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Keynote Speech at WordCamp Ottawa: WordPress for Revolutionaries!

July 4, 2017

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WordPress for Revolutionaries! An ambitious title, an ambitious talk, for my inaugural keynote speech! I’ve given a variation of this talk at BIL Vancouver previously, but since they only allowed ten minutes for your talk, this one is going to be a bit more expansive, including talking about various types of revolution: its not just […]

raincoaster media and The Cryptosphere go to camp!

May 20, 2015

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Social Media Camp, that is! It’s that time of year, kittens: the time when we pack up the Cray, break out the cutoffs, and head to glorious Victoria, BC, to present a talk at Social Media Camp, the premiere conference of its kind in Canada, and that’s saying something. The conference starts with a soft […]

Attention Vancouver: INCOMING!

May 2, 2014

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  After an all-too-brief sojourn at an ecovillage on Vancouver Island, I’m headed back to the Big Smoke for the summer. Yes, I’ll still be in East Van, just a lot closer to Metrotown than to Oakridge this time. Time for me to ping my media contacts and get myself booked on some things to […]

The Rush with Fiona Forbes: Talking Bitcoin

February 13, 2014

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It’s finally up: here is me on The Rush with Fiona Forbes, talking about Bitcoin basics. Note to self: de-um my speaking voice and wear more makeup next time. I told her before the cameras rolled that I would be nervous, except I see her on FB every day, so it was just like talking […]

2013 in review

January 28, 2014

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see […]

Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news

June 30, 2011

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This is very true. That’s the bad news if you’re in advertising at least. It’s good news for everyone else. As for the OTHER good news, guess what I did? At this point there’s no telling what morphing from raincoaster into icecoaster, moving to the Arctic, and getting used to a regular job instead of […]

I’m Back, Bitches!

January 19, 2011

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You might have noticed a dearth of posts around these parts for, say, two months or so…well, I can explain. It’s not you; it’s not me; it’s my goddam gallbladder (among other assorted parts which have gotten sorted in the sixty or so days I was missing) and it’s getting itself dealt with on January […]