One Canadian made $114 million after we all pressed Play.
Swifties made her $43 million. But Drizzy fans made the Canadian $114 million. In the era of streaming, how exactly do our favourite artists make money from it? Are we going back to the monarchy? Out with album sales. In with royalties.
How the internet changed nonprofits.
The internet has changed a lot—even #nonprofitlife. It has made fundraising easier, simplified event planning, and changed how nonprofits connect with donors.
Our first partnership article with... AI.
We decided to team up with AI for a discussion on how the internet has changed the writing process. Does it do a better job than me? Do we need to accept AI overlords are here to stay? Can it write a decent script for a new season of your favourite Netflix show? Only one way to find out.
How the internet can get you in shape.
Out with the age of Richard Simmons workout tapes and in with the age of fitness apps, workout videos, and smart watches. Your health and well-being can be improved simply by starting where you are right now. Online!
How to manage yourself with the internet.
Life can sometimes get out of hand. But the internet is here to help. By using some simple and intuitive tools online, you can better organize your life and schedule and get back to the things that really matter…like Shirley Temples on a Friday night.
Keeping the internet a happy place.
From repeated spam callers to typo-ridden emails and pop-up ads for free iPads, it seems fraudsters are everywhere. Unfortunately they aren’t going anywhere so it’s up to us to sharpen our knowledge to take preventative measures in keeping the internet a safe and joyful place.
Livewire: Understanding the different internet lines in your home.
For most households in Canada, the internet is supplied via one of three different lines installed to homes. Further understanding of these lines can help you make a more informed decision when choosing an ISP that will be best suited for your needs. As well, what kind of options do Canadians have if their home does not have one of these lines?
An inclusive internet... Maybe one day.
In Canada 96.5%, or 36 million of us, can technically access the internet. As of April 2022 there were 5.03 billion internet users around the world—aka 63.1% of the world’s population. But these numbers only tell part of the story. For the internet to be truly inclusive, everyone needs access to it—and that means more than building infrastructure.
What’s the deal with Canada’s internet?
Canada’s telecommunications industry could be a TV show. The big three and their independent ISP buying spree, the high prices, the epic outages, the bad customer service. It’s all over the place. And none of it is easy to understand. We’re here to help.
A fable about the internet in Canada.
A long, long time ago (sometime in the 19th century), in a very, very distant world (Canada), there was an enchanted forest where a few bloated bees (the big telcos) and a lot of ardent ants (the independent ISPs) worked hard to bring honey (internet) to all the animals of the forest. This is a fable to help you understand the internet in Canada.