Articles By Barrie Robinson

Only in Canada, you say

Only in Canada, you say

To those who have read my columns in the past it will come as no surprise that I still climb...

February 7th, 2002 Barrie Robinson
Web pages need a purpose

Web pages need a purpose

To continue on from a previous column, in which I took a look at some Web sites and commented on...

January 10th, 2002 Barrie Robinson
Them

Them

One of my hobbies is messing about with cars. My current project is an MGB GT V8 and I have...

November 29th, 2001 Barrie Robinson
Never be a product in ones own land

Never be a product in ones own land

There are some golden rules about starting a small computer business.One is that you always study the market to see...

June 28th, 2001 Barrie Robinson
Beware of panaceas offered by Web consultants

Beware of panaceas offered by Web consultants

Did anyone notice the pall of smoke at the beginning of the year 2000? It wasn't caused by Y2K disasters...

May 31st, 2001 Barrie Robinson
It

It

Column writing is a lonely task. One fires out canon balls but there are no indications as to where they...

April 19th, 2001 Barrie Robinson
The Corel morale

The Corel morale

We have all been entertained by Michael Cowpland's running of Corel.Whatever you think of his methods, he is undoubtedly up...

February 8th, 2001 Barrie Robinson
Drastic steps need to be taken to help Canadian start-ups

Drastic steps need to be taken to help Canadian start-ups

In my last column I expounded on an idea to improve the lot of Canadian "high-tech" entrepreneurs ("The Government…," CWC,...

November 16th, 2000 Barrie Robinson
The government could give Canadian start-ups a push

The government could give Canadian start-ups a push

One of the problems with ranting on about the lack of support in Canada for Canadian high-tech companies and the...

November 2nd, 2000 Barrie Robinson
Computer are becoming expensive toys for corporate kids

Computer are becoming expensive toys for corporate kids

I have sometimes thought that perhaps my views on the computer frenzy are a little parochial.These stirrings happened while I...

September 21st, 2000 Barrie Robinson