Archive for April, 2008

WordCamp Vancouver 2008 Live Blog

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 — 1:55pm PDT
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Tonight’s WordCamp Vancouver has received the stamp of approval by the WordPress overlords and has been listed on WordCamp Central, the official WordCamp site. WordPress is build on PHP and a backend MySQL database. In plain English it’s what millions of people (including use as a blogging and content management system. Here’s the official […]

Asian Heritage Month: Hockey Pioneer Larry Kwong

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 — 12:01pm PDT
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Larry Kwong was the first Chinese-Canadian to play in the NHL. Read his story…

NOFX and No Use For A Name Play the Commodore

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 — 11:51pm PDT
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Okay, seriously, how come no one told me about this show? It’s happening in just under two weeks and I just stumbled upon it while browsing upcoming events at the Commodore. What: NOFX with No Use For A Name and American Steel When: May 9, 2008 Where: Commodore Ballroom Hm, perhaps no one knew I […]

Stanley Park Domain Name Battle

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 — 2:31pm PDT
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We’ve all heard of people registering potentially popular domain names in the early ages of the internet, one in particular that comes to mind is Rogers Video, whose “dot com” was a place where you could see videos alright, but they were completely unrelated to the actual video rental chain… and not suitable for children. […]

WordPress 2.5.1 Screencast Teaser for WordCamp Vancouver

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 — 12:07am PDT
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I just upgraded my WordPress to 2.5.1 and to celebrate as well as promote WordCamp Vancouver this week, I’ve recorded a quick little screencast. This video has been edited for time on Flickr. A full version it can be viewed on Viddler. I just used my MacBook’s internal mic so I know some folks will […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: WordCamp, DrupalCamp, NetSquared, Launch Party 4

Monday, April 28th, 2008 — 1:40pm PDT
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Hustling and bustling with all sorts of social media, web, and internetty activity Vancouver’s Social Media dance card is rather full for the month of May. Here’s what will be happening around town (and what will more than likely be live blogged). What: WordPress Camp Vancouver When: Wednesday April 30th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Where: […]