The Vanishing Line of Cold War-era History

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been researching and collecting information on Cold War technology (a topic of personal interest for me). I’ve been gathering information on how technology advanced and infrastructure was built in the shadow of a fear of nuclear war. As I’ve been doing this research, I find a lot of sources for this information are brittle at…

Run Canada Post’s EST Desktop 2.0 On A Mac

Canada Post’s tools are a must-have for many businesses shipping in Canada. Even though many of the tasks you can do for business mailing are now accessible on their website one mainstay office tool is still desktop-only. That’s EST Desktop 2.0. EST (Electronic Shipping Tools) Desktop lets you connect to a digital scale, prepare bulk shipments, mail quick-ship and thermal labels, prepare manifests,…

What Firefox’s 8th Birthday Means to Me

I’m not sure how many people are aware of this – but Firefox is now celebrating it’s 8th birthday. Eight years since Mozilla dubbed Firebird, Firefox and sent the little browser that could out into the world to start the next browser war. My life was profoundly changed by this project that did much to shape the future of the internet and…