Job Listings: Today in Crap Job Listings, BEYONCE!

April 5, 2014

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That's truly ugly

UPDATE: The pay is a joke. As in an actual April Fool’s joke. The ad is fake. The job, however exists. Would you take it?   As regular readers know, I post a lot of sweet job opportunities here. Today I’m posting the opposite. This is bad, people. This is really, really bad. This is […]

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BIL UnConference Vancouver: Video!

March 20, 2014

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Michael and Amanda by Ryan Plesko

Featuring Amanda Palmer and BIL UnConference founder Michael Cummings, onstage at the Vogue last night! Hopefully the video will work. I hate Facebook video, but what can you do? What can you do? Register, volunteer, and participate in BIL this weekend. As an Unconference, it is what we make it. I for one plan to […]

BIL Conference Vancouver this weekend!

March 19, 2014

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BIL conference

You’ve heard about TED. Have you heard about BIL? BIL is the quirky, populist, unconference known as the ad hoc analogue to TED. Open to the public and fully participant driven, our yearly gathering features a wild mix of technologists, scientists, artists, hackers, and those with a passion for community awareness, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. […]

The Internet: Circa 1880

March 19, 2014

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Primitive Internet

There are SOME drawbacks to living 90% off the grid. The inability of a digital reporter to earn a living, for instance. I could solve this with a $10 unlimited data phone card from 7-11, a $200 thermal converter and an efficient rocket stove that would take two weeks to make, but in order to […]

Job: Digital Content Creator, Rainforest Alliance

March 15, 2014

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Rainforest Alliance seeks awesomeness

It’s not often you see a job listing with THAT image, but it is today, and the job is a digital communications, fundraising, and strategy position with the very well-respected Rainforest Alliance. Full listing is here, but the original image was on Facebook. Whoever runs their digital communications currently is pretty smart, because they know […]

Bitcoin News Roundup: ecologically responsible, safe, and officially currency: or is it???

March 14, 2014

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The name is Nakamoto. Satoshi Nakamoto

It’s a mixed bag on the Bitcoin front today. The Wall Street Journal (via Dealbreaker) reports that Singapore, flying in the face of most other Asian nations, is all good with Bitcoin and has ruled that it comes under the domain of The Monetary Authority of Singapore. This means they’re saying it is a currency, […]