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 …

Sono affamato, non ho Internet ed il mio italiano succhia

Checkin’ in quickly from Torino, Italy. I’m here with Robert Scales from Raincity Studios and Boris Mann from Bryght. We’re jet lagged, hungry, internet deprived and struggling to learn Italian… but having a blast so far in our delirious state. The syposium I’m co-chairing with Andy Miah, “The Olympics and Web 2.0“, is on Friday Read More …

Blogging for Independent Artists and Creatives

Last week at Blogs N Dogs in Banff I gave several presentations including one about using blogging and web technologies specifically for indendent artists and creatives. Christina Carr was cool enough to take copius notes and post them to her blog. Thx Christina. Blogging for the Creative Crew. Blogs’n’dogs at The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada – an Read More …

BeerCasting from the Props Pub @ Blogs N Dogs in Banff, Alberta

Last night we got together and did some podcasting at the pub here in Banff. It was a great time… 20+ people from the confernce showed up, and in the end we ended up with 3 solid podcasts. Download Podcast 001 Zen. Yoga. Spirituality. Sarah Pullman, Len Edgerly, Val Gregory, and Nick Erly chat about Read More …

G’Morning from Hollyhock – Web of Change on Cortes Island

*stretch* Just getting up after a big first night here at Web of Change. We had a great meal together last night and then spent a couple hours getting to know each other. The crowd is amazing… big names that everyone will know are here… like Amnesty International, Greenpeace, and CivicSpace Labs, the Humane Society, Read More …

Cortes Island

I just arrived on Cortes Island for the Web of Change conference. For the record this place is 3 ferries away from the mainland (Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo, Campbell River to Quadra Island and then Quadra Island over to Cortes Island). This is definately the most remote spot I’ve been to since living in Yellowstone. Read More …