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Troll Management: Handling Conspiracy Theorists on a Forum

July 20, 2009

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Oh, for god’s sake, Photobucket, that was a promotional image released by the studio and hosted in my Photobucket account for NINE YEARS. And you deleted it now? No wonder everyone uses Flickr now. I’m finding more and more requests for advice on dealing with internet drama, and who, I ask, is more qualified to […]

Eastside Stories: The People. The Voices

June 5, 2009

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I got this in an email a few weeks ago, and the full version is over on the Heart of the City website. Eastside Stories: The People, The Voices Friday June 19 to Sunday June 21 Locations in the Downtown Eastside, including Carnegie Community Centre and radha yoga & eatery. Most events are free. Eastside […]

Summer Student Job at Gallery Gachet

May 16, 2009

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Adding on to our original announcement of two job opportunities at the Gallery Gachet, here is the very latest. Note that the deadline for this is May 19th as well. Student JOB POSTING: Communications & Sales Coordinator May 19, 2009 SUMMER STUDENT JOB POSTING Communications and Sales Coordinator Closing date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Gallery […]

Job Postings from the Gallery Gachet

May 4, 2009

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Attention artsies! There are two jobs at the Gallery Gachet up for your attention: Programming Coordinator and Administrator, and the closing date on each is May 19th, not that far away. The Gallery Gachet is an award-winning visual arts gallery located on Cordova near Columbia. From their site: Gallery Gachet is a unique artistic institution […]

Mental Health Camp April 25th

April 12, 2009

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Mental Health Camp is an Unconference around the interaction between social media and mental illness, focused on using digital tools for healing, support, and community. It’s being organized by Raul Pacheco and Isabella Mori and will be presented at the Workspace in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, April 25th. This is the first year it’s taking […]

stay hungry. stay foolish

August 2, 2007

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Universities rightly get a lot of crap for handing out honorary degrees to celebrities (Tom Selleck, anyone?) just to ramp up the glam factor of their graduation ceremonies so that the no-name honorary degree-getters will feel inspired to donate millions. But every now and again a celebrity comes up with something that’s pure gold. They’re […]

life advice from dead people: F. Scott Fitzgerald

August 1, 2007

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Hey, some of them were pretty smart, for dead people. Take F.Scott Fitzgerald here: he wrote what many consider to be the Great American Novel (everyone who doesn’t consider it to be Huck Finn, that is). And he also wrote these very wise little precepts for his daughter, which I borrowed from One Little Detail’s […]