September, 2008

In the NewsIn the News
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Saul Klein, CEO Point2 Technologies

Today, in the Business section of Saskatoon’s newspaper The Star Phoenix, Point2 made headlines.  Read the full story and interview with our CEO, Saul Klein.

Point2 Goes To BarCampPoint2 Goes To BarCamp
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Last Thursday, in conjunction with National Digital Media Day, the tech community of our fair city hosted its annual BarCamp – an ad-hoc conference …

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A few days ago I while perusing the local bookstore for some new reading material I stumbled across a release by Pete Blackshaw titled …

Follow the signFollow the sign
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Point2 Christened

….the new Point2 sign, that is. Yep, that’s right.  Our Saskatoon headquarters building is sporting a pretty sexy new sign.  Consider it like our …

Light, Color, and Listing PhotosLight, Color, and Listing Photos
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As discussed in a previous post, lighting coloration can be anything but consistent – especially in real estate photography situations.  Take this sample room …

More, more, more…More, more, more…
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Everybody likes to get something for nothing and believe that they’re receiving the ‘royal treatment’.  As a business person in the service industry (make …

REAL-tor, REAL-uh-ter, and My Crusade Against MispronunciationsREAL-tor, REAL-uh-ter, and My Crusade Against Mispronunciations
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Point2 Grammar Jar

Let me just start by say that I am not a linguistics expert.  I have an atrocious habit of using horribly malformed slang and …

Why does a One Horse Town Need Two Brokers?Why does a One Horse Town Need Two Brokers?
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a typical prairie grain elevator

I was on holidays a little while ago.  My husband and I went to visit some family in Manitoba, the province neighboring Saskatchewan.  For any who …

The Color of LightThe Color of Light
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Color in Real Estate Photography

If you were to paint a picture of the sun, what color would you choose?  If you chose yellow, you’re not alone.  When we …

Grease is timeless; software design not so muchGrease is timeless; software design not so much
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Grease

My two year old has been showing a tonne of interest in singing and dancing lately, so my wife put Grease on for her tonight. She …

How many weekends did Google just ruin?How many weekends did Google just ruin?
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Google Chrome Logo

http://www.google.com/chrome I’m having a bit of a love-in with Google Chrome right now. Of course, I’m coming at it from two different perspectives. 1. …

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Way back in 2006 – which may as well be decades ago in the tech industry – Microsoft demoed a mind-blowing concept called Photosynth. …

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Lets be perfectly honest with one another – there are literally thousands of reviews out there for the iPhone 3G.  For example, a quick …