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Goodbye, Steve Jobs

October 5, 2011

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Goodbye, Steve Jobs. Say hello to George Harrison for me. The collective outpouring of grief about Steve Jobs says it all: a man who found the link between our tech and our hearts. — AlexandraSamuel.com (@awsamuel) October 5, 2011 He gave us more than just personal computers. He gave us wings. Apple’s statement: If you […]

Lorraine Murphy of raincoaster media interviewed on the Bunker Project

February 18, 2011

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Long, long ago in the mists of time, by which I mean a couple of months ago, I was interviewed by the charming and decorative Bob Garlick and Andrew McGivern of the Bunker Project Podcast, a little podcast that’s gone bigtime, becoming #1 on iTunes in Canada in its category. Somehow they got it into […]

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 […]

Where Did Community Go?

March 30, 2010

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Uh, Foursquare? I got on the bus once and as I was putting my fare in the box the driver looked me in the eye and asked, “What’s your next-door neighbor’s name?” Well, I didn’t know what that was about, but I’ve been raised properly and part of my training included answering the questions of […]

Illuminares Lantern Festival Returns

July 21, 2009

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Ah, the complications of nonprofittery: last year, for reasons on which I’m unclear (but which many, MANY people on both sides are happy to discuss, at great length, the first chance and every chance they get) Public Dreams Society did not get the support of the City and whatever other agencies/organizations they were looking to […]

Bowen Island Poetry Salon with Allan Briesmaster and Clara Blackwood

June 8, 2009

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Stole this from Facebook. If you haven’t Friended me there, please do; Faceplant killed my “raincoaster” account and now most of my friends don’t recognize me when I Friend Request them, dammit! POETRY READING/SALON with visiting poets Allan Briesmaster and Clara Blackwood Please join us for a lovely evening of stellar verse with father and […]

quiz: what’s your mission

April 6, 2009

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Okay, it’s a hokey internet quiz. But is it better to have five minutes of boredom and nothing, or five minutes of boredom and some uplifting blog fodder? You Are the Artist You are unique and inspired. You aren’t happy unless you are making art of some sort. Almost anything can be a catalyst for […]