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Hello. My name is Dan Misener.1 Here a few things about me:

  1. My last name is often misspelled Misner, Misener, Misenar, Misenor, Mizner, Mizener, Meisner, Meisnar, Meissner, Mizenur, Mizenar, or Mysener.

Comments

  1. pat says:

    Does Canadian Heritage Vignettes have a website or just a feed?

    …and did tristan mean to drop his notebook like that? It was genius.

  2. Ed says:

    Hi,

    Is there a complete archive of the Jim Dupree: Enthusiast series (aside from YouTube)? I miss those so much.

  3. Heather Cotton says:

    Just read your comments online about the legality of using US ITunes Radio. My question is: how do I interpret the agreement I actually read! and agreed to about not using ITunes services OUTSIDE of Canada? My husband and I are volunteers who travel internationally for six months (the winter months..Hooray!) and we depend on our IPads for many uses. Can we download new apps? Can we update certain apps? They often need the Apple password. I guess we can’t actually use the ITunes service directly like purchasing music. Any thoughts please? H Cotton

  4. Just heard that you are moving on from your tech column with the Homestretch. I wanted to congratulate you on your new adventures and to thank you for all of your columns over the years. I have enjoyed your information, your humour and your topic choices.

    Thank you.

  1. […] Dan Misener of the CBC recently posted an interesting article about the unexpected benefits that e-books might have for publishers.  The notion that piracy acts as advertising for legitimate sales might have been true in the early days of e-books when pirated copies were of extremely low-quality.  Indeed, the study that Misener cites was from way back in 2009, before the iPad changed the way people thought about e-books and helped sales shoot through the roof.  This is old news.  The most pertinent part of the post for me, however, was not his interview with publishing consultant Brian O’Leary on the possible positive effects of piracy, but rather O’Leary’s thoughts on the sources and motivations behind piracy. […]

  2. […] provide you with the raw data, at least not in a straightforward way.  Kickstarter enthusiast Dan Misener has put together a site called Kickback Machine  that helps to organize the information and […]

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