Fiction Short: Trixie

Aunt Trixie borrowed me on Saturdays.  She could have asked for Helen who was prettier, Mary who was nicer, or even Carol who everybody said...

The good things social media is giving the world

As a digital anthropologist, I’ve spent a lot of time in online communities, studying social media as well as netnographic research and humans using...

Fighting the good fight: the first shooting

When I first sat down with my editor to write this memoir, the Darren Roode shootings were the first stories I needed to write....

Home Automation Buying Advice for Privacy

As Black Friday is approaching, security experts put a spotlight on the risks of IoT With the shopping season approaching, it’s likely that internet-connected gadgets...

Meet Marvins, my protagonist

These are a series of fictional stories by Canadian writer, Sherry Cassells featured exclusively on Silver. I took an online writing course which I tried...

Who is the real Jann Arden?

Singer-songwriter, musician, writer, environmentalist, social activist, nature lover, citizen of the world. That's "real Jann." Then there’s “TV JANN.” Can one woman really play...

Fighting the good fight: Wildlife

This is the third in a series of stories about retired RCMP officer Patrick Guy Roy who is slowly slipping into Alzheimer’s. While stationed in...

Love love

My mother was an actress. She wore capes – long ones that billowed behind her as if they were motorized – and when she was...

Fighting the good fight: Trial by fire

This is the second in a series of stories about retired RCMP officer Patrick Guy Roy who is slowly slipping into Alzheimer’s. I’d been with...

Just how long can you live?

Humans may be able to live for between 120 and 150 years, but no longer, according to study published online in the journal Nature...
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