Archive for the category "geeky"

PopVox Award Nominations Are Now Open

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2009 PopVox Awards are upon us and the people’s choice nominations are now open. If you have created a project, submit a video by April 30th, 2009 for consideration and the winners of the following categories will be based on popular vote: Best Student Project Best Start Up Best Do-Gooder (Social Change Initiative) Best […]

The New iPod Shuffle Minimalism at a Whole New Level

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scanning through Twitter this morning I noticed a trending topic was “New iPod Shuffle” and having given my mother a shuffle last Christmas (and after receiving one as a conference swag item last year at Convergence) I was curious to see the updates to the device. It’s the smallest iPod ever and is about the […]

Jon Stewart Talks About Twitter

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I saw a link to this pop through on Twitter this morning so I thought it was worth its own post. I’m asked on a daily basis about Twitter and its benefits and some people pretty much have the same comments as Jon Stewart here in this clip where he talks about Twitter with Samantha […]

Launch Party Vancouver 6: Rilli and MobifyMe

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week the Vancouver startup and tech scene met for the 6th Launch Party over at the Uber Lounge at The Landing and Steamworks. Kudos to the organizers for using this great space, there was room to move, check out the demos, grab tasty canapes as they passed by, and chat with many interesting attendees. […]

RiP: A Remix Manifesto

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had the chance to catch a screening of RiP: A Remix Manifesto this morning and will have a full review posted prior to its March 20th theatrical release date. For now, visit the website, read the blog, add them on Twitter and preview this trailer, featuring Lawrence Lessig (founder of Creative Commons), Cory Doctorow, […]