As one of the first people in the world to use a wireless Blackberry, you might think I eased into our technological age. I wish I could say that, but my children would laugh at me.
It was in 2000 when Blackberry approached the CBC to test the world’s first wireless email device. Reporters and producers covering the federal election were each given a Blackberry without instruction. Those on our election coverage team with a love for new toys had emails flying in minutes. Then they tried to teach the luddites like me. [Read more…]