The Right’s of Photographers (when shooting in public places) I carry my camera with me everywhere I go. I know I’m not alone on this because as photographers we know that the greatest shots often come at the least expected times and I never want to be unprepared for those great moments.
Flickr Favourites: Why? Why? Why? What makes one person’s pictures stand apart from another or even what makes one shot of someone’s stand apart from a similar shot by the same photographer.
Remixing the Web for Social Change Net2 is an online and offline community created by TechSoup, a project of CompuMentor. We’ve helped nonprofits access direct assistance, web-based knowledge and articles, and donated technology products for 18 years.
This post is overdue. Here’s a few links to some upcoming coming events I’m speaking at or otherwise involved with helping plan or sponsor. Blogs N’ Dogs – 3 day blogging masterclass and uber-geekout at the Banff Centre for New Media. December 4-8th. Open Source CMS and Blogging Tools Summit – Just announced by Boris, Read More …
Announcement: Open Source CMS and Blogging Tools Summit, Vancouver, February 7 – 9, 2006 This is the official first post announcing planning of the Open Source CMS and Blogging Tools Summit. I’m taking the opportunity of the Northern Voice conference (and especially the spirit of Moose Camp) to try and put together a mini-conference of Read More …
FairSource: Model for Sustainable Trade in Services FairSource is a standard and innovative business model for trade in services based on principles of fair trade, access to opportunity, and sustainability.
Green Business? Go Carbon Neutral!!! ifPeople recognizes that human contributions of carbon to the atmosphere represent a serious threat to global climate stability, with potential consequences in terms of human health, ecosystem survival, and society’s stability. For that reason, we have co
A del.icio.us Tagsgiving dinner How can we possibly thank our favourite Drupal wizards for all they’ve done for Social Signal and its clients? Well, since you did so much to make our feeds work, the very least we can do is put on a feed for you.
FloatLeft – Design and Web Development for Non-Profits atleft is an organization offering high quality, affordable design and web development solutions for nonprofits. We’re a socially conscious group of independent professionals providing a hands-on approach to supporting organizations in effecting social ch
XML Conference 2005 – Presentin’ and Representin’ Kris and Roland are XML Conference 2005 in Atlanta representing and presenting. Roland spoke on RSS Remixing Past, Present and Future (PDF) and Kris is giving a Bryght overview talk tomorrow. We’ve had great conversations about Bryght and Drupal with the
I cut off all my hair.
50 flavorful, affordable wines Here are all the $10-and-under wines tasted, with notes for the whites and reds that made the tasters’ lists and others the group thought interesting. Countries of origin are included in parentheses, followed by the shop the wines came from (check your lo
From cells to bells, 10 things the Chinese do far better than we do. Ah, those clever Chinese. First they invent gunpowder and a few other essentials of modern civilization. Now they’re gunning their economic engines. Yet who would have thought that, after a millennium of poverty, they’d already do so many things better th
When do you use a forum, a blog, Jotspot, Writely, a wiki, or a full web 2.0 platform? I’m working on a lot of projects lately that have caused me to ask this question and to try to get really clear on what each tool does and does not do well so that I can Read More …
New Black Tories E.P. Coming Soon we have are just finishing the final touches on our new e.p. tentatively titled: are you ready to die… it should be available sometime in mid-september. right now we are in full rehearsal mode for our fall blitzkrieg of the vancouver music scene. there
Church: 1, Lust: 0 The owner of a strip club says heÂ’s considering a six-figure offer from a church to buy and shut down the location. Bill Martin, owner of the Just Teazin club in Painesville Township, 25 miles northeast of Cleveland, declined Thursday to identify the chu
Zen and the Art of Powerpoint Like most people, I regularly assert that Powerpoint is evil. I often use it when I present, but Iâ€™ve been undertaking ongoing experiments to make it work the way it should. It should augment what Iâ€™m saying, as opposed to distracting from or summariz
Speak at Northern Voice 2006 No, really, we want people talking. Northern Voice 2006 is pretty much right around the corner. The official deadline is tomorrow* next week, Wednesday, Nov. 16th. So apply as a speaker. Remember, this is a very “open tent”, not necessarily Ã¼ber techie c
Opportunities, people, and tools Tools never change anything. It is people seeing opportunities and grabbing them with those tools that change things.
Blackcomb’s Opening Day It has begun… that time of year that we’ve spent the rest of the year day-dreaming about: deep powder, hot tubs, beer, or whatever else gets you going for winter. Whistler/Blackcomb’s 2005/2006 winter season opened this weekend with the best opening wee