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September 21, 2020

Panelist on “Facing The Unknown”

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On September 24, I will be on a panel of UofT Alumni on the topic of “Facing The Unknown.” This is part of Real Talk Series by the Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering at the University of Toronto. RSVP to uoft.me/realtalk by Sept 22. Paul Radcliffe is an electrical engineer with extensive experience in emergency power systems. In his most recent work with the Toronto Transit Commission, he has worked on major projects to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, as well as designing systems for new transit expansions. Paul graduated from the University of Toronto’s Engineering Science program in 2007,[…continue reading]



April 1, 2020

Ersatz Concern For Readers

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This is a generic message like the statements from every other corporation that has your email address that wants to continue getting your business. It is filled with the feel-good corporate jargon and gobbledygook you have come to expect at this time. During this unprecedented time in our history, the team at Technical RunNerd wanted to reach out to you to let you know what we are doing to support you and our fellow Canadians as we manage through COVID-19… from the safety of the other side of a computer screen. First and foremost, as valued readers, we (as in the[…continue reading]



January 27, 2020

Shoe Unboxing Ritual

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It’s been a long time since I performed this “shoe un-boxing ritual”. As mentioned in a recent post, I’m doing a “couch to 5k” program, trying to get ready for the Frost 5k in Burlington on March 1. Two weeks in and many small muscles are hurting, especially on the inside of my quads and calves. I should have expected this. I have even lectured on the fact that many muscles are only activated during running. I guess these muscles atrophied with everything else during my illness, and the physio, walking, and other exercises have not changed them in over[…continue reading]