Love. Whitney. Valentine’s Day. An academic perspective.

She had an unparalleled voice, and although near the end she was starting to sound like the equally unparalleled Dionne, her voice will always be remembered. The non-fans will often only remember her 1993 hit “I will always love you” — and neglect her (pretty much) entire career when she rose to stardom in the… Read More Love. Whitney. Valentine’s Day. An academic perspective.

Three days of talking about digital crimes in the countryside.

Last year I was invited to present at the Colloque Francopol sur la Cybercriminalité. Which I did. It was an awesome and unique experience. Not only because of the subject matter, but of course, for the networking that ensued from that event. Last year’s conference was held in Boucherville, much closer to home, so it… Read More Three days of talking about digital crimes in the countryside.

Janet Jackson’s Number Ones tour kicks off in Montreal August 1st.

Ms. Jackson, I’ve been waiting to see you forever. As a child I’ve loved Janet Jackson until now. I wouldn’t go as far as saying I love her more than Michael – but definitely comparable. I even adore the Control album. Tonight was the first Janet Jackson concert I’ve ever been to. It was held… Read More Janet Jackson’s Number Ones tour kicks off in Montreal August 1st.

Empathy and cyberbullying: What’s the connection?

Is the Internet making us less empathic? asks UCLA researcher Gary Small. And then you have Jean Twenge who talks about a new generation called Generation Me. With all of these blanket statements in magazine articles and books, it’s hard to discern the truth at some point.  Sifting through all of this information can often cloud… Read More Empathy and cyberbullying: What’s the connection?