What is the unique value that female artists bring to electronic dance music?

By combining ecstatic energy and feminine artistry, talented young women in the electronic dance music scene are harbingers for the emerging paradigm. Friends of mine have been working for a couple years on a feature-length documentary film about girl DJs and music producers called Amplify Her. The film is making great progress. Productions is complete Read More …

RECAP: 2015 King Fisher Galiano Island Salmon Classic Fishing Derby

Sunshine, whales, great BBQ, bonfires and winter Chinook Salmon weighing in the mid-high teens. What more could a group of fisherpeeps want? Big prize money, a bunch of money raised for charity and a fun laid-back island vibe? Yeah, the 2015 King Fisher Galiano Island Salmon Classic fishing derby at Montague Harbour Marina on Galiano Island had Read More …

Engineering Serendipity interview w/ Chris Coldewey

To say that a few things have fallen through the cracks around here over the years is a bit of an understatement. With the explosion of options for social networking, posting things online and keeping in touch w/ people there’s been many posts that I’d ‘meant to’ write that never saw the light of day. Well, Read More …

Media Literacy & Digital Storytelling Workshops w/ the Youth of Galiano & Penelakut Islands

For the past couple years I’ve been involved w/ a rad organization called AMES that provides Digital Storytelling & Media Literacy workshops & programming for school age youths. Last year we launched a project called SalishHarvest.com and this year we’ve been working on a new project called Digital Foraging. The Digital Foraging project aims to document the stories Read More …

The Cobbler’s Children Have No Shoes

For the first time in years, I’m making some crucial updates around here. This website sat for many years, untouched. 12 years in fact since I launched this site and started blogging. It held up pretty well all things considered. It’s been online consistently since then with the exception of 2 small hacker outages. Time Read More …

Workin With The United Nations On A Digital Crowdsourcing Campaign to Stop HIV / AIDS

In May I visited Bamako, Mali in West Africa where I keynoted the. I gave a presentation titled “What Can The HIV/AIDS Movement Lean From Green/Climate Movement About Online Activism?” This was my first trip to Africa and my first time working with UNAIDS. To say that I learned a lot and had my horizons Read More …