Road Load Limits

The BC Ministry of Transportation has recently started a blog, following in the footsteps of others, like, "The Fastlane”, the blog of the US Secretary for Transportation, Ray laHood. One of my favourite recent posts shows the importance of following spring road limits, with these two photos (click on the photos for a link to […]

Richard Florida Tweets About Unemployment

or… “why I love the stripped-down, bite-sized chunks that Twitter can serve up” [easy-retweet] [ad#468] You either love it or you hate it. A series of Tweets like this is why I can learn to love it. These are interesting states that I don’t need to spend 5 minutes reading a newspaper article about. There’s […]

The New Revolution

Some days it feels like we should all just give up our cars and start living like we mean it. I know there are a brave few who have done so. You are the pioneers of the new revolution, some of us are on the path to freedom, while most of the western world is […]

MicroBlogging for Business

Image by urbanworkbench via Flickr A few weeks ago I discussed one MicroBlogging platform that I regularly use in a post called Twitter for Engineers. You know something is mainstream when the print media picks it up… Now, Brevity Is the Soul of Office Interaction – NYTimes.com One hundred forty characters — the exact length […]

User Images in Comments

[ad#200-left]One of the neat things about the theme on UrbanWorkbench is that it uses the Gravatar system for images of users. This adds a human touch to conversations in many blogs I visit, I’d love more of my visitors to use this service and continue commenting on UrbanWorkbench! If you’d like your image to show […]