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Andy Kaplan-Myrth
Works at TekSavvy
Attended University of Ottawa
Lives in Ottawa
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"List: Mathematical Word Problems for Introverts by Eric K. Auld" http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/mathematical-word-problems-for-introverts
At the grocery store, John bought 13 lemons that cost 89 cents each. He normally would not buy so many lemons, but he spotted a coworker from afar...
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The main headline on this article, "Bear parts trafficking sting nets B.C. acupuncturist", is a pretty decent garden path headline -- each of the first five words could be a verb or a noun. Fun.
A Coquitlam, B.C., acupuncturist has pleaded guilty to trafficking in bear gall bladders as part of a sting operation allegedly prompted by a desperate mother's search for a cure for her son's severe epilepsy.
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Earlier today, a friend posted on Facebook a message I’ve seen and heard a lot lately — to be honest, I’ve said it myself: Please vote, but if you don’t like anybody enough to vote, at least go spoil your ballot. I’ve repeated for years what I learned in…
Earlier today, a friend posted on Facebook a message I've seen and heard a lot lately -- to be honest, I've said it myself: Please vote, but if you don't like anybody enough to vote, at least go sp...
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Just got on the beta for this Chrome extension I've been waiting for since WIRED wrote it up. When you turn it on, Trailblazer tracks your browsing and creates a map of the sites you visit and tabs you open along the way, so you end up with a map of that browsing session. It's not always on -- you turn it on to build a map of how you find information. I think it will be good for research; we'll see!
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Using a long-exposure photography technique, Xavi Bou captured bird flight patterns in his series Ornitographies. Unlike other motion analysis which preceded it, Ornitographies moves away from the …
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Here I am in early 1986 playing on my 1973 pinball machine. It's been bouncing around at the homes of some cousins, and now it needs a new home. I want to get it, but it's in Hamilton -- I need to figure out transport to Ottawa. If I can figure that out, maybe the kids will have a new toy...
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I like the new Google Plus, just like the old Google Plus...
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Telecom giant expressed a nonchalant attitude to the ruling allowing competitors to use its fibre networks, but now claims that it will suffer massive losses
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"CC BY-SA 4.0 now one-way compatible with GPLv3" http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/46186
The declaration increases interoperability of the commons for games, hardware designs, and more In January we officially opened a public consultation (blog post) on CC BY-SA 4.0 unilateral compatib…
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I am a lawyer based in Ottawa, working in internet and telecommunications law. I used to be an internet policy advisor at Industry Canada, focusing on anti-spam policy and cybersecurity. I also used to be more interest in how collaborative and social technologies are reshaping industries and communities, but I’m increasingly disillusioned and disinterested in social technologies. Now I’m looking for more connected technologies for misanthropes. This is my personal account, and what I post here represents my personal views and not the views of my employer. Obviously.
Education
  • University of Ottawa
    LLB, 2002 - 2005
  • Yale University
    MA Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 1998 - 2001
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Cognitive Science, 1997 - 1998
  • McGill University
    BA Mathematics, 1993 - 1997
  • University of Adelaide
    Mathematics, 1996 - 1996
  • Ontario Science Centre Science School
    1992 - 1993
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Ottawa-based lawyer working in internet and telecommunications law.
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  • TekSavvy
    Director, Regulated Agreements, 2015 - present
  • Industry Canada
    Policy Advisor, 2009 - 2015
    Policy Advisor, Digital Policy Branch at Industry Canada, on the National Anti-Spam Coordinating Body, the team responsible for the policy behind Canada's Anti-spam Legislation (CASL)
  • University of Ottawa
    2006 - 2009
    Manager of the Law and Technology Program in the Faculty of Law
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Toronto - Montreal - Adelaide - Baltimore - New Haven - Melbourne - London, UK - Geneva
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