Obsolescence

Plastic Bags Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

John Izzo | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Politics
John Izzo

These bans are a positive and necessary step and they do raise awareness, but the overuse of plastic is just a symbol of a larger issue. We use disposable things without thinking about the consequences. Maybe one reason we resist the idea of banning plastic bags is because somehow we know it's just the tip of the iceberg.

One Gadget To Replace Them All

Ron Kunitzky-Geyser | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living
Ron Kunitzky-Geyser

When my friend suggested I get an iPhone, I said that I didn't need one. Now that I've got one (and I love it) I can see he was right about it being a facilitator of convenience and creator of efficiency; boy, is it ever! What I didn't anticipate is that all of those other gadgets in my life would lose their purpose once I got an iPhone.