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Jobs: Paid Internship at FreeGeekVancouver!

May 31, 2012

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God knows, I haven’t always gotten along with these guys, but finally after many years of phone/email/in-person tag we got together thanks to the ever-vigilant and helpful Tim Adkins. Their mission is to teach low-income people how to repair computers, and they also sell computers and parts and do repairs for the public. When I […]

Job: Communications Assistant, Vancity Community Foundation

May 11, 2012

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This one is Vangroover based and came to me via a FB link from Irwin Oostindie at W2, but it’s on their website too: We’re looking for a Communications Assistant (deadline May 24) Job Posting: Communications Assistant, Demonstrating Value (Vancity Community Foundation) Position Description The Demonstrating Value program at Vancity Community Foundation seeks a Communications Assistant […]

Job: social media and communications manager, Faronics

January 27, 2012

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This one came to me via Twitter. It’s a local Vancouver company, and I can’t tell you anything about it other than I got this from Ajay and KC and they don’t put their names behind just any old company or any old job opening. Apply via LinkedIn and may the best guru win (I […]

Social Flow Workshop: How to Win with Social Media Without Losing Productivity

January 15, 2012

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Social Flow Workshop: How to Win with Social Media Without Losing Productivity UPDATED: sorry, for medical reasons we have to postpone this weekend’s workshop in Vancouver. Don’t worry, we’re still forging ahead with the workshop scheduled for February 21st in Victoria, by which time Mike should be up and running.   Special #wcv12 discount code […]

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 […]

Internet Uncut: Daryl Hatton of Fundrazr

November 23, 2011

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Well, I’m just stone-cold chuffed. This one-shot, uncut video thang is going to be a semi-regular series, and I’m very pleased that we’re kicking this off with a worthy cause: Fundrazr! Fundrazr is a Vancouver startup which allows people to leverage their social networks to raise money for worthy causes. One of the causes they’re […]

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 […]

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 […]

Social Media Week Vancouver Roundup

September 28, 2011

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It was a sweet assault of culture shock, returning from Yellowknife to Vancouver in the middle of Social Media Week; I wonder if the Arctic explorers of past centuries felt anything similar when they returned to London or Lisbon or Wherever, like moving forward in time five or fifty or five hundred years. And I […]

Speaking at Social Media Week

September 15, 2011

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It’s true, Vancouver hasn’t seen much of me lately, but that’s about to change. This Sunday I’ll be hauling myself out to the airport for 4 FREAKING 30 in the GODDAM MORNING to catch a plane which will, by way of Ye Olde Milke Runne, get me to Vancouver for 8 FREAKING 50 in the […]

EatDrinkTweet and Workshop Discounts

March 13, 2011

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Hey all, I’m overfed, overwatered, and overwined (as is only right at a kickass social media conference in the heart of wine country called EatDrinkTweet) but wanted to put up a quick note for attendees of the conference. First of all, a big thanks to Allison Markin of All She Wrote for putting together one […]