Cheatsheet: What is Digg?

Cheatsheet: What is Digg? “When I’m talking to clients,” a seemingly well-informed Google employee told me over brunch, “I want to mention Digg. I know it’s something I’m supposed to know about, but I don’t.” No worries. For everyone who needs a refresher on Digg, we have an exhau

Event Photography Inspriation: Ted

Event Photography Inspriation: Ted I’ve been using their conference site as a bit of inspiration about how event photography can be executed and used. They don’t just put a few pictures on their front page. Instead, they make their front page an immersive photographic experience. Every tim

Is MySpace Safe?

Is MySpace Safe? The question is not whether MySpace is safe because nothing is. The real issue is whether MySpace can be used safely or whether the risk is too great and we ought to stay away from MySpace altogether.

Open hack day at Yahoo!

Open hack day at Yahoo! Continuing on the geek thread, i’d like to invite everyone to Hack Day at Yahoo! on September 29. The way hack days work at Yahoo! is that you come with an idea of how to mashup different tools at Yahoo! and then you hack like mad for 24 hours. It’s Read More …

New Canon 50mm Lens

New Canon 50mm Lens I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of the recently announced Canon EF 50mm f1.2L USM lens. One of my favorite lenses in my current arsenal is the 50mm f1.4 lens. It’s a pretty good lens, but its build quality isn’t quite as nice as I’d like.

Laughs abound below the belt

Laughs abound below the belt Although there are plenty of bawdy jokes in this romantic comedy, Bolloxed is much smarter than you might expect from a play that begins with a man holding his testicles in anguish.

Senator Tim Ryan kicks Bush’s Ass

Senator Tim Ryan kicks Bush’s Ass Democrat Tim Ryan from Ohio kicks the Bush Administration ass. He was responding to why young people think the Administration will institute a draft despite their denials.

BarCampEarth: a local report

BarCampEarth: a local report Having literally been there, done that, and got the T-shirt, I can safely say that the quality of the presentations and the chances to make connections are at least as good as at a formal conference that would cost at least 20 or 30 times more to organize


STEPPIN’ DIRTY? sneakerAID leather therapy is a high quality cleaning solution for use on the leather uppers of your sneakers. It cleans, conditions, and protects your kicks and keeps them looking fresh out the box. Started by my friend Drew Dunford.

Photo Camp

Photo Camp Matthew Trentacoste, Kris Krug and Warwick Patterson held a session at BarCampVancouver on anything and everything photographic that we, the session go-ers, wanted to talk about, learn, gain, explore.

Vancouver Photographers Unite – Midnight Gastown Photowalk

As part of BarCamp Vancouver and PhotoCamp, Matt and I are pulling together a lil photowalk in Vancouver’s Gastown. Digital or film, pro or hack… everyone is welcome… bring a camera (or several!) or be a subject/model. We’ll walk around, take pictures, eat Mister Tube Steaks and generally have a good time. Bring a flash, Read More …

Something Awful

Something Awful For the amount of money we’ve spent on the Iraq war, we could give every adult man and woman in Iraq 16,000 dollars and a plane ticket to the United States.

Music 2.0: The Coming Revolution

Music 2.0: The Coming Revolution We are undergoing a transformation in how we locate, acquire, and consume music. To some, new technologies such as file sharing networks, music blogs, and podcasts are the end of music as we know it.

Free e-book: How to Pitch the Media

Free e-book: How to Pitch the Media A while ago, frustrated at the lousy quality of pitches that companies and p.r. people were making to me, I wrote this short (15 pages) book. It’s meant for anyone who is trying to get media attention for their company, charity, web site, event, or what

Design Inside Yahoo!: George Oates

Design Inside Yahoo!: George Oates Flickr, acquired by Yahoo! in 2005, is one of the most popular photo sharing sites on the web. It recently took on Gamma status with a new navigation, a redesigned AJAX-based organization tool and new search features. This is the second interview of Desi

A www.wake-up…

A www.wake-up… Tips on becoming a Web 2.0 Wunderkind Tips on becoming a Web 2.0 Wunderkind Tips on becoming a Web 2.0 Wunderkind Tips on becoming a Web 2.0 Wunderkind