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Courting Controversy in comic form!

May 14, 2011

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Noise to Signal Cartoon Intrepid social media cartooniste extraordinaire Rob Cottingham (seriously, that toothpaste guy isn’t in it) attended the Courting Controversy: Dancing with the Devil panel at the Northern Voice blogging conference, and what you see above is the result. Pretty spiffy note-taking if you axe me. The panel was moderated by Rebecca Coleman […]

Quiet Riot!

November 1, 2010

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You stay classy, San Francisco!

PicApp picks a fight with the wrong blogger

November 1, 2010

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I’ve used Picapp. I’ve loved Picapp. I’ve certainly thought, in my innocence, that Picapp was too good to be true and that someday there’d be a price to pay. And I just found out what it is. A dealbreaker, that’s what it is. Backing up a little: Picapp is a service which gets very fresh, […]

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 […]

Revitalizing a Media Reform Movement in Canada by OpenMedia

January 26, 2010

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OpenMedia, a cross between an activist group, a think tank, and a startup, have released the results of their study of the potential for a broad-based media revolution in Canada. It’s available as a PDF download or a Scribd document (also below) and they have a related online survey that you can fill out to […]

Hot Meals, Warm Hearts Dinner

January 22, 2010

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From social media mover and shaker Jeremy Lim comes news that this Saturday the St. Vincent de Paul society will be handing out hot dinners and warm clothing to the needy at Davie and Burrard in the West End of Vancouver. If you have spare winter clothing, lightly used or new, that you would like […]