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BIL UnConference Vancouver: Video!

March 20, 2014

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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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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. […]

Job: Digital Content Creator, Rainforest Alliance

March 15, 2014

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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 […]

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 […]

Copia’s First Anniversary

March 31, 2013

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Since I became a reporter, I’ve had much less need to network IRL and much more need to network online, but there is one networking group that I truly support, and that’s Copia. It was started a year ago April 3 by my friend and mentor Alanna Fero, whose intuitive life coaching has seriously helped […]

Job: Web Manager, OpenMedia.ca

October 3, 2012

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Found this one on Twitter somewhere. OpenMedia.ca is a terrific group that has had a major positive impact on Canadian web freedoms. Unless you’d rather be working for CSIS, you want to work for these guys. Great people, too. Web Manager OpenMedia.ca, one of Canada‚Äôs most exciting networked not-for-profits, seeks a Web Manager to help […]

Jobs: Bradley Manning Support Network Washington DC Organizer

June 10, 2012

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Yes, this is a paid position. No, it is not gloriously overpaid. But think what it will be worth in the points-that-annoy-your-horrible-trolling-relatives economy. Details: Washington DC / Baltimore area organizer needed in support of Army PFC Bradley Manning, accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower Courage to Resist, in collaboration with the Bradley Manning Support Network, is seeking applicants […]

Jobs: Paid Internship at FreeGeekVancouver!

May 31, 2012

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God knows, I haven’t always gotten along with these guys, but finally after many years of phone/email/in-person tag we got together thanks to the ever-vigilant and helpful Tim Adkins. Their mission is to teach low-income people how to repair computers, and they also sell computers and parts and do repairs for the public. When I […]

Social Media Lessons from the Homeless: Ideawave 2011

March 28, 2012

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I love the Ideawave conferences. No matter what the topic, the timeline is ten minutes, so it’s ideal for Short Attention Span Theatre chicks like mineself, whether we’re presenting or just watching. In the last two instances, I have been presenting, so here is me from 2011 presenting on Social Media Lessons from the Homeless. […]

Worthwhile Workshop Alert! Alanna Fero’s Self-Creation 2012: Awareness in Action

January 9, 2012

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I don’t pimp out too many workshops here, other than my own (and my new one with Mike Vardy, coming soon in February!). Exceptions are worth making, however, for a few of my friends who are also my own guides: Linda Naiman being one, and Alanna Fero being another. When I took a job after […]

Internet Uncut: Bug Girl on Entomology and Social Media

December 3, 2011

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Bug Girl is an old friend of the raincoaster empire, and we’re very happy to have found this video interview of her by Laura Burns. Done at Entomology 2011 conference. And here’s the transcript of Bug Girl’s presentation at the conference: The Adventures of Bug Girl OR: Everything you wanted to know about entomological social […]