Social Media Documentarian

In my ongoing struggle define what it is I do in a neat little package I’ve increasingly found myself using the words ‘Social Media Documentarian‘. Based on the spirit of the idea that ‘if you don’t stick it on the internet it didn’t really happen’, essentially this made-up term refers to the fact that there Read More …

Social Media Tools & Strategies for Event Planners & Organizers

I’m giving a talk tonight in Calgary to a group of event planners. They want to know how they can use new tools and strategies to plan and manage their events. I’m gonna start with a lil philosophical talk about citizen journalism & media making as well as particpatory group culture and principles and move Read More …

PhotoWalk and PhotoCamp @ BarCamp Vancouver

This weekend is BarCamp Vancouver and I’ll be heading up a PhotoWalk on Friday night and a PhotoCamp on Saturday. Here’s some shots from last years late night photowalk at BarCamp. If you’re interested in photography, cameras, or just want to talk a cool walk through East Van… it would be great to see lots Read More …

BarCamp Vancouver Information and Details

BarCamp Vancouver is this Friday and Saturday. I’m one of the organizers and will be hosting my 5th PhotoCamp. If you live near Vancouver and use the internet you should come to this event. It will be fun. You will learn a lot. You will mean a lot of awesome people. You unfortunately will not Read More …

Web Directions North – SXSW in Vancouver?

I’ve been overdue in posting about the upcoming Web Directions North coming to Vancouver February 6-10th, but 2007 is upon us and it’s just around the corner and I’m getting really excited. The combination of amazing speakers, fantastic location, and after-hours events will make Web Directions North about as good as a conference can be. Read More …

Important Northern Voice Updates – Registration Open and Speaker Submissions Closing

Hey there guys. We’ve been scrambling to pull together the plans for our 3rd Northern Voice personal publishing conference here in Vancouver. There are a couple important announcements from the past few days that I wanted to pass along. The deadline for prentations, panels, and speakers has been extended to December 1st. You don’t have Read More …

Glencora Twigg of Twigg & Hottie at Vancouver’s Glad Rags Party

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 …

Tech Village Switch On Event With Communicopia

(cross-posted from Bryght.com) After NTC and Penguin Day in Seattle, I drove East accross Washington to Spokane and then north back into Canada to keynote at a cool new tech conference called Switch On put on by a non-profit called TechVillage. TechVillage is funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Kooteney Association for Science Read More …