Archive for the category "geeky"

Old Gastown Meets New Technology

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Gastown Business Improvement Association founded the Gastown Blog in the summer of 2009 to breathe some new life into this historic community. With daily features, history lessons and business profiles, it’s a one-stop source for Gastown information. Over the last few weeks the Gastown Blog launched an initiative to put QR codes on old […]

Favourite Places on Google Maps: Vancouver Edition

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Google has just launched their “Favourite Places on Google Maps” for the first time in Canada and they have profiled spots around Vancouver. The favourites are all marked on the maps with little maple leaf pins and have been hand-picked by local experts. View Rebecca Bollwitt’s Favorite Places in a larger map This includes venues […]

Foursquare Comes to Vancouver

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In just a few minutes I’ll be heading over to V in Yaletown (at Earls) for the launch of Foursquare in Vancouver. I’ll be liveblogging from 5:00pm until 8:00pm so you’ll be sure to get the entire scoop about this latest craze. For an overview of Foursquare, check them out here. Update: To use Foursquare […]

Twitter Tees and Geeky Clothing

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a year ago I wrote about t-shirts designed with the geek girl in mind and I’ve always been a fan of techno-savvy tops (although in an early post from 2005 I did feature HTML underwear). Today a trending topic on Twitter is “Twitter Tees” as it appears Threadless has come up with these amusing […]

Real Life Twitter

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone’s favourite microblogging site, Twitter, has been going down for maintenance quite frequently lately. This could be due to its massive and rapid growth, the upgrading of features or because millions have flocked to the service to see what Ashton Kutcher or Oprah are doing minute-by-minute. However since it is currently out of commission (for […]

Stanley Park iPhone App Review

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I discovered a new iPhone app today called Mo Discovers: Stanley Park and as I spend much time trekking through Stanley Park’s trails, slipping in its mud, photographing its natural beauty and have blogged about it for the last five years so, I figured this application was worth a download. The Mo Discovers: Stanley Park […]