Category Archives: Opinions

The Mexican Fisherman Story, or How to Find Success in Your Life

After reading the "4 hour work week" book by Timothy Ferriss about a dozen years ago, this one story really resonated with us at PlanetWeb. It reflects the new mantra to be more with less, especially with business gurus like Gary Vaynerchuk who preaches his no nonsense “Love your family, work super hard, live your … Continue reading The Mexican Fisherman Story, or How to Find Success in Your Life

See What Facebook Knows About You

Whether you love it or hate it, Facebook is here to stay. With recent controversy of Facebook selling user data - it is mind boggling how much Internet knows about us and that info is not going away anywhere soon either. But it is probably a good idea to review what companies like Facebook know … Continue reading See What Facebook Knows About You

Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

On a recent vacation search, one of our employees have decided to go down to Riviera Maya for a much needed rest. After searching through multiple reviews on Tripadvisor, he has came upon a wonderful resort of Grand Palladium in Riviera Maya. Problem started when he started booking it, he got a price different from … Continue reading Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Quebec prides itself on consumer protection so much so that the overzealous rules that they have in place make many companies decide to opt out of doing business in Quebec. This is on top of French language regulations where if products are not translated into French you are not allowed to ship into Quebec (even … Continue reading Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes

In the past few months, the conversation on women’s rights and gender parity has gained increasing importance. We are no longer paying lip-service to gender disparity, and women have become more and more vocal on the many ways that inequality affects their lives. Canadian government is trying to help with their recently launched CanCode program … Continue reading Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes

Why Amazon Picked Toronto as Their Top 20 HQ2 Finalist

Toronto, the only Canadian city , was picked as top 20 contender for Amazon second head quarters. John Tory, Toronto's mayor, was very happy to hear the good news: We are excited to have this opportunity and to be able to tell Toronto’s unique story. The Toronto Region has emerged as a global centre of … Continue reading Why Amazon Picked Toronto as Their Top 20 HQ2 Finalist

Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners While China Bans Them

Hydro Quebec was hard at work last few years trying to attract Fortune 500 technology companies and its money to Quebec, mainly French speaking Canadian province. Just recently, Hydro Quebec has convinced Amazon to open data center in Montreal area last year. The sales pitch from Hydro Quebec is simple: in Quebec we have very … Continue reading Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners While China Bans Them