The Calgary Journal
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Voices

Privacy concerns of new Timeline convinces Calgary writer to clean slate

thumb fbwipe erased-2My public-opinion courtroom will soon be in session, and I will present my case as a job candidate.

As I prepare to look for work, human resources people Googling my name will serve as my career judges, juries and executioners.

Creator Tessa Lerbekmo says it started as a 'passion project'

thumb FashionMagazineDesignerAs Tessa Lerbekmo ushers me into her home studio, my eyes are greeted by a space that displays dark purple walls and black contemporary worktables scattered with magazine covers and Post-it notes.

What's your Dunbar number?

thumb WebDeviceFacebookI have an inability to accept when things are over.

I imagine if I work hard enough, things would last forever – mainly friendships. Facebook encourages this false sense of permanence.

Artistic mother and daughter duo try to broaden their horizons outside of the downtown core

thumb JClark culturedkidOn a Friday afternoon, around the peak of rush hour, I sit in the basement of Art Central with my friend Tanya Gold and her five-year-old daughter Syd.