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2013 in review

January 28, 2014

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see […]

How to Access Banned WordPress.com Blogs

October 29, 2013

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Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
As discussed in WordPress.com Banned Again: Why Aren’t You Concerned?, WordPress.com continues to be a target for censorship and blocking from various countries and groups around the world attempting to penalize the whole for the “wrongs” of the few the courts or governments decide to penalize, those cutting off…

Job: Three Jobs at the Electronic Frontier Foundation

October 18, 2013

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All ye digital do-gooders have just found your most exciting blog post of the week, right here, because here are three hands-on jobs for one of the most badass units at the intersection of the internet and personal rights. They’re looking for an international project coordinator, a web developer, and a finance director. None of […]

Beware the ToS Rights Grab of Headliner

October 8, 2013

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Originally posted on Memoirs of an Underwater Photographer:
This is just a warning folks…. This came to my attention recently, wordpress.com has integrated a new 3rd Party Service into its post blogging panel (you know, the panel that comes up after you publish a post). I wondered about it – ostensibly it looks like a…

Jobs: Automattic is hiring!

October 6, 2013

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Very clever, guys! They messed with the search function on the Support documents so that no matter what you search for WORK WITH US comes up first. But if people have to search the Support docs, are they really the people you want to hire? Oh well, here are the specs, and one thing you […]

InterActs DMCA Round Table

March 20, 2013

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For those of you who are not aware, my “day job” is as a freelance reporter, working at a number of places the most regular of which is the Daily Dot. They’re producing a series of round tables on Google Hangouts, and this one might be of interest: InterActing with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]

Social Flow Workshop coming March 26 to Victoria (UPDATE: postponed)

March 19, 2013

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Yes, they’re back! And more affordable than ever. Canada’s best productivity expert, Mike Vardy, and I are re-launching our Social Flow workshops with this after-work session in Victoria on March 26th. You can register at Eventbrite, and here are all the details: It’s a social media struggle! Wrestling with the idea that you can’t possibly […]

Job in Surrey BC: New Media Manager

December 27, 2012

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Got this via a Facebook friend. I’m casual pals with the person who held this job until recently, and I can tell you these are big shoes to fill, but if  you can do it, it’s a great gig. Job Description The New Media Manager is responsible for optimizing the business of the City through […]

Self Promotion for WordPress.com Bloggers

September 19, 2012

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WordPress.org, you’re on your own. If you’re a sad WordPress.com blogger who’s been wondering where the Showcase (Self-Promotion) forum and the What I Posted Today threads have gone, you may now throw off your mourning veil and rejoice! For Hnsaifi has created this thread on BloggersUnion to replace them all. Post direct links to the […]

Job: Canada Editor at The Next Web

September 4, 2012

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I’m only posting this gig for a Canada Editor for The Next Web because I don’t want a full-time job; otherwise, you may be sure I would keep it all to mine fine self. Because this job is awesomesauce. Got it off multiple friends on Facebook, so don’t let anybody tell you FB is good […]

The Cookie Dance

May 1, 2012

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my Google+ problem fixed thanks to @raincoaster. Now I have to find out whether it's of any use.—   (@GeorgeMonbiot) May 01, 2012 Oh, am I going to gloat about this? YOU DAMN WELL BET I AM! And what was this nugget of 24 karat genius that I was able to impart to crusading environmental […]