Looks like the Canada Post strike is over, for now.
I don’t know if it would be wise for Canada Post to strike again. It’s crossed my mind several times, as I’m sure it has crossed the minds of others, that we have enough technology in place, including wireless technologies and the Internet, that we could essentially do away with Canada Post and do everything digitally. It may seem like Canada Post offers a unique and relatively inexpensive service; but with them out of the picture, new solutions would start springing up in no time.
Document imaging would become a hot topic again (whatever happened to the popularity of personal document scanners?). Encryption would once again become an active topic of discussion. Companies like Purolator and Fedex simply cost too much, and so more “do-it-yourself” type solutions would begin to flourish quickly.
I’ve been listening to some of my favorite tunes lately that I haven’t heard in a while, such as INXS, Portishead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and so on. What I’ve found very curious is that many of these great bands and their awesome songs have been songs I have been listening to ever since I was a clueless child. Songs by Counting Crows, Seal, REM, and Evanescence were songs that really spoke to me, and validated for the most part, that this world we live in truly is a crazy place. These songs were just the universe’s way of telling me that it totally agrees with me.
I think some of best lyrics in any song has come from Evanescence. They were a band that was so ahead of it’s time, it isn’t even funny. There are only a few other bands that I would place in that category, such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Sneaker Pimps. Hell, I’d even put No Doubt in that list, their “Tragic Kingdom” album was absolutely freaking awesome! But there simply aren’t that many bands today that I’d put in that category.. but maybe I just don’t listen to enough new bands to know?
What bands do you like to listen to that you’d rank up there with a title of “One of the Greatest Bands of All Time”?