Archive for February, 2009

Northern Voice 2009 The Death of Advertising with Chris Heuer

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By John Biehler on Flickr Is advertising dead and if so, who killed it? Chris Heuer‘s talk becomes a discussion rather quickly surrounding marketing, advertising and its shift to reality and reviews in the online realm. “Big clients, small clients, they’re coming to me and saying my advertising isn’t working anymore,” Chris then plays a […]

Northern Voice 2009 Friday Keynote with Stewart Butterfield

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As I took my seat at the very front of the auditorium (like a keener) for Northern Voice 2009 I realized I forgot my card-reader as well as my camera cable. The result of this being none of my photos will be uploaded until the evening so in the meantime I’m going to grab a […]

Northern Voice Dinner 2009 and Last Minute Notes

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This weekend the UBC Forestry Sciences building will be filled with a sold-out crowd of 300 social media enthusiasts. Canada’s largest personal blogging conference, Northern Voice, will kick off tomorrow morning with two special keynotes, a main conference track as well as an unconference track. On Saturday there will be another keynote and several panels, […]

World Vision's One Life Exhibit Opens in Metrotown

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It’s the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time and World Vision is trying to spread awareness across our nation with the One Life exhibition that shows you the effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on a child growing up in Africa. From now until March 1st the One Life exhibit will take up 2,000 square feet […]

Midforms 09 Music and Visual Series

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The New Forms Media Society is presenting Midforms 09 from March 5th until the 7th as a part of Vancouver’s Cultural Olympiad. The exhibition features over 75 artists working within the digital medium including interactive installations, film, digital art, performance, robotics, music and visuals. Thursday March 5th, 1pm to 4pm, Media sneak peek Thursday March […]