jeudi 28 juin 2012

Age is a matter of perception ...

By Bernard Bujold ( -
Thank you to all for your good wishes on the occasion of my birthday on June 28, 2012! 
The age of a person is fundamentally a matter of perception. And as time change, the more we go back to square one... 
Personally I will be a "grandfather" on October 2 (2012) while my daughter Stephanie Bujold-Dalton (St John, New Brunswick) will have a little girl (baby). His brother David Bernard (installed in Moncton) will be "Uncle"... 
It's like a throwback to the days when I was in my twenties when I myself was a new parent. 
All those familiar with Italy, especially Venice and Europe, you'll love the book I just finished, THE FAMILY by Mario Puzo. I read it on the recommendation of Alain Crevier Radio-Canada (journalist for religious programs). This is the fictionalized account of the life of Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia 1492). According to Crevier, who knows well the Vatican, this book is the best story he read on the papal environment. He was speaking following the recent revelations of betrayal in the entourage of the current Pope Benedict XVI. The proof of this book is very clear: life is a cycle and nothing really changes except the specific of the moment that we are either in 1400 or 2012. Reading this book, one can also understand the like Jean Charest and his companions whether here in Quebec, Canada, Russia or Syria. Found even in Puzo's novel the escapades of a modern Dominique Strauss Khan or vicious murders like those of Dr. Guy Turcotte or butcher Magnola NDG. There are of course many marriages and weddings... 
In conclusion: "Over time, the perception changes and this is the only thing that changes in life, physically and intellectually! The rest is immutable because life is an eternal circle ..." 
Thank you again to all for your good wishes... 
Photo 1: Bernard Bujold and team;
Photo 2: Bernard Bujold with the novel The Family by Mario Puzo;
See photo allbum Birthday Party ;

mardi 19 juin 2012

Welcome to Summer 2012 welcome the summer season 2012. To everyone, a great summer! 
Photo 1: Beach secret;
Photo 2: The team on the secret beach;
See homepage ;

The legacy of Steve Jobs and the rebirth of Microsoft ...

By Bernard Bujold ( -
The death of Steve Jobs will have change Apple completely. Jobs magic touch seems to have cleared and the new MacBook Pro Retina is proof that the company has changed direction. The Retina is a device too expensive for the market and offers less than the conventional pro MacBok. It is replacing the MacBook Pro 17. Microsoft's launch of the Tablet "THE SURFACE" will compete Apple directly in the field of iPad. One will have to see the quality of the device available in the fall with Microsoft Windows 8 and above all, its price. In conclusion, we must admit that Steve Jobs was a magician ... For those interested in the subject there are two books: STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson and as complement: APPLE INSIDE by Adam Lashinsky. (Both books are available in French translation)
Photo 1: Biography of Steve Jobs;
Photo 2: Microsoft; Photo 3:
Launch MacBook Pro Retina;
Photo 4: Launch pad "The Surface";
See Apple website
See Microsoft site ;

lundi 18 juin 2012

Jean Charest - Elections 2012 ...

Jean Charest launched his 2012 election campaign ... 
Will he be the Nicholas Sarkozy of Quebec? If so, then that will become the François Hollande of Quebec? 
To be continued... 
Photo 1: 2012 Post Election advertising;
Photo 2: Nicolas Sarkozy and Jean Charest;
See story La Presse ;

dimanche 17 juin 2012

The sandy beach of the Old Port of Montreal

The Old Port of Montreal opened its sandy beach to the public. Unfortunately, there is no pool of water and one can only look at the river and passing boats. In a sense, one could call the place "sandbox" rather than beach.This the place will be popular?Personally I do not believe because you have to pay $6 entry fee... It exists all around beautiful free spaces under trees and near water basins in which one can even soak his feet. Why pay $ 6 to sit in a sandbox without water than a few steam showers? To be continued ... / 
Photo 1: The sandy beach of the Old Port of Montreal;
Photo 2: Bernard Bujold ( on the sandy beach;
See photo album ;

Real hacking by the Government...

The real hacking is done by the Governments and you need big money to do it. As an example: To capture bin Laden, the US Government send thousand of little digital camera in Pakistan's stores, each of them with a bug inside capable to trace where the image from each camera was made by the user and then trace where was bin Laden. Other governments are doing the same tricks... That's real hacking, better than any Anonymous could do! 
Photo 1 and 2: Room surveillance via computers;
See The Wall Street Journal story;

vendredi 15 juin 2012

ANONYMOUS is out...

