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Internet Uncut: Bug Girl on Entomology and Social Media

December 3, 2011

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Bug Girl is an old friend of the raincoaster empire, and we’re very happy to have found this video interview of her by Laura Burns. Done at Entomology 2011 conference. And here’s the transcript of Bug Girl’s presentation at the conference: The Adventures of Bug Girl OR: Everything you wanted to know about entomological social […]

Job: Digital Editor at UNICEF

December 3, 2011

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Found this one on Twitter, and I’ve heard from friends that UNICEF is a great place to work. This job is based in London:   Digital Editor £27,110-£31,910  per annum +_a job premium of £1030.00 Based in London, EC1V 0DU Permanent   UNICEF is the leading children’s organisation, reaching children in more than 150 less-developed […]

Internet Uncut: Cameron Bode of Occupy Vancouver

November 25, 2011

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If you had to design an environment that would make livestreaming difficult, would it not feature these traits: impermanent mobile intermittent access to power zero access to ambient wifi random, donated equipment only outdoors in freezing rain during an extreme wind warning in winter Thought so. Welcome to Occupy Vancouver, and the second in our […]

Advice for #OccupyVancouver

November 1, 2011

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I’m not sure what you did on Halloween, but I celebrated by handing out a bunch of apples to some strangely enthusiastic children (what is WRONG with kids today?You’re supposed to throw the apples at the house!) and getting into a Twitter fight with Occupy Vancouver. At least they were smart enough not to engage […]

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 […]

Getting Judgey at Vancouver Startup Weekend

October 4, 2011

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Yes, it’s a legitimate excuse for me to judge people! For the second year in a row the organizers of Startup Weekend Vancouver (sponsored by the ever-awesome Kauffman Foundation) and specifically James Karg have asked me to be one of the judges for their Dragon’s Den-style event. By the time the judges see the presentations […]

Job: Lecturer/Researcher in Information Sciences

September 25, 2011

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Got this off a terrific mailing list from the Association of Internet Researchers: (I really hope one of my friends gets this. I need a place to stay in Ireland) Two Open Positions: Lecturer in Information Ref: 004786 Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Information, located within the UCD School […]

You’re Welcome!

March 21, 2011

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When I was in the hospital recently (and for those of you coming to this soap opera late, I spent five months in and out of the hospital, a tale chronicled elsewhere) I missed blogging, sure; any writer misses writing. I couldn’t even type straight because of the morphine. But the thing I missed the […]

Kris Krug on the couch

February 3, 2011

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or is that “chesterfield,” given that it’s on the very Canadian Urban Rush program? In either case, here is our homeboy kk chatting about: killer iPhone photography teaching at Emily Carr highbrow art and lowbrow reactions the challenges of coaching a team in a game where the goalposts are in constant motion Northern Voice and […]

I got engaged at Social Media Camp Victoria!

October 17, 2010

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Well, if my mother was alive, this would knock her on her butt, only my mother was too refined to ever admit she had a butt, so it would knock her on her posterior instead. After a dazzling and glamorous opening party in a romantic penthouse, I got a little carried away by the moment. […]

Getting my Judgmental On at Vancouver Startup Weekend!

October 10, 2010

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Sometimes I feel like I’m in some unnamed industry other than social media training, because ALL my best professional opportunities seem to happen in pubs. Last night, for instance, I was hanging out at the Alibi Room and got invited to come talk to Vancouver Startup Weekend about social media for startups. By the time […]