Articles By Tom Keenan

Evaluating the new professionalism

Evaluating the new professionalism

A professional is somebody who bills you in tenths of an hour. That well might sum up the public's view...

November 30th, 2000 Tom Keenan
Wait, that was technowhat?

Wait, that was technowhat?

Are you living in a technopolis? Would you want a teleport in your neighbourhood? To answer those questions intelligently, we...

November 2nd, 2000 Tom Keenan
Some schools really do get it

Some schools really do get it

Imagine for a minute you're a middle-aged Canadian school teacher. They didn't have computers when you went through university, except...

October 5th, 2000 Tom Keenan
From blue screens to elevator screams

From blue screens to elevator screams

I was riding in the elevator of a Toronto building recently when I glanced up at the news headlines screen....

September 7th, 2000 Tom Keenan
Secure now, profit later

Secure now, profit later

Recently, I read an article that began "We don't know how many dot-com companies will survive, but we do know...

August 10th, 2000 Tom Keenan
Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

SurfWatch and Net Nanny may be fine for schools and homes, but few people want Internet blocking software running on...

July 13th, 2000 Tom Keenan
Kids-only intranet provides safe haven

Kids-only intranet provides safe haven

A recent study shows that most Canadian parents are taking some action to monitor their kids' on-line activities. Their fears...

June 15th, 2000 Tom Keenan
ILOVEYOU: rip out trouble-making functionality

ILOVEYOU: rip out trouble-making functionality

Hats off to everybody who reads mail with an "ancient" mail reader like Pine, elm or even (shudder) the Unix...

May 18th, 2000 Tom Keenan
E-mail phobia strikes

E-mail phobia strikes

There's a terror running through the Clinton White House that's bigger than Microsoft and Monica Lewinsky put together. And it...

April 20th, 2000 Tom Keenan
The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Nabbing it with NapsterIf you're under 21 and computer-savvy, you can probably skip this column and spend the time downloading...

March 23rd, 2000 Tom Keenan