Articles By Tom Keenan

Technology gets up-close and personal

Technology gets up-close and personal

Can technologies be intimate? Just how close do we want them to get? Those were among the questions posed at...

May 16th, 2002 Tom Keenan
E-learning comes of age

E-learning comes of age

It all started in a CRIB in Alberta in 1969. That's the way Griff Richards remembers it. CRIB was the...

March 21st, 2002 Tom Keenan
My constitutional monarchy for a zip code

My constitutional monarchy for a zip code

Have you noticed how all the best online deals seem to be for Americans only? I can understand when it's...

January 10th, 2002 Tom Keenan
Asia has different IT challenges

Asia has different IT challenges

Everybody wants his or her town or city or island or valley or village to become a "smart community". Canada's...

November 15th, 2001 Tom Keenan
Learning and leadership in coffee country

Learning and leadership in coffee country

I have always wanted to visit the place where great coffee comes from, the home of the legendary Juan Valdez,...

September 20th, 2001 Tom Keenan
IT isn

IT isn

Every summer I get to peer into Canada's future through a very unique window called Shad Valley. This remarkable program...

July 26th, 2001 Tom Keenan
Toss it up and see if it flies

Toss it up and see if it flies

The launch season is well upon us, with everyone from Microsoft to obscure start-ups trying to convince you that they...

June 28th, 2001 Tom Keenan
Security experts wrestle cybercrime

Security experts wrestle cybercrime

Move over car theft and bank robbery, cybercrime is hottest new topic for police forces around the world, and with...

May 31st, 2001 Tom Keenan
Lock up your laptops

Lock up your laptops

My favourite TV commercial from 1999 was the wonderful IBM "two hackers" routine:Girl hacker: "This senior vice-president makes twice as...

April 5th, 2001 Tom Keenan
eGovernment: an idea comes of age?

eGovernment: an idea comes of age?

Getting governments to make good use of technology can be a real challenge. They are faced with huge obstacles, not...

March 8th, 2001 Tom Keenan