Monthly Archives: March 2018

The March 26 – April 8, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!


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In this week’s edition…
– #DeleteFacebook has become a thing. But will it stick?
– This week’s Under the Influence: Memorable commercial jingles pay off in a big way!
– Seoul’s municipal workers will have their PCs disabled on weekends to force them to shorten their hours
– Advertising on podcasts can pay off big time
– Japanese study: Kids who play with Legos get into great schools
– Easter (and April Fools’) is on its way: related news links for the holiday
… and community reminders, quotes of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

Please note that there will be no newsletter published on April 2 because of the Easter holiday long weekend.

The March 19-25, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– This week’s Under the Influence on CBC Radio: Products you didn’t know were named for their inventors
– Halifax coffee shop owner has had it with freeloading Wi-Fi hogs
– Who knew? “Death midwife” is now a thing – and the birth-related midwives aren’t impressed
– Sugar gliders are the newest pet fad – and the newest pets to surely start showing up in shelters
– Easter is on its way: related news links for the holiday
– Newsletter holiday notice
… and community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 12-18, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– In this week’s Under the Influence on CBC Radio: Products you own that started off as useless junk
– Amazon Echo speakers have started to randomly start laughing – leading to freaked-out users
– The latest affliction due to our addiction to technology: “tech neck”
– Canada has a beautiful new vertical $10 bill honouring Viola Desmond
– Say bye to the VW Beetle – again!
– March is National PROBUS Month
– Congratulations to the winners of tickets to hear the world-renowned Dr. Temple Grandin in Moncton!
… and community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 5-11, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!


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In this week’s edition…
– This week’s Under the Influence: Using celebrities in ads can be powerful and risky
– “For the love of New Brunswick.” New Brunswickers encouraged to buy more local products and services to boost economy. New association formed.
– “Plogging” fitness craze also benefits the environment
– Parents: Your children are being targeted on Instagram
– Cosmetics for men industry is booming in Korea
– Cash in those $1,000 bills you have hanging around the house!
– LAST CHANCE to win a chance to see and hear world-renowned Dr. Temple Grandin in Moncton!
… and community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!