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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 […]

Social Media Success Story: From the Streets to the Stacks

May 28, 2011

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It may have escaped your notice, but probably not (especially if you’re in the field of social media, yourself) that the field of social media services has an oversupply of snake oil marketers and plain old incompetents, as well as just a plain old oversupply. In Vancouver over the past nine years I’ve been teaching […]

A Social Media Success Story. (via Wsmithdesign’s Blog)

October 12, 2010

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Another example of how Social Media is helping the marginalized; in this case, the homeless. [incidentally, this is also a test of WordPress’s Reblog feature] Many view social media as just chat; For some it is. It is also a method to communicate to the right people and let others know about what you provide […]

What we have here is a failure to communicate

September 29, 2010

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You say “marginalia,” I say “engagement.” The saddest thing is, twenty pence is STILL the going rate.

Car Free Day on Main

June 18, 2010

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This Sunday is Car Free Day on Main Street (among other venues), right from 16th to 33rd, hipster central. ION magazine is going to be there with some swag from the short-run ION Pop Shop they had at Hastings and Carrall during the Olympics. Here’s the announcement: Unless you have been living under a rock […]

Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010

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Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

Revitalizing a Media Reform Movement in Canada by OpenMedia

January 26, 2010

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OpenMedia, a cross between an activist group, a think tank, and a startup, have released the results of their study of the potential for a broad-based media revolution in Canada. It’s available as a PDF download or a Scribd document (also below) and they have a related online survey that you can fill out to […]