Sneak Preview of Drupal Flickr Module

SillyGwaiLo is sitting here giving us a super sneak preview of the Drupal Flickr module he wrote this weekend (based on Boris‘ Skype Drupal module by the way). This thing is very alpha… and very hot. Unlike other implemenations of Flickr/Drupal modules I’ve seen this one is multi-user… perfect for community sites! It adds your Read More …

My CMS Can Kick Your CMS’s Ass – Drupal Geeks at OSCON 2005 in Portland

Here’s a few photos from the informal DrupalCon we pulled together down here at OSCON in Portland. Plenty of geekery to go around. If your not here, it’s not too late… interesting (and free) Bryght and Drupal training taking place this Saturday too. Get in touch. Drupal Geek Photos on Flickr

Community Business Minded Ness

Community-business-minded-ness The community-business-minded-ness of the Bryght team was a refreshing surprise. They get community, they get business … and they know open source can be both. Boris, Kris and some friends run Bryght, a Vancouver company that offers quick and dirty (plus almost-as-quick and very pretty) web sites based on the Drupal online community platform. Read More …

Boris Mann Speaks Geek to Michelle Mill of Global TV

Michelle Miller and her crew from Global TV swung by the Bryght office today to talk to Boris Mann about citizen journalism, blogging, podcasting, and web 2.0. He totally nailed it, walking them through the power of distributed hyper-local newsmakers and used the coverage of the London Bombings as an example. He showed them Flickr, Read More …

The 11 Layers of Citizen Journalism

Here’s an awesome report from Poynter Online and Steve Outing about the emerging trend of citizen journalism. He provides a great overview and links to almost all the important players in the space. It would have been cool to see Roland, UrbanVancouver, Drupal or Bryght mentioned also… especially since it’s still a small and emerging Read More …

Why Drupal?

From Jay Campbell’s blog, an article called Why Drupal? on why they (and so many other digerati) are moving towards building sites based on Drupal. Grassroots Journalism, Creative Commons, and Open Source Software share visions of the free flow of ideas. There are countless Open Source content management systems, several of which could have served Read More …