Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.


Visit the Wirecutter for Recommendations on the Best Electronics, Gadgets and Gear.
Dan Pinnington

When it comes to purchasing things, I will admit that I tend to be a tad on the anal side. I always spend a ton of time researching the available options. This has been a lifelong issue for me. In the old days (read pre-Internet), one of my favourite sources of information and reviews was Consumer Reports Magazine. It is still a go to resource for me and now also has extensive online information (mostly behind a subscriber wall), and there are now many more online sources of similar information. The trick now is finding information you can rely on….


International Human Rights Day
Shaunna Mireau

December 10 has been celebrated as International Human Rights Day since a United Nations declaration in 1950. Today’s Tip is to remember that International Conventions may apply to domestic affairs. United Nations material can be accessed through and email or RSS alerts for UN documents are available….

Craft Your Future One Hour at a Time
David Bilinsky

Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying: “The best way to predict your future is to create it”. Brian Tracy in his blog talks about the Golden Hour – a time that you set aside at the start of your day to work on the most important task you will have for your lifetime – namely your personal development….

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