By Bernard Bujold ( - 
Being a victim of piracy (hacking) is always scary. But there are ways to overcome ANONYMOUS... 
To summarize the facts: I received a Facebook friend request from a stranger who among his friends was a member of Facebook under the name of Peter Martin, but with three pictures of me in his profile... Oops! 
Fortunately, I am comfortable with the Internet and everything that is posted on my various social sites is available for public distribution. But it is still very disturbing that a member uses Facebook and all my personal photos to identify himself! 
I immediately called all my computer friends and we concluded that somebody was creating a fake site to exploit another person and eventually benefit monetarily from it. So I have put forward various computer search techniques while establishing a direct contact with the person who was friends with the intruder. This person has giving me the whole secret, a false Facebook member had tried to seduce her and try to extract money until she became aware of the plot. What was the error of the wicked robber? He used a picture of me with the logo in the background on the bike! The victim then used the name until she found me and my site. Conclusion: The perfect crime does not exist... 
NOTES: For those interested by this story, here more details. The intruder had established a relationship on Facebook and was texting with the victim for over a week. The victim believed the person was the one from the pictures. There are several other pictures including the bike that are only in the personal message box of the victim and not on the Facebook site of the brigand. When he asked for financial assistance as a favor, the victim then asked for proof of identity to discover that the creator of was actually her internet lover... An old trick used by several brigands. It happened on Facebook, but the victim would be in Burbank, California. I did not put all the correspondance details in my text because it does not serve the story but it is well documented. 
It remains now to catch the famous brigand... 
Photo 1: The false Bernard Bujold in Anonymous;
Photo 2: Photo of the bike with the logo;
Photo 3: The real Bernard Bujold (;
See site Facebook Peter Martin ;

The policeman Jacques Duchesneau

By Bernard Bujold ( - 
I know very well Jacques Duchesneau who was once my companion horse riding on the Mount Royal; a friend of my mentor Ben Weider (1923-2008); and the owner of a former police officer who was living with "my sister" for some years. 
Jacques is in the depths of his soul a "career policeman" who never accepted his defeat as candidate for mayor of Montreal in 1998. He does not understand that voters chose Pierre Bourque. The explanation is simple: he made ​​the same mistakes that Mario Dumont who could have become Prime Minister if he had been more "conciliatory". Besides, Jacques Duchesneau has stopped talking to me and he cut all contacts around 2009 when I tried to convince him that Pierre Bourque was a good guy... 
Jacques is very "milk soup" and, as in the case of Mario Dumont it is his weak point! Clearly Jacques Duchesneau takes advantage of the Commission Charbonneau to settle scores. 
The question: Is there going to have charges against him (by the Charest government) for illegally disclose its confidential report to the CBC? If we were in the United States, Jacques Duchesneau would run in the next provincial election in Quebec!
To be continued...
Photo 1 and 2: Jacques Duchesneau;
See editorial La Presse
See photo report Jacques Duchesneau ;

Judge Jacques Delisles found guilty of murder ...

For the first time in Canadian history a judge of the superior court was convicted of murdering his wife. Judge Jacques Delisle Québec is guilty of first degree murder... 
Photo 1: Jacques Delisle;
See report judgments ;

mercredi 13 juin 2012

Bob Rae leaves ... Justin Trudeau is coming ...

Complete surprise at the federal Liberals: BOB RAE WILL NOT RUN FOR LEADERSHIP ... 
Justin Trudeau is the favorite in the leadership race to be held next year in the spring of 2013. 
Stay tuned! 
Photo 1: Bob Rae;
Photo 2: Justin Trudeau;
See site Facebook Bob Rae
See site Facebook Justin Trudeau
See The National Post story ;

The riots in Quebec: parodies or fiction?

The riots in Quebec are not new in itself, historic or contemporary in today's world. 
One should read the book by Mario Puzo "The Family" to understand that manipulation of people by violence has existed since the world is organized. The Puzzo book relates Borgia Pope (1492) but one can find many parallels between the current situations experienced both here in Quebec than in Russia or Syria. The common point is that everything goes through the leader and it's up to him to ensure a balance in organized life. Inevitably, his personal style is reflected in his actions as leader. 
Conclusion: Everything goes through the leadership! 
Happy reading... 
Photo 1: Poster by Mise en demeure ;
Photo2: Naked Protests at the Grand Prix F1 of Canada;
Photo 3: Parody of french magazine Clin D'Oeil;
Cover of Mario Puzo - The Family;
See site Mario Puzo book The Family ;

mardi 12 juin 2012

The Premier of Quebec Jean Charest loses an election ...

Quebec voters sent a precursor message to Jean Charest in the by-elections (Monday, 11 June) and they elected a PQ candidate. 
Is this the beginning of the end for Prime Minister Jean Charest? 
To be continued in the next general elections scheduled according to the observers for September... 
Photo 1: Jean Charest;
Photo 2: National Assembly of Quebec;
See report elections results;

lundi 11 juin 2012

Rafael Nadal wins the final at Roland Garros 2012...

