Jul
4
SpaceRace

World Domination or Bust!

Tomorrow is Thursday, the fourth of July, and I shall be departing my beloved Canadian soil for the hipsterrific scenes of Portland, Oregon. The occasion? Why, it’s the World Domination Summit, silly! I’ve been busy practicing my lines for the inevitable moment when the handsome US Customs officer asks me where I’m going and mistakenly […]

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May
1
SpaceRace

Me Ears Are Alight

Growing up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan during the 80’s meant that I was subjected to a lot of dodgy TV advertising from affiliate stations in Spokane and Fargo. Most of it was about used cars, furniture, or pancake restaurants, none of which were particularly interesting to my Flashdancified little imagination. I remember that my parents bought […]

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Jan
3
SpaceRace

The SpaceRace 2013 Hot List Part 1

Resolutions. Oft-pondered, yet frequently tossed aside like a bride’s nightie a few months in as new information is processed and new priorities emerge. SpaceRace is a very small business. We like it that way, because being small lets us concentrate on the things we’re good at (creative strategy-making, web development, hare-brained ideation) and avoid the […]

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Dec
10
SpaceRace

A Tribute to All Space Helmets in Cinema

I came across this spectacular video by Keith Melton and Plot Point Productions a few days ago. I immediately loved the idea of the helmets. The space guys and gals. The music (the MUSIC!) and the pacing…. That was a few days ago. I’m still thinking about it, so I thought I’d give it the […]

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Dec
6
SpaceRace

I Like Shiny Things and I Cannot Lie

The Canadian Education Association (CEA) are running a really cool blog series on innovation in public education. CEA President and CEO Ron Canuel asks a thought-provoking and (it seems) controversial question: why do we need innovation in education? The answers come from a variety of contributors, including Andrew Campbell, Bruce Dixon, and yours truly. I […]

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