Last night, Megan Cole of Raincity Studios and I went to check out a fashion show called ‘The Glad Rags’ party put on by Fashion High and sponsored by The Tyee as a part of their Guilt-Free Hedonism series. It was a night focused on wearing localy sourced and manufactured designs and supporting sustainability and Read More …
Global warming and air pollution are only some of the good reasons to drive less and take other forms of transportation… community and sunshine some other good reasons to consider alternatives like carpooling and biking. Check out my early morning ramble about the new bike I’m buying and my nascent attempts to rideshare to work.
JD and Burnkit got their new office in the ‘up and coming’ part of Vancouver east of Main Street. The space is a work in progress but Josh has a ton of vision for the studio and it’s gonna be great. Come wander around with me Jer Crowle and Joshua Dunford as we check the Read More …
Wassup internets. Here’s a couple more YouTube.com videos of Megan Cole and I wandering around Vancouver and carrying on. Check it out. kk+ and MC wander around downtown Vancouver a bit and talk about the Vancouver sunshine and some of the cool *work* parties we have lined up over the next few days. BONUS: One Read More …
Thomas Jefferson Was a Badass “A little revolution now and then is a good thing
Workspace – Future Home of Yoga for Geeks Bill and I discussed the possibility of me teaching twice a week in the space (which is going to be gorgeous). Classes would likely be included with membership, though details are still TBD. My aim, assuming this all works out, would be to offer accessibl
Drupal’s Aggregator2 and Social Signal Blogged on WorldChanging At Social Signal we’ve used Aggregator2 to help move news through the different parts of the emergent telecentre.org network. We use it to bring news and links onto our own web site, including a web page that rounds up nonprofit technology news based on t
Prioritized CMS Requirements for Greenpeace UK About a month ago, I posted the list of six activities the Greenpeace UK web team and I plan to perform by the beginning of June. So far, we’ve completed the first three. We’ve also chosen the 3 open source CMS products we plan to evaluate given our prior
HOW TO Prioritize Requirements (Part II) Once you’ve defined and weighted the organizational objectives your project is being undertaken to address, and you’ve identified and weighted the user types the project is meant to serve, define the requirements for the software you’re planning to implem
NextBillion.net Nominated For A Webby NextBillion.net brings together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers, and academics who want to explore the connection between development and enterprise. Create an account today and start sharing your thoughts.
ONE/Northwest Receives Salesforce.com Foundation Grant We’re pleased to share the news that ONE/Northwest has been awarded a $25,000 Development Grant from the Salesforce.com Foundation to fund the integration of Plone, a powerful and user-friendly open source content management system, with the Salesforce.co
Roland and I will be presenting with Darren Barefoot and Tod Maffin at an upcoming event here in Vancouver called “What Citizen Journalism Means to Corporate Communications” put on by the Canadian PR Society. Details are below… please come out and join us if you can. What Citizen Journalism Means to Corporate Communications A joint Read More …
Social Tech Brewing Vancouver: May 4 at the Whip If you work at the intersection of technology and community-building, we hope you’ll join us for a May 4th gathering of Social Tech Brewing’s Vancouver chapter. Social Tech Brewing brings together folks from nonprofit organizations, community service, soc
ComVu talks community ComVu has some pretty interesting technology. Today it only works on Windows Mobile devices, but Series 60 support is coming soon (all the Bryght guys have Nokia Series 60 phones…except for Kris, who can’t quite give up his Danger HipTop).
Back Like Lazarus… Project Opus, a Drupal based music project here in Vancouver, gets some funding. Go David!
Musicians should have feeds. Too few musicians or labels actually have feeds for their shows, though Sub Pop is a nice exception and includes a page chock full of feeds for their bands and podcasts.
Mollyguard Ridiculously cheap RSVP and pre-pay services for events, including survey features, promotions tools, and membership management. And when I say ridiculously cheap, I mean free or (for “premium” services) 2.5% per transaction, minimum 99 cents per RSVP.
Ten Video Sharing Services Compared The number of video-sharing sites has shot through the roof recently, as dozens of companies try to become the Flickr of the online video world. To this end, many video services have started offering new features like editing and remixability in an attem
Hacking A More Tasteful MySpace The social phenomenon that is MySpace is one I donâ€™t fully understand, and yet, one I must fully respect. In fact, with over 50 million unique users, it is something everybody must respect. Any website which rolls up that amount of usership is doing som
“Official” 2010 Olympics Protest Site It’s no secret that many designers, including us, have a real problem with the process used to select the Vancouver 2010 Olympics identity. But it’s done and now we have to live with it. However, some people are clearly still very annoyed with the logo ch