Fotolog overtaking Flickr? Quick! Which photo sharing site community thingie is more popular: Fotolog or Flickr? You might be surprised at the answer…but first some history.
Minimal Lime MySpace DIV Overlay With over 22,000+ downloads to date, the Dark Minimal MySpace DIV Overlay has received a great amount of success aiding MySpace users in covering the default eyesore. After coming to the realization that the overlay was due for a fresh revision, I decided
when the postman looks twice – or why photo theft can be a bad idea nowadays The story I heard of yesterday (my friend Schoki told me about) is an other example for working communites and that stealing intellectual property can backfire badly.
Former Olympian hops the Cluetrain, riding the rails. My good bud, former Olympian, and fellow renaissance-man/entrepreneur and marketer extraordinaire Dave Olson gets the business press of the week, by feeding coal into the engine of the Cluetrain with an article in PR Web on his Practical Advice for Market
The Canadian behind Hip-Hop 2.0 McLean â€” or MMG, as some people call him â€” was once referred to in the Village Voice as a “black Web hero” and “media mogul,” in part for his work doing Web development in New York with clients like Sean “P. Diddy” Coombs and Spike Lee. He and his Read More …
RapSpace.tv Online HipHop Community How a Canadian is leading the way with the most popular rap studio online.
Why Do You Blog? Why do you blog? Why do I blog? Why does anybody? As the medium enters its pubescence, it’s a question that I wonder about all the time. I’ve talked about it with a lot of different bloggers, and everyone offers a different reason.
Longboard Hockey in Vancouer Out n’ about on assignment for a forthcoming Heads article, I witnessed a sport hitherto unknown to me which combined many activities I enjoy into one sublime recreational pursuit: full contact hockey, tasty weed, chillaxin’ and longboarding
Blogging for Retailers White Paper Provides Practical Advice for Online Merchants A new white paper explores the benefits of blogging as an online retailer including how-to’s and tips to improve customer communication, increase search engine exposure, and ultimately sell more stuff.
Hillary Clinton using Drupal Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton announced today that she’ll embark on a campaign to become the first female president of the United States. And do you know what? She’s using Drupal for her official campaign website. Yay!
Basco5 Makes a Northern Voice Mascot This year we decided to go back to Basco to get some new artwork done for some stickers we’ll be given out. He created Monte, the little dude you see at left. I’ve created some little web badges and banners featuring Monte, should you want to show him off
Make Money By Giving Away Your Photos One of Larry Lessigâ€™s favorite Creative Commons articles, is from Mark Glaser in Media Shift. Here Glaser quotes Kris Krug, president of the online community management company Bryght
One-click Drupal 5 Hosting – Preview Release Bryght has been busy too! In addition to contributing to the Drupal 5 release, we have upgraded our own service so now anyone can create their own Drupal 5 site, with the push of a button. But that’s not all! We’re also cutting our prices in half, from Read More …
one year anniversary approaching for discollection Over the next little while I will be sharing with all of you what I have learned, what opportunities discollection has provided me, people that I have met becoming a part of a gastown community, and how this store has entirely changed my life. I expect it
Happy sixth birthday Drupal Today, six years ago, Drupal 1.0.0 was released! The following snippet is taken directly from the original announcement: Today, drop.org announces the release of drupal 1.00 after an extensive period of testing. Drupal is a full-featured content managemen
Get a Travel Bursary for Northern Voice This year Northern Voice is offering six travel bursaries of CAN $500 each. To apply, write a blog post, or record a podcast or video blog post describing why you want to come to Northern Voice.
I’ve noticed an interesting trend in online communities and social software. It seems that quality of design and usability of a site is inversly proportional to the number of people who use it. That is, in a situation where more than one tool/site exists to serve a similar market… the ugliest, most unusable one will Read More …
Personal Challenges on 43Things Weâ€™re always looking for ways to better engage the software in your head that actually changes behavior rather than just gives you a new tool or feature. The influences of peer pressure, reputation, and other social contracts are a lot more powerful as
Change Everything starts with small steps close to home Congratulations to Kate and the team at Change Everything for the fine mention of their efforts to help the homeless with toques and warm clothes in the Globe and Mail.
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