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ISPs, explained

June 17, 2014

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Internet Service Providers. Can’t live with ’em, can’t set them all on fire without causing greenhouse gas emissions. I think this little video I found over on Facebook explains the problem pretty well. If you’re tempted to get smug because we live in Canada and they live behind the Red, White and Blue curtain, remember […]

Internet Uncut: Avalon Explains NerdFighting

November 25, 2011

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One thing the internet teaches us all is that no matter how clued in you are, no matter how many times you’ve been Farked, Stumbled, or Plused, there’s always something out there you’ve never heard of that tens or hundreds of thousands of better-informed people have. Nerdfighting is one of those things. A place where […]

Social Media Life Lessons: Ghost of a Chance at Authenticity

September 22, 2011

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You know, if you know anything about raincoaster media, that we’re all about the authenticity. In fact, that’s the Royal We I used right there, just for accuracy’s sake. We do social media strategy and social media training, but when it comes to putting out the tweets, making the posts, sharing the thoughts, and dealing […]

Google+ for Beginners: tips and tricks

July 11, 2011

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Google+ is a lot of fun, particularly if you’re NOT an MLM marketer, overpriced vitamin salesperson, or similar, all of whom have been banned (I’m sure just temporarily, but how sweet the moment is, however brief). But how do you get the most from this brand new social media platform without wasting hours of your […]

Org Charts of New Media

June 29, 2011

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I was going to add a lot of words about how this is so incredibly right-on, but then I thought you were smart enough to figure it out yourself. Don’t prove me wrong, please.

Happy April Fool’s Day from YouTube

April 1, 2011

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Apparently Gawker’s trying to drum up some synthetic outrage over YouTube’s decision to add the “1911-ify” function to videos today, but with so much real cause for outrage around, the rest of the world’s not buying it (thank GOD for a sense of perspective, eh?). The feature (available for Yankistan only, alas) turns whatever you’re […]

Quiet Riot!

November 1, 2010

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You stay classy, San Francisco!

Tech of the past; the ouija board

October 28, 2010

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Facebook Clarification

October 19, 2010

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FACEBOOK WANTS TO MAKE TWO THINGS CLEAR: 1. WE'RE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY. 2. YOU'RE ADORABLE WHEN YOU SLEEP. — Promoted Tweet (@PROMO_TWEET) October 18, 2010 Thanks for this, Zuckerberg.

Social Media 101 at Social Media Camp Victoria

October 17, 2010

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This is video of my talk on Social Media 101 at, yes, Social Media Camp Victoria, which was brilliantly organized by ideazone and BWestInteractive and I’m not just saying that because they were smart enough to invite me! Although it counts, right? So here is the video, taken by BChannelNews, and constitutes, as well as […]

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.