South by Northwest at Iron Cactus (Monday, March 12, 2007) Blue Flavor, Bryght and Raincity Studios are proud to present the second annual South by Northwest (SXNW) geek fest party at the Iron Cactus in Downtown Austin. There will be plenty of free drinks and cool people to meet. This year we have booked virtuall
How to Geekify Your Halloween Fanboys and girls geek up their Halloween experience with these ultra-cool projects — one constructed his own Green Lantern ring, another built a robotic Dalek out of a pumpkin (truly awesome). Love the Han Solo in Carbonite serving dish.
Drupal 5.0 beta 1 Announced Drupal 5.0 beta1 has been announced. “It comes with many new features, including a web-based install system, improved administration tools, and a shiny new theme! There are also tons of under-the-hood improvements, such as the inclusion of the jQuery Java
Online participation: for every regular contributor, nine occasionals and ninety-nine lurkers Working with everything from political groups to online discussion boards, I’ve heard the same lament: “We have so many members. Why do we have so few people participating?”
Vancouver League of Drupalers October 2006 For those of you who couldn’t make it Roland blogged the meeting notes.
The Paradox of Registering Bloggers’ Real Names in China The powers that be over the blogosphere in China, China’s Net regulator Ministry of Information Industries (MII), has just put forth an initiative that may be issued in the near future, where upon all bloggers in China will be required to register their r
Mmmm… Movember. So you’ve decided to be awesome. You’re about to embark on a mission that will not only change your face, but also the face of men’s health. It’s natural to have questions, to wonder if you have the sheer strength of will to make the world a better place. Fear not, Mo Soldier. Read More …
China bans “partying” and other innapropriate behaviour on the Great Wall Oh well, you already got my great shot on it!
One in three read blogs: Environics One-third of Canadians who are active Internet users have read a blog within the last three months, new research reveals. And it's not just young people who are reading these Web diaries, a study by Environics Research of Toronto found. Aging baby boo
Elika Designs Infusing elements of Japanese design, contemporary architechture, and nature itself, Elika Designs offers intricate hand-detailed garments, rich with texture and beauty. (My friend Hrissa’s company.)
kk+ on ModelMayhem.com I joined this community site called Model Mayhem to hopefully to know some more photographers, stylists and models in the fashion photography industry. Please check me out over there and give me your feedback. I’ve met a couple cool peeps already.
More on Flickr and Creative Commons There are now 22 million CC licensed Flickr photos that people can use under the specified licensed terms. Flickr has also added the CC license icons under the “Additional Information” heading as well as to the “All Sizes” page, making it very clear the t
A new default theme for Drupal? We’ve long wanted a new default theme for Drupal. Our trusty workhorse theme Bluemarine has long outlived its usefulness: the markup still contains tables and the look is quite dated. Pretty much everyone in the Drupal community agrees with that.
THEY Representation Inc. I met with Gina Hole of They Represenation last night about rep’ing me as a photographer. Hopefully will find the time to blog about here this weekend.
Get your Moose on: This IS your mother’s conference | B.Mann Consulting Yes! We did it…or will do it. We’re going to have another Northern Voice!
Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback from attendees to Northern Voice 2006 and Northern Voice 2005 we’ve decided to bring it back again for 2007. For those of you who are unfamiliar (gasp!) Northen Voice is an independant and grassroots personal publishing conference based here in Vancouver. Think internet, photography, audio, video, blogs, games, mobile. Read More …
Head Down To The Morrissey Tonight For Some Roundtable China Chat and Pints Scales and kk+ will be conducting a casual roundtable chat this evening at the Morrissey Pub on Granville St. at about 5pm. They’ll be sharing their experiences on their latest trip to China which wrapped up about a month ago, speaking about Read More …
Giving away the photo store love that Kris Krug gives away most of his photos, as discussed in this article on MediaShift. One of my favorite sessions at the Northern Voice conference this year was with Kris and other photographers talking about digital photography. When I get up to
Creative Commons + Flickr = 22 Million Sharable Photos â€œI think Creative Commons is a huge thing and I attribute a lot of my success to it,â€ Krug said. â€œSince the beginning Iâ€™ve given all my photos away on the Internet and theyâ€™ve been used by other bloggers and people all along the way and Read More …
Drupal Training by Raincity Studios and Bryght Join Raincity Studios and Bryght, organizers of DrupalCamp Seattle, as we present four days of design, development, and ideas to get you started creating beautiful content-driven websites.