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Japan Foundation Library

October 28th, 2009 No Comments

While I’ve know where the Japan Foundation was located for a long time, even before I left for NY, I didn’t know of it’s mission or that it had a library! The student group for CASLIS arranged for a tour of the Japan Foundation Library and I was lucky enough to be included in the [...]

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Academic Software Recommendations

July 13th, 2009 No Comments

It’s nearly been a year since I started school. Been using the software I’ve selected since the beginning of the year. Criteria: Easy to use, not very expensive, and for Mac! My must have: Scrivener Really cannot write a paper without it. It’s THE BEST TOOL for writing because you can use it in so [...]

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Summer Term Courses

May 29th, 2009 No Comments

Not taking a full summer break from courses. I’m taking two this summer and hopefully will have a lighter course load next year. Currently trying to write a big report for one course and as often is the case, blogging comes to mind as a form of procrastination. My courses for the summer session: FIS2173 [...]

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Winter/Spring Term 2009

January 8th, 2009 No Comments

I will soon be finding out my grades for my first and very challenging term. I think a lot of it was the amount of readings, the time it takes me to write my essays given being really out of practise in essay writing. Seriously, I think it may have been in high school when [...]


a little net neutrality

November 14th, 2008 No Comments

Lawmaker plans bill on Web neutrality – Yahoo Canada News Before taking FIS1210 (Information and its social context) I have only heard of Net Neutrality but didn’t understand what it was about and what was at sake. Too busy to come up with the full list of resources I wanted to share regarding Net Neutrality, [...]

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Week 2 of Classes

September 19th, 2008 1 Comment

It’s taken two weeks instead of one to get used to the ischool schedule. Due to some class size issues, I moved just about 75% of all my classes this term around on Friday of last week. So, this week, it was like week 1 again for me trying to check out my courses; getting [...]

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Hitting the Library

July 24th, 2008 4 Comments

I’ve been keeping this some what under wraps for a while. At first because I didn’t want to jinx myself. Then it’s because it doesn’t seem quite real yet. For those who friended me on facebook has been seeing some updates, and of course, I have told people in person. But for the official announcement [...]

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