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raincoaster media and The Cryptosphere go to camp!

May 20, 2015

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Social Media Camp, that is! It’s that time of year, kittens: the time when we pack up the Cray, break out the cutoffs, and head to glorious Victoria, BC, to present a talk at Social Media Camp, the premiere conference of its kind in Canada, and that’s saying something. The conference starts with a soft […]

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 […]

Canadian Digital Revolution in the Twenty-First Century

February 11, 2011

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Word, dat. Are we tired of this discussion yet? If so, why do we still have to discuss it: the role of social media in anti-governmental revolutions, big and small? And we do. Boy howdy, do we ever. Does anyone remember The Digital Revolution? First we were all “Social Media causes revolutions.” And then we […]

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your unfinished novel….

September 13, 2010

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As Darren Barefoot said on Twitter: Funny because true. But I’m looking at this and thinking I DESPERATELY WANT THAT WOMAN’S JOB. I mean, she knows she’s going to be fired within six months or a year, two if the company’s terribly inefficient or it is in fact the civil service, but in the meantime, […]

Creative Commons Turnips

April 28, 2010

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That’ll teach him!

Storytelling: Antique vs Modern

April 27, 2010

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Yep, there you have it: the decline and fall, summed up in two images. It’s a meme we’ve visited before. And I believe it was Fran Lebowitz, who said everything interesting which neither Shaw nor Wilde said, who said, “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.” […]