Archive for February, 2009

Northern Voice 2009 Making the Radio Station of the Future Steve Pratt

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“Traditional corporations have been doing this for a long time – there’s science behind it, they know what they’re doing.” Steve’s opening comment is following by a “ha” from the audience. “I think before we define the worst, I think we should define what would make it the best.” Steve Pratt starts off showing promo […]

Northern Voice 2009 Keynote Rob Cottingham

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“He might look like your average college professor but he’s f’ing insane – he’s the funniest guy I know,” notes Kris Krug as he introduces Rob Cottingham, today’s second keynote. Nancy White will also be doing a freeform graphical interpretation of Rob’s talk as we go along. He says his daughter told him to “Break […]

Northern Voice 2009 Keynote Nora Young

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Welcome to day two of Northern Voice 2009 we have two keynotes this morning and the first is Nora Young (from Spark on CBC Radio) to discuss On Buried Hatchets and Better Tomorrows discussing a new ecology of information for content creators, from mainstream media to online publishing. Photo credit: mstermaq on Flickr Update: When […]

Northern Voice 2009 Evolution of Storytelling James Chutter

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The name for this session per the Northern Voice website was “Mash Media Storytelling” and having recently seen RiP: A Remix Manifesto, I’m definitely interested in this topic. That, and I also caught James Chutter speak at Interesting Vancouver this past summer and would love to hear more. Update: In 2004 James graduated film school […]

Northern Voice 2009 Dave Olson Letters from Russia

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From Dave on Flickr When Uncleweed is on tap for a speaking engagement I make sure not to miss it even though I’ve seen him do over a dozen talks in the years I’ve known him. In fact, his F*ck Stats Make Art talk last year was so successful that he was asked to present […]