Wayne MacPhail

Wayne MacPhail has been a print and online journalist for 25 years. He was the managing editor of Hamilton Magazine and was a reporter and editor at The Hamilton Spectator until he founded Southam InfoLab, a national future information products facility for Southam Inc. in 1991. He went on to develop online content for most major players in Canada including Sympatico-Lycos, where he was the director of content. He is also a book author (Spin Doctors) and is a published and performed playwright (Abandon Hope Mabel Dorothy). He has taught online writing at several Ontario colleges and universities and is the co-owner of w8nc inc, a marketing and communications firm aimed at non- profit and educational organizations.

Wayne MacPhail
Jan 29, 2010

CBC - So good it's worth paying for twice

Wayne MacPhail
The CBC is paid for by taxpayers' money. But, the broadcaster doesn't seem satisfied with just taking our money once. It would like to take it again if you'd like to use CBC content on your website.
Aug 19, 2009

Of makers, hackers and activists

Myrcurial and think|haus are part of the maker movement in Canada. Makers love McGyver, old copies of Popular Science and the chance to breathe new life into consumer electronics.
Jul 16, 2009

ISPs beyond belief

This past week the country's biggest Internet Service Providers (ISPs) paraded in front of the CRTC as part of that commission's inquiry into bandwidth throttling.
Jun 10, 2009

Counting on stupid

Amazon's new e-book reader, the Kindle DX, has been heralded as the saviour of newspapers. But its success will depend on an uninformed consumer willing to be duped into giving up rights.


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