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Media Literacy

Media specialists in our midst

Come and celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by coming out to the My Canadian Life 2017 speakers series to see and hear three well-known local media artists from different media venues.

As paper turns to pixel

book cover image: Gutenberg's fingerprint

Merilyn Simond's recent book Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels, and the lasting impression of books trolls through the past, present, and evolving future of the book.  This work is a fascinating look at the myths, inventions, and consequences of the digital shift and how we read today. 

The Battle for the Airwaves

book cover image: the network

In The Network, investigative journalist Scott Woolley recounts one of the greatest business heists in American history - the massive rip-off of the airwaves.

And he scores!

book cover image: now I'm catching on

"It is Joe Sakic. Scores!  Jeee-oe ... Sakic ... scores!  And that makes it 5-2 Canada.  Surely, that's gotta be it."

Windows 10

Windows 10 book

If you use a PC you are possibly already using Windows 10.  If not, you soon will be as Microsoft transitions to the one operating system for all their computers and stops providing support for previous versions.

The Digital Doctor

book cover image: the digital doctor

Technology has now invaded the health care profession.  From patient charts to hospital procedures with the billions of dollars in federal incentives we now  live in the age of digital medical care.

Privacy in the modern age

book cover image: privacy in the modern age

How do you feel about privacy?  In this age of super technology privacy as it used to be hardly exists.

Saving the CBC

book cover image: Canada lives here

Wade Rowland's latest book Canada lives here: the case for public broadcasting identifies the issues crucial to the CBC' s survival and proposes carefully considered policy options.

Let's get digital

book cover image: Let's get digital: how to self-publish and why you should

The internet has changed the publishing business forever and in doing so has created amazing opportunities for writers, especially self-publishers.