Rafael Nadal won Roland Garros 2012 against Novak Djokovic. 
You should have seen Nadal get into the stands after the victory to embrace his family and friends. A real 'famiglia ". Congratulations Rafa. "Usted es El Campeon" ;
Photo: 1, 2 and 4: Rafael Nadal ;
Photo 3:  Novak Djokovic ;
See Rafael Nadal Facebook ;
See Roland Garros official website ;

dimanche 10 juin 2012

Grand Prix F1 of Canada 2012

F1 Grand Prix 2012 has been the Mini Cooper Day, naked protests and riots!
The race of Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal was won by Lewis Hamilton of McLaren... 
Photo 1: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Montreal;
Photo 2: Bernard Bujold ( ;
See Photo story F1 Grand Prix 2012 ;

samedi 9 juin 2012

The horse I'll Have Another did not participate in the Triple Crown ...

Bad news ... 
The horse I'll Have Another did not participate in the race for Triple Crown Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Belmont. 
The horse Union Rags wins the race.
Photo 1 and 2: I'll Have Another horse;
Photo 3: Union Rags ;
See announcement of withdrawal from the race
See explanation of the accident ;
See story on the race ;

Nadia Comaneci and the Olympics by The Financial Times ...

The Financial Times has published this weekend a great story very interesting on the former Olympic champion Nadia Comaneci in Montreal. A reading that recalls the exploits of this athlete and those of several other Olympians in the history of games. Must read!
Photo 1: Nadia Comaneci (2012);
Photo 2: Nadia Comaneci (1976);
See The Financial Times report ;

jeudi 7 juin 2012

Rafael Nadal in Paris...

The tennis champion Rafa Nadal turned 26 on June 3 in Paris while he is engaged at Roland Garros 2012. He faces in the semifinals, Friday, June 8, 2012, Roger Federer! 
To be continued ... 
Photo 1 and 2: Rafael Nadal;
See site Facebook Rafael Nadal ;

Amir Khadir and his mission

Amir Khadir will become a hero or... a outlaw Member of the National Assembly of Quebec !
To be continued.
Photo 1 and 2: Amir Khadir and his daughter;
See story La Presse;

mardi 5 juin 2012

Montreal - Gotham City of 2012

Montreal's reputation exceeds all boundaries and media from around the world recognize this city as unique! Unfortunately, this "uniqueness" is composed of the history of "cannibal killer" that has just been captured in Germany; the urban manifestations with the breakage on some nights; and Prime Minister Jean Charest being compared to Vladimir Putin and Russia ... 
We should finally add the tragic story of cardiologist Guy Turcotte who stabbed to death his two young children but found not guilty ... 
Is that Montreal has become the Gotham of 2012 ?
All it does lack now is a film for the big screen! 
To be continued... 
Photo 1 and 2: City of Montreal (Photo by Bernard Bujold)
See description of Gotham City ;

Google and the local advertising

Google will soon tackle the local advertising market throughout the world! An initiative which worries the small media ... 
Stay tuned! 
Photo 1: Logo of Google;
See The Wall Street Journal story ;

lundi 4 juin 2012

Léo Bureau-Blouin and his future

Leo Bureau-Blouin said firmly that he never wanted to become the star he has became. He and his group wanted simply to prevent the rise in tuition fees imposed by the provincial government of Jean Charest. He lost the bet on fees but he created an awakening of the spirit of mobilization by Quebecers. He recognizes that this awakening is a great power of accomplishment but only if you know what is intended of. 
Many are now expecting of Leo Bureau-Blouin to embark full time on Quebec politics but how a 20 year old could change the world? He will instead continue his law studies at the University and then he will think the way to help his community. One thing is certain: Leo Bureau Blouin has a unique talent and he is a superior communicator and has a natural spirit for leadership. A future star that will shine in Quebec or elsewhere in the world. 
To be continued ... 
 NOTE: The photos from the album were taken in Montreal (across from Radio-Canada) Sunday, June 3 at a meeting organized by the New Citizen Movement for Quebec. Leo Bureau Blouin was part of the roundtable discussion in which he expressed to the assistance of his journey the past few months as a student leader.
Photo 1:Léo Bureau-Blouin (Photo par Bernard Bujold) ;
Voir reportage photo ;

University Tuition Fees

The debate on tuition fees is a global debate from Chile through California to Quebec. 
The situation of universities in California is attracting much attention as it threatens to have to cut services and close some campus due to lack of funding. The need for adequate funding is essential anywhere in the world. But here in Quebec, a situation that was initially easy to adjust became a state crisis because of a misperception by the Charest government. The reason for the crisis is not tuition, but the authority of the state versus the people's will. A bit like the father who tells his child: "I am the chief and you will obey me ..." 
The question: Who will win the showdown in Quebec? 
Photo 1: University Students;
Photo 2: Campus from Laval University (Quebec) ;
See The New York Times story ;

Grand Prix F1 of Canada and the hacking by Anonymous

Hacking the F1 Grand Prix of Canada is actually looking for the 0 day (Zero Day) in their computer system ... The solution is to be faster than the hackers! 
See report and detailed explanations about hacking ...
Photo 1: Images Internet technology;
See story The Washington Post ;