Spirituality

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BlackBerry Town

How high tech success has played out for Canada's Kitchener-Waterloo

The smartphone was an incredibly successful Canadian invention created by a team of engineers and marketers led by Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie. But there was a third key player involved — … 264 View
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Who Wants To Be Connected All the Time?

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Chuck Howitt details the early days of Mike Lazaridis’s career, including his time at the University of Waterloo and his budding relationship with Professor Mohamed Elmasry. 7 $0.70 Add
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Licence To Be Radical

From: BlackBerry Town

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Examines the process Mike Lazaridis went through while choosing which university he would attend. Explains the history of the University of Waterloo, its technological facilities at the time and … 17 $1.70 Add
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Engineers for Hire

From: BlackBerry Town

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Discusses the early staff additions at Research in Motion, most notably the addition of Jim Balsillie. Reviews the development of RIM during the late 1980s and early 1990s. 9 $0.90 Add
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Going Mobile

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt details the creation and rollout of the [email protected] Pager 900. Examines the leadup to Research in Motion’s first smartphone. 11 $1.10 Add
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Riding the Rocket

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt details Research in Motion’s rise to prominence and what that meant for Canadian business, particularly in the Kitchener-Waterloo region. 21 $2.10 Add
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Boomtown

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt describes Research in Motion’s continued success, specifically from the point of view of several of the company’s key employees. 17 $1.70 Add
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On Technology, Agriculture, and the Arts

(post-) Hydrocarbon Aesthetics

From: Peak Everything

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Will industrial production survive in the post-hydrocarbon era? The answer will of course depend on how much energy humans will have at their disposal. The total amount, as well as the per capita … 16 $1.60 Add
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Silicon Valley North

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt examines the growth of Kitchener-Waterloo’s growing reputation as a tech leader from the perspective of several staff and executives of other tech companies in the area. 26 $2.60 Add
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The Basic Miracle: Our True Nature and Power

From: Coming Back to Life

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Perhaps we made our biggest error in thinking of the world as made of “stuff ” to begin with. Fortunately — and paradoxically — our very search for mastery and knowledge … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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What is the Work that Reconnects?

From: Coming Back to Life

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As we stand now at the brink of destroying our planet as a home for conscious life, contemporary science and ancient spiritual traditions bring us insights into the basic miracle of our … ; 11 $1.10 Add
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The Imports

From: BlackBerry Town

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Covers RIM’s recruitment of new employees as the company continues its incredible growth. Specifically examines the case of Dietmar Wennemer and Mark Pecen. 13 $1.30 Add
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Happiness

From: Techno-Fix

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Happiness provides extensive evidence that material affluence, consumerism and economic growth brought about by advances in science and technology have failed to improve psychological well-being … ; 37 $3.70 Add
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Warning Signs

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt asseses Research in Motion as its success is threatened by rival companies – most notably Apple’s iPhone. 16 $1.60 Add
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From Cultural Captivity to Focused Intention

From: Resilience Imperative

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We are so interconnected that if Western shoppers stopped going to Walmart to get more on the cheap, the Chinese economy might falter, putting at risk the financing of American debt and throwing … ; 33 $3.30 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

Boomers' Last Chance?

From: Peak Everything

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In this chapter I hope to explore some of the circumstances that have made us Boomers what and who we are, and to argue that, having failed to live up to some of our expressed ideals and now … 14 $1.40 Add