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The Eternal Now

September 16, 2013

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Forget the Eternal September; thanks to Twitter, the modern news cycle is on the Eternal Now, and here is the most intelligent thing I’ve read about that. From the comments section on Gawker. Of all places. doxasticTom Scocca 10 Here’s the more sobering possibility—this is basically what NOW, as a shared now experienced by a […]

Job: Strategic Account Manager at HootSuite

August 30, 2013

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Whatever that is. Got this job from a Facebook post from the highly informed Wayne Shaddow. Not a tech position; sales and account management. HootSuite is a terrific company with great people, many of whom are personal friends of mine, and I hear that it’s a – yes – hoot to work there. Although 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 […]

March 19, 2013

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Originally posted on PandoDaily:
Social media can be a beautiful thing. It can bring people together in times of crisis. It can be a self-regulating “truth machine” during breaking news events, and as a delivery system for wit and humor, it’s without rival in the modern era. But for every @acarvin and @robdelaney who prove…

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 […]

Jobs: Senior SEO Strategist for 1-800-GOT-JUNK

October 28, 2012

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This one came in an email from Jose, the head of the Vancouver Search Engine Optimization Meetup. This company is routinely listed as one of the best in Canada to work for. Senior SEO Strategist The Opportunity 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, an international $100M+ franchise organization headquartered in Vancouver, is looking for a Senior SEO Strategist to join […]

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’s most exciting networked not-for-profits, seeks a Web Manager to help […]

Job: Social Media Manager, Blink Media Works, Gastown

October 1, 2012

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This job came via LinkedIn, appropriately enough almost like a flashback. Jeez, remember 2006? Didn’t it seem like actually DOING social media would be the way to that income you turned your back on when you refused to go to law school? It’s been many years since Gastown’s tech scene featured the Friday Night beer […]

Job: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, UC Irvine

September 17, 2012

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This one came, as do most of my academic listings, off the Air-L mailing list. If I were seriously wanting to make academia my career, I wouldn’t miss this. And look, a slideshow tour of the campus, thanks to Businessweek. Sweet! School of Humanities, Department of Film and Media Studies Digital Media Culture Position: Assistant […]

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 […]