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Retro Tech: Pinheadhole camera

October 29, 2010

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It’s called ThirdEye, it’s made out of a real human skull, and it takes pictures like this: Why not find your own human skull that’s not currently being used (try a Fox News aficionado) and make your own. Just the thing for taking pix at a Halloween bash.

Meet the Geek this Tuesday

September 18, 2010

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Busy Tuesday night? Oh come on, who are you kidding? IT’S A TUESDAY NIGHT! Well, don’t worry; you won’t be stuck at home watching reruns and feeling like a minor character in a Cathy Comic: we’ve got a fabulous Meet the Geek dinner for you! You’ll help raise money for a worthy cause: With Glowing […]

With Glowing Hearts: the doc, the demo, the digerati!

August 31, 2010

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Can Twitter change the world? Can YouTube save a soul? Is there, ultimately, any real point to what we do online, or is it just (as the critics claim) a safe little sandbox where we play at building castles that are stomped flat and then forgotten? A new Canadian documentary aims to answer that question […]

How to give good sound check

August 15, 2010

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I figure when you’ve got a job to do, you’ve got three choices: to be bad, to be good, or to be AWESOME. Guess which one I like best? If you prefer awesomenosity to mediocrity, you probably like to bring it in places it is unexpected: places like routine sound checks. Sooner or later, if […]

YouTube Annotations, Annotated

February 24, 2010

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Our old favorites the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre are showing unexpected expertise in the fields of tech blogging and social media lately. Here we present their insightful tutorial on the proper use of the new-ish YouTube feature, Annotations! You can’t cheat with this one and work in another window when it plays; don’t you […]

Banff New Media Institute upcoming programs

February 5, 2010

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And the Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition, which I find out about precisely one day too late to go to the launch of. And don’t tell me about dangling my participles! Where I come from, it’s a competitive sport! Banff New Media Institute Multimedia Web Magazine Launch and Upcoming Programs The Banff New Media Institute launches […]

The Value of Unpaid Work: film at the VPL

September 2, 2009

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From the Searchgrads email list: Who’s Counting? Sex, Lies and Global Economics film and panel discussion featuring Marilyn Waring, Ellen Woodsworth, and Cynthia Oka Monday, September 14th, 7-9pm Vancouver Public Library, Central branch and The Value of Ecovillages Monday, October 5th Vancouver Public Library, Central branch There is no cost to attend either presentation. For […]