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Vancouver History: Mount Pleasant

Comments 7 by Guest Author

The following was researched, contributed and written by Raul Given what I research on my day job, it is also ironic (or coincidental, perhaps) that I now live in an area that used to be industrial and is now being transformed into a residential zone (while attempting to preserve the historical industrial heritage). With the […]

Vancouver does SXSW: SWAG

Comments 5 by John Biehler

Contributed by John Biehler Once again, SXSW Interactive dropped a huge pile of swag on all attendees. The first year I attended, I ended up having to get an additional bag for all the goodies on the way home. Where possible, I brought extra swag for coworkers that didn’t make it to the conference and […]

Vancouver does SXSW: Zuckerberg Keynote Fails Miserably

Comments 8 by Guest Author

Contributed by Colleen of Shot Heard Round the Web By now, if you pay attention to the tech news at all, you’ll have heard about the absolute train wreck the Mark Zuckerberg keynote was at South by Southwest. I’m not chiming in with anything particularly new I don’t think, but I did want to offer […]

Vancouver does SXSW: I (heart) Austin

Comments 4 by Guest Author

Contributed by Colleen of Shot Heard Round the Web Austin is fabulous. I officially love this city. Photo Credit: Chris Heuer on Flickr This is my first SxSW experience and it’s nothing at all like i expected. I stopped going to the panels after my first two (tho I did make an exception for Blame […]

Vancouver does SXSW: Inked

Comments 2 by Guest Author

Contributed by Colleen of Haute Culture I completely started a trend at SouthBy this year. I didn’t mean to, it just happened! We were headed to the Red Eyed Fly for the Fray Cafe Sunday evening. Walked past this fabulous tattoo parlor and decided just to go check it out. Called True Blue Tattoo, it […]

Letters to Vancouver: Arriving in Germany

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The following has been adapted from actual correspondences I arrived on the 14th, flying from Hamburg to Stuttgart. Hamburg is a very fine city that has a dynamic blend of old buildings and startling modern architecture. They have an immense construction project at the harbour that is similar to the Expo lands development. People are […]