Justin Jackson

How to build a better Canadian neighborhood

Outdoor skating rink

Outdoor skating rink for every neighborhood

Note: this is an update on a blog post I originally wrote on Strongmaker.

Overall, the new neighbourhoods being built in Canada are poorly designed.  There are two factors at play:

  1. We have lots of land, and so space is often abused
  2. Most of our urban design comes from warmer climates

Here are ways to build a better Canadian neighbourhood: (more…)

Published on December 28, 2011

Louis CK sucks at social media, but he sure can sell

Louis CK sucks at social media

Louis CK sucks at social media

I just bought Louis CK’s new comedy special, Live at the Beacon Theater, online. I went to Louisck.com, slammed $5 PayPal dollars down on the counter, and I downloaded the 1.2GB of video from his site. Judging from the response on Twitter, thousands of other people have as well. Even the kids at Reddit are buying this thing. (more…)

Published on December 11, 2011