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A Proposal for Good Copyright Legislation
Creating truly inspired legislation will not be easy, but Canadians deserve nothing less on this crucial issue. We need bold legislation and a made-in-Canada approach.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published September 11, 2009 in Digital Kayak (3 comments)

Seeking Balance in Canadian Copyright Law
We need a new copyright model. Artists, musicians, film-makers, all deserve to be compensated for their work, but the public's rights must also be respected.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published August 20, 2009 in Digital Kayak (9 comments)

On America's Historic Opportunity for Universal Health Coverage
One day, if you or someone you love needs unaffordable medical care, you'll look back at this opportunity to get universal health care and remember either pushing for it, doing nothing or even actively opposing it.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published July 21, 2009 in Digital Kayak (10 comments)

Similarity Breeds Dislike: or The Narcissism of Small Differences Online
When we're online, we often disagree the most with the people who are just like us.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published June 12, 2009 in Digital Kayak (17 comments)

What Makes You Interesting?
Twitter: Why you might like it, and what its popularity says about the future of online social media.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published February 11, 2009 in Digital Kayak (6 comments)

Canada Needs a Progressive Majority Government
A majority of Canadians want a left-leaning party in power, but our votes split between the Liberals, the NDP, the Bloc, and the Green Party.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published September 11, 2008 in Digital Kayak (13 comments)

A Legacy to Celebrate?
The former mayor's bleak vision may haunt us for a long time to come.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published November 08, 2007 in Digital Kayak (4 comments)

Ontario Tories Putting Fund in Fundamentalism
John Tory's pledge to fund private religious schools would have a serious, negative long-term impact on Hamilton.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published September 28, 2007 in Digital Kayak (18 comments)

Vanishing into the American Gulag
Does Canada transfer detainees to the United States, and if so, what happens to them?
by Adrian Duyzer
Published May 18, 2007 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

Anti-Science: The National Post on Climate Change
Eventually, even the most committed ideologues are forced to face the facts.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published March 19, 2007 in Digital Kayak (14 comments)

Rare Items from the Classifieds of February 2028
Extinct floor coverings and death-defying snack foods.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published February 09, 2007 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

iProducts vs. weProducts
The stark contrast between two remarkable devices reaches beyond mere dollars and into the realm of technological philosophy.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published January 24, 2007 in Digital Kayak (9 comments)

Time for Strong Leadership on the Environment
Changing consumer behaviour will help the environment, but without strong leadership from business and government we won't get far.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published January 24, 2007 in Digital Kayak (5 comments)

The Digital City
It's time we built a Hamilton-wide wireless network.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published December 13, 2006 in Digital Kayak (1 comment)

Have Guilt, Will Travel
I wonder how many trees it would take to absorb the carbon I've burned in my trip to Europe.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published November 23, 2006 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Platitudes Don't Fill Plates
We spend hundreds of millions of dollars blasting through rock and building massive concrete overpasses but cannot afford to feed the hungry.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published October 20, 2006 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Why We Act, Part II
It's time sensible people made the decisions.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published October 06, 2006 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Why We Act
What do our children see when they look out at their neighbourhoods: flowering trees and vegetable gardens, or concrete walls and asphalt parking spaces?
by Adrian Duyzer
Published August 30, 2006 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Will the Highways on the Internet Become More Few?
Big business and intrusive government want to control and monitor what you read, watch and listen to.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published May 26, 2006 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

I'd Like a Second Opinion
No matter what you believe, you'll find other people to back you up, but feeling safe isn't the same as being safe.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published April 21, 2006 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

Data Insecurity
Communicating through screens puts distance between people. The people you deal with become less real as a result.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published March 18, 2006 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

Free Won't
Video games become a powerful weapon in the hands of those for whom a disenfranchised citizenry is a benefit.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published February 15, 2006 in Digital Kayak (9 comments)

The Truthiness Hurts
Legions of determined amateurs are challenging the safe unreality manufactured by the purveyors of professional news and entertainment.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published January 09, 2006 in Digital Kayak (7 comments)

Our Silicon Idolatry
Instead of finding facts and getting answers, perhaps we should be asking questions.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published December 14, 2005 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

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