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Social Media Success Story: From the Streets to the Stacks

May 28, 2011

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It may have escaped your notice, but probably not (especially if you’re in the field of social media, yourself) that the field of social media services has an oversupply of snake oil marketers and plain old incompetents, as well as just a plain old oversupply. In Vancouver over the past nine years I’ve been teaching […]

Quiet Riot!

November 1, 2010

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You stay classy, San Francisco!

Car Free Day on Main

June 18, 2010

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This Sunday is Car Free Day on Main Street (among other venues), right from 16th to 33rd, hipster central. ION magazine is going to be there with some swag from the short-run ION Pop Shop they had at Hastings and Carrall during the Olympics. Here’s the announcement: Unless you have been living under a rock […]

The Fashion Police

April 19, 2010

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This will not end well. Neatorama reports that thanks to a company called Ping, clothing has now become sentient. It contains sensors that discern what you’re doing based upon your body movements and automatically updates your Facebook profile accordingly:Technology is integrated into the mechanics of the garment. For example, a sensor is entegrated into the […]

The Living Society Art Show and Flashmob: Call for Artists and Participants

January 26, 2010

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Stole this off Facebook, where it was passed to me by my old friend Darryl Hopkins, one of the most talented artists I have ever had the pleasure of meeting (and meeting and working with Darryl are true pleasures, trust me, and not just because he’s good-looking). The Deets: On Saturday January 30th we are […]

Buskers Wanted!

January 18, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia Got this from the SEARCHgrads email put out by the Alliance for Arts and Culture: I Heart VAN ART is a new organization started by artists who are dedicated to upholding the value of Art and Culture in Vancouver. MADE IN VANCOUVER FESTIVAL is… – Held in the busiest area in Downtown […]

Vancouver Bikenneal

October 1, 2009

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Yes, yet another from emails. God, how I love email; how my life would be destroyed if Gmail ever failed me. And how I love WordPress, for making copy-paste considerably less self-destructive than it used to be to my poor little blog. Like art? Like bikes? Like behaving yourself on the road like a responsible […]