Monthly Archives: April 2019

The April 15-28, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Happy Easter!
– British cosmetics firm quits social media because it didn’t want to pay to appear in feeds
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Using roadside attractions as marketing opportunities
– Watching Netflix on Apple TV just got a bit more complicated
– Amazon has workers who actually sit and transcribe what they hear on Alexa speakers
– LinkedIn names top 25 companies to work for in Canada
– Backlash against parents pranking their own kids on social media
– Is there a tab coming to Facebook for trusted news sources?
– Child locks father out of his iPad for nearly 50 years
– Men’s engagement rings are now a thing!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, May 13
– Easter is coming!
– Price drop: Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, a book for young readers aged 9-12
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The April 8-14, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Drink. Drink some more. Get tipsy. Buy something online. Repeat.
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Disgusting body function mascots that make big $$$
– Remembering Yves Maillet (1969-2019)
– Cold-triggered limited edition Mountain Dew cans for Game of Thrones fans reveal names on Arya Stark’s kill list
– Danger: Fake Uber drivers are out there. Here’s how to avoid them…
– Cookbook sales are booming
– Animal smuggling causes closure of Komodo Island
– April Fools’ Day 2019: How pranksters pulled the wool over our eyes this year
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Tantramar Seniors’ College spring registration this week
– Easter is on its way!
– Easter newsletter schedule
– Price drop: Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, a book for young readers aged 9-12
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

 

The April 1-7, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– McDonald’s invests in technology to produce dynamic digital menus that adapt to various conditions
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Sometimes, getting rid of product features is best
– Every wondered how to track your carbon footprint?
– WOW Air ceases operations, leaving passengers stranded far from home
– Facebook clamping down on white nationalism
– Photo of sliced bagels sends people into a veritable tizzy online
– Waiting for Apple Air Power to hit the market? Put your wallet away.
– Teen successfully faked being an online influencer by altering pics
– Do certain noises drive you into a rage? You may have misophonia!
– Study: Bad guys and drones are just getting to know each other
– Odd mystery solved: Why are so many Garfield telephones washing up on the shores of France?
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Tantramar Seniors’ College spring registration this week
– Easter is on its way!
– Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, courtesy of Chocolate River Publishing
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!