn’t catch your interest, at least you’ll know how the basics work. […]

How to Make Poutine at Home: A Basic Guide

A while ago, I wrote a post about a Japanese Pizza Hut pizza titled: “Pizza Hut’s double roll pie is the ultimate geek food“. I didn’t realize then how wrong I was on the subject. Last night when I got home, my wife said, “Honey, I feel like eating a Joe Bob poutine.” (I’ll get […]

Americans giving up on sex and friends in favor of life online

You know there’s something seriously wrong with us North Americans when most of us prefer being online to having sex or being with friends. It may be a sad indicator of where things will be in the near future. More than a quarter of respondents — or 28 percent — admitted to spending less time […]

We’re all a bunch of monkeys!

Here’s a funny but true take on what we, human beings, truly are: A bunch of monkeys.