If you’re going to be attending the KMWorld 2009 Conference (if you don’t know about this conference, you can find out more about it), the good folks at KMWorld are going to give readers of lucasmcdonnell.com a $200 discount on the conference.
You can also get a free expo pass — just use this link to get both the discount and the free pass. Thanks to KMWorld for providing the discount and enjoy the conference!
CBC News (for all you non-Canadians, CBC is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) has an interesting story about how FaceBook regularly breaches Canadian privacy laws, according to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. From the article:
Facebook shares personal information with developers who create games and quizzes in a way that breaches Canadian privacy law, the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found.
The popular social networking site, which is used by 12 million Canadians, doesn’t have enough safeguards to prevent those third-party developers from getting “unauthorized” access to users’ personal information, said the report released Thursday by assistant privacy commissioner Elizabeth Denham.
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As you’ve probably guessed from my lack of posts lately, I’ve been extremely busy — which is definitely not a complaint, since everything I’ve been busy with has been good stuff! I’ve recently purchased a new home, and along with the new job, both of these things have occupied most of my time. Not to mention the fact that since it’s summer, I’m trying to get outside as much as possible (if only the weather would cooperate).
I bought a hybrid bike (hybrids are somewhere between mountain bikes and street bikes, according to my limited understanding of cycling) two weeks ago which has been great — I haven’t had a chance to take it out too much, but I’m looking forward to finally being able to ride around the city. I was looking forward to taking my bike out to Toronto Island, but unfortunately for me there’s a strike here in Toronto, which also means no ferry service to the island.
Thanks for reading, I hope all my readers in the northern hemisphere are enjoying their summer.