Natynczyk remains defiant. Blames MacKay

Doesn’t anybody apologize or own up anymore? What happened to honour, personal responsibility and respect for the Canadian people? (Emphasis mine.)

As for the time he flew to the Caribbeanto join his family on vacation, the general said he received permission to do that from Defence Minister Peter MacKay. The flight occurred after the general had spent . . . → Read More: Natynczyk remains defiant. Blames MacKay

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Slap Upside The Head: Conservative Radio Host Files Police Complaint Over School Anti-Homophobia Initiative

Kari Simpson, an anti-gay activist and conservative radio host, has filed a police complaint against an anti-homophobia program designed to reduce the bullying of LGBT students and foster a safer atmosphere in schools. Slap readers may remember Kari from the time she unsuccessfully launched a class-action human rights complaint against the B.C. Education Ministry for […]

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Blevkog: To Grunfeld

I’m proposing a new word for the internet lexicon: To Grunfeld: To carefully omit a portion of a person’s statement so that your version of the statement is the polar opposite of what the person stated, with the intent of causing them great…

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Critical Brain Candy: High-frequency trading

Ran across this good explanation of the “high-frequency trading” term thrown around a lot: Algorithmic Trading is Not High Frequency Trading.  The impact on the markets of HFT is very different compared to having computers aid in the execution of a human decision. Even when a human enters a simple order on a stock brokerage […]

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